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    Alban Berg, " Chamber Concerto for Piano and...

    Alban Berg, " Chamber Concerto for Piano and Violin with 13 Wind Instruments".



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w9HN-3m4shI
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    On Tuesdays She Used to do Yoga - Peter Hammill

    On Tuesdays She Used to do Yoga - Peter Hammill
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    We'll Be the First Band to Play on the Moon -...

    We'll Be the First Band to Play on the Moon - Snopek
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    The Man Who Sold the World - Bowie

    The Man Who Sold the World - Bowie
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    I'm Not in Love - 10CC

    I'm Not in Love - 10CC
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    While I agree, it isn't black magic, it does...

    While I agree, it isn't black magic, it does require a lot of experience to get it right. There are a lot of things to consider with crossover design, phase, cabinet damping and resonance, driver...
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    Many DIY speaker kits ARE high end!

    For anyone interested in achieving "audiophile" level of audio reproduction, for a fraction of the price of commercially available speaker offerings, DIY speaker kits are a possible option. Many...
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    I might have posted this before, but it is so...

    I might have posted this before, but it is so good.


    Narong Prangcharoen - Illuminations


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-VBS0xgh0M0
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    Here's a few for now, no particular order. ...

    Here's a few for now, no particular order.


    LA Confidential
    Matrix
    The Untouchables
    Run Lola, Run
    Godfather 1 and 2
    Alien
    Aliens
  10. Other than for the Soap Opera that has been YES...

    Other than for the Soap Opera that has been YES for the last decade, I just can't figure out the ongoing interest.

    Don't get me wrong, YES is one of my all time favorite bands, but I could care...
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    Here is Frank's system in his Palm Springs home....

    Here is Frank's system in his Palm Springs home. The house with the piano shaped pool.

    They rent this house out, and I stayed there about 5 years ago. This system is still there, but not working....
  12. Italian band, Celeste may be worth a check. ...

    Italian band, Celeste may be worth a check.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rAaQFlMGmvo
  13. Not the first one, "Watercourse Way", though....

    Not the first one, "Watercourse Way", though. Most of it is a bit too intense to be considered New Agey.

    "Zazen" was the first thing that came to my mind.
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    Guthrie Govan on Allan Holsworth

    In a recent interview with Govan (10 guitarists the blew my mind), he had this to say about Holdsworth:


    “I’m sure every reader is already somewhat familiar with the mighty Allan, but I still...
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    Not sure they exactly fit the description in the...

    Not sure they exactly fit the description in the OP (they don't use nonstandard instruments), but may be worth a listen.



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IYF1jKId0_E
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    Magic is a Child - Nektar

    Magic is a Child - Nektar
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    Nails it! What Firth is referring to is,...

    Nails it!

    What Firth is referring to is, Interaural Time Differences (ITD). This is the difference of when sound reaches both ears. The human auditory system is able to discern ITD as low as 7...
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    Recent discovery. theBABAorchestra Lead by...

    Recent discovery.

    theBABAorchestra

    Lead by Los Angeles based composer and arranger, Lauren Elizabeth Baba.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=af0DOFrLvnE
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    And in addition, how often does a musician...

    And in addition, how often does a musician actually hit the highest notes on their respective instruments?

    They are almost always playing well below the highest notes.
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    Although Paul does not go into a lot of detail,...

    Although Paul does not go into a lot of detail, he pretty much nails it.

    There are a lot of other aspects of audio, that are discernable besides, and in addition to, the upper frequency of what...
  21. I have never seen a conflict between some players...

    I have never seen a conflict between some players who can play a 'million notes', and the ability to play with 'feeling'. Holdsworth and McLaughlin are both players that have no problems playing fast...
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    Really excited about this! Happy about no...

    Really excited about this!

    Happy about no growls. While I never minded the growls on earlier Opeth albums, they sound dated to me. For some reason, they always come off sounding like an attempt to...
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    New discovery! This is a killer for sure. ...

    New discovery!

    This is a killer for sure.

    Ian Wardenski Quintet



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jyN7wY3bzs&list=PL6MjqrksvM0TYEPDARlt-lSsG5zzsoUiB&index=3
  24. A couple of years ago, I had the pleasure of...

    A couple of years ago, I had the pleasure of seeing Plini with Marco Minnemann, Jake Howsam and bass phenom, Mohini Day, play a 'one off' gig at Alva's (a great venue in San Pedro).

    Here's an...
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    I can't imagine anyone with the means to buy a...

    I can't imagine anyone with the means to buy a pair of $100,000 to $200,000 speakers, and all the other equipment required (sources, amps, preamps, etc) at comparable price range, would have any...
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    From Silence To Somewhere - Wobbler

    From Silence To Somewhere - Wobbler
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    Can-Utility and the Coastliners - Genesis

    Can-Utility and the Coastliners - Genesis
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    Ghost of Perdition - Opeth

    Ghost of Perdition - Opeth
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    Pictures of a City - King Crimson

    Pictures of a City - King Crimson
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    Don't Eat the Yellow Snow - FZ

    Don't Eat the Yellow Snow - FZ
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    Nuclear Burn - Brand X

    Nuclear Burn - Brand X
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    Undertow - Pain of Salvation

    Undertow - Pain of Salvation
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    I haven't cared about 'hooks' in music since I...

    I haven't cared about 'hooks' in music since I stopped listening to pop music as a kid.

    I couldn't care less about 'hooks' in music. It is probably about as low in my priorities as I can think of....
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    Moving Waves - Focus

    Moving Waves - Focus
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    IMO, this is one of the most sadly unknown, and...

    IMO, this is one of the most sadly unknown, and underappreciated albums I can think of!

    I was actually considering, just last night, starting a thread about the most unknown and underappreciated...
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    Ooops... Spiritchaser is the album title, not...

    Ooops...

    Spiritchaser is the album title, not a song title.

    Removed.
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    Wooden Smoke - Mike Keneally

    Wooden Smoke - Mike Keneally
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    Night On Bald Mountain - Mussorgsky (via...

    Night On Bald Mountain - Mussorgsky (via Rimsky-Korsakov's version)
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    My thoughts exactly!

    My thoughts exactly!
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    The ceramic used in cheap cartridges actually...

    The ceramic used in cheap cartridges actually refers to the transducer in the cartridge itself, that is responsible for turning the mechanical movement of the cantilever, to electrical impulses, not...
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    Radio Gnome Invisible - Gong

    Radio Gnome Invisible - Gong
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    King of Twilight - Nektar

    King of Twilight - Nektar
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    Formentera Lady - King Crimson

    Formentera Lady - King Crimson
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    The Only Way - ELP

    The Only Way - ELP
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    Ultrasonic record cleaners are MUCH better than...

    Ultrasonic record cleaners are MUCH better than wet vacuum cleaners, or any other type of cleaning, period.

    They are, by far, the best method for cleaning vinyl. Seriously, no comparison.
    ...
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    Theoretically, yes. In practice, harder than one...

    Theoretically, yes. In practice, harder than one would think.

    Good brick wall filters, needed in 16/44.1, are expensive and hard to get right. Most of them cause artifacts in the audio band....
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    I know there are a lot of people here (probably...

    I know there are a lot of people here (probably almost all of you) that scoff at audio at these kinds of prices (or even quite a bit lower, but still very high prices), but I've actually had the...
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    Homemade Traditional Electric Jam - Bevis Frond

    Homemade Traditional Electric Jam - Bevis Frond
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    The Voyage Part II: A Telescope And A Hot Air...

    The Voyage Part II: A Telescope And A Hot Air Balloon - Isuldars Bane
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    Four Sea Interludes - Benjamin Britten

    Four Sea Interludes - Benjamin Britten
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    Train From Nowhere - Nektar

    Train From Nowhere - Nektar
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    The Night Watch - King Crimson

    The Night Watch - King Crimson
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    Return to Forever - Return to Forever

    Return to Forever - Return to Forever
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    River of Life - PFM

    River of Life - PFM
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    Jet Silver and the Dolls of Venus - Be Bop Deluxe

    Jet Silver and the Dolls of Venus - Be Bop Deluxe
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    Over, Under, Sideways, Down - The Yardbirds

    Over, Under, Sideways, Down - The Yardbirds
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    Magic Is a Child - Nektar

    Magic Is a Child - Nektar
  59. Thread: Turntables?

    by simon moon
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    I disagree. Every year at the time of the...

    I disagree.

    Every year at the time of the T.H.E. Show (audio show) in Los Angeles, about 15-20 audiophiles (yes, I know, a small sample size) get together to do a double blind listening test on...
  60. Thread: Turntables?

    by simon moon
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    Buy a good turntable, then buy an external USB...

    Buy a good turntable, then buy an external USB adapter.

    Like the Behringer UFO202. This will allow you to buy any TT you want, instead of being limited to those with built in USB.
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