I’m sorry for I have sinned. Had a quick peek at the Hoffman site and saw this…eeek. Fairly typical audiophile tosh but I removed have song titles and wondered if anyone could recognise the album.
P.S. it’s actually one of my favourite all time albums ever of all time.
At this point I have owned:
Two original UK variants Currently own and love the A&M Audiophile (pressed by Japan, Orchestra division yadda yadda) Had a standard MFSL for a very short time but it was a bit beat up, not a good comparison Only have needledrops of the SC and the wide deadwax UHQR. I get a reasonable feeling for what they offer but not a great comparison.
The narrow UHQR pretty well served up my needledrops and A&M Audiophile and spiked them all into the dirt. The original UKs definitely had more bass and warmth but the UHQR seems to be sourced from a tape that was never played, or something, because the purity and space within the recording is outstanding. There was tangible depth between bits of the drum kit in some songs. And the vocals… wow. Body, breath, perfect size and placement in the stage. There » Continue Reading.