Besides the Marantz main system, I’ve also got two more (more or less complete) systems. One is in storage and will return soon, the other one is … … this one. It consists of the Chinese Tempo CD-player I bought not so long ago (excellent […]
While waiting for THE box set of the year (http://www.superdeluxeedition.com/news/tangerine-dream-in-search-of-hades-the-virgin-recordings-1973-1979/), I’m going to give much of the same material a spin now. Tangerine Dream. The Virgin Years 1974-1978. Great stuff! P.S.: The new box is called “In Search of Hades: The Virgin Recordings 1973-1979” (16CDs […]
The next couple of hours will be spent with this one here. I have all their albums, but there are a bucket full of alternate takes, alternate mixes, single masters, stereo mixes and unreleased recordings on here that just make this a very worthwhile boxed […]
To finish my first short Danish “run” off for today, I decided to give one of my many Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen CDs (as leader and sideman) a spin. He was one of the greatest musicians I ever had the chance to meet, several times, and […]
Great weather here. I’m going to head out to the balcony to enjoy what might well turn out to be the first real glimpse of summer. It’s already very warm now. Somehow, I never got around to John Shirley’s 1991 novel, “Wetbones” (Mark V. Ziesing […]
Starting the day off with another one of Verve’s 1990s extravaganzas and Norman Granz’ 1949 lovechild, “The Jazz Scene” (Verve 2-CD reissue, with massive booklet, mirroring the 1949 original). Announced 9 months before its release around Christmas of 1949, it came with a lot of […]
And, to finish the day off, a day that quickly turned into a Vollenweider day, I’m going to spin his 2CD live retrospective, which was released in 2007 and covers all of 25 years of live performances. 👍 Man, how quickly time passes.