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    • Yes, I also like the finish. And just as jw, wish I were closer also.

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    • It is a rare artist that has such a depth and range of talent. What a song. Almost as good as the Dead Kennedy's Too Drunk To F***.
    • Well, I'm reasonably sure that as long as it sells more albums, they really don't care what is done with them.  In fact, I'd hazard a guess that they might actually like people to do that, especially with albums that were recorded ~45 years ago if it helps sales.  I know that the unmastered tracks in this album really sound outstanding.   I'm still planning to create YouTube video(s) of "How To" in the near future to shorten the learning curve for others. All the tools you need are freeware and all you need is a laptop or desktop computer (PC, Mac, Linux, etc.) with something like an HDMI or USB output port for highest fidelity, and a preamp/processor/DAC with HDMI or USB input - and a well set up sound system (two channel) in a treated acoustic listening space. No money is needed beyond that--just personal time practicing and listening.    I suppose that persistence pays off in unmastering...I now feel that I've "hit a groove" in my ability to resurrect damaged music tracks.  I've also learned a great deal by unmastering the thousands of music tracks that I have, and have some understanding of the technical and artistic difficulties that musicians suffer in the creation of music albums and mixing them.   I also continue have the lowest regard possible for record company A&R executives and their decisionmaking which bleeds over into industry mastering practices that continue to crank out louder and even louder albums that no one I know is asking the record companies to make.  I feel this is not only harmful of sales but it also perpetuates itself like a failed or otherwise flawed human subculture.  If the record industry would only release "audiophile versions" that essentially consist of only the mixdown tracks, unaltered at no extra cost, I believe that there would be a strong resurgence of audio lovers among Gen-Xers and Millennials like Baby-Boomers were in the 1970s-80s.  The difference in sound quality just doing the entry-level unmastering is sometimes jaw-dropping, IMO.   The last I heard, Ms. Mitchell was not in good health and a legal guardian had to be appointed for her.  This is very sad since I believe that she has been suffering from post-polio syndrome among other longer-standing mental health issues (Morgellons syndrome) and a brain aneurism.  I believe that it was polio that led her to her singing and composition, and the loss of hand/arm muscle strength that also led to the multitudes of guitar tunings that she uses on her music performances.  The best thing we can collectively do is to keep buying her albums or even better, sending small donations directly, bypassing the record companies.    Chris
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