Katie Melua – Golden Record – review of the first song of the new album Love & Money (Qobuz, Apple, Dolby Atmos)

Katie Melua is back with a new single “Golden Record”, first single from her new album “Love & Money” which will be released on March 24th 2023. After “Album No. 8”, this album is the 9th of Katie Melua, it will contain 10 tracks, and 4 more in the Deluxe version. You can find theContinue reading “Katie Melua – Golden Record – review of the first song of the new album Love & Money (Qobuz, Apple, Dolby Atmos)”

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, andContinue reading “Anne Bisson – Blue Bayou – Review of the third single from the album Be My Lover”

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 haveContinue reading “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?”

Saint-Saëns – Symphony No. 3 with Organ : Kansas City Symphony – Review (vinyl, SACD, HDCD, Qobuz, SACD 5.1)

Here is the album of Saint Saens’ Symphony No. 3 with organ performed by the Kansas City Symphony under the direction of Michael Stern and recorded by Reference Recordings. Reference Recordings is a publisher that works with the audiophile in mind. For this 2015 album (recorded: June 20-21, 2013), the recording was made in highContinue reading “Saint-Saëns – Symphony No. 3 with Organ : Kansas City Symphony – Review (vinyl, SACD, HDCD, Qobuz, SACD 5.1)”

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, theContinue reading “Indochine Central Tour Blu-ray release with Dolby Atmos track! (news)”

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

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 withContinue reading “Dynamics of the media 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,Continue reading “TOP 10 album reviews in 2022”

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