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Only minimal sympathetic equalisation was applied to the transfer to keep everything as pure as possible. Although the technical team at Abbey Road are more than capable of modifying some spare Dolby A cards for half-speed use, to do so would require an intimate knowledge of the expansion circuit in the card which has never been made available outside of the Dolby Company. Was still nice to try, even if 50% of the times I’ve queued for RSD I’ve gotten unlucky (this year and 2018, in 2019 and 2021 I managed to get the Doctor Who releases).
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Even if these problems could be overcome the master tapes for this album were encoded with Dolby A noise reduction.The HMV team have pressed limited edition vinyl of timeless records to celebrate the vital impact albums like Solid Air have had on all of us.
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This is a very joyful album offering the perfect balance between introspection and party or that slightly melancholic feeling of indian summer. Today is National Album Day and what better way to celebrate the significantly influential format than with John Martyn’s Solid Air.By reducing the speed by a factor of two the recording stylus has twice as long to carve the intricate groove into the master lacquer. Yes, any problems with the tape can be treated far more accurately digitally than they could be by using traditional analogue techniques.
Air Vinyl – Juno
Adventurous, dynamic, with a rare depth and power, the album demonstrated John’s slurred vocal style, reaching the state where it became fully integrated into the overall sound as an improvisational instrument used for it’s colors of tone, something John has always aimed for. Recorded at the Sound Techniques Studio in Chelsea during 1972, John Martyn’s seminal album Solid Air was released in February 1973. stars out of 5 - "It includes Martyn's sweetest pop song, 'May You Never,' a lullaby in which optimism triumphs over every possible cause of the blues.The main instrumentation is comprised of soft 70’s vintage even at the time in 1998 Italian synthesizers, keyboards and slowly timed percussion.