Author: Nelson Brill

FIRST SOUND PRESENCE DELUXE 4.0 MKII PREAMPLIFIER WITH PARAMOUNT UPGRADE

August 30, 2004

FIRST SOUND PRESENCE DELUXE 4.0 MKII PREAMPLIFIER WITH PARAMOUNT UPGRADE Golden Heart Nelson Brill  August 2004 In his reference book, The Complete Guide to High End Audio, Robert Harley states that the preamplifier represents the “Grand [Read More]

ODETTA – BLUES EVERYWHERE I GO

July 11, 2004

ODETTA – BLUES EVERYWHERE I GO [M.C. RECORDS MC0038] ”A mouthful of glory” Nelson Brill July 2004              “If only one could be sure that every 50 years a voice and a soul like Odetta’s would come [Read More]

PNF Audio Symphony Speaker Cable and ICON Audio Interconnect Cable

May 11, 2004

PNF Audio Symphony Speaker Cable and ICON Audio Interconnect Cable Lush Life Nelson Brill                                                                                   May 2004 Romeo, Where Art Thou? This audiophile’s search for affordable speaker and interconnect cable has taken him from the smoky [Read More]

DABOA “FROM THE GEKKO”

May 9, 2004

DABOA “FROM THE GEKKO” [Third Wave, trecd 115] Gamelon Anyone? Nelson Brill May 2004         Where to begin with this audiophile gem? First, it defies all rigid categorization, blending soaring and liquid vocals with a heady mix [Read More]

HE 2004 Nelson

May 4, 2004

               Home Entertainment 2004                                          Nelson Brill A Veritable Sonic Smorgasbord To you, my audiophile companions, I begin my show report from HE 2004 with an apology: I suffer from a common ailment known as [Read More]

GINGER BAKER AND THE DJQ20 WITH JAMES CARTER-”COWARD OF THE COUNTY”

February 1, 2004

GINGER BAKER AND THE DJQ20 WITH JAMES CARTER-”COWARD OF THE COUNTY” Hipster’s Heaven                                                                                                                           Nelson Brill February 2004 Take note all audiophiles who love a challenging sonic and musical adventure mining the essence of jazz, [Read More]

River Cable FLEXYGY 6 Loudspeaker Cable and Starflex Subwoofer Cable

January 19, 2004

River Cable FLEXYGY 6 Loudspeaker Cable and Starflex Subwoofer Cable Rollin on the River Nelson Brill January 2004 Specifications:FLEXYGY Loudspeaker Cable: Flat Topology 6 x 16 AWG in parallel with hyper fine stranded 4 Sigma laminar [Read More]

THE PERSUASIONS SING THE BEATLES

December 9, 2003

THE PERSUASIONS SING THE BEATLES ”Still ain’t got no band” Nelson Brill December 2003 A Zimbabwe Proverb: “If you walk you can dance. If you talk you can sing!” And sing they do! The masters [Read More]

LOU REED, “PERFECT NIGHT: LIVE IN LONDON.”

November 12, 2003

LOU REED, “PERFECT NIGHT: LIVE IN LONDON.” NEW SENSATIONS Nelson Brill November 2003 “ … And then I discovered that I could plug straight into one of my amps and that was the sound I [Read More]

ANTONIO VIVALDI,

October 30, 2003

ANTONIO VIVALDI, “LE QUATTRO STAGIONI, THE FOUR SEASONS,”  THE ENGLISH CONCERT WITH SIMON STAGE AND TREVOR PINNOCK  [ARCHIV PRODUKTION, POLYDOR INTERNATIONAL, CD-400045-2 1982]     CREATING FLESH FROM BONE: Nelson Brill October 30, 2003 Here in New England, [Read More]

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