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.


  • Hendrix’s Guitar Inferno at Monterey

    The stage, lit only by spotlights and the soft glow of amplifiers, became his canvas. From the opening riffs, the audience was entranced. Each note, each chord was not just heard but felt

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  • Louis Armstrong’s Serenade at the Sphinx

    Jazz maestro Louis Armstrong’s music resonated across borders, with his tunes reaching even the ancient sands of Egypt. There, beneath the gaze of the Great Sphinx and Pyramids of Giza, a timeless photograph was taken, capturing Armstrong serenading his wife, Lucille. In 2016, The New York Times Store shared this iconic 1961 image marking Armstrong’s…

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  • SinĂ©ad O’Connor, A Tribute In Pictures

    Acclaimed Dublin singer Sinéad O’Connor, whose death was announced on Tuesday, released 10 studio albums, while her song Nothing Compares 2 U was named the number one world single in 1990 by the Billboard Music Awards. Throughout her music career, she cut a striking figure.

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  • Rolling with the Charts: Billboard’s Epic Journey

    Welcome to the backstage of the music industry, where hits are made, careers are launched, and dreams come true — the Billboard charts. They’ve been the measuring stick of musical success since their inception, but how did they evolve to mirror our ever-changing music consumption habits? Grab your backstage pass and let’s dive into the…

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  • Tony Bennett: The Heart and Soul of American Music has passed away

    In the expansive tapestry of American music, few threads shimmer as brilliantly as Tony Bennett.

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  • Our Ultimate Review of the Denafrips Pontus II: R2R DAC Excellence

    Short on time? Click here for our quick-access grid summary of the Denafrips Pontus II DAC. The Pontus II stands out for its commitment to a technology known as R2R ladder DAC. This isn’t just a technical specification; it’s a choice that defines its character and performance. Our aim here is to unpack what this…

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  • Our Review of the Rotel A12MKII Integrated Amplifier-DAC

    Short on time? Click here for our quick-access grid summary of the Rotel A12MKII As we delve into the world of the Rotel A12MKII, we find ourselves examining not just an electronic device, but a carefully constructed instrument designed to bring out the best in your music collection. Whether it’s the intricate layers of a…

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