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#321850 - 09/09/10 12:51 PM Chesky Free Free 192khz MP3 downloads
Wuchak Offline
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I was looking at some discs at Chesky's site and they have a couple of free downloads from the Area 31 disc http://www.chesky.com/core/details.cfm?productcode=SACD288 . This disc is in David's personal top 10 list. One of the tracks available for free is "The Girl from Guatamala". He says,
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Now let's listen to Track 4, "The Girl From Guatemala." This is my all-time reference for a female vocal. The soprano is about 10 feet behind the mike. You hear her delicate voice right in the center of the orchestra. This track is a great speaker crossover test as her voice should be seamless from the low to the high ranges. Here, should be a sense of coherency to the voice from octave to octave. There should not be any suck-outs or brightness in the frequency range."

These tracks won't give the sound of the disc but they are still pretty darn amazing!

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#321851 - 09/09/10 12:52 PM Re: Chesky Free Free 192khz MP3 downloads [Re: Wuchak]
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#321852 - 09/09/10 12:54 PM Re: Chesky Free Free 192khz MP3 downloads [Re: Wuchak]
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There are handful more. Rather than link to them all I'll tell you how to find them. Go to Google and enter "free download site:www.chesky.com" without the quotes. Each link will be to a page with free downloads by a different artist. On the Google search results page it might say that some results were omitted. Click the link to display those results since they are to more songs.

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#321899 - 09/10/10 01:26 AM Re: Chesky Free Free 192khz MP3 downloads [Re: Wuchak]
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Thanks, these are very cool.
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#321911 - 09/10/10 08:38 AM Re: Chesky Free Free 192khz MP3 downloads [Re: Lampshade]
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It would be nice to put them up in flac format. Still, thanks for the link.
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#321932 - 09/10/10 10:24 AM Re: Chesky Free Free 192kbps MP3 downloads [Re: terzaghi]
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There, fixed the title.

Also, I don't think they'd release the files for free, at any better quality than the 192kbps MP3s, because they want you to buy their physical discs.


Edited by ClubNeon (09/10/10 10:36 AM)
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#321934 - 09/10/10 10:29 AM Re: Chesky Free Free 192kbps MP3 downloads [Re: ClubNeon]
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Thanks for the title correction. WHen I first saw the original title, I thought it was the "mp3" that was incorrect (why 192Khz with a lossy compression?) and that it was 192KHz FLAC or some other encoding. This now makes much more sense!
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#321955 - 09/10/10 12:27 PM Re: Chesky Free Free 192kbps MP3 downloads [Re: EFalardeau]
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I thought it was a nice teaser for them. Even in a lossy format the tracks from Chesky still sound amazing. It convinced me to order their setup disk and their test disk for both my Father and myself.

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#322022 - 09/10/10 11:31 PM Re: Chesky Free Free 192kbps MP3 downloads [Re: Wuchak]
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I am going to make an order too. Lots of fun.
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#322144 - 09/12/10 08:38 PM Re: Chesky Free Free 192kbps MP3 downloads [Re: Lampshade]
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I ordered "10" which is a compilation and Beyond Words by a group called Oregon.
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