Patricia Barber – Clique Review (DXD 2.0, DXD 5.1, Qobuz streaming)

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 Gateway Mastering. The microphones were also chosen to have the best possible rendering, like the Brauner VM1 for the voice.

After a review of the track “This Town”, here is the review of the complete album with its 9 tracks.
You can find the measurements of each edition in the different parts and listen to the samples of these albums here.

This album includes 9 tracks : 

  1. This Town
  2. Trouble Is A Man
  3. Mashup
  4. Samba De Uma Nota Só (One Note Samba)
  5. I Could Have Danced All Night
  6. The In Crowd
  7. Shall We Dance?
  8. Straight No Chaser
  9. All In Love Is Fair

We will review 3 editions (DXD 2.0, DXD 5.1, Streaming Qobuz) of this album.

First we will analyze each edition in detail (technical and qualitative analysis) then we will compare the successive editions with their dynamics and assign a final score and you will be able to listen some samples.

Review of the editions:

Part 1: Presentation of the editions

Part 2 : Waveform and dynamique comparaison

Parts 3 : Spectrum comparisons

Part 4 : Spectrogram comparaisons

Part 5 : Summary, scoring and Sample


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