Archives par tags: Jazz

Ortofon SPU ? Should they be rebuilt back to original standards or « upgraded » into something new ?

Ortofon SPU cartridges have maintained there production through years. There must be a reason to that. Is it only about the historical aspect ? Certainly not, but it is also true that the earliest Ortofon SPU-A and SPU-G are most desirable, most sought after because of there particular sound. These cartridges are rather robust and […]

What about a potentially 100% jazz record in vinyl ? Do not worry there is only one French guy on it.

I just discovered this Kisckstarter project : Jérôme Sabbagh limited edition vinyl album of the Turn and I thought that I should share it with you. These are the opening words of Jérôme : « Last year, I recorded The Turn, my third album with my longtime jazz quartet featuring Ben Monder, Joe Martin and Ted […]

Come On Die Young seems to be lasting longer than what the Young Team had in mind…

  We all have some fond memories, some teenage dreams. Mine were partly Scottish : something about the monster of the Loch Ness mixed with heavy malted odors of brewery and distillery during school trips when we were only allowed to drink glasses of concentrated orange juice that would feel as bad in my stomach […]