• Stockfisch Records „Trust Your Ears“
USB Flash Drive
For our demonstration, we selected a large mechanical 16” cylinder music box and an analog magnetic reel-to-reel tape. Both sources were able to be recorded identically and without losses five times. Stockfisch publishes these 10 audio files on an USB flash drive. The user will be able to play the files directly from the drive by plugging it into an appropriate Digital-Audio-Player. Or the soundfiles can be transferred to a system fitted with an audiophile HiRes-Software-Player.Details SFR 357.3003.0 (25,50 EUR+deliv.)
• Allan Taylor - There Was a Time
SACD/CD (5.1 + Stereo)
Allan together with a symphony orchestra! Günter Pauler hired the "Göttinger Symphonie Orchester" with their agile conductor Christoph-Mathias Mueller; the Italian arranger Valter Sivilotti and Allan Taylor joined the recordings in Göttingen, and a very successful session was performed. Available from May 2016 as Multichannel-SACD-Hybrid!Details SFR 357.9015.2 (25,- EUR+deliv)
• Andreas Rohde – "Analog Pearls Vol.2"
ANDREAS ROHDE visited our Northeim studio in 1983. It was impossible not to notice his admiration for LEO KOTTKE.
We have documented the state of our previous analog studio technology in numerous photographs in the booklet. For the second volume of “Analog Pearls”, we played the two-track master tape on the same TELEFUNKEN M15A that Andreas Rohde’s recordings from 1983 were mixed on. Then, our MEITNER 1-bit DSD-Converter managed the leap into the digital age. Thus you can hear a native 1-bit DSD Layer on the SACD.Details SFR 357.4802.2 (17,50 EUR+deliv)
• La Folia Barockorchester – "Violin Concertos"
SACD/CD (4.0 + Stereo)
A perfect location (Dresdener Palais im Großen Garten), an experienced recording team with mastermind Günter Pauler, state-of-the-art recording equipment - and a courageous, professional baroque music ensemble. Another great recording on Stockfisch.
On this SUPER-AUDIO-CD you will also hear the Violin Concerto in C Major by G.A.Brescianello, which is recorded here for the very first time. DSD-4.0-/DSD-Stereo-/CD-Audio-Layer + MAKINGOF-data partition.Details SFR 357.4086.2 (17,50 EUR+deliv)
• The Stockfisch DMM-CD/SACD
The second DMM-CD/SACD released 2016. 12 tracks selected from recent Stockfisch repertoire, at first cut into copper-master and immediately digitized with 1bit-DSD HiTech equipment. Incl. a 60page booklet containing a well illustrated documentation about the DMM-CD/SACD.
"Stockfisch Records (under the innovative direction of Gunter Pauler) continues to operate on the cutting edge of technology. Their technological advances enhance the acoustic sensitivity of the performers without altering their essence. The DMM-CD/SACD format captures the pure tonal quality of vinyl without the various “noise” distractions. The digital transfer expands the vibrancy of the voices and instruments. I heard no pops, ticks or surface noise and the fidelity was truly excellent. Hopefully there will be other recordings that utilize this process." —Robbie Gerson, Audiophile Audition, Jan 19, 2014Details SFR 357.5902.2 (25,- EUR+deliv.)
• Closer To The Music Vol.5
SACD/CD (5.1 + Stereo)
Just as it’s four predecessors did, the compilation „closer to the music Vol.5 “ provides an aural overview of the latest and the forthcoming Stockfisch productions - this time for 2015. More than 79 minutes of unusual recordings and fascinating music.
A very special part of this compilation are tracks 17 to 19, not just because they come from the the so-called “classical music” genre, but also because of the sound-technical aspect. We present to you in addition their multichannel versions, among them one GRAMMY nominated title from the SACD with the Chinese soprano Son Zuying.Details SFR 357.4015.2 (17,50 EUR+deliv)
• The Spirit of GAMBO – Orlando Gibbons "The Silver Swan"
SACD/CD (4.0 + Stereo)
This SUPER-AUDIO-CD brings to you the first recording of the complete "Set of Madrigals und Mottets" by Orlando Gibbons from 1612, feat. two soprano singers and violas da gamba: DSD-4.0-/DSD-Stereo-/CD-Audio-Layer.
The internationally recognized "The Spirit of Gambo" brings a world of forgotten sounds into life again. The exquisite tonal quality, the balance between instruments, and the richness of musical content captivate any listener, giving them the feeling of being directly transported back in time and leaving them deeply rewarded.Details SFR 357.4061.2 (17,50 EUR+deliv.)
• Martin Kolbe - Blue Moment
Stockfisch Records owns a well organized tape-archive containing all tape-master from the analog era of Stockfisch. Martin Kolbe was really excited by the idea to rerelease his solo albums "Blue Moment" - so we started the remastering of the original tape-master from 1977.
Martin Kolbe says: "Thanks to the excellent sound equipment and the careful production by Günter Pauler I can listen to these old recordings still in good conscience - here you just listen to the state of my musical development at that time, no ifs and buts."Details SFR 357.1021.2 (15,50 EUR+deliv.)
• Waylon Jennings – "Analog Pearls Vol.1"
Stockfisch-Records is releasing a new series called 'Analog Pearls' with the artist Waylon Jennings.
These old analogue recordings were chosen because of the fantastic sound. For the new series Günter Pauler is looking in archives and is searching for grantors of a license. Before releasing as "Analog Pearls" the tracks have been carefully remastered at Stockfisch-Records.Details SFR 357.4801.2 (17,50 EUR+deliv.)
• Song Zuying - Epics Of Love
SACD/CD (5.1 + Stereo)
An Anthology of Ancient Chinese Poetry.
Renowned Chinese ethnic vocalist Song Zuying, accompanied by conductor Yu Long and China Philharmonic Orchestra, performs an anthology of ancient Chinese poems that spans over 2,500 years of time.
"Epics Of Love" is mastered in multi-channel hybrid SACD, with a 5.1 surround mix that captures the breathtaking acoustic ambience. A 60-page book was the format of choice for the rich collection of original Chinese poems, English translations, literature synopses, studio & sessions photos, and many more.
This SACD is nomineed for the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards 2015 as "Best Surround Sound Album".Details SFR 357.9014.2 (25,- EUR+deliv)
• The Stockfisch DMM-CD/SACD
More and more music lovers are discovering the unique sound of a vinyl record. We have thought about whether it is possible just to make the sound creation factors of a vinyl record audible.
With our new sophisticated process, a new digital recording media has emerged retaining the original sound of a Vinyl-LP but without the unwanted side effects. The DMM-CD/SACD gives you the direct sound of the DMM Copper cut - without having to go through the stages of pressing a record.Details SFR 357.5900.2 (25,- EUR+deliv)
• Closer To The Music Vol.4
There were so many positive and even enthusiastic feedbacks on our „closer to the music“ compilations volume 1 to 3, that we decided to release Vol.4 in 2011.
And again this 4th compilation offers both a selection from current releases and presentations of artists and albums that will be released by Stockfisch Records in the next months. closer to the music Vol.4 offers more than 73 minutes of musical highlights to get in first touch with Stockfisch artists as well as sound and/or just for enjoyable listening.Details SFR 357.4011.2 (17,50 EUR+deliv.)
• AYA - Authentic Audio Check
The AYA - “Are you Authentic“ is an association whose members are dedicated to the aim of providing an authentic musical experience in cars.
Together with Stockfisch Records they developed this SACD, with which the sound of (car-)hi-fi systems can be critically judged, and which therefore allows the most objective possible comparison of different systems. These tracks – some newly mixed, others specially recorded for this SACD – were selected to optimize sound systems if necessary.Details SFR 357.9011.2 (17,50 EUR+deliv.)
• Michael Schlierf - Clouds and Silver Linings
SACD/CD (5.1 + Stereo)
As an enthusiastic aficionado of instrumental music Michael Schlierf lets the music do the talking.
This can be felt in the music of his compositions - that language that begins where words start to fail. Stockfisch-Records releases an elaborately produced SACD album with 14 of his pieces arranged for a bunch of intruments: besides the piano there are playing string quartet, oboe, cor anglais, flute, clarinet, harp, but also saxophone, guitar, dobro, bass and drums …Details SFR 357.4070.2 (17,50 EUR+deliv.)
• Allan Taylor - Songs for the Road
SACD-Maxi/CD Enhanced (Stereo)
During the HIGHEND exposition in Munich Allan Taylor happened to get to know Dieter Burmester, head of Burmester Audiosystems.
Dieter told him about the sound system that he had designed for the new Porsche Panamera. It was then that Allan told Dieter his story of why he had bought a Porsche and that he had written a song about the true story behind. For this reason Stockfisch recorded together with Dieter Burmester and Allan a five track MAXI containing also the song "A Promise and a Porsche".Details SFR 357.9010.2 (8,00 EUR+deliv.)
• Beoga - Live at Stockfisch Studio
Stockfisch releases another album from their LIVE AT STOCKFISCH STUDIO series - this time an Irish band had visited Northeim: "Beoga".
Beoga (Irish word for ‘lively’) have become one of the most popular and influential ensembles in modern Irish music. “Riveting... the best traditional band to emerge from Ireland this century,” Wall Street Journal.Details SFR 357.4053.2 (17,50 EUR+deliv.)
• Beoga - Live at Stockfisch Studio LP
The Beoga Studio-Session is also available as audiophile 180g-Vinyl-LP cutted with Stockfisch´s inhouse Direct-Metal-Mastering cutting lathe.Details SFR 357.8053.1 (25,50 EUR+deliv.)
• Sebastian Sternal Trio - Paris
A new jazz trio recording on Stockfisch: Pianist Sebastian Sternal,
who 2007 moved for a year to Paris in order to study at the Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de danse, wrote pieces for this album as a tribute to this city. Together with Sebastian Klose (b), and Axel Pape (perc), the trio introduces a special guest from Paris: Anne-Marie Jean. With her versatile voice, she, as a Frenchwoman, lends a special authenticity to this city portrait.Details SFR 357.4068.2 (17,50 EUR+deliv.)
• Sebastian Sternal Trio - Paris LP
Stockfisch-Records releases Sebastian Sternal Trio Live-in-Studio-Session also as audiophile 180g-Vinyl-LP cutted with Stockfisch´s inhouse Direct-Metal-Mastering cutting lathe.Details SFR 357.8068.1 (25,50 EUR+deliv.)
• Paul O´Brien & Uli Kringler Trio
180g-Vinyl 12inch - 4 tracks
Special HIGH END 2010 release:
Stockfisch Records not only had brought the Canadian singer/songwriter Paul O'Brien to Munich, but also an exclusive new Vinyl: 12 inch • 45 upm • 180g pressing, including four songs with Paul O´Brien accompanied by the Uli Kringler Trio! Recorded live at Stockfisch Studio, Northeim, Germany, September 29, 2009 - during the concert tour of Paul O´Brien & Uli Kringler Trio – no edits, no overdubs!Details SFR 357.8010.1 (13,50 EUR+deliv.)
• Allan Taylor - The Endless Highway
+ blu-ray video + DVD (2ch)
Stockfisch´s first documentary film "The Endless Highway":
We filmed at various locations which had been important in the artist´s life of Allan Taylor: Brighton, London, Brussels, Amsterdam, Paris, concerts, recordings … . Allan about this film: "What we aimed to do was to make a film about a travelling troubadour, how he gets his ideas for songs, how he writes songs, how he plays the concerts and how he travels from city to city."
"The Endless Highway" is released as 2disc set (blu-rayDisc HDV quality (1080i NTSC) + Standard DVD)
• Eugene Ruffolo & V.A. - Even Santa Gets The Blues
Stockfisch´s first Christmas album!
Some stalwarts of Stockfisch records to this noble end have gathered around Eugene Ruffolo; white beards and scarlet coats they wear – but watch out for their guitars! And finally they achieved the impossible task of creating a Christmas SACD sounding like no other.Details SFR 357.4066.2 (17,50 EUR+deliv.)
• Blue Chamber Quartet - children´s songs
SACD/CD (5.1 + Stereo)
After their "first impressions" Blue Chamber Quartet (vibraphone, piano, harp, double bass) has recorded the complete set of 20 "Children´s Songs" by Chick Corea.
BCQ´s vibraphonist Thomas Schindl, percussionist for the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, arranged Corea´s musical miniatures for his quartet. Again music "that deliberately blurred distinctions between classical and jazz."Details SFR 357.4067.2 (17,50 EUR+deliv.)
• Allan Taylor - Live in Belgium
+ blu-ray video + DVD (5.0 sound)
"Live in Belgium" as 2disc set (blu-rayDisc + Standard DVD). In stunning HDV quality (1080i NTSC) with Stereo- and 5.0 sound.
Allan Taylor about this film: „It was Günter Pauler from Stockfisch-Records who suggested that, as the concert in Hoeilaart (near Brussels) was to be filmed, I should choose the songs that charted my career of a life on the road. This meant going back to some of the older songs I had not played for some time, but in the hour or so before the concert I found time to run through the texts, the melodies and the chords of these songs that illustrated my journey."Details SFR 357.7062.2 (27,50 EUR+deliv.)
• Closer To The Music Vol.3
The third compilation from the critically acclaimed „closer to the music“ series.
You will listen to recent recordings of known artists like Sara K., Allan Taylor, Eugene Ruffolo and David Munyon , but also to new Stockfisch-discoveries like Dennis Kolen (NL), Paul O´Brien (CDN), BEOGA (IRL), Carl & Parissa (AUS), Beo Brockhausen (D) and some more - 18 tracks with a total playing time about 76 min.Details SFR 357.4009.2 (17,50 EUR+deliv.)
• Sara K. - Made In The Shade BD
pure audio blu-ray (2ch + 5.1)
In addition to the SACD-release Sara K. "made in the shade" Stockfisch-Records features the brandnew pure audio blu-ray disc.
This format has been designed to offer two ways of operation, either with or without a TV screen: you can either navigate the on-screen pop-up menu or simply use the dedicated buttons of your blu-ray player remote control. The numeric keys directly access the corresponding track number and the desired audio stream can be selected by the coloured keys on your remote. In high resolution audio-quality: 24bit/96 kHz Stereo + 5.1-Surround + 5.1 DTS HD master audio.Details SFR 357.7052.2 (17,50 EUR+deliv.)
• SENNHEISER HD800 SACD-DE
Sennheiser Germany also had the idea to feature a reference SACD for their brandnew reference headphone HD800. For that purpose Sennheiser selected their favourite tracks from the Stockfisch repertoire:
So, two different 5track-SACDs had been released - as Sennheiser claims: "Hear the difference!": 1 Beo Brockhausen: Wolkenmeer - 5:16 - 2 Chris Jones: No Sanctuary Here - 3:44 - 3 Sara K.: When I Didn´t Care - 4:15 - 4 Steve Strauss: Closer - 4:15 - 5 The Bassface Swing Trio: I Love Paris - 4:41.Details SFR 357.9801.2 (8,00 EUR+deliv.)
• SENNHEISER HD800 SACD
Sennheiser Asia had the idea to feature a reference SACD for their brandnew reference headphone HD800. For that purpose they selected their favourite tracks from the Stockfisch repertoire: "for the optimal Sennheiser HD800 experience."
Content: 1 Steve Strauss: Mr.Bones - 2 Sara K.: Stars - 3 Sara K.: Turned My Upside Down - 4 Sara K. & Chris Jones: Stop Those Bells - LIVE - 5 Christian Willisohn: Caruso.Details SFR 357.9800.2 (8,00 EUR+deliv.)
• EASCA competition evaluation disc
A very special compilation selected from the Stockfisch repertoire by the EASCA (European Auto Sound Association).
Containing well known Stockfisch tracks, but supplemented by adding helpful test signals for installing, checking and evaluating car-hifis or home stereo equipment.Details SFR 357.9009.2 (15,50 EUR+deliv.)
• The Paperboys - live at Stockfisch Studio
The Paperboys are a folk music band from Vancouver. They have been playing together since 1991 and some of their recordings were honored with folk music awards.
When they play, you can hear the sound of tin whistle, violin and bodhrán, this is Celtic folk music, bluegrass, Mexican music and country music, at times with a hint of music from eastern Europe and Africa. The Paperboys perform live in the studio - and it is plain to hear they are having a lot of fun doing this.Details SFR 357.4054.2 (17,50 EUR+deliv.)
• The Paperboys - live at Stockfisch Studio LP
Stockfisch-Records releases The Paperboys´ Live-in-Studio-Session also as audiophile 180g-Vinyl-LP cutted with Stockfisch´s inhouse Direct-Metal-Mastering cutting lathe.Details SFR 357.8054.1 (25,50 EUR+deliv.)
• the bassface swing trio - Tribute to Cole Porter - Collector's Set
DSD-to-Disc 180g LP + SACD
The Bassface Swing Trio again, this time featuring singer Barbara Bürkle, performing a fine selection of Cole Porter jazz tunes. The musicians played two sets of four pieces - "live", there were no edits or digital tricks involved. The Stockfisch sound engineers mixed the sound of seven microphones in an analog mixer to a stereo sum. The mix was then passed through the highest grade DSD 1-bit converter.
This performance is released in three different formats: for collectors of audiophile specials as DSD 2.8224 MHz-TO-DISC Vinyl 180g LP + SACD Hybrid-bundle - limited to 500 pcs., numbered and signed by Günter Pauler.Details SFR 357.9056.1 LP & SACD (80,- EUR+deliv.)
• the bassface swing trio - Tribute to Cole Porter SACD
… for the friends of swing music w/o turntable as SACD Hybrid: DSD-Stereo/CD-Audio.Details SFR 357.4056.2 SACD (17,50 EUR+deliv.)
• the bassface swing trio - Tribute to Cole Porter LP
… for all aficionados of vinyl as DSD 2.8224 MHz-TO-DISC Vinyl 180g LP.Details SFR 357.8056.1 (25,50 EUR+deliv.)
• Gergely Bogányi - Frédéric Chopin: 21 Nocturnes
Stockfisch-Records´ good connections to the classical music scene in Hungary yield another sounding fruit: Gergely Bogányi, one of the best Hungarian pianists of these days.
He was so affected by the recent piano-recordings from Northeim, that he decided spontaneously, to record all of the 21 Nocturnes by Frédéric Chopin within a few hours - amazing! This impressive recording is released as Double-SACD-Hybrid.Details SFR 357.4051.2-2 (25,- EUR+deliv.)
• Patrick O'Byrne - Maurice Ravel: Miroirs …
Patrick O’Byrne, who was born in Ireland and grew up in New Zealand, enjoys an excellent reputation among experts. On this SACD he plays piano music from Ravel.
Impressionist sound painting to enjoy and savour … the quiet dreaminess of La Vallée des cloches – pianistic virtuosity to the highest degree, of which the Alborada del gracioso and Ondine or Scarbo from Gaspard de la nuit are very fine examples.Details SFR 357.4049.2 (17,50 EUR+deliv.)
• Péter Tóth - Franz Liszt: Sinistre …
SACD/CD (5.1 + Stereo)
Another DIRECT-CUT-SUPER-AUDIO-CD from Stockfisch documentating the second session of the CREAR recordings.
Stockfisch is releasing Franz Liszt´s late works written for piano? Why certainly: one of the most promising music talents in Hungary, an extraordinary recording location in Scotland and Günter Pauler´s DSD Direct Cut technique - that´s it!Details SFR 357.4049.2 (21,50 EUR+deliv.)
• Christian Willisohn - Hold On
SACD/CD (5.1 + Stereo)
Stockfisch-Records releases the second DIRECT-CUT-SUPER-AUDIO-CD: a SACD Hybrid incl. DSD-5.1-/DSD-Stereo-/CD-Audio-Layer.
Christian Willisohn, pianist and singer from Munich, goes back to the roots of the blues, taking his listeners on a trip from the basics to the myriad facets of the music.Details SFR 357.4038.2 (21,50 EUR+deliv.)
• Blue Chamber Quartet - first impressions
SACD/CD (5.1 + Stereo)
Vibraphone, piano, harp and double bass …
… create a sound far beyond the formal strictness of classical music and the improvisation characteristic of jazz. It goes full circle from quiet moments of contemplation to rhythmically driving, minimalist musical patterns. A sound impression covering Sergei Prokofiev as well as Astor Piazzolla and Chick Corea. 4 extraordinary soloists with a really breathtaking performance!Details SFR 357.4046.2 (17,50 EUR+deliv.)
• the bassface swing trio - plays Gershwin Direct-to-Disc LP
Direct-to-Disc LP + SACD
Direct-to-Disc: that implies musicians playing the duration of one vinyl side without mistakes during the lathe is cutting the DMM copper at the same time. Live - no subsequent corrections, no edits!.
This vinyl record is released as limited edition (2000 LPs), signed and numbered by hand. It comes with a SACD incl. a CD-hybrid-layer. This is the exciting opportunity to compare three formats originating from the same analog source and transferred unaltered into two digital formats.Details SFR 357.8045.1 LP & SACD (80,- EUR+deliv.)
• the bassface swing trio - plays Gershwin SACD
The vinyl-edition is going to get out of print and a reprint of direct-to-disc vinyl is strictly unacceptable. According to our opinion this wonderfully swinging piano-trio highlight should be available in the future anyway. Besides there were many requests from aficionados, who do not possess turntables, but would like to get this SACD. Therefore Stockfisch Records releases the bassface swing trio recording as a separate Hybrid-SACD.Details SFR 357.4045.2 SACD (17,50 EUR+deliv.)
• Closer To The Music Vol.2
Stockfisch released its first SACD sampler two years ago.
Since then the label has recorded and published many new Stockfisch productions – well known artists of the singer/songwriter scene as well as so called “insider tips”. Listen to 15 new tracks (70 min) on this Hybrid-SACD feat. among others: Sara K., Steve Strauss, Eugene Ruffolo, Mike Silver, David Munyon …Details SFR 357.4006.2 (17,50 EUR+deliv.)
• The Spirit of Gambo - The Galaxy Recordings
SACD/CD (5.0 + Stereo)
The internationally acclaimed ensemble "The Spirit of Gambo" from the Netherlands performed Dutch 17th century music for viola da gamba:
For this DIRECT-CUT-SUPER-AUDIO-CD, we chose a specialised room with defined room acoustics and an extreme isolation: The large concert hall of the GALAXY studios in Mol, Belgium.Details SFR 357.4042.2 (21,50 EUR+deliv.)
• Closer To The Music Vol.1
The first sampler released by Stockfisch-Records with a collection of 17 tracks. Although taken from different CD productions, these titles reveal a close relationship to sound and interpretation.
On this SACD-Hybrid (DSD-Stereo + CD-Layer): Sara K., Allan Taylor, David Munyon, Mike Silver, Paul Stephenson, David Roth, Chris Jones … and others!Details SFR 357.4006.2 (17,50 EUR+deliv.)
• The Tiptons - surrounded by horns
SACD/CD (5.1 + Stereo)
The first SACD released by Stockfisch presents special features - both technical and musical: the DIRECT CUT SUPER AUDIO CD.
A genuine DSD-live-recording "surrounded by horns". The tiptons, five female saxophone- and percussion-virtuosos from the USA, proved to be perfect partners for a direct cut! • Sorry, out of print!Details SFR 357.4034.2 (17,50 EUR+deliv.)