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  Jim Mahugh
  Central Washington State
  Sony DE895 Receiver, Pioneer DVD/SACD Player, Polk Speakers

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Nickel Creek: Nickel Creek        (1 of 1 found this review helpful)
  September 18, 2004

I bought this album because I was looking for some new music in the bluegrass genre. I noticed it was produced by Alison Krauss, so it must be good. I got lucky. I stumbled across a very good album. The technical recording is excellent, but there is really only one song "Around in my Head" that ... more
Nickel Creek: This Side        (2 of 2 found this review helpful)
  September 16, 2004

There is no doubt this is a quality recording, but as for the actual music, I have a problem classifying it as bluegrass or even contemporary bluegrass. The style is unique and a few of the selections are very different. I have the 'Nickel Creek' album and really enjoy it, but I do not enjoy this ... more
Alison Krauss: Live          (2 of 2 found this review helpful)
  May 28, 2004

I am giving this SACD 5 stars on the performance because of the musicians. These musicians are exceptional. They are crisp, clear, and well balanced. They know, too, how to make an instrument sing with the song. For those people that play instruments, you know what I'm talking about. There are those ... more
Mozart: Symphonies Nos. 39, 40 etc. - Szell      (2 of 3 found this review helpful)
  May 14, 2004

This was my first SACD purchase and I admit I was let down. I have another recording of Mozart's 40th on CD that I bought for $5 years ago and it sounds as good, if not better than this SACD. There is hiss in this recording. Why? I don't know, but it was rather disappointing after you spend $15. The ... more
  May 14, 2004

This was my second SACD purchase. The Mult-Channel aspects of this SACD are very good. I feel as if I am right there amongst the performers. The vocals are great and the variety on the SACD is very good. I enjoy listening to this one. If you at all like swing, you'll like this.

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