Rockian Trading
PO Box 44,
Briar Hill, Vic, 3088,
AUSTRALIA

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Telephone (03) 9432 4149
International + 61 3 9432 4149
Facsimile (03) 9444 6879
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ATMA Classique
ATMA Classique recordings are notable for their high standards and distinctive programs, which are original and creative.   The label prides itself on establishing a dynamic, collaborative approach towards the artistic direction of each project.   Ms. Johanne Goyette the label's president and sound engineer, strives to capture the most natural possible acoustics suitable to the particular repertoire for each recording.
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audioquest MUSIC
The goal at AudioQuest Music is to let the technology serve the music, to take a "high fidelity snapshot" and allow the passion of the music to emerge unscathed.   A mark of their success is the extent to which noted blues and jazz artists seek out AudioQuest Music to make recordings.
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Independent Artist Recordings
DAVE'S TRUE STORY & BEPOP RECORDS
In 1998 and 2000 New York Lounge Music performers Dave's True Story released two very successful CDs on Chesky Records.   Their original CD, the self titled “Dave's True Story” which was previously only available at shows and online sold out the 10,000 copies that were pressed.   It was then meticulously re-mastered to includes 4 previously unreleased bonus tracks.   This was the beginning of BePop Records.
Independent Artist Recordings

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CALA RECORDS & CALA UNITED
The Cala Records credo is to make each record a complete experience.   Cala Records seek to combine familiar masterpieces with rare works.   Or, they record the best music of respected composers of our own day and gifted, if lesser known, names of the past.   Many of their releases contain world premiere recordings.
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CHESKY RECORDS
When creating a new recording Chesky Records' intentions are to document a special and significant moment in time and recreate the feeling of live music with the natural ambience of the acoustic space.   The engineers at Chesky Records strive for a recorded sound that is so natural the listener feels they can almost reach out and touch the musicians.
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dmp & dmp DEBUT
Because DMP (Digital Music Products) had already recorded digital masters, they were the first record company in the world to release Jazz CDs.   Since then DMP continued to lead the way with their evolutionary electronics, in a constant quest for new ways to bring the listener as close to the original live performance as possible.
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SONO LUMINUS
DORIAN RECORDINGS & DORIAN DISCOVERY

Dorian Recordings, a division of Sono Luminus LLC, is an independent label dedicated to producing compact discs of the highest possible quality.   Sono Luminus' and Dorian Recordings' exacting standards for performance, engineering and visual presentation make their CDs unique in the world of recorded music.
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First Impression Music & Lasting Impression Music
After years of experience as a successful audio retailer in Hong Kong, Mr Winston Ma traveled the world negotiating the rights to reproduce and market the very best quality editions of the most popular audio demonstration recordings.   Now based in Seattle, Washington, First Impression Music continues to research new music and better ways to reproduce these wonderful reocdings.
Lasting Impression Music

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LINN RECORDS
While Linn engineers were testing their flagship product, the Sondek LP 12 turntable, they became frustrated with the poor quality of some of the LPs they were using so they began pressing their own LPs to use in those tests.   The next step was to find their own artists and make their own recordings.   From those modest beginnings, Linn Records has grown into a thriving and respected independent label, acclaimed by critics and music lovers alike.
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MAXJAZZ
Based in St.Louis, MAXJAZZ presents recordings of distinctive jazz for the listener and for the art itself.   Founded in 1998 by Richard McDonnell, MAXJAZZ is dedicated to the presentation and celebration of America's most popular art form.   Each and every recording is a product of warmth, precision and meticulous attention to detail.   The sound is mastered to perfection.
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mobile fidelity sound lab
After many years of producing the very best re-mastered, audiophile recordings, the inventors of the half speed mastering process and the owners of the ORIGINAL MASTER RECORDING trade mark continue to research and utilize leading edge technology to produce the most sought after collectible editions.
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NMC Recordings
NMC Recordings Ltd is committed to to bringing the finest recordings of British contemporary classical music to as wide an audience as possible.   For more than 20 years the NMC catalogue has ranged from the compositions of Britain's younger, emerging talents - often their first recordings - to that of more established figures of whose music has stood the test of time.
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opus 3 records
Opus 3's recording technique has been specially developed for acoustic music performed in authentic environments such as churches, concert halls and jazz clubs with the positioning of musicians and microphone of paramount importance.   The Opus 3 tube-equipped recording electronics are now combined with the very best and latest in digital mastering technology
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REFERENCE RECORDINGS
For more than 30 years Reference Recordings have supplied audiophiles and music lovers with "the best seat in the house."   All recent Reference Recordings CDs are mastered using HDCD® [High Definition Compatible Digital] encoding for which the acclaimed Technical Director of Reference Recordings, "Prof." Keith O. Johnson, is a co-inventor.
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Sheffield Lab
The award winning "natural sound" of Sheffield Lab is recognised around the world as the reference standard for audiophile excellence.   Custom electronics throughout the entire recording chain, plus the legendary "live to two track" engineering, combine to deliver all the musical excitement created by world class musicians live in session.   The original "Direct To Disc" company, Sheffield Lab set the standard more than 30 years ago.
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Stockfisch Records
Based in Northeim, Germany, Stockfisch Records has produced outstanding recordings for more than 30 years.   Founded by engineer Günter Pauler, they have released work by well known and not-so-well known artists from the European guitar scene and the 70's Folk revival.   They have paid special attention to the singer/songwriter scene!   Their catalogue offers an interesting line-up of new artist discoveries and some very special audiophile recordings.
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2L Records
Norway is blessed with many churches and cathedrals and most of the 2L recordings are made in these wonderfull spaces.   The music captured by 2L features Norwegian composers and performers, and an international repertoire reflected in the Nordic athmosphere.   2L recognizes the fundamental values of stunning musical performances and excellent sound production and they capture these performances at their most real.
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AIX records
AIX Records believes that high-resolution recording and 5.1 channel surround mixing can be used creatively to enhance any musical experience.   They use multiple stereo pairs of large diaphragm microphones, state-of-the-art preamplifiers connected directly to the recording deck and an all digital signal path.   AIX releases make full use of the 24 bit dynamic floor offered by the format.   They include several different mixes in a variety of new encoding formats, to give the listener a choice of different perspectives on each performance.
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