October 29, 2019

TR Mahalingam: Carnatic Instrumental [HTC 8090] a cassette recorded in 1971 and manufactured in 1990 in India

TR "Mali" Mahalingam is no stranger to this blog. This will be the fourth album which I have shared so far by this fantastic carnatic flutist.

Transfer: Nakamichi ZX-9 cassette deck, refurbished to "better than new" state by Willi Hermann
Pre-amplification: Vintage refurbished Pioneer SX-780.
Recorder: Sony PCM-M10 at 24bit/96kHz resolution
Software: Audacity and xAct.
Monitoring: Focal Spirit One headphones


24bit, 96kHz FLAC files (903 MB)
highest resolution files I am capable of producing
after decoding to WAV files, these can be burned to CDR
highest quality mp3 files possible 

video of a concert by "mali" in Chennai in 1971 (audio only):


  1. Thank you so much! I've been looking for this LP but it's always way out of my price range when I see it on eBay or discogs.

  2. Thx a lot for this Mali recording!

  3. Bro
    Thanks a million for all the wonderful and rare treasure you share with us:), so many are rare and Gold worth. A kind request if you come across any album of Swami Dattatreya Rama Rao, please do share with us. Keep up your good work, cheers:)

  4. This is amazing, one of my favourite things I have heard all year, thank you so much for posting : )