Persuasive percussion

This 1960 album featuring Terry Snyder and The Allstars on Enoch Light’s Command Records label is an early showcase of the then new stereo sound. The result of “dedicated … artists and sound scientists” … this record is one of a series with “”true” sound with realistic depth and definition” … and “exacting standards of […]

Fandango (for a “lonely bull”)

This 1982 album was Herb Alpert’s updated solo return to a Mexican/Latin sound for the 20th anniversary of his hit. There some major jazz players featured, and it was mastered by Bernie Grundman. Oddly, although it was one of his most popular albums, it was out of print until a CD reissue in 2012. Reviews […]

It’s audio … forget music

I saw the latest newsletter describing a members meeting of a local audio club at which an amplifier was auditioned – by listening to some music. Nothing is said about the music. I asked about one of the artists mentioned. This is the rather stern reply … So it is true. Music fans use equipment […]