Dire Straits – How Good Are the Robert Ludwig Pressings?

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The best domestic pressings we heard, the ones cut by Robert Ludwig at Masterdisk, were simply not competitive with any of the early British LPs.

The evidence is pretty clear that the master tapes stayed in England and that only the British pressings are made from them.

If you’ve played as many records as we have, it’s not hard to recognize dubby sound when you hear it.


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