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  • Vinyl Check Vinyl Check Quick View

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    Vinyl Check

    This record creates new possibilities of inspecting and adjusting record players. Most tests (except for frequency response) can also be carried out without measuring instruments, just by listening, and are therefore particularly well-suited for the ambitious music listener who wants to know how well his system deals with demanding signals under realistic conditions, and whether there is a need for repairs or improvements.


    Thanks to Albrecht Krieger for his ideas and advice.


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    Part 1: Trackability
    Part 2: Wow and Flutter
    Part 3: Phase
    Part 4: Crosstalk
    Part 5: Tracking angle error
    Part 6: Skating
    Part 7: Pick-up arm resistance
    Part 8: Strident sibilants and fricatives
    Part 9: Frequency response
    Part 10: Dynamics
    Part 11: Strident sibilants and fricatives, repitition
    Tacet Records
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  • Trackability Test Record Trackability Test Record Quick View

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    Trackability Test Record

    Useful for the following tests: left-right assignment, anti-skating adjustment, concentric groove for eccentricity check, azimuth adjustment and wow and flutter test.


    The Clearaudio Trackability Test Record provides information on the sampling characteristics of your tonearm / cartridge combination. The higher the value achieved, the better the particular tonearm / cartridge combination is able to scan hard groove modulation distortion.

    1. Left 1kHz 0dB
    2. Right 1kHz 0dB
    3. Mono lateral 1kHz 0dB
    4. 50µ tracking ability test: 333 Hz mono lateral
    5. 60µ
    6. 70µ
    7. 80µ
    8. 90µ
    9. 100µ
    10. 50µ tracking ability test: 333 Hz mono lateral
    11. 60µ
    12. 70µ
    13. 80µ
    14. 90µ
    15. 100µ
    16. No signal, endless duration
    17. 3150 Hz mono lateral
    Clearaudio Accessories
    $80.00
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  • Music-Pickup Test Record Music-Pickup Test Record Quick View

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    Music-Pickup Test Record

    Finally, you have the option of using a variety of music to optimize your entire stereo in the sound as well as different components to compare.


    Perfect recording quality sound without any manipulations, such as through equalizer, mixer, or the like is the hallmark of this LP and can be used perfectly as a sales and demonstration object.
    The new clear audio audiophile 180 gram pressings are cut from the original analog master tapes, the first shot.


    Willem Makkee, the editor of the Emil Berliner Studios, made the headquarters of Deutsche Grammophon GmbH, the paint film on the Neumann VMS 80 cutting machine with a CUTTER HEAD Neumann SX 74
    The galvanization of the film and the subsequent pressing records takes place in Germany. The panel weight is 180g and is made from 100% virgin vinyl. Of each stamper maximum 1,200 pressings are created, the edition is limited.

    1. Peoria Jazz band New Sides Milenberg Joys. Jelly Roll Morton / Paul Mares / Leon Rappolo.
    2. Bach. Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ. J.S. Bach. BWV 604. Rune Engso Organ
    3. Pipor och strangar Muylinda, Antony Holborne, Pro Musica Instrumentalis.
    4. When I Look at You. Bert Deivert and friends
    5. Prelude on the Welsh Hymn Tune Rhosymedre Ralph Vaughan Williams. David Patrick organ.
    6. Solera Flamenco, Companilleros, traditional music.
    7. Sakralt, du Helge Ande, O Olsson, Lidaskoren.
    8. Goldberg Varationen Aria, J.S. Bach BWV 988.
    9. Peoria Jazzband New Sides Flat Foot Floogie Slim Gallard / Slam Steward / Bud Green
    10. Louis Vierne, Syphonie No. 1, Op. 14 Prelude. Torvald Toren, organ.
    11. Nilla Pierrou, violin plays T. Aulin (+1914). Idyll from Akvareller for violin and piano.
    12. Crooks, Temptation Rag, Henry Lodge.
    13. Audete Gaudete, anon, Kammarkoren Sangkraft.
    Clearaudio Accessories
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    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
  • Ortofon Stereo Test Record Ortofon Stereo Test Record Quick View

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    Ortofon Stereo Test Record

    Ortofon's new Test Record is designed to allow you to verify your HiFi system in the most natural audio surroundings at home. The Test Record contains special test signals developed for analyzing cartridge performance as well as its interaction with your tonearm and turntable.


    Before testing your cartridge, please verify the HiFi system's functionality. The left speaker should be connected to the left amplifier channel and vice versa; both speakers should work in phase and be optimally positioned in the room.
    The Test Record is designed to be played through your system with in-built RIAA equalization. Volume control is recommended to be set at a moderate signal level.


    Please refer to your turntable and tonearm's instructions for correct installation and alignment, adjust tonearm to be parallel to record surface, set Vertical Tracking Force and antiskating according to the cartridge's recommended technical data, and adjust stylus overhang.

    Each side of the record consists of 15 tracks which have been cut from 1-4 and 5-15:


    1. Frequency Sweep Left Channel 800 Hz - 50 kHz. Log. 28 sec. Linear cut* (800 - 20000 Hz ±1,5 dB)
    2. Frequency Sweep Right Channel 800 Hz - 50 kHz. Log. 28 sec. Linear cut* (800 - 20000 Hz ±1,5 dB)
    3. Frequency Sweep Left Channel 800 Hz - 50 kHz. Log. 28 sec. Linear cut* (800 - 20000 Hz ±1,5 dB)
    4. Frequency Sweep Right Channel 800 Hz - 50 kHz. Log. 28 sec. Linear cut* (800 - 20000 Hz ±1,5 dB)
    5. Reference tone 1000 Hz 5 cm/sec rms Left
    6. Reference tone 1000 Hz 5 cm/sec rms Right
    7. Reference tone 1000 Hz 5 cm/sec rms Left
    8. Reference tone 1000 Hz 5 cm/sec rms Right
    9. Tracking ability, lateral 50 m peak
    10. Tracking ability, lateral 60 m peak
    11. Tracking ability, lateral 70 m peak
    12. Tracking ability, lateral 80 m peak
    13. Tracking ability, lateral 90 m peak
    14. Tracking ability, lateral 100 m peak
    15. Square Wave Form 2.7 msec duty cycle 3:7
    * The record has a constant velocity amplitude throughout the sweep.


    1-4 Frequency sweep - a tool for checking frequency response
    There are several factors which can affect frequency response, including cable capacitance, cartridge loading, tracking force and worn parts. Because of this, it can be difficult to achieve perfectly flat frequency response. Sometimes by making small compromises in the cartridge loading, a better overall frequency response can be achieved. Considering the above the signal must be clean throughout the sweep.


    5-8 Reference tone for testing channel output
    With this standard reference signal is it possible to check the correctness of the connections of the left and right channels, channel balance and speed of the turntable.


    9 -14 Tracking ability test, 315 Hz lateral modulation
    These tracks contain a 315 Hz signal, recorded at increasing pick amplitudes of 50, 60, 70, 80, 90 and 100 micrometers. Please refer to your cartridge's tracking ability value specified in the technical data sheet. Your cartridge should be able to track the actual level without audible distortion. Inability to track can be heard as a departure from a pure tone or a sputtering and intermittent tone. To determine if it is one or both channels, the balance control can be utilized. In case of differing tracking ability in the left and right channels it is probably necessary to readjust the anti-skating correction of the tonearm. If both channels fail to track properly, then vertical tracking force should be increased until no further improvement of tracking force can be obtained.


    15. Square Wave Form 2.7 msec duty cycle 3:7
    When monitoring the output of your cartridge with an oscilloscope you'll then see a square wave located precisely above each other if the connection from the cartridge is correct.


    After successful completion of the above test procedures, you can ensure that your cartridge is optimized. Still the human ear is very sensitive to difference in tone distortion; its level depends on the stylus condition and record wear.

    Ortofon
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  • Cartridge Break-In Test Record Cartridge Break-In Test Record Quick View

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    Cartridge Break-In Test Record

    Multiple endless grooves of pink noise for cartridge break-in and other tracks for cartridge set-up


    Phono cartridges usually need a running-in period to reach their full potential. This can take anything from 40 to 100 hours, depending upon the manufacturer, design and construction of the phono cartridge.


    This Clearaudio Cartridge Break-In Record is a unique too. Playing an endless groove cut with pink noise significantly reduces the length of the break-in period.


    Six continuous pink noise tracks are provided at various positions on the record (track numbers are 5, 6, 7, 9, 10 and 11).


    To enable frequency response measurement of the phono cartridge, track 3 comprises a sine-wave frequency sweep from 20 Hz to 20 kHz.


    There are two separate 240-second tracks containing a pink noise signal for measuring and testing the set-up of the whole system.


    Tracks 4 and 13 are recorded with no signal to test the noise floor of the entire hi-fi system.


    Finally, tracks 8 and 12 contain a special signal to optimise and adjust the anti-skating force. Both channels are recorded with a 316 Hz sine-wave with continually changing phase difference from 0 to 360 deg, so that the stylus movement repeatedly changes from lateral to vertical and back again. The signal level changes accordingly from -22 dB to +8 dB, corresponding to a maximum velocity of 9.81 cm/s or a maximum displacement of 50 lm, horizontally or vertically.

    1. No Signal - Concentric groove for eccentricity check
    2. 1 kHz - starting signal
    3. Sweep - frequency response check: 20 Hz to 20 kHz
    4. No Signal - total system noise check
    5. Pink noise - Cartridge break in
    6. Pink noise - Cartridge break in
    7. Pink noise - Cartridge break in
    8. 316 Hz (0 to 360) - Anti-skating check
    9. Pink noise - Cartridge break in
    10. Pink noise - Cartridge break in
    11. Pink noise - Cartridge break in
    12. 316 Hz (0 to 360) - Anti-skating check
    13. No Signal - total system noise check
    14. Pink noise - Cartridge break in
    15. No Signal - Concentric groove for eccentricity check
    Clearaudio Accessories
    $80.00
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
  • Test For Echo Test For Echo Quick View

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    Test For Echo

    200 Gram Vinyl LP


    Features Etched Designs on Side D of the Album


    Test for Echo is the sixteenth studio album by Canadian rock band Rush, released in 1996. It marks the final Rush work prior to the tragic events in Neil Peart's life that put the band on hiatus for several years. He recorded a majority of his drum tracks for the album using traditional grip, after receiving drum lessons from jazz instructor Freddie Gruber.


    After flirting with alternative rock on Counterparts, Rush returns to classic progressive rock on Test for Echo. Cutting back many of the AOR production flourishes that hampered most of their late-'80s and early-'90s releases, the band concentrates on the sounds and styles that made albums like Moving Pictures huge successes in the late '70s and early '80s. Test for Echo is all instrumental gymnastics and convoluted song structures, all of which demonstrate each member's skills. And the key to the album is the individual performances.


    The title track reached #1 on the mainstream rock chart. Driven became a bass showcase for Geddy Lee during live performances, while Resist was rearranged as an acoustic song on the Vapor Trails and R30 tours. Since then, the band has not performed any tracks from the album in concert.

    1. Test For Echo
    2. Driven
    3. Half The World
    4. The Color Of Right
    5. Time And Motion
    6. Totem
    7. Dog Years
    8. Virtuality
    9. Resist
    10. Limbo
    11. Carve Away The Stone
    Rush
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    200 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
  • Opus 3 Test LP 5 - Showcase Opus 3 Test LP 5 - Showcase Quick View

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    Opus 3 Test LP 5 - Showcase

    Showcase is a test/reference LP for people interested in music and serious High Fidelity and who want to test or enjoy good Hi Fi equipment with a carefully made selection of acoustic music, world, folk, blues, jazz and classical music in a harmonic mixture from Opus 3 releases.


    This title is not eligible for discount

    1. I Can´t Get Started (V.Duke-J. Gershwin)
    2. Where The Green Grass Grows (E. Bibb)
    3. When I Feel The Sea Beneath My Soul (Taj Mahal)
    4. The Talk Of The Town (Lewinson-Symes-Neiburg)
    5. Treecircle (G Rundqvist)
    6. Comes Love (Brown-Tobias)
    7. Needed Time (Trad / adapted by Eric Bibb)
    8. Overture the Opera Carmen (Bizet)
    9. String Quartet no.6, 2nd movement (W. Stenhammar)
    Various Artists
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  • Opus 3 Test LP 4 - Depth Of Image Opus 3 Test LP 4 - Depth Of Image Quick View

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    Opus 3 Test LP 4 - Depth Of Image

    This Testrecord from Opus 3 contains a selection of naturally recorded acoustic music from the Opus 3 catalog. As with previous Testrecords, it is intended as a reference for evaluating a sound reproduction unit purporting to be genuine high fidelity. The selection provides new examples of three important subject fields for sound reproduction: Depth Of Image, Timbre and Dynamics.


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    1. Nobody's Blues But Mine (C. Williams)

    2. Sweet Georgia Brown (Bernie-Pickard-Casey)

    3. Capriccio (Mendelssohn)

    4. Concertino (L-E Larsson)

    5. Stompin' At The Savoy (Sampson-Goodman)

    6. Concertino (L-E Larsson)

    7. Reunion Blues (M. Jackson)

    8. The King (M. Lingedal)

    9. Black Beauty (D.Ellington)

    10. House Of The Rising Sun (Traditional)

    11. Look Over Yonder (Traditional)
    Various Artists
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  • God Shuffled His Feet God Shuffled His Feet Quick View

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    God Shuffled His Feet

    After their first album made the Crash Test Dummies huge in their home country Canada, their second album meant their big break in the USA and Europe, thanks to the self-consciously bizarre lyrics and the deep baritone voice of singer/songwriter Brad Roberts, demonstrated in their worldwide top ten hit MMM MMM MMM MMM.


    Other popular singles off the album were Afternoons & Coffeespoons and Swimming In Your Ocean. 'God Shuffled His Feet' was the band's most commercially successfull album reaching Top Album charts in USA (#9), UK (#2) and in different countries in Europe (ironically, after a car accident where Brad Roberts almost lost his arm, Crash Test Dummies made a few other albums but unfortunately limited distribution made these hard to find).

    1. God Shuffled His Feet 05:09
    2. Afternoons & Coffeespoons 03:56
    3. Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm 03:53
    4. In The Days Of The Caveman 03:40
    5. Swimming In Your Ocean 03:49
    6. Here I Stand Before Me 03:07


    1. I Think I'll Disappear Now 04:52
    2. How Does A Duck Know? 03:42
    3. When I Go Out With Artists 03:44
    4. The Psychic 03:48
    5. Two Knights & Maidens 03:24
    6. Untitled 01:42

    Crash Test Dummies
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  • By Design By Design Quick View

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    By Design

    Test of Time's members are no strangers to the punk scene, from frontman and photographer Todd Pollock to guitarist/vocalist and record label proprietor Charles Chaussinand to bassist and ex-Energy/Daytrader road dog Robert Cheeseman (the band also features Beartrap's Mike Assatly on guitars/vocals and Jeff Novak on drums). After unleashing a prolific amount of material considering their formation two short years ago, including one self-released 10-song demo (2012's Inclusion), two EPs (2013's The Price and the more recent A Place Beyond) and several cover singles, the band has crafted a proper full-length debut of speedy, howled youth crew hardcore à la Youth of Today, Bane and In My Eyes. By Design is guided by the careful, detail-oriented approach of architectural planning (as hinted at by its visual motif), and uses that focus to deliver unexpected shifts in tempo dynamic, musically and lyrically sly references to hardcore's past, and sincere decrees pertaining to vegetarianism, The Straight Edge, perseverance, and one's own personal growth and change.
    1. Contingency
    2. Preservation
    3. Timeline
    4. Change Order
    5. Entablature
    6. Veneer
    7. Perspective
    8. Avant-Garde
    9. Narthex
    10. Threshold
    11. Addendum
    Test Of Time
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  • Devo - Hardcore Live! Devo - Hardcore Live! Quick View

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    Devo - Hardcore Live!

    Devo captured live in Oakland, performing early experimental tracks. No matter how messy, beginnings are exciting. Especially when what happens next endures the test of time. For Devo the beginning happened in the basements and garages of Akron, Ohio. The songs they wrote were raw and unfiltered with no commercial intent. They called it Hardcore Devo. Performing 21 oddities, this program is a tribute to the departed Bob Bob 2 Casale.
    Mechanical Man
    Auto Mo-down
    Space Girl Blues
    Baby Talkin Bitches
    Fraulein
    I Been Refused
    Bamboo Bimbo
    Beehive
    Midget
    Satisfaction
    Timing Excercise/Soo Bawls
    Stop Look and Listen
    O NO
    Be Stiff
    Uncontrollable Urge
    Social Fools
    Jocko Homo
    Fountain Of Filth
    Gut Feeling
    U Got Me Bugged (Booji Boy)
    Clock Out
    Devo
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  • Fosgate Signature Fozgometer Azimuth Range Meter Fosgate Signature Fozgometer Azimuth Range Meter Quick View

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    Fosgate Signature Fozgometer Azimuth Range Meter

    2012


    Have a question about this product? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.


    Fozgometer Azimuth Range Finder


    The FOZGOMETER represents a breakthrough for adjusting phono system azimuth.


    To obtain high performance from a modern phonograph system, the tonearm and pickup cartridge must be properly adjusted to within a few thousands of an inch. There are several alignment gauges available to adjust overhang and offset. To adjust cartridge azimuth (Axial Tilt), it has been necessary to use lab quality equipment and a test record. Azimuth may be adjusted using an oscilloscope, AC voltmeter, or computer program. These methods can be expensive and time consuming.


    The FOZGOMETER incorporates a "Log Ratio Detector" developed for surround processor steering logic circuits to measure channel separation over a wide range of signal levels down to -70 dB. The readings are virtually independent of overall signal levels, and can be made with a wide range of input signals without effecting accuracy. It is a small portable battery powered unit that is used in conjunction with a test record. It measures channel separation, channel balance, and signal direction quickly and accurately. Readings are taken without touching the meter, leaving your hands free to work with the tonearm. The meter reads channel separation in both directions, and channel balance. The LED's indicate Left, Center, and Right signal (test tone) positions.


    Fosgate
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  • The Captain And Me The Captain And Me Quick View

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    The Captain And Me

    This multi-platinum smash LP yielded the Doobie Brothers four major hit singles and has since become one of the most popular albums of all time in classic rock. Featuring Long Train Runnin', China Grove and other favorites, The Captain and Me has truly stood the test of time. Impeccably half-speed mastered using the original Warner vault tapes at Friday Music Studios by the award winning Joe Reagoso (Doobie Brothers, Yes, Boz Scaggs), and Capitol Records in Hollywood with Ron McMaster, this will be one of the most desired audiophile releases this new year! Packaged with the original gatefold cover, original art elements, protective poly record sleeve, and poly bag for the album cover.
    1. Natural Thing
    2. Long Train Runnin'
    3. China Grove
    4. Dark Eyed Cajun Woman
    5. Clear As The Driven Snow
    6. Without You
    7. South City Midnight Lady
    8. Evil Woman
    9. Busted Down Around O' Connelly Corners
    10. Ukiah
    11. The Captain And Me
    The Doobie Brothers
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    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP Buy Now
  • Live At The Harlem Square Club Live At The Harlem Square Club Quick View

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    Live At The Harlem Square Club

    Ranked 443/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    Import

    Remastered


    Live at the Harlem Square Club is a classic live album by soul singer Sam Cooke, backed by
    King Curtis, Clifton White and Cornell Dupree to name a few. Although recorded in 1963, the LP
    first saw the light in 1985. Live at the Harlem Square Club easily stands the test of time next
    to albums such as James Browns Live at the Apollo or Jackie Wilsons Live at the Copa.


    This 180 grams audiophile edition contains the most recent remastered audio version (2005)
    for the first time on vinyl ever!

    Side A


    1 Soul Twist/Introduction
    2 Feel It (Don't Fight It)
    3 Chain Gang
    4 Cupid
    5 It's All Right/For Sentimental Reasons
    6 Twistin' The Night Away


    Side B


    1 Somebody Have Mercy
    2 Bring It On Home To Me
    3 Nothing Can Change This Love
    4 Having A Party

    Sam Cooke
    $39.99
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  • Elvis' Christmas Album 55th Anniversary Elvis' Christmas Album 55th Anniversary Quick View

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    Elvis' Christmas Album 55th Anniversary

    Friday Music is Proud to Announce the 55th Anniversary Edition of Elvis' Christmas Album on 180 Gram Vinyl with the Rare Gatefold Cover & Super Rare LP Booklet!


    55 years ago, Elvis recorded what would become one of the most memorable and best loved Christmas LP's of all time, Elvis' Christmas Album. The 1957 album was a blockbuster as it topped the pop charts for a month, making this one of the biggest albums of his career & ultimately selling over 13 Million copies! Featuring twelve hits like Blue Christmas, Silent Night & Peace In The Valley, the album has truly stood the test of time.

    1. Santa Claus Is Back In Town
    2. White Christmas
    3. Here Come Santa Claus
    4. I'll Be Home For Christmas
    5. Blue Christmas
    6. Santa Bring My Baby Back
    7. O Little Town Of Bethlehem
    8. Silent Night
    9. (There Will Be) Peace In The Valley
    10. I Believe
    11. Take My Hand, Precious Lord
    12. It Is No Secret (What God Can Do)
    Elvis Presley
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  • No Guts, No Glory No Guts, No Glory Quick View

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    No Guts, No Glory

    Over a journey spanning nearly a quarter-century, moe. has let their knack for dynamic, democratic improvisation influence nearly every facet of the
    band's existence. In concert, they stretch the boundaries of their source material into intricate, set-long suites where distinct songs seamlessly segue into
    one another in exhilarating fashion.


    Behind the scenes, moe. continues to evolve - to test their musicianship and songwriting while growing as an ensemble - by applying the same
    resourcefulness and willingness to take risks to their studio recordings. Their new album, fittingly titled No Guts, No Glory, finds moe. at their most inventive, infectious, and resilient.

    1. Annihilation Blues
    2. White Lightning Turpentine
    3. This I Know
    4. Same Old Story
    5. Silver Sun
    6. Calyphornya
    7. Little Miss Cup Half Empty
    8. Blond Hair And Blue Eyes
    9. Do or Die
    10. The Pines And The Apple Tree
    11. Billy Goat
    12. Hey O
    13. Mar De Ma
    14. Runaway Overlude
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    Moe
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  • Astounding Sounds, Amazing Music Astounding Sounds, Amazing Music Quick View

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    Astounding Sounds, Amazing Music

    Astounding Sounds, Amazing Music is the sixth studio album by the British rock band Hawkwind, originally released in 1976. Hawkwind are an English rock band, one of the earliest groups of the space rock genre.
    This album marks the return of Robert Calvert, this time as a permanent vocalist rather than the peripheral poet role he occupied on Space Ritual. Hawkwind have gone through many incarnations and styles of music. Dozens of musicians, dancers, and writers have worked with the group since their inception evidence that they have truly stood the test of time.
    LP1
    1. Reefer Madness
    2. Steppenwolf
    3. City of Lagoon
    4. The Aubergine That Ate Rangoon
    5. Kerb Crawler


    LP2
    1. Kadu Flyer
    2. Chronoglide Skyway
    3. Honky Dorky
    4. Kerb Crawler
    5. Back on the Streets
    6. The Dream of Isis

    Hawkwind
    $37.99
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  • Prestige Series Black Cartridge Prestige Series Black Cartridge Quick View

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    Prestige Series Black Cartridge

    The Prestige (and upscale Reference) cartridges from Grado are the first released since the elder Grado's retirement, but they mark an evolution, not dramatic change, of the classic Grado style. There are three basic levels in the Prestige lineup: Black/Green, Blue/Red, and Silver/Gold. In each of these pairings, the latter model is the same as the former, but is able to meet more astringent test specifications. The Green, for instance, is taken from the top 15% of the Black models production.


    The newly redesigned Black1 and Green1 have had their coil design reconfigured, and the effective moving mass of their generating system has been reduced by 17%. The Black1 and Green1 models use a three piece OTL cantilever technology, standard oxygen free wire in the coils and Grado's specially designed elliptical diamond mounted in a brass bushing. The Green1 model is selected from the Black1 production run and meets higher test specifications. Approximately 15% of the production run will meet these standards and become Green1 models.


    Frequency Response: 10-55

    Principal: MI

    Channel Separation at 1KHz: 30

    Input Load: 47K

    Output at 1KHz 5CM/Sec.: 5mV

    Recommended Tracking Force: 1.5

    Stylus Type: E

    Inductance: 45mH

    Resistance: 475

    Compliance CUs: 20

    Stylus Replacement F: U

    Mounting: S/P

    Weight: 5.5


    This product is not eligible for discount.

    Grado Cartridges
    $75.00
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  • Prestige Series Silver Cartridge Prestige Series Silver Cartridge Quick View

    $225.00
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    Prestige Series Silver Cartridge

    The Prestige (and upscale Reference) cartridges from Grado are the first released since the elder Grado's retirement, but they mark an evolution, not dramatic change, of the classic Grado style. There are three basic levels in the Prestige lineup: Black/Green, Blue/Red, and Silver/Gold. In each of these pairings, the latter model is the same as the former, but is able to meet more astringent test specifications. The Green, for instance, is taken from the top 15% of the Black models production.


    The newly redesigned Silver1 and Gold1 have had their coil design reconfigured, and the effective moving mass of their generating system has been reduced by 17%. The Silver1 and gold1 models use a four piece OTL cantilever technology, ultra-high purity long crystal (UHPLC) oxygen free copper wire in the coils and Grado's specially designed elliptical diamond mounted on a brass bushing. The Gold1 model is selected from the Silver1 production run and meets higher test specifications. Approximately 5% of the production run meet these standards and become Gold1 models.


     


    Frequency Response: 10-60

    Principal: MI

    Channel Separation at 1KHz: 35

    Input Load: 47K

    Output at 1KHz 5CM/Sec.: 5mV

    Recommended Tracking Force: 1.5

    Stylus Type: E

    Inductance: 45mH

    Resistance: 475

    Compliance CUs: 20

    Stylus Replacement F: U

    Mounting: S/P

    Weight: 5.5



    This product is not eligible for discount.

    Grado Cartridges
    $225.00
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  • Prestige Series Blue Cartridge Prestige Series Blue Cartridge Quick View

    $125.00
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    Prestige Series Blue Cartridge

    The Prestige (and upscale Reference) cartridges from Grado are the first released since the elder Grado's retirement, but they mark an evolution, not dramatic change, of the classic Grado style. There are three basic levels in the Prestige lineup: Black/Green, Blue/Red, and Silver/Gold. In each of these pairings, the latter model is the same as the former, but is able to meet more astringent test specifications. The Green, for instance, is taken from the top 15% of the Black models production.


    The newly redesigned Blue1 and Red1 have had their coil design reconfigured, and the effective moving mass of their generating system has been reduced by 17%. The Blue1 and Red1 models use a four piece OTL cantilever technology, standard oxygen free wire in the coils and Grado's specially designed elliptical diamond mounted on a brass bushing. The Red1 model is selected from the Blue1 production run and meets higher test specifications. Approximately 10% of the production run will meet these standards and become Red1 models.


    All Grado Prestige cartridges have a fixed magnet and coils that generate a flux field axial pivot. A small generator disc is attached to the back end of the cantilever and moves within the lines of flux of the four coils and magnet generating a signal in response to stylus movement. The user-replaceable, elliptical diamond stylus is attached to the cantilever and moves within the four separate magnetic gaps which comprise what Grado calls a "flux-bridger" generator system. The generating element creates a flux increase in one gap while decreasing it in another to reduce distortion. According to Grado's literature, this design requires fewer coil turns, resulting in lower cartridge mass and electrical inductance. The cartridge is said to be insensitive to tonearm cable capacitance. The Grado cartridges are hand-built in the U.S.,and each cartridge is tested against Grado's standard for performance.


    Frequency Response: 10-55

    Principal: MI

    Channel Separation at 1KHz: 30

    Input Load: 47K

    Output at 1KHz 5CM/Sec.: 5mV

    Recommended Tracking Force: 1.5

    Stylus Type: E

    Inductance: 45mH

    Resistance: 475

    Compliance CUs: 20

    Stylus Replacement F: U

    Mounting: S/P

    Weight: 5.5




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    Whims of Chambers (Mono)

    Blue Note Reissue


    As much as I'd love to relay all kinds of anecdotes about the challenges Steve Hoffman and Kevin Gray encounter during the mastering sessions, I witness none. These boys know the sound of the facility and the Van Gelder masters like the backs of their handsBack home a month later, I unpack some test pressings Chad Kassem has sent meI hear the most realistic-sounding drums ever reproduced by my system. It's as though I'm sitting at the point of creation, experiencing the same high that brought such gifted musicians together as one. Steve Hoffman, Kevin Gray, Chad Kassem, and Don MacInnis have done Rudy Van Gelder and his Blue Note artists proud. Jason Victor Serinus, Stereophile, April 2008


    Paul Chambers' first album features an amazing lineup of John Coltrane, Donald Byrd, Kenny Burrell, Horace Silver and Philly Joe Jones. A classic Blue Note session of what might be considered cerebral jazz.



    This title is not eligible for discount.

    Omicron
    Whims Of Chambers
    Nita
    We Six
    Dear Ann
    Tale Of The Fingers
    Just For The Love
    Paul Chambers
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    Rockferry

    Duffy's debut release, Rockferry has allready reached #1 in the U.K. and its first single, Mercy, has already reached platinum status there, holding the #1 airplay position for four weeks in a row. Rockferry has been described as having the power, the depth, the songs, the vocals and the music to anoint it as an instant classic. With comparisons to Dusty Springfield, Lulu and the soul of Otis Redding, Duffy has created a stunning and modern body of work here with a nod to the throwback Stax albums that have stood the test of time. Duffy's U.K. breakthrough Rockferry is poised in every way, to make its mark on the U.S. charts as well and with songs like these, it seems likely.

    1. Rockferry
    2. Warwick Avenue
    3. Serious
    4. Stepping Stone
    5. Syrup & Honey
    6. Hanging On Too Long
    7. Mercy
    8. Delayed Devotion
    9. I'm Scared
    10. Distant Dreamer
    Duffy
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    School's Out

    Originally produced by Bob Ezrin, this multi-platinum effort forever etched the word superstar to Alice Cooper, as this legacy recording has truly stood the test of time. Aside from the smash title track, the album contained equally strong album tracks like Public Animal #9, My Stars and Alma Mater. This major release has also been one of the most influential hard rock recordings of its time, as well as being one of the biggest albums of Cooper's amazing career. Remastered from the original Warner Bros. vault tapes by Joe Reagoso (David Lee Roth, Deep Purple, Thin Lizzy), this stunning album now has the most impeccable sound ever, complete with a very sharp gatefold cover with the original art elements, and poly sleeve.
    1. School's Out
    2. Luney Tune
    3. Gutter Cat Vs. The Jets
    4. Street Fight
    5. Blue Turk
    6. My Stars
    7. Public Animal #9
    8. Alma Mater
    9. Grande Finale
    Alice Cooper
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    The phenomenal success of the Yes 180g Audiophile Vinyl series continues with their legendary second smash album Time And A Word. Jon Anderson, Chris Squire, Peter Banks, Bill Bruford and Tony Kaye created this masterpiece in 1970 and the stunning partnering with the voice of Jon Anderson truly made it one of the more memorable albums from that decade.


    With such concert and fan favorites like the smashes Sweet Dreams, Then, and the pivotal ballad Time And A Word, this album was not only a prog-rock pleaser, but an all around classic rock event, which has stood the test of time to this day. Stephen StillsÆ classic Everydays gets the five star treatment from this English quintet, plus the all time classic Yes track Astral Traveller is also featured on this stunning release.

    1. No Opportunity Necessary, No Experience Needed
    2. Then
    3. Everydays
    4. Sweet Dreams
    5. The Prophet
    6. Clear Days
    7. Astral Traveller
    8. Time And A Word
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