I went to a ‘listening party” at a local high end audio retailer. People were invited to bring a record, have it professionally cleaned, and played back on as many as three different systems ranging from about $3,000 to over six figures for the complete system.
I brought my Hot Stamper of Clear Spot by Captain Beefheart that I got from you.
I know. That’s like cheating, right?
As usual, the record blew all listeners away.
I had one person tell me that, while the style of music wasn’t his cup of tea, it sounded so compelling he wanted more.
So I put on my Nautilus SuperDiscs (Listen To The Difference) pressing of The Cars Candy-O.
Sounds okay. But this is supposed to be a “SuperDisc”. Okay does not cut it.
So I put on my Better Records A+++ copy of the same title. Voila! The sound became magical.
Maybe some Nautilus pressings are very good? Maybe my copy is a lemon?
Thanks, again, for making my stereo perform at its best!
FURTHER READING on the subject of Half-Speed Mastering
People have been known to ask us:
At the very least let us send you a Hot Stamper pressing — of any album you choose — that can show you what is wrong with your copy. And if for some reason you disagree that our record sounds better than yours, we will happily give you all your money back and wish you the best.
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