Summary: Amazingly detailed without sounding overly analytical or harsh. Reproduces accurately the source material with almost zero coloration. Nothing sticks out from deepest bass to etherial highs. If the CD was poorly engineered, you'll definitely hear it.
Excerpt: This CD player is the first one to come out of Bryston's range. The company is better known for its built-like-a-tank amplifiers, but the BCD-1 proves that it can make an exibition of itself, given careful system-matching.