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Mastered by Bob Ludwig @ Masterdisk...perfection! I also have this on cassette and the horribly done remaster CD
      
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 21 2014 at 22:06
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Mastered by Bob Ludwig @ Masterdisk...perfection! I also have this on cassette and the horribly done remaster CD

I thought the 1997 remaster sounded fine. I have an original of Grace Under Pressure as well, which sounded pretty good, but the remaster gave the album more clarity I thought.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 21 2014 at 22:21
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Mastered by Bob Ludwig @ Masterdisk...perfection! I also have this on cassette and the horribly done remaster CD

I thought the 1997 remaster sounded fine. I have an original of Grace Under Pressure as well, which sounded pretty good, but the remaster gave the album more clarity I thought.


I have always thought I have a bad CD pressing since the vinyl version is so much better. Mine is too bright and no depth....
      
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 21 2014 at 22:28
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Mastered by Bob Ludwig @ Masterdisk...perfection! I also have this on cassette and the horribly done remaster CD

I thought the 1997 remaster sounded fine. I have an original of Grace Under Pressure as well, which sounded pretty good, but the remaster gave the album more clarity I thought.


I have always thought I have a bad CD pressing since the vinyl version is so much better. Mine is too bright and no depth....

I have no such problems with mine, but will freely admit the original CD issue is much warmer, but this is such a subjective thing talking about the audio quality.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 21 2014 at 22:31
^ Agree.....I just don't play my CD
      
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I really have a love/hate relationship with this band. I just don't know if I really like Hogarth's voice. I think a lot of times he just sings WAY TOO MUCH. For me, the whole idea of progressive rock is there to be less emphasis on vocals and more on the instrumental aspect of the music. Hogarth seems to not understand that it's the music that guilds the vocals and not the other way around. Anathema is another band that grates on my nerves as that lead vocalist doesn't know when to put a sock in it. There are times when Hogarth doesn't bother me, but I think a lot of it has to do with the tonality of his voice and that nasally sound. I also don't like his vibrato when he finishes say a loud passage. But I've overlooked this in the past because of Rothery's emotive guitar playing. I just don't know how much longer I can stand Hogarth.


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DFA's debut
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 22 2014 at 00:02
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LOTU - Transcendence
Hey I reviewed that one.
What doya think of it


It's not bad. Pretty much my main complaint with Acid Mantra is my main complaint here...it's all very similar. Very little variation in mood, tempo, structure, etc etc. It's pretty good for what it is (and I do like what it is...I just wish there was more variation throughout the album)...and it would perfect for a late night drive, but it's not something I'd listen to a lot of in a small timeframe.

Overall...something around a 3/5.
Yeah, that was my major complaint! 
It got 2/5 from me.
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Just excellent ... gets better with every listen.
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Clepsydra: More Grains Of Sand (Switzerland-1994).
(18/20)
http://www.progarchives.com/album.asp?id=973
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DrfO1luhEJ8

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 22 2014 at 00:50
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Freedom is slavery.
Ignorance is strength.”
― George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four

"Ignorance and Prejudice and Fear walk Hand in Hand"- Neil Peart

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 22 2014 at 01:01
Originally posted by twseel twseel wrote:


Originally posted by Man With Hat Man With Hat wrote:

Originally posted by twseel twseel wrote:


Originally posted by Man With Hat Man With Hat wrote:

LOTU - Transcendence
Hey I reviewed that one.
What doya think of it


It's not bad. Pretty much my main complaint with Acid Mantra is my main complaint here...it's all very similar. Very little variation in mood, tempo, structure, etc etc. It's pretty good for what it is (and I do like what it is...I just wish there was more variation throughout the album)...and it would perfect for a late night drive, but it's not something I'd listen to a lot of in a small timeframe.

Overall...something around a 3/5.
Yeah, that was my major complaint! 
It got 2/5 from me.


Yep. I guess he found his niche and really really likes it.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 22 2014 at 02:10

... but I skipped the first track. Sounds really cringeworthy.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 22 2014 at 02:32
Oh my - For the first time since it was recorded in East Berlin over 30 years ago the music of Martin Zeichnete can finally be heard. A disciple of the Kosmische Muzik of the likes of Kraftwerk, Can and Neu! that was drifting across the Wall from the West, Martin's idea of using the motorik, hypnotic beat of krautrock in the training of athletes was taken and exploited by the DDRs Olympic Committee...

http://kosmischerlaufer.bandcamp.com/album/volume-one


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