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DJ Icey: The Funky Breaks

DJ Icey: The Funky Breaks

I first had the pleasure of hearing this cd in the car install garages of Sensuous Sounds, Inc. a few months ago and then borrowed it from a friend a few weeks after that. The compilation's style is somewhere between house and techno rythyms, which seems to be the forte of DJ Icey.

I first had the pleasure of hearing this cd in the car install garages of Sensuous Sounds, Inc. a few months ago and then borrowed it from a friend a few weeks after that. The compilation's style is

— December 07, 2006 21:50 in DVD-A, SACD and CD Music Reviews

George Benson - That's Right CD Review

George Benson - That's Right CD Review

Last weekend I visited the local used CD store to see if I could spice up my music collection without it costing an arm or a leg. I spent about an hour looking through a few thousand CD's in anticipation of finding a few winners. What I found was disappointment, that is until I stumbled upon a used copy of George Benson's "That's Right" CD.

Last weekend I visited the local used CD store to see if I could spice up my music collection without it costing an arm or a leg. I spent about an hour looking through a few thousand CD's in

— December 07, 2006 21:50 in DVD-A, SACD and CD Music Reviews

Dire Straits: Brothers in Arms

Dire Straits: Brothers in Arms

This CD was recorded in 1985 and soon became a classic thereafter. It was one if the first CD's which was mastered from a digital source as opposed to being recopied from an original analog source. While this CD may be almost 15 years old, it still stands the test of time with respect to audio fidelity and pure listening enjoyment.

This CD was recorded in 1985 and soon became a classic thereafter. It was one if the first CD's which was mastered from a digital source as opposed to being recopied from an original analog source.

— December 07, 2006 21:50 in DVD-A, SACD and CD Music Reviews

John Scofield & Pat Metheny: I Can See Your House From Here

John Scofield & Pat Metheny: I Can See Your House From Here

Two legendary jazz guitarist's John Scofield & Pat Metheny teamed up in 1994 to produce this masterpiece. John's style of playing guitar is much different from Pats, but when you team them up, they go together like bread and butter. John's traditional sense of style combined with Pats more melodic style of playing compliment each other with the end result being a very jazzy progressive sound not commonly found in jazz music these days.

Two legendary jazz guitarist's John Scofield & Pat Metheny teamed up in 1994 to produce this masterpiece. John's style of playing guitar is much different from Pats, but when you team them up, they

— December 07, 2006 21:50 in DVD-A, SACD and CD Music Reviews

Lee Ritenour: Collection

Lee Ritenour: Collection

Lee Ritenour is most noted for his unique playing style as one of the lead guitarists for the legendary jazz/rock/pop band of the 70's Steely Dan. He has since than embarked on a highly successful solo career spanning nearly 3 decades.

Lee Ritenour is most noted for his unique playing style as one of the lead guitarists for the legendary jazz/rock/pop band of the 70's Steely Dan. He has since than embarked on a highly successful

— December 07, 2006 21:50 in DVD-A, SACD and CD Music Reviews

Pink Floyd: Pulse Review

Pink Floyd: Pulse Review

When my best friend introduced me to this CD about 1 year after its' release, I was in heaven. To say the CD is a work of art in the musical sense is an understatement. If you enjoyed the original "Dark Side", I don't see how you could be disappointed with this release.

When my best friend introduced me to this CD about 1 year after its' release, I was in heaven. To say the CD is a work of art in the musical sense is an understatement. If you enjoyed the original

— December 07, 2006 21:50 in DVD-A, SACD and CD Music Reviews

Sade: Best of Sade Review

Sade: Best of Sade Review

Released in 1994, Sade's "Best of Sade" CD carries an Epic record label. This CD is a compilation of Sade's best music spanning the past decade and a half. Sade's music is a fusion between jazz and pop rock, ensuring a large and loyal listener base.

Released in 1994, Sade's "Best of Sade" CD carries an Epic record label. This CD is a compilation of Sade's best music spanning the past decade and a half. Sade's music is a fusion between jazz and

— December 07, 2006 21:50 in DVD-A, SACD and CD Music Reviews

Special EFX: Collection

Special EFX: Collection

Track List 1. Uptown East 2. Jamaica, Jamaica 3. Daybreak 4. Summer's End 5.…

Track List 1. Uptown East 2. Jamaica, Jamaica 3. Daybreak 4. Summer's End 5.…

— December 07, 2006 21:50 in DVD-A, SACD and CD Music Reviews

Jimmy Buffett Music by Latitude

Jimmy Buffett Music by Latitude

Latitude is humorously self-described as "just two people trying to be a band." A local group here in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina specializing in Jimmy Buffet music, Island Rock and Beach Music, Tom & Michelle Becker play their flavor of Jimmy Buffett-style island music all over the Grand Strand (and around the country for that matter.)

Latitude is humorously self-described as "just two people trying to be a band." A local group here in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina specializing in Jimmy Buffet music, Island Rock and Beach Music,

— December 07, 2006 21:50 in DVD-A, SACD and CD Music Reviews

George Michael: Ladies and Gentlemen Review

George Michael: Ladies and Gentlemen Review

This is a double box CD set containing a compilation of George Michael's greatest hits spanning over a decade (1984 to 1998). It contains 14 songs per CD for a grand total of 28 songs !!!

This is a double box CD set containing a compilation of George Michael's greatest hits spanning over a decade (1984 to 1998). It contains 14 songs per CD for a grand total of 28 songs !!!

— December 07, 2006 21:50 in DVD-A, SACD and CD Music Reviews

Marillion: This Strange Engine

Marillion: This Strange Engine

Marillion is a British Progressive Rock band that started out in the mid 70's and has evolved to the excellent band it is today. Steve Hogarth has been the lead singer since the late 80's and has transformed Marillion into a new modern sound which combined progressive rock with a touch of pop to appeal to the masses.

Marillion is a British Progressive Rock band that started out in the mid 70's and has evolved to the excellent band it is today. Steve Hogarth has been the lead singer since the late 80's and has

— December 07, 2006 21:50 in DVD-A, SACD and CD Music Reviews

The King is Dead, Long Live The King

The King is Dead, Long Live The King

Contrary to Don McLean's sentiments, it was on August 16, 1977 that the music died. It did not pass in a tragic plane crash with Richie Valens, the Big Bopper and Buddy Holly, but in a Memphis bathroom. The myth of Elvis may have superseded the man, but his startling musical accomplishments live on in the hearts of millions of music lovers.

Contrary to Don McLean's sentiments, it was on August 16, 1977 that the music died. It did not pass in a tragic plane crash with Richie Valens, the Big Bopper and Buddy Holly, but in a Memphis

— December 07, 2006 21:50 in DVD-A, SACD and CD Music Reviews

Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of the War of the Worlds

Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of the War of the Worlds

Sitting in the Reference System 2 (which was in transition from the old 1266-LSE speakers to the new RBH Sound CinemaSITE speakers - not installed at the time, doh!), Clint sticks in a disc and says, "Take a listen, this is so cool." Suddenly, I'm assaulted by this retro 70's disco electronic stuff.

Sitting in the Reference System 2 (which was in transition from the old 1266-LSE speakers to the new RBH Sound CinemaSITE speakers - not installed at the time, doh!), Clint sticks in a disc and

— December 07, 2006 21:50 in DVD-A, SACD and CD Music Reviews

Dave Matthews Band - Stand Up (DualDisc)

Dave Matthews Band - Stand Up (DualDisc)

Once, many moons ago, someone once said to me that there was music that, regardless of audience, would please all. The Dave Matthews Band (DMB) is just such a band. Like just about everyone I know, I've heard a few tracks (usually off the radio), have experienced various levels of attraction and repulsion to the music, and own (or have heard) an album or two which I am hot and cold on (love some tracks, hate others).

Once, many moons ago, someone once said to me that there was music that, regardless of audience, would please all. The Dave Matthews Band (DMB) is just such a band. Like just about everyone I

— December 07, 2006 21:50 in DVD-A, SACD and CD Music Reviews