The Oppo PM-2 product is beautifully packed in a heavily boxed cardboard package. Inside there is an Oppo branded grey box that is understated but belongs on your library bookshelf for show, if nothing else.
Tidal is a new lossless streaming platform that offers an audiophile experience that is at least CD quality with access to, reputedly, 25 million tracks
Sweet openings in ‘Sunday Morning’, grungy rock in ‘I’m waiting for the man’, and ill fitting vocals from Nico start off this most iconic of records
An interesting, enlightening and tasty lunchtime conversation with the CEO, or rather “Chief Engineer” of Atlas cables in London at their launch of the new Atlas Mavros Ultra range of Reference Series interconnects
I’m quite a fan of Pink Floyd’s middle and later (not latest!) stuff (Dark Side of the Moon, The Wall, Final Cut, etc.) so I’m interested to hear Syd Barret’s influence on the formative years of such a dynastic band
In a heavily psychedelic departure from the Blues, Cream (Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker) produce some excellent tracks as they seek to break free from the traditions of Blues and Rock n Roll
Remembering these were the guys who invited The Doors to support them only to see them go stratospheric! Then their previous offering was pants, really, however they seem to have been galvanised into producing a nicely paced psychedelic rock album that has a consistency and pace the previous one ” Da Capo” lacked
Tim Buckley died from drugs soon after his third album which is very sad. Tim and Jeff left us with the soaring ‘Song to the Siren’ and ‘Hallelujah ‘ respectively, all hail the Buckley dynasty.
The album got to number one in the US before being booted out by their rivals The Beatles with ‘Sgt Pepper’s’. Isn’t it ironic, as Alanis says
A fine presentation of a fine product at a fine venue. There was no mention of the “S” word at the “W” Hotel and so the newly launched “Bluesound” brand had all the space it deserved