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Anne Bisson – Blue Bayou – Review of the third single from the album Be My Lover

Anne Bisson is a Canadian jazz singer known for her vocal talent and ability to perform songs with emotion and sensitivity. She has released several albums throughout her career, including Passions in 2007, Conversations in 2009, and Portrait in 2016. Anne Bisson’s albums have been praised by critics for their mix of jazz, blues, and…

Indochine – Central Tour Review (CD, DVD, Bluray, Apple Music, Tidal in stereo, Dolby Atmos and 360RA), can the same concert atmosphere be found at home as in IMAX?

After performing in the biggest stadiums and showing it in IMAX cinemas to best reproduce the concert atmosphere (more information here), it’s now time to test the concert at home and see if we can recreate the same atmosphere as in the IMAX theater.To do this test, we will be comparing different versions that have…

Indochine Central Tour Blu-ray release with Dolby Atmos track! (news)

Vers la version Française. Today the Indochine Central Tour concert is released on Blu-ray with a very good surprise, announced with a DTS-HD 5.1 track, it’s actually a Dolby Digital TrueHD Atmos track!In addition to the Blu-ray version, the concert is available on DVD, CD and in a beautiful limited edition including a book, the…

Loudness war, the limit of the 0dB in digital or Analog better than Digital?

By convention, in digital, the 0 dB level is the highest possible level, impossible to go above this “absolute zero”. This is why the values are given by counting down from 0 dB, -10 dB as in the example below. From digital point of view, the 0 dB corresponds to the highest possible value according…

Dynamics of the media and music

The dynamics, i.e. the difference between the lowest and the highest level, is an important element of music. However it is important to distinguish the dynamics of the media (CD, vinyl, tape, SACD, digital file) and the dynamics of the track of music itself which can be independent of the media. Let us start with…

Happy New Year 2023!

Wishing you all a very happy new Year! May this new year be one of happiness and music

TOP 10 album reviews in 2022

Here are the Top10 most viewed reviews in 2022, Thank you all for your support and feedback. Dire Straits – Money For Nothing LP, CD, Qobuz, 1988, 1996 remastered 2022 Norah Jones – Come Away With Me LP , CD, SACD, Streaming, remastered 2022, 5.1, Atmos Binaural Daft Punk – Random Access Memories LP , Qobuz, Tidal,…

Top Gun Maverick – Review (vinyl, Qobuz Hi-Res , Tidal Dolby Atmos)

After a very big success in cinema and also in video with its Dolby Atmos soundtrack which is used in many demonstrations at the Paris Audio Video Show, here is the soundtrack of this film which gathers already known tracks and new tracks of Top Gun Maverick. We will review 3 versions including vinyl, Qobuz…

Patricia Barber – Clique! Review updated with vinyl and SACD

After more than a year of waiting, the vinyl of Patricia Barber’s album Clique! is finally available with a very nice packaging. It’s also the occasion to add the review of the SACD in stereo and 5.1 in order to compare it to the DXD master files. Find the result of this comparison with the…

MOFI Analog or Digital sources? List of sources (updated on December 10) .

The MOFI case, which has been on the internet for more than 10 days, shows that the management of master tapes is indeed a real problem today, because these tapes are aging and have been used many times. This is why, for the preservation of our heritage, we also digitalise the multi-track tapes that were…

Anne Bisson – Are You Sure You Want Me – Review of the second new single

After the first single Moondance released in October, here is the second single Are You Sure You Want Me from the new album Be My Lover which will be released on March 7th 2023Available on all platforms, the single is available in high resolution 24 bits 192 kHz, Thanks Anne. The review of the album…

Michael Jackson – Thriller – Full Review (vinyl, CD, Cassette, SACD, MOFI releases, Qobuz, Tidal, Amazon Music, Sony 360 RA, from 1982 to 2022)

After the review of the 40th anniversary special edition, here is the comparison with the other editions (vinyl, CD, Cassette, SACD, Streaming, space sound), including the original versions, the 25th anniversary versions and the MOFI versions in SACD and UltraDisc One-Step vinyl. No less than 21 versions are compared in this review. We will review…

Michael Jackson – Thriller 40th anniversary – Review (vinyl, CD, Qobuz, Tidal Sony 360 Reality Audio (360RA), Dolby Atmos)

Released on November 30, 1982, Michael Jackson’s album Thriller celebrates its 40th anniversary. For this occasion, an anniversary edition is released on vinyl, CD, Streaming and also in Sony 360 Reality Audio (360RA) and Dolby Atmos on Apple Music. While waiting for a comparison with the previous edition of this famous album, here is the…

Nagra REFERENCE ANNIVERSARY TURNTABLE (for 70 years of Nagra) – Review

In parallel with the Paris Audio Video Show (PAVS) at the Palais des congrès de Paris, Acoustic Gallery proposed with Nagra the presentation and the listening of the Nagra REFERENCE ANNIVERSARY turntable on a Nagra electronics system. The Nagra REFERENCE ANNIVERSARY turntable was designed specifically for Nagra’s 70th anniversary. 4 years of work were needed…

Paris Audio Video Show 2022 (PAVS 2022) – Part2 with Video

Here is a small video and new pictures (in addition to part 1) of the Paris AudioVideo Show (PAVS) 2022 which takes place at the Palais des Congrès in Paris on November 5th and 6th.The PAVS has as guest Jean-Michel Jarre for the release of his album Oxymore in Dolby Atmos. Very nice demonstration of…

Paris Audio Video Show 2022 (PAVS 2022) – part1

On November 5 and 6, 2022, the Paris Video Show will take place at the Palais des Congrès in Paris. The guest of honor is Jean-Michel Jarre for the release of his album Oxymore in Dolby Atmos. Here is a first part of the pictures taken during the show:

Mylène Farmer – New single “Rayon Vert” with Sony 360RA

Mylène Farmer releases today her new single Rayon vert. This single is included in the next album L’Emprise which will be released on November 25th with 14 tracks. Rayon vert is available in video on youtube : And also in streaming in high resolution 24 bits 44.1 kHz and in 360RA version on Tidal, Amazon…

Anne Bisson – New vidéo and a new album “Be My Lover” on March 17, 2023

After the first track Moondance (reviewed here) available on streaming platforms since October 21st, here is the video of this track which has just been published on youtube today. Anne announced that two other singles will be available before the release of the album.For those who love vinyl, the album will also be available in…

Taylor Swift – Midnights – Review (Vinyl Blue Marbred, Vinyl Jade Green Marbled, Qobuz, Tidal Dolby Atmos, Binaural)

Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift releases her 10th studio album entitled Midnights. It was written and produced by Taylor Swift and Jack Antonoff. It is available on various media including 4 vinyl records with different colors and 4 different album covers to collect. We will review 5 versions including vinyls (Blue Marbred, Jade Green Marbled), Qobuz Hi-Res…

Anne Bisson – Moondance – Review of the new single

Anne Bisson comes back 3 years after her very good album Keys to My Heart and offers us the first single Moondance from her future album Be My Lover.Available today on all platforms, the single is available in high resolution 24 bits 192 kHz, Thanks Anne. The review of the album Tiles from the treetops…

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