Magic of Music on Vinyl and Digital
Jean-Michel Jarre – Live in Notre-Dame VR – Welcome To The Other Side – Review (Vinyl, CD, Bluray, binaural)
On New Year’s Eve, with the help of UNESCO and the City of Paris, Jean-Michel Jarre gave an immersive concert in the Notre-Dame Cathedral with virtual technology.This unique concert attracted more than 75 million people.This September 10th, the CD and vinyl version of this concert is released with the video and remixed version. You canContinue reading “Jean-Michel Jarre – Live in Notre-Dame VR – Welcome To The Other Side – Review (Vinyl, CD, Bluray, binaural)”
The test of Patricia Barber’s latest album Clique! has been updated with the streaming version of Qobuz.Qobuz offers a very nice Hi-Res streaming version, find all the information, measurements and samples here.
After being released on the deluxe edition but limited to a few tracks, the album is now available in a more exhaustive version with 13 tracks and especially a new mix. This album has been released as part of the Disquaires Days (see the new) which offers original and often unreleased vinyl editions. Unlike otherContinue reading “Tears For Fears – Live At Massey Hall Toronto, Canada Review”
The new album of Patricia Barber Clique! has just been released. This album was produced in the best possible conditions, recorded by Jim Anderson in DXD ultra-high resolution (32bit/ 352.8 kHz) with Pyramix system and Horus audio interface, mixed in stereo and 5.1 by Anderson at Skywalker Sound and mastered by Bob Ludwig at GatewayContinue reading “Patricia Barber – Clique Review (DXD 2.0, DXD 5.1, Qobuz streaming)”
This live album is released on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of Amy Winehouse’s death. It includes Amy Winehouse’s live sessions between 2003 and 2007 at the BBC.After a first release on CD and DVD in 2012, it is an extended version that is released for the first time on vinyl, with 3 LPs,Continue reading “Amy Winehouse – At The BBC Review (Vinyl LP, CD, Digital Files, Streaming)”
Patricia Barber has announced the release of her new album Clique! for august 6th. This album was produced in the best possible conditions, recorded by Jim Anderson in DXD ultra-high resolution (32bit/ 352.8 kHz) with Pyramix system and Horus audio interface, mixed in stereo and 5.1 by Anderson at Skywalker Sound and mastered by BobContinue reading “Patricia Barber, fist track “This Town” of new Album Clique!”
The Record Store Day (USA) and Disquaire Day (France) take place today June 12th for the first part and will be followed by a second part on July 17th.Find all the available vinyls and independent sellers for the USA recordstoreday.com and for France recordstoreday.com As every year there arAs every year, there are many exclusiveContinue reading “Record Store Day – Disquaire Day – 2021”
After a first album Human released in 2016 (more than 2.5 million copies sold) and received the Critics’ Choice Award and NRJ Music Award, Rag’n’Bone Man releases his 2nd album Life By Misadventure.We find his deep and powerful voice in this album of 14 tracks.You can find the measurements of each edition and listen toContinue reading “Rag’n’Bone Man – Life By Misadventure (Vinyl LP, CD, MP3, Streaming) Review”
It is a superb live album by Eric Clapton recorded in 1992 during a live show on MTV Unplugged in the Bray Studios in London.With over 26 million copies sold, it is the artist’s best selling album. The album won six Grammy Awards in 1993 at the 35th Annual Grammy Awards.Initially, Eric Clapton did notContinue reading “Eric Clapton – Unplugged (Vinyl, CD, DVD stereo, DD 5.1, Streaming) Review”
At the Silver Clef Award Winners in Knebworth, this concert was recorded with 120,000 people on June 30, 1990 in support of the Nordoff Robbins charity to raise funds for the BRIT School. This concert included other artists like Eric Clapton, Phil Collins, Tears For Fears, Dire Straits, Mark Knopfler, Robert Plant (with Jimmy Page),Continue reading “Pink Floyd – Live at Knebworth 1990 Review (Vinyl, CD, Bluray stereo and 5.1, streaming)”
Do you ask to yourself the question : what is the best edition between the black vinyl, the “beige” vinyl, the red vinyl and the picture disc? For this comparison, we listened to 4 vinyls from Lana Del Rey’s Chemtrails Over The Country Club album.You can find the complete review of this album here withContinue reading “Black Vinyl vs Color Vinyl vs Picture disc Review”
This last opus is the result of a new collaboration with the producer Jack Antonoff, who already accompanied Lana Del Rey on her previous album Norman Fucking Rockwell. Lana Del Rey’s seventh album can be listened to as a letter addressed to her country, the United States.This album reveals the immense talent of Lana DelContinue reading “Lana Del Rey – Chemtrails Over The Country Club Review”
With almost twenty years of career, 9 Grammy Awards, the singer, songwriter and pianist, Norah Jones presents her first live album. The first single from it is a revisited version of the classic “It Was You”. The song was recorded at the 2018 Ohana Festival in California, with Pete Remm on organ, Christopher Thomas onContinue reading “Norah Jones – ‘Til We Meet Again – Review”
Amazonia is a special musical project with the famous photographer Sebastiao Salgado on the theme of the Amazonian forest. It is a specific creation for the Philharmonie de Paris, with an exhibition that will begin on May 20, 2021. Jean-Michel Jarre has composed specially with 52 minutes of music to accompany the photos. Jean-Michel JarreContinue reading “Jean-Michel Jarre – AMAZÔNIA Review”
In addition to the review of the album “I remember” here, you can now see the review on youtube with this link. The vidéo is for the moment in French, but English subtitles are available. See you soon,Jeff
Two supports for music with two different evolutions. The CD Let’s start with the oldest of the two, the CD.CDs have arrived in December 1982 (March 1983 in France) with as argument a better dynamic (90 dB), no surface noise compared to the vinyl. The CD ended up dominating the market from 1988. The loudnesswarContinue reading “Streaming better than CD (Streaming vs CD)”
The Brothers in Arms album remastered at Abbey Road Studios is now available.It’s a very nice pressing, find all the details, two samples and its comparison with the other editions here.
After the return of the vinyl records, we talk again about the cassette.What is the quality of a cassette?This is what we will find out by comparing the cassette with other media.For this first test of a cassette, we will use a Nakamichi LX3. The cassette will be played without Dolby B and with anContinue reading “The cassette comes back”
After “Les mots” in 2001 and “2001-2011”, Mylène Farmer releases his third compilation.Available as a CD or vinyl box set, it contains 52 songs. A mix of live concert songs (16 tracks) or studio songs. In ten days, “Histoires de” was certified gold record for 50,000 sales, then within two months platinum record for 100,000Continue reading “Mylène Farmer – Histoires de (Box collector 6 Vinyls , Box collector 3 CDs, Streaming)”
For the 10th album, it’s two great boxes “Histoires de” of the singer Mylène Farmer which will be analyzed. These two boxes represent the 37 and 38 releases tested.In a few statistics :17 vinyl releases of albums12 CD releases of albums3 SACD releases of albums6 Hi-Res releases of albums The resume of the albums reviewedContinue reading “10th album reviewed”
Abbey Road Studio announces Brothers in Arms” with Half-speed mastered by Miles Showell at Abbey Road. This album and Mark Knopfler’s soundtrack to the 1983 film Local Hero will be reissued on 180-gram vinyl on 19 March. While waiting for the new edition to be available, you can find the review of “Brothers in Arms”Continue reading “Abbey Road Studio announces Dire Straits “Brothers in Arms” with Half-speed mastered”
After the release of the CD version in December 2020, the vinyl version has just been released.The box set contains 6 vinyl records and includes a 24-page bookletHere are the first images of this superb box set while waiting for its complete review. It will be compared to the CD box set in pictures belowContinue reading “Mylène Farmer – Histoires De, available on vinyl”
Dianne Reeves is an extraordinary jazz singer who is as comfortable on stage as she is in her albums, and also a Grammy Award winner.She is one of the most important jazz singers of our time.I remember is the 6th album released in 1991 after Welcome to My Love (1982), For Every Heart (1984), BallerinaContinue reading “Dianne Reeves – I remember (review Vinyl 1991, Vinyl PPA 2012, Vinyl 2014, CD, Cassette)”
Anne released a teaser on her youtube channel for a future 30 minutes concert.To see her teaser.You can find the test of her album “Tiles from the treetops” here.
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