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)”

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)”

Thomas Schirmann – After The Rain – review of the vinyl test pressing (Audiophile approach)

After having tested the CD, Master Studio (32 bits 88.2 kHz) and Qobuz versions, then assisted to the cutting of the lacquer from the Master Studio files, AKELSON sent me a test pressing to analyze and compare it to the master used for the cutting. AKKELSON’s objective is to be as transparent as possible inContinue reading “Thomas Schirmann – After The Rain – review of the vinyl test pressing (Audiophile approach)”

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 – 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)”

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)”

Nagra REFERENCE ANNIVERSARY TURNTABLE (for 70 years of Nagra) – Review

In parallel with the Paris Audio Video Show (PAVS) at the Palais des congrès de Paris, Acoustic Gallery proposed with Nagra the presentation and the listening of the Nagra REFERENCE ANNIVERSARY turntable on a Nagra electronics system. The Nagra REFERENCE ANNIVERSARY turntable was designed specifically for Nagra’s 70th anniversary. 4 years of work were neededContinue reading “Nagra REFERENCE ANNIVERSARY TURNTABLE (for 70 years of Nagra) – Review”

Anne Bisson – New vidéo and a new album “Be My Lover” on March 17, 2023

After the first track Moondance (reviewed here) available on streaming platforms since October 21st, here is the video of this track which has just been published on youtube today. Anne announced that two other singles will be available before the release of the album.For those who love vinyl, the album will also be available inContinue reading “Anne Bisson – New vidéo and a new album “Be My Lover” on March 17, 2023″

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-ResContinue reading “Taylor Swift – Midnights – Review (Vinyl Blue Marbred, Vinyl Jade Green Marbled, Qobuz, Tidal Dolby Atmos, Binaural)”