HARVEY THOMAS YOUNG
Highways Of Gold
Austin's Harvey Thomas Youngwonderfully charismatic songs framed by the warm wail of Junior Bown's pedal steel guitar. Two Blood, Sweat & Tears bandmates, Lou Marini and Larry Willis, wonderfully enhance Harvey's authentic, colorful narratives with in-the-pocket arrangements of his country ballads and barnstormers. Michael Fremer recommends: "Unequal parts jazzy urban sophistication, country, Tex-Mex border dust, and some fifties rock...Take a chance and I don't think you'll be disappointed."
MODDED CYRUS CD8SE2
Cyrus CD players offer exceptional sound quality, especially for music lovers whose collections are not restricted to audiophile-quality recordings. Thee CD8SE2 has a wonderful ability to extract an astonishing level of detail from less-than-perfect commercial recordings—and without the annoying edginess that usually accompanies great detail resolution. Even the most unremarkable, poorly miked, overly compressed CDs in our collection sound surprisingly more musical and three-dimensional when played through our modded CD8...