Acoustic Sounds

Stories by Author: Malachi Lui

‘Diamond Dogs’ Half-Speed Plagued By Questionable EQ

June 16th, 2024

Tom Waits’ Eccentric ‘The Black Rider’ Also Ruined

May 1st, 2024

Three Selections From Record Store Day 2024

April 30th, 2024

Taylor Swift’s ‘The Tortured Poets Department’: Perversely Fascinating, Subtly Disastrous

April 26th, 2024

A Modern Guide to Collecting Miles Davis

April 2nd, 2024

New Order ‘Substance’ Reissue Disappoints

March 30th, 2024

The Techno-kayō Gems of Tamao Koike

March 1st, 2024

A New Way To Comment!

February 25th, 2024

Analogue Productions Reissues Matchbox 20’s ‘Yourself Or Someone Like You’

February 20th, 2024

Record Store Day Announces Formidable 2024 List

February 16th, 2024

‘Marquee Moon’ and The Great Mastering Debate

January 29th, 2024

David Sylvian’s Massive ‘Do You Know Me Now?’ Box: Worth It?

January 8th, 2024

Tom Waits’ 'Bone Machine' Deserves Better

November 30th, 2023

Can Pro-Ject’s $399 Vinyl NRS Box S3 Effectively Reduce Surface Noise?

November 8th, 2023

Blue Note Classic Does Art Blakey’s ‘Mosaic’

November 4th, 2023

‘1989 (Taylor’s Version)’ Searches For A Sound We’ve Heard Before

October 31st, 2023

Will We Ever Understand Sly Stone?

October 28th, 2023

VMP ‘Raw Power’ Reissue Makes Case For 1997 Iggy Mix

October 15th, 2023

Luaka Bop Reissues Pharoah Sanders’ 1977 Rarity ‘Pharoah’

October 7th, 2023

Ornette Coleman’s Divisive Blue Note Era

October 5th, 2023

You Might Need This $30 Teac Turntable Mat

September 18th, 2023

Three Hours of Hypnotic Bliss: Laraaji’s ‘Segue To Infinity’

September 5th, 2023

Talking Heads’ Complete "Stop Making Sense", Finally Released On Vinyl

September 1st, 2023

Blue Note Classics Reissues Cecil Taylor’s ‘Unit Structures’

August 27th, 2023

Ornette Coleman’s Contemporary LPs, Luxuriously Reissued by Craft

August 19th, 2023

Charli XCX’s Futurism From The Past

August 11th, 2023

Haruomi Hosono’s ‘Near Death Experience’ Lives On

August 2nd, 2023

Blur Returns With ‘The Ballad Of Darren’

August 1st, 2023

Sly & The Family Stone’s ‘There’s A Riot Goin’ On’ Receives Essential All-Analog VMP Reissue

July 29th, 2023

A Serge Gainsbourg Essential, Remixed & Ruined

July 16th, 2023

Record Store Day 2023: The Madness Amplifies

July 2nd, 2023

Can 'KAGAMI' Bring Ryuichi Sakamoto Back To Life?

June 26th, 2023

The Dare's Borrowed Nostalgia For The Hardly-Remembered 2000s

June 1st, 2023

Haruomi Hosono’s ‘Hosono House’ At 50

May 29th, 2023

Daft Punk’s Newly Expanded ‘Random Access Memories’ Leaves You Wanting More

May 14th, 2023

Oasis Vinyl Reissues From Sony Japan: Any Good?

May 1st, 2023

Memory-Tech’s UHQCD: The Final Red Book CD Frontier?

April 29th, 2023

SHM-CD: An Improvement?

April 17th, 2023

Review Explosion: Lana Del Rey, Lil Yachty, Slowthai, Gorillaz, & Black Country, New Road

April 4th, 2023

Blu-spec CD2: Any Difference?

April 3rd, 2023

RIP Ryuichi Sakamoto (1952-2023)

April 2nd, 2023

How To Ruin 40 Good Songs In Three Hours

March 29th, 2023

‘Fragments’: Bob Dylan’s ‘Time Out Of Mind’ Restored

March 19th, 2023

Gil Scott-Heron’s ‘Pieces Of A Man’ Reissued On AAA Vinyl

March 1st, 2023

METAFIVE’s Last Stand

February 27th, 2023

Dean Blunt’s Casual 'ZUSHI' Encapsulates His Artistry

February 4th, 2023

Is That Jazz? Lil B’s ‘Afrikantis’

December 26th, 2022

A Nondescript Album of ‘Christmas Songs’

November 23rd, 2022

Viagra Boys' 'Cave World' Says Nothing New

October 10th, 2022

Bladee’s ‘Spiderr’ Is A Dizzying Spectacle Of Glitchy Excess

October 3rd, 2022

Temporal Drift Announces Les Rallizes Dénudés Reissues

October 1st, 2022

Every Audiophile Needs This Lou Reed Live Album!

October 1st, 2022