DVD-Audio review

Panasonic Ships Region 2 DVD-Audio Portable

Portable DVD-Audio comes to the region 2 market in the form of the Panasonic DVD-LA95, which boasts a 9inch 16:9 LCD screen (432 Ч 234 pixels), the largest of any region 2 machine to date.

Panasonic have long been on the cutting-edge of portable DVD technology and a region 1 DVD-Audio portable has been available for some time. read more…

Region 2 Zenix Universal Player Delayed

There’s still no sign of the long-awaited, much-hyped Ј300 region 2 universal DVD-Audio and SACD player from Chinese manufacturer Zenix.

The Z-1016L was supposed to ship in early November, but as yet, potential owners have yet to see the machine on retailers’ shelves. read more…

Cheskys First DVD-A Release

Chesky Records has released its first DVD-A title: Bucky Pizzarelli’s Swing Live.

This release features 3 mixes on the DVD-A side (96/24 Stereo Mix, 96/24 5.1 Compatible 4.0 Mix, and 96/24 6.0 Mix). read more…

David Becker Tribune – ‘Germerica’  A DVD-Audio review by Stuart M. Robinson

David Becker Tribune – ‘Germerica’ A DVD-Audio review by Stuart M. Robinson

Released by 5.1 Entertainment’s Silverline group, ‘Germerica’ is the first DVD-Audio disc to hail from accomplished contemporary jazz guitarist David Becker and his band, the David Becker Tribune.

The David Becker Tribune has been acclaimed worldwide, largely because of their exemplary live performances and also because of the talents of individual members who are amongst the finest exponents of original, contemporary jazz around today. They’ve played the world over, from London’s Barbican Centre to the Jazz Philharmonie in St. Petersburg. You can learn more at: http://www.davidbeckertribune.com/ read more…

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (Macal) – ‘Beethoven: Symphony No. 6’ A DVD-Audio review by Nigel Pond

Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op 68 (Pastorale)
Respighi: The Pines of Rome

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra conducted by Zednek Macal

AIX Records has been around since 1989, but I will confess that I had not heard of them until I started researching DVD-Audio and SACD releases for this site. read more…

6-Channel Switchbox

Audio enthusiast and DIY-er Shawn Fogg has developed a passive 6-channel switch box to allow a receiver/processor with only one set of 5.1 analogue inputs to be hooked up to two sources with 5.1 analogue outputs. read more…

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (Harnoncourt) – ‘Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 and The Water Goblin’  A DVD-Audio review by Stuart M. Robinson

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (Harnoncourt) – ‘Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 and The Water Goblin’ A DVD-Audio review by Stuart M. Robinson

Symphony No.9 ‘From the New World’ – sometimes called ‘The New World Symphony’ is undoubtedly one of Antonнn Dvorak’s most recognised works. Like so many popular classics, excepts have been introduced to the masses via movies and television; readers in the UK will undoubtedly recollect excerpts from the second (largo) movement being used in an advertising campaign for Hovis bread. read more…

Verance and Digimarc Exchange Law Suits

Verance, the company responsible for the digital watermarking technology used by the recording industry to protect DVD-Audio content, has filed a suit against Digimarc, a member of the Video Watermarking group. read more…

Paul Simon – ‘Youre The One’ A DVD-Audio review by Stuart M. Robinson

Unlike previous highly regarded works such as ‘Graceland’ and ‘The Rhythm of the Saints’, ‘You’re the One’ is an album with few world-music or conceptual influences, rather it re-introduces us to the Paul Simon of old, back to the era where a more recognised singer/songwriter style prevailed. read more…

Blue Man Group – ‘Audio’ A DVD-Audio review by Nigel Pond

Blue Man Group – ‘Audio’ A DVD-Audio review by Nigel Pond

Most people have probably never heard of The Blue Man group by name, but most will have seen them on television without realising it. They were the blue-faced characters in the TV commercials for Intel’s Pentium III processors. But BMG is much more than three blue Roman numerals – it is a group of individuals (around 30) which combines performance art, music and musical invention. BMG has a critically acclaimed theatrical production ranging from contemporary theatre, to percussive music, art, science and vaudeville. read more…

Outlaw Ships ICBM-1 Bass Management System

Outlaw Audio has announced that their ICBM-1 add-on bass management system is now shipping.

The ICBM-1 (an acronym for Integrated Controlled Bass Manager rather than Intercontinental Ballistic Missile) is a sophisticated, “audiophile-grade” six-channel bass management system designed to be used with DVD-Audio or SACD players. read more…

Electromatrix Multi-channel Music Launch

Electromatrix, a division of 5.1 Entertainment is proud to present a very special release event, ‘Awaken’ at the El Rey Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday November 4th. The event will feature several of the artists from their groundbreaking ‘Awaken’ album which is set for release on November 6th. read more…

DVD Forum US Conference Agenda

The DVD Forum, official governing body of all DVD formats (including DVD-Audio and DVD-Video) have tentatively announced details of their 2001 US Conference, held on December 5th at the Marina Beach Marriott Hotel, 4100 Admiralty Way Marina Del Rey, California between 09:00 and 18:00. read more…

Silverline DVD-Audio Simulation

Silverline and Immergent have produced a DVD-Audio demonstration… and made it available on Compact Disc! The simulation, introduced by Jim Ladd highlights the potential of DVD-Audio for multi-channel music reproduction. read more…

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