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)”

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?”

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”

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 theContinue reading “Patricia Barber – Clique! Review updated with vinyl and SACD”

Mylène Farmer – L’Emprise – Review (vinyl, Red vinyl, CD, Qobuz Hi-Res, Tidal 360 RA, Apple Music Dolby Atmos)

While waiting for the Nevermore 2023 tour, Mylene Farmer releases a new studio album L’Emprise. For this album, Mylene Farmer is accompanied by AaRON, Woodked, Archive and Moby. In one week, the album is already a gold record in France with more than 50,000 albums sold. It is also number 1 in the sales ofContinue reading “Mylène Farmer – L’Emprise – Review (vinyl, Red vinyl, CD, Qobuz Hi-Res, Tidal 360 RA, Apple Music Dolby Atmos)”

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

Indochine – L’ Aventurier – 40 years anniversary – Review (Vinyl, CD, Qobuz, Cassette, SACD, mix and premix)

Released on December 15, 1982, l’Aventurier is the first mini album of the group Indochine. Initially left to record a title in the studio of Aguesseau of Paris, it is finally 6 titles which will be on the vinyl and an additional title Françoise (Qu’est-ce qui t’a pris ?) which will be available on theContinue reading “Indochine – L’ Aventurier – 40 years anniversary – Review (Vinyl, CD, Qobuz, Cassette, SACD, mix and premix)”

Jean-Michel Jarre – Oxymore – Review (Vinyl, CD, Binaural, Qobuz Hi-Res, Tidal Dolby Atmos)

Jean-Michel Jarre is back with his 22nd album Oxymore. It is an important project that pays homage to the pioneer of concrete and electronic music Pierre Henry (by taking up his legacy sounds) and also by realizing an album entirely thought in 3D spatial sound. This multichannel and binaural version of Oxymore was mixed andContinue reading “Jean-Michel Jarre – Oxymore – Review (Vinyl, CD, Binaural, Qobuz Hi-Res, Tidal Dolby Atmos)”

Pink Floyd – Animals – Review (Vinyl, CD, Bluray, SACD, Qobuz, Tidal, original, remixed 2018, stereo, 5.1)

After Wish You Were Here released in 1975, Animals is the tenth progressive rock studio album by Pink Floyd, released on January 21, 1977 in the UK. It is now available in the new 2018 mix in 5.1 version. We will review 16 versions including vinyl, CD, Bluray, SACD for stereo and 5.1, and originalContinue reading “Pink Floyd – Animals – Review (Vinyl, CD, Bluray, SACD, Qobuz, Tidal, original, remixed 2018, stereo, 5.1)”