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  • #76
    This is a really good song for female vocals and no its not Adele lol > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_aVFVveJNs

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    • #77
      Song / Artist / Album

      Body and Soul - Indigo - Home Audiophile: Jazz Moments, Vol. 1
      Rain Forest - Caribbean Jazz Project - New Horizons
      Sacala Bailar - Spanish Harlem Orchesta - United We Swing

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      • #78
        A couple more I recently came across...

        This has probably been mentioned before but it's a track we played at CES that I really liked.

        Chris Jones "Long After You're Gone"

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11Zc...df5-fQ&index=1

        Infected Mushroom "Flamingo"

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o_bp...df5-fQ&index=2
        Your results may vary.

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        • #79
          Originally posted by mattp View Post
          A couple more I recently came across...This has probably been mentioned before but it's a track we played at CES that I really liked.

          Chris Jones "Long After You're Gone"
          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11Zc...df5-fQ&index=1

          Infected Mushroom "Flamingo"
          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o_bp...df5-fQ&index=2
          ​Thanks Matt, the Chris Jones song is among one of my favorites now. Here's a couple from a group that seems to be up and coming, Kaleo. Although the first song isn't new it will be featured in the "Logan" movie coming out next month. They like to record live in unusual places but it's cool. Most of these videos have about a 1 minute or so intro before the song starts.

          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WIU5NN1Q0g
          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gpG9QRV9gTk
          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oCi0RHLrauU
          My "No-Name" CC Speaker
          Kerry's "Silverbacks"
          Ben's Synchaeta's for Mom
          The Archers
          Rick's "db" Desktop CBT Arrays
          The Gandalf's

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          • #80
            Originally posted by Kevin K. View Post

            ​Thanks Matt, the Chris Jones song is among one of my favorites now. Here's a couple from a group that seems to be up and coming, Kaleo. Although the first song isn't new it will be featured in the "Logan" movie coming out next month. They like to record live in unusual places but it's cool. Most of these videos have about a 1 minute or so intro before the song starts.

            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WIU5NN1Q0g
            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gpG9QRV9gTk
            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oCi0RHLrauU
            I really like this group. unique sound, in a good way.
            craigk

            " Voicing is often the term used for band aids to cover for initial design/planning errors " - Pallas

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            • #81
              Originally posted by Kevin K. View Post

              ​Thanks Matt, the Chris Jones song is among one of my favorites now. Here's a couple from a group that seems to be up and coming, Kaleo. Although the first song isn't new it will be featured in the "Logan" movie coming out next month. They like to record live in unusual places but it's cool. Most of these videos have about a 1 minute or so intro before the song starts.

              https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WIU5NN1Q0g
              https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gpG9QRV9gTk
              https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oCi0RHLrauU

              Thanks for sharing this Kevin! We went to Iceland last year and really enjoyed our trip. We went to the lake where that video was filmed on the iceberg. Iceland has an incredible music scene and I wish we had a chance to spend some more time in Reykjavik checking out some of the great music venues. It is a really amazing place in so many ways - I can't wait to go back!
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              • #82
                For me in no specific order and this is a few only but I like these to evaluate speakers...

                Natalie Merchant - I may know the word.
                https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YEShvraPc6U

                Bela Fleck - Flight of the cosmic hippo
                https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ryC4DP33YE

                ​Daft punk - Instant crush
                https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5uQMwRMHcs

                Elsiane - Mend
                https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4m70sdq1Rnk

                Hadouk Trio - Suave corridor
                https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zM5xPgsqPNI

                Infected Mushroom - Elation Station
                https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j-Rs0PHUwpk

                ​Deadmau5 - Right this second
                https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HV9CF5VL5Bg

                Malia Boris Blank - Embraceable moon
                https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5fFHuuuX3vk

                Philip glass - religeion
                https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-XpTn-g2eEE

                ​Michael Murray - Back - Toccata and Fugue in D minor
                https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2scurIsSM3A

                ​Amandine Beyer - Vivaldi - Four Seasons
                https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8N0eWe1G0s

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                • #83
                  For vocals:

                  Nina Simone - My Man's Gone Now
                  Rebecca Pigeon - Spanish Harlem
                  Stevie Nicks - Bella Donna

                  Instruments and overall 'fidelity':

                  Steely Dan - Aja
                  Miguel de Bastide - Mori Sonando (flamenco)
                  Cincinnati Pops - El Cid: Fanfare and Entry of Nobles
                  Coltrane - Blue Train

                  Groove/Chill Factor

                  Grateful Dead - Friend of the Devil
                  Rush - Tom Sawyer
                  Anita Baker - Sweet Love

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                  • #84
                    If you're looking for some really great female vocals, electronic/instrumental, and a good bass line check out Marian Hill.

                    In particular:

                    - Down off of the Act One album
                    - One Time off of the Sway album
                    - Lips off of the Sway album
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                    • #85
                      Originally posted by jwjarch View Post
                      If you're looking for some really great female vocals, electronic/instrumental, and a good bass line check out Marian Hill.

                      In particular:

                      - Down off of the Act One album
                      - One Time off of the Sway album
                      - Lips off of the Sway album
                      Can't agree more!

                      Javad
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                      Javad Shadzi
                      Bay Area, CA

                      2-Channel Stereo system in the works with Adcom components and 4-way towers

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                      • #86
                        Jackson Browne - Lives in the balance
                         

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                        • #87
                          Not a 'test track' as such, but the new 50th Anniversary Sergeant Pepper's...has marvellous sound which will certainly test the quality of your speakers. The drums and bass are mixed a bit higher, but the clarity of the new mix by Giles Martin (George Martin's son) is a real surprise. Penny Land and Strawberry fields have been added to an extra disc, also in new mixes.

                          What an album!

                          Geoff

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                          • #88
                            Artist: Dominic Miller
                            Album: Fourth Wall
                            Track: London Paris Cardiff

                            Interesting track with some occasional interesting bass.



                            Also, for demoing speakers and having some fun, I like:

                            Artist: Martin Garrix
                            Track: Animals.

                            This track starts off with about 10-20 seconds of compressed crap that will make the greatest speakers in the world sound like a clock radio. You can nod your head in excitement to whomever you're demoing your system to, as if you think this clock-radio sound is fantastic. And before you know it, the bass is there and if you have things loud enough and if the listener isn't familiar with this track, you may startle them a little.

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                            • #89
                              Also, for demoing speakers and having some fun, I like: Artist: Martin Garrix Track: Animals. This track starts off with about 10-20 seconds of compressed crap that will make the greatest speakers in the world sound like a clock radio. You can nod your head in excitement to whomever you're demoing your system to, as if you think this clock-radio sound is fantastic. And before you know it, the bass is there and if you have things loud enough and if the listener isn't familiar with this track, you may startle them a little.
                              Agreed great track! Just picked this up, wow! Extremely dynamic and challenging, big speakers love this: Javad
                              --
                              Javad Shadzi
                              Bay Area, CA

                              2-Channel Stereo system in the works with Adcom components and 4-way towers

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                              • #90
                                I do not understand why Spotify does not have the entire Telarc catalog.

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