User Details - Lee Scoggins

  Lee Scoggins
  Part-time engineer of live to two track classical recordings. Around two dozen commercial recording credits. Interested in classic rock, jazz and classical.
  Sony SCD-777ES, Cardas Golden Reference for the AC Cable
Benchmark DAC1 Pre, Benchmark DAC1 with modified Eichmann RCAs
Mac Mini Running Pure in Integer Mode into Musical Fidelity V-Link 192 with AQ Diamond USB
Oppo 980H for DVD-Audio hirez bitstream extraction
Audio Research Ref 3
Audio Research VT-100, Sovtek 6550WE
Magenpan 1.7s
Black Cat Lectraline interconnects and Neo Morpheus speaker cable
Monster HTS-5000 Conditioning
VPI Scoutmaster Turntable with Lyra Argo(i) cartridge, Zu Mission phono cable
Modwright SWP9.0SE phono stage
VPI 16.5 RCM

We do classical ensemble and orchestral recordings at 24/176khz with Sound Devices 722, Kimber KCAG mic cable, and ORTF formation AKG-414 BULS microphones. Grado PS500 and RS-1I cans for monitoriing.

Wide variety of high end cables mostly from Black Cat, Cardas and Kimber. Use Shunyata for AC cords.

New dedicated 10 gauge Romex AC line with Oyaide SWO-GX outlet.

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Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 3 (arr. Lazic) - Lazic, Spano          (1 of 3 found this review helpful)
  June 8, 2013

I love the performance from Dejan here but I think I know why the piano and orchestra are a bit soft sounding. Symphony Hall here in Atlanta is very tricky to do a live recording in. For one, the sonics are not that great. The hall at Emory is much better. Also, when Telarc and now 5/4 do recording ... more
Haydn: String Quartets Op. 20 - Pellegrini Quartett        (4 of 6 found this review helpful)
  November 6, 2010

I also agree this is an outstanding performance with sound to match. The string tone is right on and the passion of the playing is evident. A reference level SACD in my opinion.
James Taylor: Dad Loves His Work        (0 of 6 found this review helpful)
  April 9, 2009

Sounds terrific to my ears.
Mark Knopfler: Shangri-La        (2 of 5 found this review helpful)
  April 3, 2009

Great music and sonics. A favorite.
Poncho Sanchez: Conga Blue        (1 of 1 found this review helpful)
  February 12, 2009

Absolutely fantastic sound quality. All the Concords sound good to me in fact. If you like salsa, this is a must have.

Latest Posts

Acousence Records takes a generally dim view of SACD
June 25, 2013
I've done recordings of violin, viola, cello, piano and guitar in DSD. There is no coloration in DSD. It captures the instruments perfectly well. ... more
Where have all the members gone?
August 16, 2012
I would like to chime in here. Although I have not been a frequent poster lately, I really surf and use this site daily. I would hate to see the forum go away as its been a great source of information for me over the years. Zeus, I hope you will keep this open but perhaps be more strict on moderation to eliminate those who take away from the ... more
Selling used SACDs
January 5, 2012
Scott, Which rare ones do you have? I might be interested in buying some. Lee ... more
Is Alice in Chains SACD as bad as Duran Duran's Astronaut SACD?
May 19, 2011
It is imho horrible. Almost unlistenable to my ears. ... more
Yakov Kreizberg has died
March 17, 2011
Very sad news. I love his Pentatone performances. Rest in Peace. ... more