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  1. John Tillman

    Steve Winwood

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    Norah Jones and *Blue Train* SACD owners, do your discs have spindle cracks? (Crest)

    Keith, I'm thinking about picking these titles up and I'm certainly concerned about spindle cracks. But what is the worst case scenario with them, has there been known cases of players being damaged? I'm still using a 555 and as we know, they can no longer be replaced.
  3. John Tillman

    So - What Music Did You Buy This Week?

    CD's Traffic - John Barleycorn Must Die Bangles - GH McCartney - Ram
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    Looking for music with great Saxophone

    A recent release/purchase was some good ol' funk in the 'Essential Sly & The Family Stone'. I Wanna take you HIGHER, (da dada) HIGHER.... Different, but great stuff.
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    Enjoying Elvis in 5.1

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    Jorma Kaukonen Recommendations Please

    The newly re-mastered Quah is worth tracking down too. You get a couple of outstanding acoustic extras. My brother & I enjoyed a local show a couple months ago and he recommends checking out some Rev Gary Davis.
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    ***Official "Dark Side of The Moon SACD" Review Thread***

    Whoa! Was just listening in the car after picking it up @BB. Very rangy. Something tells me this is the new reference sacd and after one listen you'll see your gear as 'stud' or 'scud'. Yea, that's the ticket, the mother of all sacd's :eek:.
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    What is it with men in minivans and 4-cylinder cars?

    Well it sounds like everyone drives like New Yorkers :). Watch out for what's next though, I've been with State Farm since 81', no tickets or accidents but yesterdays mail delivered a 25% hike. Ouch.
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    Police SACDs

    The Synchronicity SACD sounds good. At least as good as my memory of the original vinyl (no longer have a TT). I tried the remasterd Ghost CD which was a waste, I'd like to try the SACD if it sounds good. I too passed on the Classics hybrid as I have DTS CD which i think is very good.
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    She Dropped The Bomb

    Hey, easy on the wasabi. Just because you lost the hottie don't go torching your honey. What a fun thread.
  11. John Tillman

    SACD List of Upcoming Titles to get excited about!

    Great list Rich, a couple more from S. Hoffman with no dates yet: Eva Cassidys' Songbird Mary Black No Frontiers Everly Bros
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    Super Session

    In addition to Super Session, I'm looking forward to Al Koopers' work on Dylans' sacd's. I listened to an interview last year where he spoke about many BS&T and Dylans' issues. Heavy stuff.
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    Single-layer SACD's stink!

    The new batch of Police discs don't make sense to me. I like my DTS of the classics but wanted hybrids of albums for portability. I gave a new Redbook cd of Ghost in the Machine a spin but didn't think much of it. So I walk away unhappy.
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    EMI in talks to purchase Warner Bros. Music

    Sorry to resurrect an old thread but the biggest player in the world of music (Universal) looks to be put on the block. http://www.marketwatch.com/news/yhoo...12AD155 3F%7D We'd better hope a Mr. Potter doesn't start scooping up all the plots in Bedford Falls. The US gov might bring...
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    Police "Every Breath you take" Hybrid SACD

    Redbook there Rich. I want traveling music and SACD only don't travel :frowning:.
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    Police "Every Breath you take" Hybrid SACD

    I was just in a Borders by me and found all the re-masters and the hybrid-EBYT, no SACD onlys. Picked up Ghost ($9.99) but sadly, it lacks top end. Listened in my car, plenty of bass but the rest is muffled.
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    sacd recomendations

    Keep an eye out for Steve Hoffmans' Songbird by Eva Cassidy. He announced it (Plus a Mary Black title) a few weeks ago but apparently has no say on when it hits the public.
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    What am I missing on DVD-A in sound quality?

    I've only a few non DVD-A DTS discs vs about 25 DVD-A so I can't speak too much about a quality difference, if there is one. My DTS are probably good ones sonics wise (Gaucho/Police/7th Sojourn/Venus & Mars). Just moving on to more hi-rez titles by going DVD-A should be worth it though. There...
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    Emmylou Harris : Producer's Cut (DVDA)

    Mine is in transit from Circuit City so I hope to have it soon. I just dig her voice and lately I've been on a Johnny Cash kick too. Can't wait!
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    Alison Krauss+Union Station on CMT TV

    Thanks from me too, very nice show. What a great lineup of musicians she's got there. Definitely going to pick up the 'Live' SACD.
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    Woh Nellie--Johnny Cash covers Trent Reznor

    Damn! Check this out... http://elusivedisc.com/findprod.asp?...tem=2&mitem=28
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    Does anyone have a Herman Miller Aeron chair?

    Been using this for the past few years. http://store3.yimg.com/I/bizchair1_1726_10989386 It's a Lazy Boy office chair I grabbed for about $400. :emoji_thumbsup:
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    The Band "Music From Big Pink" DVD-A

    Thanks Phil, the past year has been musically active for me and along the way picked both of those great disks up. Lucinda is great though... I picked up Car Wheels several months ago and have spun it many times. Definitely want more of her music on my shelf.
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    The Band "Music From Big Pink" DVD-A

    I picked it up and listened to the 5.1 last night. Great stuff with a nice sound & mix. The $25 is high these days for a good hi-rez. I got some revenge by plucking a Lucinda Williams 'Sweet Old World' from the $9 bin :emoji_thumbsup:.
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    Remember "The Ventures" rock and roll group?

    Great story Rachael. On a recent visit to the Lincoln Center NYC Tower, I found the Walk--Don't Run: Best of from 90'. As my arms were full by the time I got to the 'V' section, I remember sacrificing a SACD so my wallet could handle the Ventures. In retrospect, it was a great decision.
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    Woh Nellie--Johnny Cash covers Trent Reznor

    I have 3 of the 4 American CD's (unchained is b/o) and they are great. I find they are in constant rotation in my car.