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

Kate Bush – Hounds Of Love – review (CD, Vinyl, Vinyl Japan, Cassette, Qobuz, Tidal, original, remastered 2018)

The album of Kate Bush Hounds Of Love was released in 1985. The airing of season 4 of Stranger Things with the cover of the song Running Up That Hill has revived this track and the album during this summer. The tape that is used in the series has also become a cult item thatContinue reading “Kate Bush – Hounds Of Love – review (CD, Vinyl, Vinyl Japan, Cassette, Qobuz, Tidal, original, remastered 2018)”

Michael Jackson- Dangerous – Review (LPs, CDs, Streaming, DAT, 1991 to 2021)

It is in November 1991 released the eighth album of Michael Jackson Dangerous. It will have needed more than 15 months from June 1990 to October 1991 to produce this album. It is a real success with more than 32 million albums sold to date, it arrives behind Bad and Thriller.For this album, the soundContinue reading “Michael Jackson- Dangerous – Review (LPs, CDs, Streaming, DAT, 1991 to 2021)”

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

Top Gun soundtrack- Review (LP, LP Japaneses , CD, SACD Expanded Edition, Qobuz, Tidal)

The release of Top Gun:Maverick movie in theaters in May is the opportunity to listen again to the music of the first Top Gun movie released in 1986. The review includes 8 editions: Vinyl (1986, Japan, 2016) , CD, SACD (Special Expanded Edition), Qobuz, Qobuz Special Expanded Edition, Tidal. You can also find the reviewsContinue reading “Top Gun soundtrack- Review (LP, LP Japaneses , CD, SACD Expanded Edition, Qobuz, Tidal)”

The Police – Greatest Hits – Review (LP mastered At Abbey Road Studios, Qobuz, Amazon, Tidal and CD)

The Police’s compilation album “Greatest Hits” was released in September 1992. It contains 16 tracks that are only hits of The Police released between 1978 and 1984. The review includes 5 editions (Vinyl , Streaming Qobuz, Amazon , Tidal and CD) of this album. Below you will find the description of the different editions, asContinue reading “The Police – Greatest Hits – Review (LP mastered At Abbey Road Studios, Qobuz, Amazon, Tidal and CD)”

Sting – The Bridge – Review updated with Japanese CD Edition and Tidal Streaming

Update of the review of “The Bridge” by Sting with the very nice Japanese CD version and the Streaming Tidal.You can find all the details of the review here.

Ghostbusters – Original Soundtrack Album (Vinyl Japan, remastered vs CD vs 24/96)

One of the current question is: what is the best edition of an album, on vinyl, on digital, or both? Who never asks the question. For example, we can have several hundred version for the same album, and it is impossible to describe all of them. In this article, we have chosen a few versionsContinue reading “Ghostbusters – Original Soundtrack Album (Vinyl Japan, remastered vs CD vs 24/96)”

Back to the Future – Soundtrack (Vinyl, CD)

Soundtrack of the famous movie “Back to the Future”. This album was recorded in analog. You will find the following items for this album: The tested editions Measurements Dynamic Waveform Bandwidth Notation/Rating/Samples The tested editions are : Ed1: Back to the Future, Vinyl MCA Records ref : P-13178 , 1985. Ed2 : Back to the Future,Continue reading “Back to the Future – Soundtrack (Vinyl, CD)”

Dire Straits – Brothers In Arms (Vinyl japanese, remastered, Mofi, Abbey Road Studio, CD, SACD, Streaming)

Brothers In Arms is the 5th album of Dire Straits. It is the biggest success of the group with 30 million albums sold worldwide (about 2 million in France). It was released in May 1995 and received a Grammy Award in 1986 for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical. Brothers in Arms is one of the firstContinue reading “Dire Straits – Brothers In Arms (Vinyl japanese, remastered, Mofi, Abbey Road Studio, CD, SACD, Streaming)”