Every time I hear Joe Camilleri sing, I think of Van Morrison! http://www.couriermail.com.au/entertainment/a-tribute-from-one-favourite-to-another-joe-camilleri-performs-from-the-van-morrison-songbook/news-story/07c0f1bd2b25c510863ca84833bdea04?sv=799ff79bd228d6faef14d2d815b74da1&nk=b2430076ff4d76d7cb5bf7530d88ab3f-1527719638 This is an excellent album of his songs revisited.
I find that I need to ‘lock on’ to the soundstage image to hear meaningful reproduction. I’ve always thought of this as immersing myself in the image. Otherwise the sound can be messy. https://therationalaudiophile.wordpress.com/2018/05/30/how-stereo-works/
Something of a curiosity for me. Linek is a German bluesman. This set collects some of his compositions played with various friends, and a compilation of famous blues players. Some songs sung in Spanish and French. This introduces me to some new names, and the idea of fusion blues styles. https://www.amazon.com/White-Boys-Blues-Lars-Luis-Linek/dp/B001F2W58C Oddly, the artists’ names […]
Since upgrading a couple of years ago to a very dynamic and clean amplifer/loudspeakers partnership, I have enjoyed simple recordings very much. This one caught my attention as it’s in pristine condition (1976 issue), pressed by King Record Co. of Tokyo for the Telefunken label. It was recorded at Teldec-Studio, Vienna, in 1974. The sleeve […]
http://www.realhd-audio.com/?p=6131 I hear more ‘life’ in high-resolution file playback – clarity, space, dynamic range, presence.
I picked up this album today because the name made me think of Aldous Harding. It turns out they are mother and daughter! Gary Steel’s profile makes it even more interesting. Then, on opening the case it turns out to be on the Real Groovy Records label. I didn’t know the business – which still […]