GENRE : JAZZ-POP / ENGLISH LABEL : MCA / JVC (VICTOR) JAPAN 12” 33 1/3 RPM VINYL RECORD / LP CONDITION : (SLEEVE / VINYL) NM- / NM LP PRESSED IN JAPAN CAME WITH JAPANESE / ENGLISH INSERT
This is a rare Japanese version and LP manufactured by JVC Japan. One of the best sounding version around.
Long argued as one of the (if not THE) best rock recording ever and a permanent fixture on many a demo system in the late 70’s and 80’s, Aja was the culmination of everything Donald Fagen and Walter Becker aspired to accomplish in their storied careers. It was the first album certified platinum (eventually selling more than 5 million copies in the U.S.) by the then-new RIAA sales tracking system. It made Steely Dan super stars. It contained three ubiquitous U.S. top 40 singles, “Peg”, “Josie” and “Deacon Blues,”--though each of the seven tracks are wonderful. The tight arrangements, inspired playing by the West Coast’s best session players, and countless lyrical and musical hooks (“Drink Scotch whiskey all night long, and die behind the wheel”, “Done up in blue print blue, it sure looks good on you”) were immediately accessible yet completely cut off any personal connection to the listener.
And then there’s the “sound.” Deservedly winning the 1978 Grammy Award for non-classical engineering, Roger “The Immortal” Nichols was helped by a who’s-who of the top audio guys in the industry: Bill Schnee, Al Schmitt and Elliot Scheiner (who personally approved our tests for this project). The meticulous recording is almost fetishistic in its attention to detail. Every note of even the densest tracks can be clearly heard, with every instrument perfectly placed. Those looking for a Vanguard Records immediacy and liveliness can look elsewhere; this is a record where even the studio becomes not only part of the process, but an instrument itself. I’ve always argued that great recordings are empty, vacuous things without music worth listening to, so it’s a great thing that AJA is the very pinnacle of both. One of Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Best Albums Ever. Winner of the 1978 Grammy Award for Best Engineered Recording!
"If you were an audiophile in the 70s, you owned Aja." - Rolling Stone, 2001
"The pinnacle of jazz-pop studio perfection..." - 5 Stars - Zagat Survey
"For me, [Aja] is the most perfect thing I ever heard in my life - it is a religion" - Gareth Jones, Producer/Engineer
NO SPLIT, NO WRITING AND NO STRICKER ON SLEEVE.
Optional Pos Laju cost at RM7 only.
Item will be delivery by using dedicated sturdy hard LP box.
1. Spirit Bird Greets The Dawn 2. Legends Of The Canyon Dwellers 3. Dawn Boy Meets Medicine Woman 4. Drums Of The Canyon People 5. Starmaker's Rhythm 6. Dancer's Robe 7. Mesa Dancers 8. Morning Of The World 9. Corn Maiden's Ritual 10. Wind Spirits
Asking For: RM 35.00 (Like New, Made In USA)
The World Of Drums and Percussion
1. Palms For Lester - Bozzio, Terry 2. Transition - Gurtu, Trilok 3. Across The Bridge - Wackerman, Chad 4. I'll Never Forget - Chaffee, Gary 5. Para - Humair, Daniel 6. Other Tune - Gurtu, Trilok 7. Lincoln Logs - Shrieve, Michael 8. Dream Toon - Repercussion Unit 9. All Souls Day - Nauseef, Mark 10. Nideggen Uthan - Bergamo, John 11. Pan Eros - Velez, Glen 12. Tabuh Pengawit: Gending Truntungan - Gamelan Jegog Werdi Sentana 13. Gending Langiang - Muni, Sekehe Gender Bharata 14. P'U Sal - SamulNori
Asking For: RM35.00 (Made In U.K., Used)
Contact: Mr. Tan: 017-710 8236, firstname.lastname@example.org
I have a used Spendor S20 speaker for sale. This is a bigger brother of LS3/5A, same voicing with more bass.
Built of 12mm and 18 mm MDF Board, the enclosure is braced between the LF and HF panel sections. Internal panels are also visco elastically damped by a dense layer of bituminous card firmly. High section 19mm Scanspeak speaker and low section 175mm Spendor in house speaker. It is a true free space miniature in the mould of LS3/5A and will deliver a well balanced sound, with very good bass extension for the size. Coloration was low and the overall response uniformity’s such that it constitutes an accurate reference for balancing. In dynamic capacity it comes midway between the 3/5A and the SP2-2. In fact the S20 sounds a little more refined and smoother in the bass than the latter. The S20 performed well on classical program.
The above I did not say it but I took it from HiFi News & Record Review, August 1991
Age of item: 7 Year approx
Dimension: 38 X 22 X 27.5
Condition: 7/10 (Not sure how to rate however see yourself to appreciate)
Weight: Solid & heavy
Sensitivity: 83 dB/W
Contact Info: Chin 012 3186808
Note: I have attached a blue ribbon to the bottom part of grille to facilitate easy removal for periodic inspection. What Spendor guys are thinking? We do not have kung fu magnetic hands to remove the grille. Prying out with screwdriver is NO-No.
Selling DIY M7i with premium components (Auricap, Kiwame, Step volume controller, Jensen, etc) with aluminium casing. The preamp is completely silent. Included are 2 pair of JJ 12AX7 and 1 JJ 12AU7 tubes. This preamp has been upgraded to use 12AU7 to give sweeter sound. Price: RM1,500. Contact 012-3317405. Location PJ area.
Additional Upgrade: Added a pair of extra output with high quality RCA plugs
Selling World Audio Design Paralel Single Ended 5881 Tube Power amplifier. Package including 1) 4 Svetlana Wing C 6L6GC tubes (on amp) 2) 4 Ei 6L6GC Tubes (spare) 3) 4 Sovtek 6L6GC Tubes (spare) 4) 4 JJ 6L6GC Tubes (spare) 5) A pair of 12AX7 Amperex Tube (on amp) 6) A pair of 6922 Electro Harmonix Tubes (on amp)
Additional info Added extra binding post for 4 ohm speaker.