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Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem - Karajan      (2 of 19 found this review helpful)
  August 12, 2010

Lovely performance, first time I've heard it. This single layer release is detailed and relaxed, perfect with a glass of wine in my hand warming my feat by the fireplace.
Wayne Shorter: Native Dancer      (0 of 4 found this review helpful)
  September 3, 2007

This is a placeholder until I have time for a proper review (so don't pan me for posting a sparse review!). In the meantime, anybody into Jazz on SACD should order this title whilst there is still time. Impecable recording, wonderful performance and unique packaging. Cooool.. funky.. sweet ... more
Spahlinger: Farben der Frühe - Ensemble SurPlus        (4 of 9 found this review helpful)
  August 5, 2007

I thought I would take a punt on this one and it was nothing like I had imagined. This is squarely in the "beeps & boops" camp of 20thC Classical, and I didn't know people still bothered to make music like this. Recording is from a 24/48 source. If anybody enjoys this SACD, please tell me. I have ... more
Esbjörn Svensson Trio: Viaticum          (7 of 8 found this review helpful)
  July 17, 2007

Well, here is an album I can really comment on in terms of sound quality, as I've heard them live this year twice. Which, given I'm in Perth Australia and they're a Swedish Jazz outfit is somewhat remarkable! Anyways, this is a lovely warm recording. Its very smooth and missing the harsh mid-band ... more
Izumi Tateno plays Takashi Yoshimatsu          (1 of 2 found this review helpful)
  July 10, 2007

Great DSD Recording. The problem I have with describing Piano play-back on my system, is that it is the strength of the Quads. When I have a recording like this, it just sounds like a real piano. I can hear the pressure that the finger has placed on the key, and the connection of that key with the ... more

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