Despite the many distractions of all the LPs I've listened to this week, there's currently only one show in town, vinyl wise:
Jim James' Regions Of Light and Sounds Of God. It's wonderful.
Roksan Caspian Pre amp, Caspian Mono Power amp x 2, NAD M51 DAC, B&W 805 Signature, Roksan Radius turntable, Denon-1713UD, MF phono & headphone amps, PS3, Mac/AE/Apple TV
Flash - The Official Adventures of Grandmaster Flash
James Blake - James Blake
Rega Planar 2 with Bias 2 cartridge, upgraded by Inspire Quest adding;
50 mm solid birch plinth with acrylic coned feet, Maccasor Ebony veneer, 20mm acrylic platter, Acri mat, Puka record weight
Arcam cd72, Squeezebox Touch fed by 2t Vortexbox, CD and Touch into Rega Dac, Arcam A80, Mission 773se Speakers
Here's a little taster of what I have been spinning this week...
Appetite for Destruction - Guns n Roses
Green - Rem (fantastic sounding original pressing)
Dust Bowl - Joe bonamassa
Wasting Light - Foo Fighters
Axis Love As Bold - Jimi Hendrix (ltd ed 180g reprint, sounds great!)
The Joshua Tree - U2
Rivals - Cinemechanica
Arc -Everything Everything
Quadrophenia - The Who
Digital - Synology 212j Nas, Sonos Connect, Leema Elements Dac, Chord Prodac
Analogue - Project Debut TT, Arcam A28, Kef R100, Chord Chameleon & Rumour
`Stephanie De Sykes` - Stephanie De Sykes This album includes `We`ll Find Our Day`. A lovely song which I used to be very fond of and somehow forgot about for many years! Been enjoying rediscovering it.
AV:- Denon AVR-2113 Receiver, Kef 1005.2 speaker package, Apple TV (3rd Gen), PS3 Slim, Sky HD, Panasonic TX-42UT30 TV.
HiFi:- Denon PMA-355UK, Technics SL-1900 turntable, HTPC, Mission 733i speakers.
Armed Forces - Elvis Costello & The Attractions
Source 1) "Inspired" Manticore Mantra turntable c/w Rega RB 301 arm, Goldring 1042 MM Cartridge, Graham Slee Reflex M phono stage, Graham Slee CuSat 50 interconnect
Source 2) Cyrus CD8 SE CD player
Source 3) iTunes (ALAC), iMac, Devolo Homeplugs, Apple TV3, Toslink, Arcam rDAC
Source 4) Technics SL-7 linear tracking turntable.
Roksan Kandy L3 amp, Spendor A5 speakers.
Other rooms: more Airport Expresses and Homeplugs with Denon AV system and Denon Mini system.
Yeasayer - Fragrant World
Paul Weller - At The BBC (all 6 sides)
The Official Adventures of Grandmaster Flash
Django Django - Django Django
Bloc Party - Four
New Order - Lost Sirens
Jeff Buckley - Grace
Gang Gang Dance - Eye Contact
Bat For Lashes - The Haunted Man
Cocteau Twins - Heaven or Las Vegas
Awaiting delivery of the new Foals album
Money For Nothing - Dire Straits
Santana - Abraxas
Marantz SR5023 - Marantz CD5003 - Project Debut Carbon Turntable Black gloss with acrylic platter & Rega Mini phono stage with Atlas Element Integra cables;Monitor Audio RX1 Black gloss Speakers.-Chord Carnival speaker cables.Atacama Nexus 7 speaker stands
The Doors - The Doors
Strange Days - The Doors
Kingdom Of Rust - Doves
The Beatles - Please Please Me (got this from church fair for 50p original Mono version sounds great)
The Who - Quadrophenia
The Stranglers - Black and White
The Fall - Country on the Click.
Rega RP1 Golding 2100 Cart. Marantz pm6004. Marantz cd6004. MA BX2s
This Will Destroy You - Young Mountain.
What an EP.
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