Alice Di Micele - Lucky Dogs

Alice DiMicele's new album Lucky Dogs features her incredible band which includes Jeff Pevar on guitar, mandolin, lap steel, dobro and ukulele, Damian Erskine on Bass, Russ Kleiner on Drums, Mikey Stevens on Trumpet and Flugelhorn, and Duke Davis on Saxophones. Mixing folk, funk, and rock, this energetic release features fifteen original songs including a remake of her classic tune "It's A Miracle" from the 1989 release of the same name.

Much like her eleven previous releases, sentiments of peace, love, and justice are abundant. Overall, the sound quality is extremely good, yet from an audiophile perspective is weak in dynamic punch while the soundstage lacks depth, exemplified by placing the horns close without letting them breathe. Setting these knit-picks aside, the fidelity is very good with rich detail and vibrance. For fans of folk rock, listeners won't be disappointed, rather they will find themselves singing along to these well-crafted tunes. This is exactly the kind of release that is sure to make one feel happy and joyous to be alive.

Released May 20, 2011.

 

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Wesley is a lifelong music enthusiast. He started his career in the recording industry in New York City as an audio engineer, producer, and studio manager. Subsequently he toured across America as a guitarist with the short-lived band Land's Crossing. After many years in the technology sector and amassing a substantial vinyl and CD collection, he delved into immersive audio and created Hi-Res Edition to share with other listeners about the sound quality and discrete mixes available on many formats. He recently upgraded his system to 5.1.4 Dolby Atmos and continues to seek out and share about the best sounding releases.

 

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