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Weather Report: Black Market      (4 of 4 found this review helpful)
  May 24, 2009

Barb, I sincerely can't understand what SACD of this title you are writing about. Are you sure you are reviewing the SACD of this, or is it some DSD mastering of it on CD? I've got the JSACD of this title - the only version I know exists on this format - and it must be one of the most dynamic SACDs ... more
Stan Getz and Joao Gilberto: Getz/Gilberto      (8 of 9 found this review helpful)
  August 11, 2007

As Flytomars mentions, there is a spike of signal(noise?) at about 15,500 Hz, but what he does not say is that the spike never goes above -48db. As per my personal analysis - after doing my own recording of the material and checking out the spectral display -, the 'noise' seems to be especially ... more
Beck: Sea Change      (3 of 5 found this review helpful)
  September 9, 2004

This is what surround mixes should sound like! period.
Steely Dan: Gaucho        (1 of 1 found this review helpful)
  May 5, 2004

This is a wonderful mix and marvelous work -as usual- from Elliot Scheiner. To those who don't know, Scheiner has worked as an engineer in many of Steely Dan's albums, including the original version of "Gaucho" (1980). He later did a 5.1 mix of the album for DTS Entertainment and, more recently, ... more
  May 2, 2004

While the songs on this album are quite nice and laid back I find its 5.1 mix to be uninteresting and flat, lacking the depth heard on other recordings with this type of ensembles. The voice, while warm, has very strong sibilance that subtracts the smoothness one expects of a recording of this type. ... more

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Linn downloads - SACD quality?
July 26, 2007
None. Why? Quality wise I would go for 24/96 lossless, but I would not pay that price ($25) for it. BTW, 96/24 WAV files (you would have to convert them from WMA) can be easily authored for DVD-V with the program DVD Audio Creator. Oops! Just noticed it had been mentioned before. For those that asked: a DVD-V with a 96/24 LPCM stereo track ... more