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  James Reid
  Former recording engineer with CBC Radio, Vancouver.
  Vancouver, BC
  It's complicated.
Both consumer and recording production gear.
Analogue and digital.

I enjoyed receivers with digital signal processing for a number of years, until I had
some kind retrograde brain spasm and find myself now in the mid 70s early 80s again.
A few years on eBay and many thousands of dollars later,
I now do a lot of my music listening in the analogue domain as I did back then.
LPs, CD-4, open reel tape, and analogue outs from my Oppo 105 and 105D.

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Why the gap between SACD and download sound quality will grow even further over time.
April 14, 2014
removed my post about Replicants..just too silly ... more
Why the gap between SACD and download sound quality will grow even further over time.
April 13, 2014
Exactly. Hard Drives and SSDs fail, no getting around that. Then of course you could burn your own disc copies. However, home burned discs have a shorter shelf life than Replicated discs (often referred to as pressed discs) and album art is a pain to make. So far, the price differential between the 2 options favours the SACD. And so, why not just ... more
Messiaen: Turangalila Symphony coming from Ondine?
April 12, 2014
Unless this is MC, I would suggest searching out the OOP Chailly SACD on DECCA in "wrap-around" MC, 48/24. [t=1093] ... more
Discussion: Mahler: Symphony No. 3 - Chailly
April 2, 2014
You can still get the MC SACD, skip this. What were they smoking to not include the MC mix that already exists? [t=1967] ... more
Decca/Universal a pattern emerges in Blu-ray releases
April 2, 2014
Quite right. Plus the DECCA Blu-ray has a couple of fixes from secondary analogue takes that the Esoteric set does not have. Off topic but of some interest to me anyway. In 1970 multi track analogue + Dolby A was available to Decca when they recorded the Solti Tannhäuser. I didn't have the smarts back then to ask if more was done in this manner, ... more