Olivier Meunier-Plante

Olivier is the creative & technical mind behind this website. Beyond assisting with the magazine’s content, his expertise in web development combined with a genuine passion for the web underscores his contribution to PMA.


  • Echoes of Apollo: The Music of Ancient Greece

    Introduction: The Soul of Greek Culture In the heart of ancient Greece, music was the very pulse of society, intricately woven into the fabric of daily life and imbued with a significance that went far beyond mere entertainment. This deep integration of music in Greek culture manifested in various dimensions, from the sacred echoes in…

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  • Bob Marley At The Lyceum

    In the heart of London, 1975, a moment was etched in the annals of music history, a performance that would be remembered as a defining pinnacle for Bob Marley and the Wailers. The energy of the night was electric, the air charged with anticipation as Marley stepped onto the stage, ready to rewrite his narrative…

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  • The Innovations of the Steyning Research Establishment

    The Steyning Research Establishment, inaugurated by John Bowers in 1981, was not merely a research facility but the cornerstone of Bowers & Wilkins’ commitment to pioneering audio technology. Bowers envisioned SRE as a crucible for innovation, where theoretical acoustics and practical engineering would converge to push the boundaries of sound reproduction. This establishment was tasked…

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  • Moon Rock Needles: The Final Frontier of Audio

    In the hallowed halls of the most elite audiophile forums, where the mere mention of MP3s is considered blasphemy and vinyl is revered with a religious fervor, a revolutionary new product has sent shockwaves through the community: Moon Rock Record Needles. These aren’t your grandmother’s diamond-tipped needles, oh no. These are painstakingly crafted from genuine…

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  • The International Sweethearts’ Story

    In an era marked by stark racial divides and rigid gender roles, the International Sweethearts of Rhythm emerged as an audacious symphony of defiance and unity. Formed in the late 1930s, this all-women Swing orchestra not only challenged the prevailing societal norms but also painted a canvas of cultural diversity that was rare for its…

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  • Icons at Twilight: The Sinatra SoirĂ©e

    In the neon-lit heart of Las Vegas, where the desert meets decadence and the nights are longer than the odds, a photograph was snapped in 1969 that would freeze time in a frame, capturing a confluence of kings, a chairman, and a hoofer. This wasn’t just any night; this was the opening night shindig for…

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  • Receive 10% off any 2xHD albums With FortĂ© Art & Music

    Exciting News for Music Enthusiasts in Canada and the USA! PMA Magazine, in collaboration with FortĂ© Art & Music, is thrilled to announce an exclusive offer for our dedicated readers in Canada and the USA. As avid supporters of exceptional music experiences, we understand your passion for quality sound and extraordinary albums. That’s why we’ve…

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  • Knowledge is Bowers: Wilkins in the Footsteps of Giants

    John Bowers and Roy Wilkins, Visionaries of Sound In the quaint town of Worthing, West Sussex, a story of two remarkable individuals began to unfold, a story that would eventually redefine the world of audio technology. John Bowers and Roy Wilkins, the founders of Bowers & Wilkins, were born into a world where technology was…

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  • En salle Ă  MontrĂ©al : Un film sur le festival de musique Ă©mergente (FME)

    It Could Only Happen HereUn film sur le Festival de musique Ă©mergente (FME) Premier long mĂ©trage de Stephan BoissonneaultCinĂ©mathèque quĂ©bĂ©coise – MontrĂ©al19–24 JANV 2024 DurĂ©e : 74 minutesEn anglais avec sous-titres françaisGenre : Musique, Documentaire, Histoire DĂ©couvrez le « secret le mieux gardĂ© du QuĂ©bec ». It Could Only Happen Here est un documentaire DIY…

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  • Clean Ears, Clean Sounds: Unveiling the Audiophile’s New Secret Weapon

    In the hallowed halls of audiophilia, where the quest for acoustic perfection is more sacred than the silence in a monastery, a groundbreaking revelation is about to send shockwaves. Audiophiles, brace yourselves, for the game is about to change, not with another esoteric piece of equipment, but with something far more… personal. Enter the Ear…

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  • LaFaro’s Lament: A Young Legend’s Unfinished Symphony

    In the annals of jazz history, few names resonate with the profound impact and meteoric rise of Scott LaFaro. His journey from a musically gifted child to a revolutionary jazz virtuoso is a tale of raw talent, relentless passion, and a groundbreaking approach to the double bass. LaFaro’s story is not just about the notes…

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  • Understanding Music Streaming: A Guide for Beginners

    No time to read? Click here to access our easy-to-understand grid covering what you need to know. Welcome to our beginner’s guide to understanding streaming. This guide is designed to help individuals with little to no knowledge of the streaming industry understand which service best caters to their needs, without delving too deeply into technical…

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