Particularly well-recorded albums - post here

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  1. MickeyJi

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    I'm a big fan of Kari Bremnes! All her records seem to be very well recorded - I' ve got Reise on more or less permanent rotation, one of the best sounding live records I've ever heard.
     
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  2. JPF

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    Perhaps a little too off the beaten path, but Kelly Joe Phelps' "Shine Eyed Mr. Zen" is an extraordinary example of how to record a voice and an acoustic guitar. Sublime.
     
  3. 2016aug29

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    Brian Blade (the jazz drummer) 'Mama Rosa', ambient singer/songwriter - ish.

    Mellow, but great sounding.
     
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  4. Gibson62

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    These are a few of my favourites
    Source is a XDS1 SACD player

    Jeff Beck-Blow By Blow SACD
    UK-UK SHM-SACD
    Return To Forever-Romantic Warrior Blu-Spec2 Cd
    OHM-OHM Redbook Cd
    Scorpions-Lonesome Crow SHM Cd
    Supertramp-Crime Of The Century SHM Cd
    Alan Parsons Project- I Robot Blu-Spec2 Cd
    Eric Johnson-Venus Isle Redbook Cd
    Grobschnitt-Rockpommel's Land Remaster
     
  5. Little_Wing

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    When I used to go to stereo shops in the 70's, these were popular demo albums. All excellent recordings.

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  6. Rod

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    Waiting for Columbus... Little Feat:)
    Feats Don't Fail Me now is an interesting mix as well.....

    Live....
    Frampton Comes Alive
    An Evening with the Allman Bros, the Orpheum, Boston Mass, 1995?
     
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  7. 2016aug29

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    Listening now to Sting's Nothing Like The Sun through AKG240 Studio phones via my Line 6 soundcard. Obviously the album is rather "80s sounding", but it doesn't sound dated. Some of the music is rather dull, but it is very well recorded and produced. Great space and balance.
     
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  8. apalazzolo

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    Yes ... in a word: Sublime!
     
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    Too dry and boxy for my taste. Also panning the voice to the left was kind of annoying. Oh, well.
     
  10. apalazzolo

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    Yes ... in a word: Annoying!
     
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    Sublime and annoying? Annoyingly sublime? Sublimely annoying? The options are many.
     
  12. apalazzolo

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    In a word: Subnnoying!

    Seriously, that record is unbelievably good.
     
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    Highly recommend this one:

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    ted hawkins the next hundred years
     
  16. Teal_66

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    I also own the Documentary. It's really excellent. Albums like that happen when all of the conditions are right, sort of like when an NFL team goes to a Superbowl. Just watching Tweedy and Jay Bennett arguing was pretty stressful. All in that iteration of the band were monstrously talented.
     
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    The DVD-A's of The Soft Bulletin and especially Yoshimi are outstanding, even in stereo.
     
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    The Nightfly - D. Fagen
    Toy Matinee - Patrick Leonard / Kevin Gilbert
    Mr. Gone - Weather Report
    Famous Blue Raincoat - Jennifer Warnes & Leonard Cohen
    Graceland - Paul Simon

    I’ve heard all these records used to tune control rooms and live FOH, with the first two being the most widely used.
     
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    Chris Whitley's "Dirt Floor". Recorded in a barn through a stereo ribbon mic into nice pres straight to tape. Sounds like you are right in the room.
     
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    Just getting back into Hi-Fi/audio,so this thread is awesome. Thanks!

    Ed
     
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