sound quality Archive
Ray Charles In Person – Atlantic Records/ Pure Pleasure Records – vinyl
The historical value trumps the admittedly non-audiophile quality acoustics…
Audio News for July 7, 2015
Slate Article Defends Audiophiles; Another New Vinyl Pressing Plant; Music Lovers Ready to Invest
Audio News for March 24, 2015
Consumers Not Satisfied with Audio System Quality; Panasonic Comeback – Best Profit in Seven Years; Common Chemicals in Home Electronics and Furniture May Contribute to Obesity; “Stringquest” Takes Classical Music on a New Turn
BEETHOVEN: The Complete Piano Sonatas – Mari Kodama, piano – PENTATONE – 10 SACDs box set
Mari Kodama’s superb artistry and a great price help this excellent set overcome some minor technical glitches.
Audio News for September 13, 2013
LA Philharmonic To Perform Frank Zappa’s 200 Motels; Is Sound Quality Genre-Related?; Webcasting 101
Audio News for August 14, 2012
Tablets Driving Premium Headphones Sales; Altec Lansing Being Sold; Panasonic Blu-ray Decks Add Quickflix Streaming; Zyxel Wireless Range Extender; First Truly Wireless Audiophile-Grade HT Speaker System
Nikolaus Harnoncourt – The Symphony Collection – Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra; Chamber Orchestra of Europe/ Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra/ Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra/ conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt – Teldec/Warner Classics (5 CDs)
I can’t recommend this set highly enough, and with the ongoing re-release of additional Harnoncourt titles it makes for an especially exciting new year.