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The album review has been updated with two interesting editions the MQA CD and Tidal streaming.We find punctually editions in CD MQA format for music albums, this is the opportunity to compare this format which is encoded with MQA to fit on a CD with the other editions including Tidal, which is also in MQAContinue reading “Patricia Barber – Clique Review updated with CD MQA and Tidal”
After Fearless (Taylor’s Version), Red (Taylor’s Version), released on November 12, 2021, is Taylor Swift’s second re-recorded album on Republic Records. The re-recordings are motivated by the sale of his original label Big Machine Label Group, including all his recordings. We will review 4 editions (Vinyl, Streaming Qobuz, Streaming Tidal and Streaming Amazon Dolby AtmosContinue reading “Taylor Swift – RED (Taylor’s Version) – Review (Vinyl, Streaming Qobuz, Tidal, Amazon Dolby Atmos)”
Update of the review of “The Bridge” by Sting with the very nice Japanese CD version and the Streaming Tidal.You can find all the details of the review here.
A little news about magazines talking about vinyls and turntables.In French, the new issue of “Vinyle & Audio n°10“. In German, the new issue of LP 02/2022.
Wishing you all a very happy new Year! May this new year be one of happiness and music
Here is the index of reviews made on MagicVinylDigital.net with 33 albums tested and 157 editions analyzed.Among these editions, you can find 49 vinyl, 31 CD, 41 streaming, 3 SACD, 3 cassettes and also Hi res, Bluray, DVD, Atmos and 360 RA Binaural files… I hope that all these reviews will help you to findContinue reading “33 Albums and 157 Editions reviewed”
Oscar Peterson leads the excellent quintet composed of Joe Pass, Dave Young and Martin Drew. This album features the recording at the Kulttuuritalo in Helsinki of the last date of their 14-concert European tour in 1987. A beautiful concert featuring classic and original compositions. You can find the measurements of each edition in the differentContinue reading “Oscar Peterson – A Time For Love – Live In Helsinki, 1987 – Review (Vinyl, Streaming Qobuz)”
This album resumes the tour “Trobador Tour” of Francis Cabrel which took place in 2021 and continues in 2022.This album contains 31 songs including the successful “Petite Marie”, “Je l’aime à mourir”, “Encore et encore”….The album also includes two unreleased tracks “Pour me faire peur” and “Quoi dire?” You can find the measurements of eachContinue reading “Francis Cabrel – Trobador Tour (Live) – Review (Vinyl, Streaming Qobuz)”
Katie Melua is back with the acoustic version of his album No. 8 released in 2020. Unlike Album N°8, the orchestration is reduced to a guitar sometimes accompanied by keyboards played by Mark Edwards, an intimate recording. You can find the measurements of each edition in the different parts and listen to the samples ofContinue reading “Katie Melua- Acoustic Album No. 8 – Review (CD, Streaming Qobuz, Tidal)”
30 is the 4th album of Adele coming after 25.It is a personal album of Adele in which Adele approaches her separation while also evoking her maternity. She also realizes the analysis of the celebrity.Adele has already broken a record with this new album, having more than 500,000 vinyls produced for its launch. You canContinue reading “Adele 30 – Review (Vinyl, Streaming Amazon Music, Qobuz, Youtube)”
‘Nevermind’ is the second opus of Nirvana released on September 24, 1991, it is the reference rock album. This reissue is available in different versions, CD and vinyl versions, and also deluxe editions on vinyl and CD including in addition to the album the music of 4 concerts. You can find the measurements of eachContinue reading “Nirvana – Nevermind Review (CD, Streaming Amazon Qobuz Tidal, LP)”
The tracks of a streaming album can be updated, this is the advantage of streaming, but also a disadvantage, because we are not sure to always listen to the same source. Here are two examples of updates concerning the albums A Momentary Lapse Of Reason and Clique! Pink Floyd – A Momentary Lapse Of ReasonContinue reading “To be or not to be updated ? (Pink Floyd, Patricia Barber)”
The Bridge is the 15th studio album as a solo artist de Sting. The album has 10 songs, but has 3 extra songs in the Deluxe version. With an exception for the Japanese version which has 14 songs! Updated on January 8, 2022 with the Japanese cd and the Tidal streaming release. You can findContinue reading “Sting – The Bridge – Review (Vinyl, Japanese CD, Streaming Amazon Atmos, Qobuz, Tidal)”
8th album of Lana Del Rey, Blue Banisters is also the second album released in 2021 after Chemtrails over the Country.It is an album prepared during the lockdown. The pop singer dives into her childhood memories and her love separations in a very romantic way. You can find the measurements of each edition in theContinue reading “Lana Del Rey – Blue Banisters – Review (Vinyl, Streaming Amazon Music, Qobuz)”
After the launch on Amazon Music a few days ago for use on mobile, and the launch in June of Dolby Atmos on Apple. The 3D formats using audio objects are on the front of the market. Tidal has been offering Dolby Atmos and Deezer 360 Reality Audio for a while now, but it wasn’tContinue reading “Music Dolby Atmos, 360 Reality Audio”
At only 22 years old, Joy Crookes presents us with her first modern soul-jazz album. Of Bangladeshi and Irish origins, born in London, Joy Crookes has a great voice that some people compare to Amy Winehouse. Album to listen and to discover. You can find the measurements of each edition in the different parts andContinue reading “Joy Crookes – Skin – Review (Vinyl, Streaming Amazon Music and Qobuz, 360 Reality Audio)”
= pronounced “equals” is the 4th album of the artist released on October 29, 2021. Ed Sheeran said it was his “favorite album” on twitter. You can find the measurements of each edition in the different parts and listen to the samples of these albums here. This album includes 14 tracks : Tides Shivers FirstContinue reading “Ed Sheeran = Review (Vinyl, Streaming Hi-Res, Dolby Atmos)”
A little news about magazines talking about vinyls and turntables.In French, the new issue of “Vinyle & Audio n°9“. In German, the new issue of LP 01/2022.
Updated Pink Floyd – A Momentary Lapse Of Reason album review with the 45 rpm double vinyl in half speed master cut (PFRLP37) and the remixed CD and bluray box set reissue withe the mix 2019 (PFR37BOXBD). You can find the review here.
A Momentary Lapso Of Reason is the 13th studio album of Pink Floyd which was released in 1987. The recording will be done in several studios but mainly on the Astoria, Gilmour’s houseboat.This album is treated in a “hybrid” way as we would say today, with the use of analog and digital recording. While waitingContinue reading “Pink Floyd – A Momentary Lapse Of Reason Review (LP, CD, BR, Streaming, 360 Reality Audio)”
The review of Music Of The Spheres is enriched with 2 additional versions with the Atmos version of Amazon Music and Apple Music, and an update of the Lossless version of Amazon Music. Find all the measurements and samples here.
Update of the review of this album with the CD version.Find the full review here.
A Momentary Lapse of Reason is now available in 360 Reality Audio on Apple Music but also on Amazon Music.Amazon has evolved its mobile app to make Dolby Atmos and 360 Reality Audio available. Well designed, it is even possible to switch from the 360 Audio Reality mode to compare with the stereo UltraHD 24Continue reading “A Momentary Lapse of Reason in 360 Reality Audio”
MThe British band has just unveiled Music of the Spheres, their ninth album.The album is produced by Max Martin, specialist of hits for Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande and Britney Spears. You can find the measurements of each edition in the different parts and listen to the samples of these albums here. This album includes 12Continue reading “Coldplay – Music Of The Spheres Review (LP, Streaming Amazon, Apple, Qobuz, Atmos)”
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