Joe Jackson, audiophile?

Two albums stand out in my collection of the exceptional music of Joe Jackson. In 1984 he gave us his Body and Soul, and followed it with three sides of Big World in 1986. Each recorded far from a recording studio. Each recorded digitally. Each with outstanding dynamic range and clarity. And each demonstrating the […]

Oh, the joys of record buying

Yesterday, from the sublime … to the ‘what just happened’? I bought 22 interesting LPs from a couple of dealers and a couple of op shops. A sealed Record Store Day special edition of Wishbone Ash’s Road Works: Junctions cost me NZ$65.00. Joe Jackson’s Body and Soul cost NZ$0.50. One dealer had some eye-watering prices, […]