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Sound: 6.2 Pressing: 5.1 Value: 7.3 Original released by Columbia Records in 1975. Catalog number: KC 32706. Recorded in 1972. Recording engineer: Dixon Van Winkle. Remix Engineers: John Guerriere & Russ Payne. Pure Pleasure reissue released in 2008. 180g vinyl. Catalog Number: Columbia PPAN 32706. UPC: 5060149620540. MSRP: $35. Buy on Introduction Nice lineup. Stan Getz, tenor saxophone. Chick Corea, electric piano. Stanley Clarke, bass. Airto Moreira, percussion. Tony Williams, drums. Chick Corea composed
Price $1,699. Available direct from PS Audio (USA customers only), or via your local dealer. Description New DAC/Preamp from PS Audio. Notable for DSD128 via USB, all analog gain and volume control, input switching among multiple analog and digital inputs. Background I’m a big fan of DACs from PS Audio. I’ve had three in my system for extended listening: The Digital Link III ($995), it’s predecessor, the NuWave DAC ($995), and now this DAC/preamp combination,
Sound: (see below) Pressing/packaging: 9.9 Value: (see below) Original released by Prestige Records in 1956. Catalog Number: LP 7035. Recorded by: Rudy Van Gelder. Supervised by: Bob Weinstock. The Electric Recording Co. reissue released in 2017. 180g, 33RPM, Mono. Catalog Number: ERC024. Numbered, Limited Edition. UPC: None. MSRP: £300. What if a company decided to reissue golden era jazz and classical LPs in the most authentic way possible, without worry for cost or time? What
Sound: 9.6 Pressing/packaging: 9.7 Value: 9.8 Original released by Columbia Records in 1971. Catalog Number: S 30455. Producer: Teo Macero. Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab reissue released in 2015. 180g, 33RPM. Catalog Number: MFSL1-440. Numbered, Limited Edition. UPC: 821797144018. MSRP: $35. Buy on Introduction This is another essential electric-era Miles Davis reissue by Mobile Fidelity. Along with In a Silent Way and Bitches Brew, Jack Johnson represents another angle on the fusion sound as it
Sound: 9.0 Pressing/Packaging: 9.8 Value: 9.9 Speakers Corner reissue released in 2007. 180g vinyl. Catalog Number: Mercury SR90392. UPC: 4260019712714. MSRP: $35. Buy on Original first US edition released by Mercury in 1964. RFR-4/RFR-2 stampers. Catalog Number: SR 90392. Recording: June 1964 at Watford Town Hall, London, by C.R. Fine and Robert Eberenz. Production: Harold Lawrence Johannes Brahms: Sonatas for Cello and Piano No. 1 in E minor, op. 38 and No. 2 in
Sound: 8.8 Pressing/packaging: 9.4 Value: 9.5 Original released by Columbia Records in 1969. Catalog Number: CS 9750. Engineers: Arthur Kendy, Frank Laico. Producer: Teo Macero. Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab reissue released in 2015. 180g, 45RPM, 2LP. Catalog Number: MFSL2-438. Numbered, Limited Edition. UPC: 821797243810. MSRP: $50. Buy on Introduction Here’s another impressive MoFi reissue of an essential early fusion Miles Davis record. Cut at 45RPM and meticulously pressed, this record sounds phenomenal and is
Sound: 8.7 Pressing: 9.6 Value: 9.3 Original released by Embryo Records in 1970. Catalog number: SD 524. Recorded at A & R Recording Studios, New York, 1969. Recording Engineer: Dave Green. Produced by Herbie Mann. Pure Pleasure reissue released in 2016. 180g vinyl. Catalog Number: Embryo PPAN SD524. UPC: 506014962242. MSRP: $35. Buy on Introduction I don’t know if this reissue is the very best pressing of this record in existence, but I’m willing
Sound: 8.8 Pressing/Packaging: 9.1 Value: 9.2 Speakers Corner reissue released in 2010. 180g vinyl. Catalog Number: Philips PHS 900-000. UPC: 4260019713728. MSRP: $35. Buy on Original first US edition (pressed by RCA) and released by Philips in 1962. FR1/RFR-2 I (Indianapolis) stampers. Catalog Number: PHS 900-000. Late US edition (pressed by Columbia) and released by Philips with same catalog numbers.  Original late Dutch edition released by Philips. Catalog Number: 835 474 LY. Recorded: July
Original released by CTI Records in 1971. Catalog Number: CTI 6007. Engineer: Rudy Van Gelder. Producer: Creed Taylor. Recorded at Van Gelder Studios, 1970. Edition reviewed: Yellow label repressing. Matrices: Side 1: RVG 87660-A-RE 4 12-29-70 VAN GELDER, Side 2: RVG 87660-B-RE 4 12-29-70 VAN GELDER. ORG Music reissue released in 2016. 180g vinyl. Catalog Number: ORGM-2005. Matrices: Side 1: ORGM-2005-A BG/CB -35979- P.USA, Side 2: ORGM-2005-B BG/CB -35979- P.USA. Source: “Original analog tapes”. Mastered
Sound: 8.5 Pressing/Packaging: 9.6* Value: 8.3 Original released in UK by Decca and in US by London in 1963. Catalog Number: SXL 6044 and CS 6358, respectively. Recorded: February 1963 at Kingsway Hall, London, by Arthur Lilley. Production: Ray Minshull. Speakers Corner reissue released in 2012. 180g vinyl. Catalog Number: Decca SXL 6044. UPC: 4260019714091. MSRP: $35. Buy on Dvorák: Symphony No. 8, Op. 88; Scherzo Capriccioso, Op. 66. London Symphony Orchestra. Istvan Kertész,