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Richard Strauss: Tone Poems [Honeck/Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra] Hybrid SACD Review

Posted March 3rd, 2014

Richard Strauss: Tone Poems [Honeck/Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra] Hybrid SACD Review

Strauss, a program of three symphonic tone poems, gets this new FRESH! series from Reference Recordings off to an auspicious start.

Groven/Kleive: HarmOrgan Blu-ray Audio Review

Posted February 9th, 2011

Groven/Kleive: HarmOrgan Blu-ray Audio Review

Organist Kleive and Harmonica virtuoso Groven present an unusual instrumental duo in recital of both original and transcribed pieces. The sonics of this disc are excellent but the program should be taken in small tastes to avoid the eventual monotony of this instrumental combo.

Marantz Releases Two Universal 3D-Ready Blu-ray Players

Posted July 24th, 2010

Marantz Releases Two Universal 3D-Ready Blu-ray Players

This week Marantz unveiled two new models in their Blu-ray player line, the UD7005 (SRP: $899, available in September, replacing the BD7004), and UD5005 (SRP $599, available in August, replacing the BD5004) Universal Media Players.

McIntosh Releases Integrated Tabletop Audio System (MXA60)

Posted December 9th, 2009

McIntosh Releases Integrated Tabletop Audio System (MXA60)

To coincide with the company’s 60th Anniversary, high-end audio manufacturer, McIntosh Laboratory, one of the brands in the D & M Holdings stable, has introduced their first-ever integrated tabletop audio system, the 60th Anniversary MXA60 Executive System.