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by Nigel
Tue Aug 24, 2021 5:54 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: Obits
Replies: 801
Views: 197742
Wales

Re: Obits

Sad to read Charlie Watts has passed away.
by Nigel
Wed Aug 11, 2021 12:30 am
Forum: General Audio
Topic: Turntable mat
Replies: 14
Views: 806
Wales

Re: Turntable mat

Well, I have kept the felt mat on today, listened to about four hours of music this evening and feel saddened it's coming to an end. It takes me a good while to determine what's best, especially if the differences aren't massive. I tend not to really listen to the sound, just go for whatever seems t...
by Nigel
Tue Aug 10, 2021 12:54 am
Forum: General Audio
Topic: Turntable mat
Replies: 14
Views: 806
Wales

Turntable mat

What you all using?

Have you stayed with the supplied manufacturers mat?

I've been using a Trans-Fi Reso-mat for a good few years now on my Technics but I just tried an old felt mat, either Rega or Linn, I think it was a Rega one, and it sounded a lot better than I was expecting.
by Nigel
Sat Aug 07, 2021 1:10 am
Forum: Music
Topic: Prog by alphabet
Replies: 38
Views: 1998
Wales

Re: Prog by alphabet

Exactly. But when did it start being called prog? The last twenty years?
by Nigel
Sat Aug 07, 2021 1:08 am
Forum: Music
Topic: Sinatra
Replies: 11
Views: 677
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Sinatra

Any fans of Frank? I have about fifteen albums, mainly the Capitol years. Especially love the work with Antonio Carlos Jobim, appreciate that's on Reprise. Some great melancholic late night listening. "When you've loved and lost the way Frank has, then you, uh, you know what life's about."...
by Nigel
Sat Aug 07, 2021 12:46 am
Forum: Music
Topic: Prog by alphabet
Replies: 38
Views: 1998
Wales

Re: Prog by alphabet

I have a question for you, Missi. When was this genre of music first called prog? Back in the seventies, ELP and Yes were called techno flash by the NME but it seemed a derogatory term. Of course we had progressive rock but that was always a very wide umbrella. I can't ever recall ELP, Yes, Genesis,...
by Nigel
Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Admin-Intro-Chitchat
Topic: Labour Leadership Contest
Replies: 7
Views: 1880
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Re: Labour Leadership Contest

It seems to me sadly, that Labour don't require any help from the Conversatives in choosing a leader that won't win a general election.
by Nigel
Sun Dec 08, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: Admin-Intro-Chitchat
Topic: Reply Frankie Boyle’s election countdown:
Replies: 2
Views: 1165
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Re: Reply Frankie Boyle’s election countdown:

Thank you for linking that article. Brilliant!
by Nigel
Fri Nov 29, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: General Audio
Topic: Linn - is the end near?
Replies: 60
Views: 12863
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Re: Linn - is the end near?

They made a turntable called the Basik which was below the Axis in the scheme of things. I went to a Linn demonstration at a hi-fi show once, they had their top LP12 baking off against the Basik. The Linn employee asked us to raise our hand with regard as to which turntable we thought best. Everyone...
by Nigel
Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: Music
Topic: Obits
Replies: 801
Views: 197742
Wales

Re: Obits

Barrie Masters.

Lead vocalist for Eddie and the Hot Rods.

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2019/ ... s-obituary