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Chopin, Liszt, Debussy: Piano pieces - Miyuji Kaneko          (1 of 2 found this review helpful)
  June 14, 2014

I would like to bestow my own title of "SACD of the Year" and "Records To Die For (all time)" for this disc. This has superior interpretation from Maestro Miyuji Kaneko as well as state-of-the-art recordings done by Exton, commissioned by Esoteric Japan. The comparison between the two microphones ... more
Stravinsky: The Firebird - Litton        (5 of 12 found this review helpful)
  February 7, 2012

Can't imagine the single person who voted NOT to recommend this. Please get your ears checked or something must be wrong with your system. Very good BIS signature recording which is highly transparent, has great dynamics and sounds its best on multichannel set up. About the performance, Litton and ... more

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Hi-res Callas? Really?
September 28, 2014
The new version of digital downloads sounds better than any CD/SACD (inclusive the Esoteric one). The best version there is that you can get at an affordable price. ... more
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Hi-res Callas? Really?
September 26, 2014
How I wish that I'd have purchased more albums during preorder time. Now the price is already up. Will wait for next wave of discounts to acquire more titles of Callas' releases. @AmonRa, your claim of "having better and more resolving system than the biggest professional studio in the country..." is of a very tall order and I just could not be ... more
Hi-res Callas? Really?
September 24, 2014
How would you explain that there are informations above 20kHz on the digital transfer? Pretty sure those aren't just unwanted noise. As pointed out earlier, hi res audio isn't just about bit rate. How about the bit depth among other things? I would gladly sugggest you go and visit the upcoming Rocky Mountain Audio Fest and check out what other ... more
SHM CD vs Platinum SHM CD vs SHM SACD ?
September 22, 2014
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