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  July 25, 2007

I would disagree with John Fordham's criticism of this album as simply "easy listening: "a lot of this set can slip into drivetime background mode.",,2082039,00.html These interpretations have substance.. Needless to say, this is a five star ... more
Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon        (2 of 9 found this review helpful)
  April 6, 2006

I have only compared the HD DSD stereo programme with the 1979 Stereo MFSL Half Speed Master Lp. and, have not compared thethis SACD version with the 1994 PCM remaster RBCD nor original PCM master for RBCD.. So I cannot make any comparisons here with the previous CD releases nor surround vs. quad ... more
Will Boulware: Take Five      (2 of 2 found this review helpful)
  May 29, 2005

This disc continues Eighty-Eights/Village history of quality recordings. I highly recommended this disc if you enjoy jazz. Richard Bona's electric bass shines through. As with the other SA-CD releases, this is a DSD recording. The gold "Master Sound" logo indicates the Direct SBM technique must ... more
Miles Davis: Kind of Blue      (2 of 2 found this review helpful)
  March 10, 2005

I can understand tonymn's remarks. . .there have been many many reissues of this classic jazz album. It was not until the 1992 Mastersound SBM "Gold" CDs they got the timing of the tracks on side 2 corrrect . . . then in 1999 they included the alternate take of . "Flamenco Sketches" first on CD than ... more

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