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  2xPanamax5510Pro(isolated & balanced) > UD9004 - AQ King Cobra XLR Stereo/RCA7.1 - Classe CP-700(bypass)/Onkyo PR-SC5509 > 2xSherbourn 5/1500A biamped > Belden 10AWG/Silver/GoldSpades DYI> Paradigm Reference S8 v.2/C5 v.1/ADP v.1/S2 v.1/Servo-15v.2
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  May 11, 2013

Very surprising in a good way disc. The energy exudes at a steady pace interrupted, as in any good jazz piece, by the individual artists expressions of virtuosity. Maybe it is because i recently went fully balanced (A1UDCICP-700) and my auditory cortex is still getting used to it, but the recording ... more
Kitaro: Sacred Journey of Ku-Kai        (6 of 7 found this review helpful)
  February 24, 2008

This is on the Oppo-DSD/HDMI-Yamaha3800 (pure direct one step DSD/waveform conversion)-monoblocks and Paradigm Reference v.2 complete system with the Servo-15 20Hz LFE in place. Pure enjoyment, reading the insert while listening you discover that the different bells and ambience are actually from ... more
Schumann, Lalo, Saint-Saëns: Cello Concertos - Starker        (1 of 3 found this review helpful)
  December 29, 2007

D'accord 100%. The above reviewer is an amateur just like me, beautiful music, worth getting.
Roseanna Vitro: Tropical Postcards          (2 of 2 found this review helpful)
  December 17, 2007

Beautiful voluptuous voice of the singer, some songs in Brazilian others English. Definitely worth getting, it transports you far far away with breathtaking sonic views of Rio in her fast yet melodious narration of life at the tropics. A voice Diana would envy, but very unique, this SACD shines ... more

 
 
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Universal Music 25 new "Blu-Ray Audio" format titles for May
February 6, 2014
On Big Band Bossa Nova, did you think the center was a bit empty? The sound is very detailed and engaging but the middle of the scene was empty, almost like when one misplaces the speakers. I loved it too, very original and unusual music. ... more
What are your rarest SACDs?
January 28, 2014
I am ashamed to admit that I still have a hard on from acquiring Beyoncé for $80 shipped on Amazon.co.jp 6 months ago. ... more
Universal Music 25 new "Blu-Ray Audio" format titles for May
January 20, 2014
My titles scrambled from Amazon.co.uk and .fr, and ebay.ca: 1, 2, 3 Johnny Halliday "A la vie, a la mort" DTS-HD 5.1 perfect sound!!! The only title in 5.1, "Rock'N Roll Attitude", and "Sang Pour Sang". The first one is a must. 4. The Modern Jazz Quartet "1957 Cologne........." in DTS-HD pristine accurate 5.0! 5. John Coltrane "1960 Duesseldorf ... more
What are your rarest SACDs?
January 20, 2014
Interesting, thanks to Universal's High Definition Pure Audio French launch i got my hands on quite a few French BD-As including Brel's "Ne me quitte pas", 3 Johnny Hallydays, and even a Dalida. Love the poetry in that language, i listen with the tablet in hand on the Lexilogos site and every day I learn a bit more. Interestingly the Johnny ... more
Best SACDs of 2013
January 8, 2014
Just got the MoFi of "Carole King: Tapestry" and it is superb, great imaging and wiiide soundstage. I did not realize that so many popular songs are attributable to this hippie. I never miss a MoFi, are there any bad releases by that outfit ever? ... more