Monthly Archives: March 2014

Lost Classics — Carpenters: A Song For You

There has been a lot of good and bad said about the brother/sister duo Carpenters, but if there were any one album I would recommend that anyone get as their most representative work, I would choose A Song For You.  This … Continue reading

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Lost Classics, Rediscovered

As part of my media server project, I’m securely ripping a good portion of my CD collection all over again, and combining it with the previously ripped and downloaded files.  In the process, I’m going through my entire collection, one … Continue reading

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Media server project

I am currently using a Seagate Central as a temporary network drive.  I had a WD My Book Live die on me, and it took me over a week to pull off not quite 2TB of data using the DiskInternals … Continue reading

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HDCD ripping tip

The Oppo BDP-105 does not currently play ripped HDCD files “decoded” so therefore, I have to make do with a workaround.  Thankfully I own few HDCD titles, so this is not very time consuming at all to convert them into … Continue reading

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Pro-Ject Xtension 10 setup and first impressions

It’s been ages since I took delivery of a new turntable; then again, I’ve never had anything this advanced.  One should be a bit impressed when a 50kg crate shows up at the side door.  I felt like I was … Continue reading

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