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  • #91
    The Band Up on Cripple Creek, from 'The Band':

    Sam Brown, Box from 'Box':

    Great bass and drum sounds on these tracks, well recorded, and hard to reproduce well. Box has a combination of bass drum and bass which will really test your woofer's Xmax. Plus it's a great song anyway from a much under-rated singer/songwriter.



    • #92
      Another Day of Sun from the La La Land (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).

      Pretty incredible dynamics, I think Emma Stone's soft vocals are actually a plus here.

      FWIW, this track is the exact opposite of girl+guitar type stuff.


      • #93
        Two male vocal songs that I like:

        Johnny Cash - Hurt

        Disturbed - Sound of Silence Cover.


        • #94
          I had a disc I'd use whenever auditioning anything. Not entirely sure of the reasons for each track now as it must be circa 25 yrs old but after being away from my audio for a while I'll be revisiting it soon.

          Blue Aeroplanes - My Hurricane
          Manic Street Preachers - Australia
          Texas - Tired of Being Alone
          Robert Cray - That's What I'll do
          Hawkwind - World of Tiers
          Crash Test Dummies - How Does A Duck Know?
          Alanis Morissette - Right Through You
          Joe Satriani - Summer Song
          Jan Akkerman - Pietons
          Living Colour - Love Rears it's Ugly Head
          Pink Floyd - Money
          Joan Armatrading - Me Myself I
          Bread - Guitar Man
          Red Hot Chilli Peppers - Under The Bridge
          REM - Drive
          Jamiroquai - Cosmic Girl
          Dire Straits - Southbound Again
          Tracey Chapman - Material World


          • #95
            Milky Chance: Stolen Dance

            Very interesting phase effects in this one.

            Your results may vary.


            • #96
              Just to add: a German friend of mine gave me a link with very High audio resolution files, useful for serious 2CH/MultiCH testing: