Favorite headphone LPs

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newriverrat
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Favorite headphone LPs

Post by newriverrat » 02 Jul 2019 09:33

Some vinyl was made for headphones. List a couple of favorites.

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Re: Favorite headphone LPs

Post by Airfix27ra » 04 Jul 2019 19:51

Gong, Shamal. Santana, Abbraxis. King Gizzard, Fishing for Fishies.
All are great through headphones, although my absolute favourite of the three is the Gong record.

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Re: Favorite headphone LPs

Post by bernard1 » 04 Jul 2019 21:04

The Gong record, there is more than one Gong record, which one do you have in mind?

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Re: Favorite headphone LPs

Post by Airfix27ra » 04 Jul 2019 21:05

bernard1 wrote:
04 Jul 2019 21:04
The Gong record, there is more than one Gong record, which one do you have in mind?
Shamal

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Re: Favorite headphone LPs

Post by newriverrat » 05 Jul 2019 09:55

Airfix27ra wrote:
04 Jul 2019 19:51
Gong, Shamal.
I'll give this a listen latter. I previewed on youtube, seems interesting.

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Re: Favorite headphone LPs

Post by Airfix27ra » 05 Jul 2019 11:48

newriverrat wrote:
05 Jul 2019 09:55
Airfix27ra wrote:
04 Jul 2019 19:51
Gong, Shamal.
I'll give this a listen latter. I previewed on youtube, seems interesting.
Hi Newriverrat.
Yeah man, hope you enjoy it. There is a lot of (IMPO) quite intricate music going on.
I was really blown away first time I heard it, still am. It was the second track first side (Chandra)
that did it for me.
Have fun.

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Re: Favorite headphone LPs

Post by VinyldechezPierre » 15 Jul 2019 19:28

newriverrat wrote:
02 Jul 2019 09:33
Some vinyl was made for headphones.
Never heard of a record made for headphones but it could become a thing considering that, today, that is probably the main way of listening to music...

The reason I say that is that I once met a recording engineer who checked his mixes on a car radio. His thinking was that most people listen to music while in their cars. Hard to disagree with that. At the time anyway.

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Re: Favorite headphone LPs

Post by JoeE SP9 » 15 Jul 2019 19:55

All binaural recordings are made for headphones. I have the Stereo Review Binaural Demonstration record along with a couple of others. They all sound sort of strange over loudspeakers. Using headphones they sound startlingly real.

For years the standard for ordinary home and car listeners has been the Auratone. They are single driver speakers that many studios still use for final mixing of rock/pop releases. IMO they sound bad. Not awful, just bad. However, they have a pretty good midrange.

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Re: Favorite headphone LPs

Post by kingpin1935 » 16 Jul 2019 11:44

Tubular Bells,Mike Oldfield since my wife can`t stand it!!

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Re: Favorite headphone LPs

Post by VinyldechezPierre » 16 Jul 2019 13:12

JoeE SP9 wrote:
15 Jul 2019 19:55
All binaural recordings...
Had heard the term but didn't know what it meant, so I had to go look it up. :D

It doesn't sound very interesting except for those who listen mostly on headphones...

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Re: Favorite headphone LPs

Post by newriverrat » 16 Jul 2019 22:57

VinyldechezPierre wrote:
15 Jul 2019 19:28
Never heard of a record made for headphones
Literally, not figuratively.

I recently listened (headphones) to my old copy of "Who's Next" and it sonically blew me away. Slight nuances and production values had new life. Engineering values are great.

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Re: Favorite headphone LPs

Post by Rob3000 » 18 Jul 2019 23:57

Daft Punk-Random Access Memories
Bill Withers - Live at Carnegie Hall
Brian Eno - Music for Airports (half-speed mastered)
Peter Frampton - Frampton Comes Alive

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