What are your favorite test tracks?

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Re: What are your favorite test tracks?

Postby daniellee » 24 Sep 2019, 13:46

I didn't know about Jennifer Warnes so this is an incredible find. 'Path Down Deep' on a similar collection (The Hunter) is about as low as anything I know.

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Re: What are your favorite test tracks?

Postby dkrugman » 20 Nov 2019, 06:59

I have a playlist on Spotify. Of course I use their "Very High" quality setting, 320kbit/s. I've been demoing $50k+ speakers (Wilson, Magico, Focal, Alsyvox). I haven't done a head-to-head between Spotify and the "audiophile" services yet, but what I've heard using Spotify is excellent.

I only use music I love. My whole list, currently 143 songs, is here: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1WoNn ... MDHBGZHHpA

A few of my essentials are:

Dreams - 2004 Remaster - Fleetwood Mac - Rumours (Super Deluxe)
St. James Infirmary (Gambler's Blues) - Louis Armstrong - Satchmo Plays King Oliver
Pipeline - Bill Frisell - Guitar in the Space Age
Hallelujah - Jeff Buckley - Grace
Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here
Avalon - Remastered - Roxy Music - Avalon
Bird on a Wire - Jennifer Warnes - Famous Blue Raincoat: 20th Anniversary Edition (Digitally Remastered)
Come Together - 2019 Mix - The Beatles - Abbey Road (Super Deluxe Edition)
Fly Me To The Moon (In Other Words) - Frank Sinatra Count Basie - It Might As Well Be Swing
Flight of the Cosmic Hippo - Béla Fleck and the Flecktones - Greatest Hits Of The 20th Century
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Re: What are your favorite test tracks?

Postby LancerMiG » 30 Nov 2019, 16:51

It may sound stupid, but I like to use Battlefield 1942's intro music, it really has a nice range, although it was difficult to find a quality recording.
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Re: What are your favorite test tracks?

Postby shikhar13 » 22 Feb 2022, 08:14

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My favorite track is by Canadian singer
Ride It - Single
Song by Alan Sampson and Jay Sean
Released Year 2008
this song is reached up to 20th ranked in UK single chart this time was amazing 120 rupees every penny worth it to buy this album even this time also this song is very popular many more song of jay Sean also popular you can checkout
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Re: What are your favorite test tracks?

Postby orchardaudio » 13 Mar 2022, 14:16

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