***CDs Now Playing - Part II***
Finding good recordings is not an easy task. If everyone posted info on the best (or worst) of their collection, the rest of us would have a leg up on future purchases. In that light, this should be confined to CDs.
I buy a lot of CDs on ebay and there is a particular format the most sellers use which have short reviews of the music from the likes of Rolling Stone Magazine but without mention of sound quality. I've gotten some good music that sounds so bad it's not worth playing.
I propose that Now Playing- Part II not only has the album name and artist but also a mention of the sound quality, artistic quality and music genre.
This would be of more value to the community.
I propose the format of the postings to be as follows:
Group: The Cars
Album: Heartbeat City
Sound Quality: Very Good; clean; good bass
Performance: Well done.
Well, don't everyone rush into this thing. Maybe I'll be the only one posting here.
Here's my selection for today.
Genre: Alternate Rock, Punk
Sound Quality: Not bad at all. Expect very distorted guitars, of course.
Performance: Well done; capable
I like the sound of Yellow Moon by The Neville Brothers.
Producer Daniel Lanois.
From the same Daniel Lanois I've got Shine, I think his latest album and on Slow Giving the guitars are (I hope) deliberately so distorted that I dislike the song only for that reason.
Otherwise it's a nice recording, specially the first track has some rather low bas tunes good for testing the quality of you subs. :)
Here you go:
Group: The Neville Brothers
Album: Yellow Moon
Genre: World Music.
Sound Quality: Clarity is exeptional
Performance: Great artists
Group: Daniel Lanois
Genre: Rock Pop
Sound Quality: Good, too much distortion on some songs/guitars
Performance: Top artist/producer
I forgot to respect your format, read your first post too fast.
Still I prefer to add some personal touch and explanation.
I'm sure you don't mind.
That didn't take long. My proposed format is already ignored. :bawling:
Group: John Eddie
Album: Who The Hell Is John Eddie?
Sound Quality: Very Good
Is this what you wanted?
GROUP: Chicago symphony Orchastra - Fritz reiner conducting
ALBUM : Beethoven "Pastoral Symphony"(JVC XRCD -originaly RCA living Stereo LSC-2614
GENRE : CLASSICAL
SOUND QUALITY : very good considering original recording was 1961
some may say a little dull
performance: One of the best - its a 9 course meal
ELO - Secret Messages
Nice thread. The Cars were my childhood band.
Group: Electric Light Orchestra
Album: Secret Messages (Remastered with bonus material)
Genre: Rock/Pop Power Pop Classic Rock
Sound Quality: Very Good; Clean; Crisp
Performance: Nice. Several instruments.
The Traveling Wilburys - Volume 1
Group: The Traveling Wilburys
Album: Volume 1
Genre: Rock/Pop (little bit folk and country)
Sound Quality: Good to very good.
Performance: What one would expect from 5 musical legends.
Tom Petty - Full Moon Fever
Group: Tom Petty
Album: Full Moon Fever
Sound Quality: Excellent. Rich, detailed, great imaging & soundstage.
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