Pro grade Sommer cables RCAs. Supra USB-2.0 shielded USB cable.
DIY Lapp Kabel OLFLEX 3G2.5 with Shurter/Bals plugs
Marantz CD5004 CD Player. Rega Planar 2 (2016) TT.
Marantz SA-14S1 with PM-14S1 and AMR DAC.
Grado 325is and SR80i, Beyers T90 and Koss Porta Pro.
Lake People G103
Krzysztof Maj http://mkrzych.wordpress.com/
"Music is the highest form of art. It is also the most noble. It is human emotion, captured, crystallised, encased… and then passed on to others." - By Ken Ishiwata
I have read this strange myth about major label engineers not caring about sound here a number of times and am unsure where this comes from. Sure they have deadlines and large volumes of work, so they have to draw the line on perfection somewhere.
These companies can hire the cream of the crop, and it is with any specialty where it is highly competitive, if you do not perform well you will be replaced. Add to that the quality of studio equipment they can afford.
After Keith Jarrett remasters release of vinyl pearls in high resolution download and its extraordinary sound quality I thought that maybe we could try to persuade ECM Records to reissue some of the stunning albums they have, not only those initially released on vinyl, but also others which could potentially improves if Jan or other experienced mastering engineer put its hand on it driven by Manfred's approval.
My choices are:
1. Kenny Wheeler- The Widow In The
First I'd like to thank you very much for Cookie and Lyn to care of me and additional work they did to resolve the issue and explain to me what happened. They service to customers is EXTRAORDINARY!
Here is a part of Cookie's respond:
"We are creating all new files after testing numerous converters. We have now chosen the one that most closely reflects the original mastered sound with regard to our ears and the meters. We have incorporated