No, am not complaining about the sonics (yet to critically listen) but the 50th Anniversary Edition of Electric Ladyland started out as a bit of a cash-grab (again!) by the usual suspects. Another version, a new vinyl edition, lots of ‘extras’, most of which were not actually too new or interesting to many people, packaged in a box that required you to buy the lot for a princely sum. It started out on pre-order at north of $100 but I suspect sales were a bit softer than the protagonists imagined, with Amazon routinely chopping the price.… Read the full article
Sco’ kept the set up simple, played straight into a Fender amp (with perspex screen ) and let his fingers do the work. Man, can he play. Nice boots too! Keyboard player Gerard Clayton was a revelation to me, simply amazing chops that complemented the music perfectly.… Read the full article
The man himself, Siegfried Linkwitz, together with his wife, engaged attendees with the sort of ‘yes we know, it might look odd but just listen’ expression of folks who could see much of the high-end audio industry for what it was.
Yes, I vowed to make a pair myself, spoke with owners of his multi-amped top design and generally smiled to myself at the quality on offer.… Read the full article