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#358453 - 11/10/11 02:14 PM Re: So what are ya listening to tonight? ***** [Re: davidsch]
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Registered: 01/19/11
Posts: 1282
Loc: Quebec, Canada
the first time i listened to Jackie Evancho's Blu-ray concert "Dream with me", i found it a bit lacking in athmosphere and presence and thought a couple of times that there was a little bit of distortion in the orchestra sound, so i listened again yesterday and found that the vol. was not set right.
at -8 dB re. Ref. Level/PCM 5.1, it's excellent.

it will "rock" you.


Edited by J. B. (11/10/11 02:16 PM)
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#358454 - 11/10/11 02:18 PM Re: So what are ya listening to tonight? [Re: MarkSJohnson]
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Registered: 06/20/03
Posts: 8343
Loc: Tacoma
Good question - what is the "Experience" version? Doesn't look like surround/hi-rez.
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#358478 - 11/10/11 10:24 PM Re: So what are ya listening to tonight? [Re: MarkSJohnson]
Henry66 Offline
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Loc: New Hampshire, USA
Originally Posted By: MarkSJohnson
I'm not clear on this- Is there a surround, hi-rez disc available for WYWH without spending the $130 or so for the immersion set? I love that recording, but not to the point where I feel I need themed nick-nacks.

Just the SACD:
http://www.elusivedisc.com/prodinfo.asp?number=APSAM33453
It's $35 and they probably add shipping to the wound.
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#358481 - 11/10/11 11:13 PM Re: So what are ya listening to tonight? [Re: Henry66]
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Downloaded and listened to the ATO Records Fall Sampler:
http://atorecords.com/featured/free-13-track-sampler/
Quite a random collection.

I liked "My Morning Jacket – Victory Dance", but particularly enjoyed "Danny Barnes – Fun".
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#358491 - 11/11/11 07:46 AM Re: So what are ya listening to tonight? [Re: MarkSJohnson]
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Originally Posted By: MarkSJohnson
I'm not clear on this- Is there a surround, hi-rez disc available for WYWH without spending the $130 or so for the immersion set? I love that recording, but not to the point where I feel I need themed nick-nacks.


Yes.

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#358494 - 11/11/11 09:25 AM Re: So what are ya listening to tonight? [Re: davidsch]
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Thanks Henry and David-
This didn't show up at Amazon the other day when I searched for "Wish You Were Here" (now either, as I checked again and only get the standard Redbook, the huge immersion box set and the "Experience" two-disc version.

Jeeez, they really know how to market this stuff! frown
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#358539 - 11/11/11 07:41 PM Re: So what are ya listening to tonight? [Re: MarkSJohnson]
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#358569 - 11/12/11 04:19 PM Re: So what are ya listening to tonight? [Re: BlueJays1]
Andrew Offline
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Registered: 12/18/01
Posts: 181
She & Him - Volume 2
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon (Alan Parson's original mix)

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#358589 - 11/13/11 01:39 PM Re: So what are ya listening to tonight? [Re: Andrew]
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Registered: 07/20/06
Posts: 11385
Loc: Richland, WA, USA
Little Boots - "Shake"

New music. I'm still fairly indifferent toward her. I like a couple of her songs.

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#358644 - 11/14/11 12:27 PM Re: So what are ya listening to tonight? [Re: CV]
BobKay Offline
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Registered: 03/23/10
Posts: 3233
Loc: Massachusetts Badlands
I'm not a Holiday music kinda guy, and I never bought "Natalie Cole Sings With the Dead," but...

Amy Winehouse/Tupac Shakur: "A Christmas Duet"
got my attention.

It has all your old faves, digitally sampled and smashed together like razzleberry pie.

*Black Christmas for Whitey
*Santa Ain't Sh--
*Pine Cones and Needles
*My Yiddish Kwanza
*Silent Nights (A perpetual loop "round")
*Slay Bells
*Rudolph was my Dealer
*Holiday Tats
*My DirtNap Angel
*I'm Fixin' for Chistmas

And my all time favorites,
*The Little Gunner Boy"
("....this is my gift to you, a-rat-a-tat-tat...")
AND
*Chestnuts Roasting, Open Fire!

The recording isn't up to snuff, but its' just for a couple of weeks a year.


Edited by BobKay (11/14/11 12:46 PM)
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