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Best Pressing Shootout: The Velvet Underground and Nico (1967 German First Pressing vs. 2000 Reissue)

Well, this is an exciting one — quite plausibly the coolest record ever. It needs no introduction. And…

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Best Pressing Shootout: Stanley Cowell, Regeneration (Original Strata East vs. Pure Pleasure Reissue)

Last week, I had one of those moments I live for as a blogger. Listening to borrowed copies…

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Best Pressing Shootout: The Clifford Jordan Quartet, Glass Bead Games

Boy, did I pick the right place to live! Last year, I was spending all my extra cash…

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Best Pressing Shootout: Azymuth, Águia Não Come Mosca — 1977 Original vs. 2019 Mr. Bongo Reissue

There is a moment in a story by I. B. Singer — I can’t remember where exactly, and…

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Best Pressing Shootout: Tago Mago Take Two: UK Original vs. Celluloid French Reissue vs. 2014 Remaster

Since I moved from my headphone-based system to my loudspeaker system, I’ve been revisiting a bunch of my…

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Palare: the hi-fi AF “Externalized” Lingo 4

Okay, enough griping about the Lingo 4! The one I have runs quietly, holds its speed, and sounds…

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LP12MF Review: Linn Lingo 4 Power Supply, Take Two

If you’ve been following this blog and my LP12 Modification Frenzy in particular, you’ll know I’ve had some…

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LP12MF Review: The Linn Karousel Main Bearing

I’ve covered the nitty gritty in my previous post on the Karousel: what it is, how it’s different…

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LP12MF Review: Stack Audio Serene Baseboard

This latest installment of the LP12 Modification Frenzy features the Stack Audio Serene Baseboard. You can read all…

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LP12MF: The Lingo Saga

I have had plenty of time to contemplate this post. In that time I have come up with…