Polk Audio shares some of its favorite demo tracks.
Yello | Fat Cry
Cantate Domino | Christmas Song
Cantus | She Moved Through the Fair
Mahotella Queens | Nomshloshazana
Lyle Lovett | Church
Johnny Clegg | Akanaki Nokunaka
John Butler Trio | Bound to Ramble
Kevin Gilbert | Goodness Gracious
Mighty Sam McClain | Too Proud
Shawn Mullins | Ballad of Billie Jo McKay
  
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Yello | Fat Cry

The opening to this cut is very recessed and almost muffled with a good bass line then not quite 20 seconds in is like someone pulls a veil away and not only does the music become clear & detailed it also expands in size with bass that just says bet you didn’t know I could go this low.

The voices that come in after this are good and catchy but you just want to go back to the beginning to see if you really heard that.

I find this cut to be a very good test of a loudspeakers ability to show off what everyone is always looking for big, powerful, deep bass along with being accurate.  After the first time one has heard this cut, every time thereafter you are waiting, timing the moment that the veil is pulled away and the power of that bass note that arrives with, oh yeah.

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