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Valerie Joyce and Marco de Carvalho at CAS 2014

Blue Coast Records is pleased to announce the release of 3 free DSD downloads recorded live to DSD at the California Audio Show on August 15, 16, and 17 2014. Wonderful performances from Valerie Joyce, Marco de Carvalho and Gregory James can he auditioned and downloaded in DSD. The audience had a chance to hear the live performances versus the immediate playback on the Sony SS-AR1 speakers. We especially thank Sony for getting a very large room and sponsoring us for this event. Follow the 'read more' and you'll find the links.

We have a Special Edition UFO DSD DAC in Blue. So portable, it fits in your hand and is USB powered. Works with files from mp3 to Double DSD or DSD128. Also plays FLAC and WAV/AIFF. LEDs under the large volume know light up for the different formats. See the complete list of features and easy setup guide here.... http://bluecoastrecords.com/ufo-dsd-dac

All-Star Jam Blue Coast Records

What happens when you put 6 of your favorite artists in a studio, who have never met before and all they have in common is knowing the producer? Blue Coast All-Star Jam! It's a amazing what you can do in a day with great musicians. A "Must Hear" is Adele's Rolling in the Deep. http://bluecoastrecords.com/store/various-artists/all-star-jam

Valerie Joyce Blue Coast Records

Blue Coast Records was thrilled to have Valerie Joyce back in the studio with Marco De Carvalho, the fabulous Brazilian guitarist. The music was recorded direct to the Sonoma DSD recording system with live performances in the studio and at the California Audio Show in front of a lively crowd of audiophiles. Music lovers can't get enough of Valerie's silky voice. These recordings won't disappoint. Click here to listen to the music samples. http://bluecoastrecords.com/store/valerie-joyce/special-event-25

Tony Furtado Special Event 22

Tony Furtado stopped by our studios for a "live in the studio" recording session. Tony is also a two time national banjo champ and shows off a little solo banjo here also. http://bluecoastrecords.com/store/tony-furtado/special-event-22

Blue Coast Music

We are thrilled to announce the creation of Blue Coast Music, the company that will oversee Blue Coast Records, Downloads NOW!, DSD-Guide and distribute recordings for other DSD labels that include IsoMike, San Francisco Symphony, ACT Music and other labels. Currently Blue Coast Music has thousands of songs in DSD or High Resolution Audio and expects to triple that number in 2014.

Picnic Table at OTR Studios

First live video from OTR Studios featuring Blue Coast Recording Artists. On Friday November 29, 2013, beginning at 3pm till 7pm, we'll be presenting a live recording session (we hope). This is the first time and we thought you'd enjoy following our progress. Where to see the live cast will be coming soon. Check back here for more details. .

Cookie at the board for NPR Sessions

Cookie Marenco, founder of Blue Coast Records, is interviewed for NPR Morning Edition. Join the lively conversation at NPR. Laura Sydell does a terrific job simplifying digital audio and high resolution formats.

http://sanfranciscosymphony.downloadsnow.net/mahler-symphony-no-2

A few months ago our sister site, Downloads NOW! released DSD downloads of the Mahler No 1 recorded by the San Francisco Symphony. Although we typically reserve Blue Coast Records for music solely recorded by us, we felt this recording was of the quality we WISHED we had been the ones to record it. :) We are very proud of this recording.

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"Kiss In A Shadow" is the latest solo piano release by Art Lande that follows the critically acclaimed "While She Sleeps". "Read More" details to get a 20% rebate for purchase before March 31, 2013.

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Most of the time we hear Dayan Kai paired up with Keith Greeninger for Blue Coast Recordings. As Dayan prepares to move to Hawaii, Blue Coast Records brought him back into the studio to record. These first 5 solo songs were so exceptional, we couldn't wait to release them as a Special Event!
http://bluecoastrecords.com/store/dayan-kai/special-event-15-november-2012

Valerie Joyce joined Cookie Marenco and Patrick O'Connor in the Sony AR room at RMAF to hear her latest recordings played back as DSD audio for the first time.  The smile on her face told it all. 

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Cookie Marenco and Patrick O'Connor from Blue Coast Records will be attending Rocky Mountain Audiofest Oct 12-14 and looking forward to meeting the music lovers and manufacturers supporting Super R

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Our musicians are hand chosen by Grammy-Nominated producer, Cookie Marenco, who produced for Windham Hill during the "Golden Years". Marenco founded Blue Coast Records....

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