PIERRE'S PICKS FOR AUDIOPHILES
Nothing will drive Pierre out a room faster than the standard audiophile demo discs: well recorded, but crushingly boring music. Here are some of his favorite test discs, picked for great sound that is well beyond the audiophile classics. You may or may not like each CDs genre, but not one is boring, not one is less than brilliantly played!
Free MP3 Samples & Downloads
Links are posted with the track listing for each CD
You'll be very pleasantly surprised by the sound quality of these MP3s. They are encoded with a Mapleshade proprietary signal path and process, which yields startling dynamics, stereo detail and a wonderfully resolved sound stage with ambience and depth you'd never expect from an MP3. Here's an example, a sample of "Black Betty
" from the Blue Rider Trio's discography Early Morning Blues.
The complete Mapleshade catalogincluding out-of-print titles are available for streaming and digital download via iTunes and other third-party sites. Fans who want to hear the full, audiophile quality of our recordings should buy original Mapleshade CDs, mastered and manufactured to our exacting specifications.
Pay only $9.60 each when you buy 4 or more CDs
$15 each for 3 or less; Double CDs count as 2 discs