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Discussion: Miles Davis: Kind of Blue
June 24, 2015
Unfortunately the downmix wasn't done in analogue, that's why Ryan Smith from Sterling was provided a digital file to cut the lacquer for the RSD Mono vinyl. ... more
Discussion: Miles Davis: Kind of Blue
June 24, 2015
These cited infos from Fremer are long outdated. As I said before, my information derive directly from MFSL, so I assume they must be right, unless they are lying. But I doubt that. Fremer himself has stated, in a post about a MFSL test pressing of KoB, that the 1997 remix tape was the source of choice, but he erroneously said that MFSL used a copy ... more
Discussion: Miles Davis: Kind of Blue
June 20, 2015
I asked MFSL about this a year ago. They used the all-analog stereo mixdown tape done in 1997 by Mark Wilder. There are no "correct" speed three channel tapes, both of the three channel tapes (the main tape and and the back up tapes) ran slightly fast while recording. It was only in the nineties (for the Sony Mastersound Gold CD) that Mark Wilder ... more
Discussion: Charlie Mingus: Tijuana Moods
May 13, 2015
Has anybody compared it to the Classic Records Gold CD? If there isn't much difference besides the usual benefits coming from DSD, I'll pass on this one. The Gold CD is already one of the best sounding CDs I know. ... more
Discussion: Thelonious Monk Quartet: Monk's Dream
April 19, 2015
The Ben Webster/Sweets Edison SACD has been released roughly 2 months ago, I have been listening to it for weeks. Highly recommended. As for the Monk SACD, it seems that it's only available through Acoustic Sounds, Elusive Disc and MusicDirect at the moment, and that's way too expensive if don't live in the states in terms of shipping costs. ... more