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7 hours ago, GoatmasterGeneral said:

Which Martin Logans do you have? Gonna guess probably not the $99,999.00 Neoliths, maybe some ElectroMotions?

 

https://www.martinlogan.com/en/category/our-speakers

....no, not quite....I have a pair of Motion 20's .....they're paired to my A&K 500N....I've got like 2.5-3 terabytes of FLAC loaded in there....it sounds great but the room is not really set up for optimal listening....

 

....I did think about getting those Electro Motions....but I have some 20 year old Dahlquists that still sound better than most speakers out today, outside of spending crazy money....

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10 hours ago, BMB said:

Black Kirin - Nanking Massacre 

This is pretty fucking good Black Metal Billy. But I have to admit I find it so confusing when I look at their M-A page to see that all the album tiltes are in Chinese characters without having any of the English titles in parenthesis or anything. After some trial and error clicking I managed to figure out which release is Nanking Massacre, but I still havent figured out which one is Gengzi.

I gather this is like a Chinese historical metal opera or something, wish I knew what the details of the album's story were. What struck me first when I Googled Nanking Massacre is that I never realized that the Japanese were in an all out war with China at the same time they were in an all out war with us in WWII in the Pacific. So the Chinese were our allies fighting against Japan just 5 years before they bacame our enemies by backing North Korea in the subsequent global conflict.

From Wikipedia: "The Nanjing Massacre or the Rape of Nanjing was an episode of mass murder and mass rape committed by Imperial Japanese troops against the residents of Nanjing (Nanking), at that time the capital of China, during the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937–1945)."

BLACK KIRIN (黑麒麟) - Nanking Massacre (金陵祭)

 

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3 hours ago, GoatmasterGeneral said:

This is pretty fucking good Black Metal Billy. But I have to admit I find it so confusing when I look at their M-A page to see that all the album tiltes are in Chinese characters without having any of the English titles in parenthesis or anything. After some trial and error clicking I managed to figure out which release is Nanking Massacre, but I still havent figured out which one is Gengzi.

I gather this is like a Chinese historical metal opera or something, wish I knew what the details of the album's story were. What struck me first when I Googled Nanking Massacre is that I never realized that the Japanese were in an all out war with China at the same time they were in an all out war with us in WWII in the Pacific. So the Chinese were our allies fighting against Japan just 5 years before they bacame our enemies by backing North Korea in the subsequent global conflict.

From Wikipedia: "The Nanjing Massacre or the Rape of Nanjing was an episode of mass murder and mass rape committed by Imperial Japanese troops against the residents of Nanjing (Nanking), at that time the capital of China, during the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937–1945)."

BLACK KIRIN (黑麒麟) - Nanking Massacre (金陵祭)

 


This might help to decipher which album/EP is which. If you liked Nanking Massacre you might enjoy their first album National Trauma.
 

箫韶 Xiao Shao features fully acoustic, instrumental tracks from their first album National Trauma / 哀郢. It’s a modern take of traditional Chinese folk.
 

庚子 Gengzi is their latest EP (released to help fund their next album) and is similar vein to 箫韶 Xiao Shao but with added vocals.

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3 hours ago, MacabreEternal said:

Nattverd - Vandring

Imperium Dekadenz - Dämmerung der Szenarien

New Nattverd was quite the surprise, much better than their last I thought. I'm deffo digging it although I would hesitate to call it flawless or anything like that. 

Haven't gotten to the new Imperium Dekadenz yet even as I've enjoyed some of their previous stuff quite a bit. Maybe today is the day.

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