Recommended Recordings - Pop/Rock
Artist - Built To Spill
Title - You in Reverse
Year of Release - Original CD was released in 2006, but I think this vinyl release is new.
Record Label - Warner Bros.
Genre - alternative?
Al right my dear friends, here is music that just begs to be played on a good MartinLogan set in a well treated room .
As we all know MLs excel at vocals, and Lisa Gerard has what I consider to be her generations best voice. Her range is incredible and her wordless vocalizations ARE the...
Artist: Chris Jones
Title: Roadhouses and Automobiles
Year of release: 2003
Record Label:Stockfish records
Genre: Folk rock (?)
Track #5 was played in many of the rooms at the 2008 RMAF. I have never heard of Chris Jones and (sadly)...
Artist / Title: Pink Floyd / Dark Side Of The Moon
Year of Release: 1992
Record Label: Capital Records
Golly, Where to begin… How about on the, “Dark Side Of The Moon”...
First, let me just say, I think this CD is Pink Floyd’s masterpiece. It is simply far-and-away,...
Year of Release--------1987
2 black pizzas are in this box 11 cuts to chew
I believe that this has been remastered from the original analog tapes and has been done very...
Title: VH1 Classic: Metal Mania-Stripped: Volume 3
Label: Sidewinder Records
Released: February 21, 2006
Genre: Hair Metal
I found this CD at the local CD Warehouse 2 weeks ago and have not been able to remove it from CD player. This was the final volume in a series of...
OK, long time Genesis fan here, so bear with me.
I got hooked on Genesis back in 1976, upon hearing their Trick of the Tail album. That moment, now more than 30 years ago, was a watershed in the evolution of my musical tastes. The sheer creativity and musicianship of these guys floored me. Even...
Disc: Hopes & Fears
Label: Interscope Records
There have been a handful of CDs that I just totally connect with. Something about them speaks (or sings) to me and I hold them very close to my heart. Keane's 2004 debut "Hopes & Fears" is one of them....
July 17, 2007
Pop / Soul?
Sara Bareilles is one of my favorite female vocalists after recently breaking on the scene. I consider her equivalent to a female Jack Johnson, and she possesses an amazing voice to go along with pretty solid piano skills. The CD...
The music on this cd was put together and remixed by famed Beatles producer George Martin for a show that opend in June of 2006 at The Mirage in Las Vegas.There are a total of 26 tracks that blend seamlessly into each other reminescent of Pink Floyd...
Artist - Blue Merle
Title - Burning In The Sun
Year of Release - 2005
Record Label - Island Records USA
Genre - Pop/Rock
As most of you know, I really like britpop. The GM at my office heard my ringtone (Keane's "Somewhere Only We Know") and we started talking and quickly discovered we...
Greatest Hits I & II
Released in 1992
What can I say; Freddie Mercury is his own instrument. The “WOW” factor of this CD can only really be reproduced on a set of speakers that have superb imaging (such as Martin Logan). This album starts off with “Bohemian...
Artist / Title: Neil Young / Prairie Wind
Year of Release: 2005
Record Label: Reprise / Wea
Prairie Wind is satisfying and just wonderful to listen to. Neil Young has created a fantastic sounding theme in Prairie Wind. :D The CD appeals to me on several different levels mostly...
Artist - Imogen Heap
Title - Speak For Yourself
Year of Release - 2005
Record Label - RCA
Genre - Indie Pop
You've heard Imogen Heap's music whether you realize it or not because she's featured in the backgroud of lots of TV shows and movies, most noticeable on the HBO series "Six Feet...
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1999 Virgin Records
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Artist: Barenaked Ladies
Release Year: 1992
Genre: Alternative Rock
The band is out of Canada and did not hit it big in America until the release of their 4th album "Stunt" with the hit "One Week"
This is the bands first comercial release and IMHO is their...
Artist: Luka Bloom
Label: Cooking Vinyl
Genre: Pop, Folk?
First off my apologies to Kruppy for beating him to the punch on this review. I initially listened to this CD once and shelved it not pulling it out again until recently. Maybe I wasn't in the right...
Artist: Talking Heads
Genre: Classic Rock
There are very few bands where I own their entire output. Talking Heads is one of them. Why? Like many pivotal and seminal bands they made memorable music. This collection of the band's eight studio albums comes in the dual...
ALO – Roses and Clover
Label – Brushfire Records
Release Date – May 1, 2007
ALO is a funky, folky, R&B-ish, pop-y, California jam-band.
This is the latest release from the friends of Jack Johnson. Zack Gill, the ALO lead vocalist and keyboardist, played on Johnson’s last disk In Between...
Artist Ben Harper
Title Fight for Your Mind (Redbook CD – 68:08)
Year of Release 1995
Record Label Virgin Records
A little Pop, and little Funk, lots of great acoustic music to make your Logans shine.
This is Ben Harper’s 3rd release, and it’s my favorite for 2 reasons – The...
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