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Agree, Bob ... all the recent stuff, 😁, means a big fat zero to me - a good selection of the pre 2000 albums do resonate with me. Curious about the Dusty in Memphis album - this is one I've found requires a rig to be absolutely on top of its form, to not make elements in the mix sound off ...

Frank

 

http://artofaudioconjuring.blogspot.com/

 

 

Sometimes measurable things aren't measured ... in the universe, ego is a mighty power ... 

 

Over and out.

 

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For me, at least one killer, powerhouse blues album like this one,

 

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should have been included ... raw energy to burn, for miles; recorded immaculately - this is an album that gives a system a workout, 😉.

Frank

 

http://artofaudioconjuring.blogspot.com/

 

 

Sometimes measurable things aren't measured ... in the universe, ego is a mighty power ... 

 

Over and out.

 

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I agree the list is sort of odd and not necessarily audiophile.

Also some odd comments, for instance the declaration that the 2009 version of Abbey Road is considered the best one. Surely lots of disagreement on that among audiophiles. 

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the list is ok for me personally, mainly because it covers artists I am acustomed to.
I like the majority of albums for their music, not for their ranking as audiohile classics.
Quite funny that they revive the cautionary tale of My Bloody Valentine's "Loveless", which tells you that your audiophile system isn't resolving enough if you can't enjoy this extraordinary tune "To here know when".
They must be British, aren't they ?
 

 

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7 hours ago, AudioDoctor said:

I don't let other people tell me what music I should listen to or buy...

 

1 hour ago, AnotherSpin said:

 

What if they still do? :-)

 

They get an invitation for a short flight during which they somehow fall out of the plane.. Don't they.? ;) @AudioDoctor

 

Ps. As for Daft Punk: Random Access Memories - it actually sounds spectacular indeed.

Sometimes measurable things can't be measured. In such situation one must use a chicken to measure them.

 

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7 hours ago, DuckToller said:

the list is ok for me personally, mainly because it covers artists I am acustomed to.
I like the majority of albums for their music, not for their ranking as audiophile classics.
Quite funny that they revive the cautionary tale of My Bloody Valentine's "Loveless", which tells you that your audiophile system isn't resolving enough if you can't enjoy this extraordinary tune "To here know when".
They must be British, aren't they ?
 

 

 

Dublin, Ireland 

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10 minutes ago, AudioDoctor said:

 

Hey, I gave you a parachute, quit complaining!

 

But I can not see anything but the sea below me (you somehow forgot to mention this).. Luckily got my phone with me so don't get bored..:D

 

10 minutes ago, AudioDoctor said:

 

ask @sphinxsix

 

He can't - he's got me on my first ever ignore.. :)

 

Sometimes measurable things can't be measured. In such situation one must use a chicken to measure them.

 

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Like any list there is some really good music, some I need to check out, and some I know I will not like (even though I think I have).  Interesting that this list does not include the typical "standards".  As a bonus this list does contain the first album I ever purchased with my own money when I was 10-11 years old, the Marvin Gaye listing.

 

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54 minutes ago, AudioDoctor said:

 

I guess he'll never know then.

 

But maybe sometimes ignorance is bliss..

Anyway 'ignore' is probably in most cases better than duel.. 

Or jumping out of a plane without the necessary gear..

Ok, let's stop here.

Sometimes measurable things can't be measured. In such situation one must use a chicken to measure them.

 

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