I been thinking about
Songs of Love and Death
I am downloading some samples now.
|Originally posted by zotjen
Has anyone tried any of the CD cleaning products they offer, specifically the Mikro-Smooth, Optrix spray and Ionoclast? Do you really need all three for maximum benefit? Do you get better results with either just the Mikro-Smooth or Optrix, and does that Ionoclast device really do anything to improve the sound of CD's?
Resurrecting this old body of a thread again , LOL Might be difficult to reanimate but I try ....
Screening through the music threads here, I stumbled over this one here :
Clifford Jordan Quartet "Live at Ethell's"
I have to admit, I had never heard of the Mapleshade label before but this record blew me away.
Minimalist recording to analog tape (rec. 1987). You are right there in the performance space.
There is LOT of ambient information capturing the recording space and the musicians in it and not the very up close direct miking technique that seems to flavor of the day since a couple of years.
Of course direct miking eliminates somewhat potential acoustic issues in the room but when you have a great recording space capturing the sound of this space in the way these recordings do, this is just pure audiophile bliss.
Since it's much easier today to listen online to the tracks then it was when this thread originated, you can get a sense if you like the style of music or not. I was surprised you can find some of the records even on Amazon either new or "used like new" for $4. What a steal.
Here a few more that I ordered
The Offering, Bobby Battle Quartet, David Murray
Portraits in Ivory & Brass, Jack Walrath & Larry Willis, Steve Novosel
Afterglow Kendra Shank & Larry Willis
Gentle Giant of the Tenor, Bob Kindred
Booker's Cookbook , Walter Booker Sextet