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Ken Richardson  |  Feb 04, 2007  |  0 comments

The Beatles: Love (Apple/Capitol). "The first Beatles album in 5.1"? Well, that's a bit misleading. Love isn't one of the Beatles' original releases; it's the "cast album" to the Cirque du Soleil show in Las Vegas, which does use the band's master tapes not only for full songs but also for new segues and mashups.

 |  Feb 03, 2007  |  0 comments

Billy Altman's Top 10 of 2006 Best Sound on CD

1. Red Hot Chili Peppers: Stadium Arcadium (Warner Bros.). Producer Rick Rubin's frenetic, skittering sound helps these four eternally Lost Boy punk/funkers stay hungry - and relevant.

Ken Richardson  |  Feb 01, 2007  |  0 comments

Ken Richardson  |  Jan 28, 2007  |  0 comments

Mike Mettler  |  Jan 28, 2007  |  0 comments

Rob O'Connor  |  Jan 28, 2007  |  0 comments
Wincing the Night Away Sub Pop
Music •••½ Sound ••••
The Shins graduated quickly to ultra-hip status after Natalie P
Brett Milano  |  Jan 24, 2007  |  0 comments
An Other Cup Ya/Atlantic
Music ••• Sound ••••
This long-promised comeback sounds exactly like what it is: the follow-up to 1978
Rob O'Connor  |  Jan 24, 2007  |  0 comments
The Sweet Escape Interscope
Music •• Sound ••
With five producers spread among 12 tracks, Gwen Stefani looked to diversify on <
Billy Altman  |  Jan 05, 2007  |  0 comments
Pretty Little Head Hungry Mouse
Music ••• Sound ••••
When she debuted in 2004 with the double CD Get Away from Me, Nel
Rob O'Connor  |  Jan 03, 2007  |  0 comments
The Information Interscope
Music •••• Sound ••••
Beck recycles everything (his beats, his raps), and that includes his sonics,
Steve Simels  |  Jan 03, 2007  |  0 comments
Boys and Girls in America Vagrant
Music •••½ Sound ••••
Wonder what a rock bar band sounds like in the early 21st ce
Parke Puterbaugh  |  Jan 03, 2007  |  0 comments
Universal/Republic
Endless Wire Music •••½ Sound •••
Live at Lyon (Bonus DVD) Show ••••½ Pi
Brett Milano  |  Jan 03, 2007  |  0 comments

Brett Milano  |  Jan 03, 2007  |  0 comments

Ken Richardson  |  Jan 03, 2007  |  0 comments

BLACK IS BLACK. True, but you won't believe how deep it goes on the high-def reissues of U2's 1988 concert pic Rattle and Hum (Paramount; Movie •••••; Blu-ray Disc Picture ••••, Sound ••••; HD DVD Picture ••••, Sound ••••½; Original Extras ½, New Extras: None).

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