Frank Sinatra / September of My Years – Another Rhino Mediocrity

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Sonic Grade: C-

The originals are better and not that hard to find. 

Skip the orange label reissues. We’ve never heard a good one.

Rhino Records has really made a mockery of the analog medium. Rhino bills their releases as pressed on “180 gram High Performance Vinyl.”

However, if they are using performance to refer to sound quality, we have found the performance of their vinyl to be quite low, lower than the average copy one might stumble upon in the used record bins.

The CD versions of most of the LP titles they released early on are far better sounding than the lifeless, flat, pinched, so-called audiophile pressings they did starting around 2000.


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