The Wall hardly needs any introduction, but we can still take a summary presentation for late arrivals among the music listeners. The album The Wall was one of Pink Floyd's Three gratest releases of all times, along with Dark Side of the Moon and Wish You Were Here. Some would like to claim that it even surpasses "Dark Side", at least if one take into account the Wall's importance as a political and socially critical element.
Kristian Ferenc Sylthe is a young, talented cellist. Here is his debut as a guest writer with a record review at Audiophile.no, and we hope to bring more articles from his keyboard at later occations each. Read his review of Truls Mørk's performance of Shostakovich's Cello Concerts.
The Dirty Callahans have published two CDs before. This time they have chosen to release an LP, and I have listened to Never Get Ahead.
The Norwegian-Swedish band We Float are about to release their debut album Silence. It comes both as LP and digital download, and I've listened to the digital version.
For many years I have tried to collect old pressings of magnificent recordings. I have thought that the old pressings were better than those who came later, simply because they are created by master tapes that were far fresher when they were new, than what they have been gradually. But, here's a frightening experience for us who have collected on the old ones for many years .. About original pressings.