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#331805 - 12/17/10 12:30 AM Re: So what are ya listening to tonight? ***** [Re: CV]
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Upgrade that Mirah album to "I like it a lot." It gets better as I listen to it.

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#331807 - 12/17/10 12:48 AM Re: So what are ya listening to tonight? [Re: CV]
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I got the remaster of Nine Inch Nail's, Pretty Hate Machine. It's actually a pretty good remaster. I was afraid it was just going to be made louder with more compression. It's actually a new mix down, and while louder it seems to have the same (or maybe slightly better) dynamic range. The drums are obviously not compressed much at all; they are really punchy.
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#331920 - 12/18/10 11:25 AM Re: So what are ya listening to tonight? [Re: ClubNeon]
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Thanks for the mention of the Tron soundtrack. Daft Punk has always been fun to listen to and this soundtrack is no exception.

Yesterday I had it cranked up and turned my ep500 up a few notches and WOW this soundtrack can REALLY RUMBLE!

I'm listening in PLII mode right now on much lower volumes (wife is still asleep) and it still sounds great.
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#331923 - 12/18/10 12:00 PM Re: So what are ya listening to tonight? [Re: terzaghi]
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Very cool. They're available here on YouTube.
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#331941 - 12/18/10 04:57 PM Re: So what are ya listening to tonight? [Re: Da_Gimp_Pimp]
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Sohodolls - Ribbed Music for the Numb Generation

Fannypack - So Stylistic

I know, what's wrong with me? Ha ha.

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#331944 - 12/18/10 08:25 PM Re: So what are ya listening to tonight? [Re: CV]
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Jem - Finally Woken

Liking it a lot.

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#331945 - 12/18/10 08:46 PM Re: So what are ya listening to tonight? [Re: CV]
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Oh yeah, that's a good album. Have you heard Imogen Heap's Speak for Yourself? If you like Jem you should also like that.
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#331947 - 12/18/10 09:08 PM Re: So what are ya listening to tonight? [Re: ClubNeon]
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Yes, I do have that one. I should give it another listen sometime.

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#331992 - 12/19/10 06:26 PM Re: So what are ya listening to tonight? [Re: CV]
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#332008 - 12/19/10 09:21 PM Re: So what are ya listening to tonight? [Re: ClubNeon]
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Originally Posted By: ClubNeon
I felt like putting this under "stunning recordings". The Tron: Legacy soundtrack by Daft Punk.

Wow.

So. Much. Bass.

It also has some amazing orchestral work combined with the electronica. Not a massive dynamic range, but better than most CDs released these days. Would be neat if they do a BD-Audio release, but I'm not holding my breath.

I've actually be looking forward to this soundtrack more than the movie. I was not let down. Except I wish the tracks were longer.


I listened to some samples yesterday and liked what I heard. Just ordered the album from Amazon. I'm looking forward to having it accompany me on my drive to California for the holidays.

I actually look forward to loading up the CD player for the long drive and blasting some tunes. Although, I find myself speeding up with fast music.
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