Often one has to go back and listen to the recording twice or more to find out if it resonates or not. As they say, first impressions can be misleading. I try to go back and listen more to something I'm not sure about, I try to get beyond responding to fly-by-night gut reactions (which I think can be very superficial)...
Contrasts and Connections in Music
"When reason and instinct are reconciled, there will be no higher appeal" - Rameau.
Avatar image: The Laundress by Honoré Daumier, 1860's.