The Ultimate Audiophile Upgrade


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The design of the human ear preceded the creation of the home hi-fidelity listening by somewhere around a half million years. In that time and until recently, the only way to improve your sound quality experience was through expensive equipment upgrades. … Continue reading

Prestige: Visual Reference Guide to Original NY Pressings v.1.1 (updated)


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Last Updated: December 29, 2019 UPDATED July 5th: new reference material added to the Prestige Boot Camp and  a QUICK LOOK UP REFERENCE TABLE for Prestige NY label has been added to the permanent pages of LJC Guide to Record Labels/ Prestige and … Continue reading

Plastylite and The Mystery of “9M”


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Plastylite pressed Blue Note, the quality is there for all to hear.  The Plastylite “ear” in the run-out of all their pressings is not much of a mystery, it is a hand-written (cursive, in the jargon)  letter “P“. Problem is, it … Continue reading

Bill Potts: The Jazz Soul of Porgy and Bess (1959) United Artists


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Updated: February 26, 2019 (replacement rip Davis/ Ain’t Necessarily So – Columbia CL1274 Mono Six-Eye) An LJC first head to head between two arrangers – Bill Potts and Gil Evans  – in their treatment of the Gershwin classic Porgy and … Continue reading