Vinyl vs Digital

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Mylène Farmer – À tout jamais (Remixes) – Single and Remixes in 360 Reality Audio (360RA), Vinyl, CD, Qobuz and Tidal (review)

The new single of Mylène Farmer, À tout jamais, was released on Friday 26 August 2022. It was released on September 30th on CD and vinyl with 4 additionnal remixed versions and the instrumental version.The 6 versions are available on all platforms in stereo and also in 360 Reality Audio on Tidal, Deezer, Amazon and…

Muse – Will Of The People – Review updated with Vinyl

With its DR4 for the digital version, and a dynamic Dollby Atmos version, how will the vinyl sound? This is what we are going to find out with the addition of the black vinyl which is a nice surprise, find all the details and samples here.

Alan Parsons – From the New World – review updated with the vinyl LP

The vinyl edition was released later than the digital edition of Alan Parsons’ From the New World album. It is increasingly the case that vinyl is released after the digital edition, due to the high demand for vinyl pressing. This clear vinyl is a nice surprise with a specific mastering that gives it a clearer…

Jean-Michel Jarre – Oxygene Review (LP, Japanese LP , MOFI LP, CD, Trilogy 40th Anniversary, Qobuz, Tidal, DVD, cassette)

La version française du test est disponible ici. The French version of the review is available here. After Deserted Palace (1972) and Les Granges Brûlées (1973), Oxygène is the successful album that launched Jean Michel Jarre with over 18 million records sold. For this review, the listening was done with Jean Razzaroli from Vinyl&Audio magazine…

Amy Winehouse – Live at Glastonbury 2007 – Review (LP, Youtube)

Amy Winehouse’s 2007 Glastonbury Festival concert is available for the first time on vinyl to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Winehouse’s performance on the Pyramid Stage The review includes 2 editions: Vinyl, Youtube (Back To Black). You can also find the review of an other album of Amy Winehouse : At The BBC here. Below…

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I am passionated by music, electronics and digital. I always try to get the best possible rendering of music.
After working on speakers, amps, preamps, DAC, it is important to find the best sources of music.
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  1. Is there a link between these 2 dynamics ? For instance, for high DR of music (DR19 for instance), are…

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