Tag Archives: 5.1 audio

Mono to Stereo to Quad to 5.1

5-6-13             Mono to Stereo to Quad to 5.1 May 4th:  Happy birthday, Ed Cassidy (drummer of Spirit), born 1931.  On 5/6/67 The Who 45 “Pictures Of Lily” charts at No. 4 in England.  On 5/6/72 the Elton John 45 “Rocket … Continue reading

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Jethro Tull – Thick As A Brick in 5.1

1-8-13             Jethro Tull – TAAB in 5.1 On 1-8-77 Queen “A Day At The Races” LP was No. 1 in England.  Happy birthday David Bowie! (Born 1947).  Elvis Presley, born 1935.  Shirley Bassey, born 1937.  Lee Jackson (of The … Continue reading

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Now Playing

Recently got the 40th Anniversary edition of King Crimson “Larks’ Tongues In Aspic” – I listened to some of it last night and was impressed.  It always did sound good, but…whole ‘nother level, this time!  It’s like you’re sitting in … Continue reading

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ELP in 5.1

12-6-12          Emerson, Lake & Palmer in 5.1 Ira Gershwin born 1896; Dave Brubeck born 1920.  On 12/8/73, the LP “Stranded” by Roxy Music was No. 1 in England.  On 12/7/68, the “Double White” LP by The Beatles was No. 1 … Continue reading

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The Doors

8-14-12          The Doors Singer David Crosby born 1941, Film maker Wim Wenders born 1945; on 8-14-71 The Moody Blues’ “Every Good Boy Deserves Favour” LP was No. 1 in England. If one likes L.A. band The Doors, you have some … Continue reading

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Pink Floyd in 5.1

4-19-12          Pink Floyd in 5.1 Audio Turtles / Mothers vocalist Mark Volman born 1947, funkster Bernie Worrell born 1944; Eddie, Are You Kidding? You’ve certainly got your choice, when it comes to listening to Pink Floyd in multi-channel audio.  The … Continue reading

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THX 1138

4-18-12          THX 1138 Bluesman Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown born 1924, S.F. bay area weirdo Skip Spence born 1946; The Blues. Recently, I had the opportunity to watch a film that I saw as a youngster, “THX 1138” (1971).  It’s a George … Continue reading

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5.1 Audio on DVD’s – Part 2

3-20-12          5.1 Audio on DVD’s – Part 2 C&W Singer / Songwriter Jerry Reed born 1937, reggae guy Lee “Scratch” Perry born 1936; I own music by both. Silly me – I’ve been trying to find feature films on DVD … Continue reading

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5.1 Audio on DVD’s – Part 1

3-15-12          5.1 Audio on DVD’s Soulman Sylvester (Sly) Stone born 1944, guitarist Ry Cooder born 1947; I own music by both (close call). Since getting a 5.1 DVD set-up last year, I have been in search of discs with 5.1 … Continue reading

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David Bowie – “Station to Station” (5.1)

1-25-12          David Bowie – “Station to Station” (5.1) Singer / Songwriter Antonio Carlos Jobim born 1927, Singer Etta James born 1938; I own music by both. Disc o’ the day:  David Bowie – “Station to Station” CD / DVD boxed … Continue reading

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