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DIGITAL SURROUND MUSIC RELEASE LISTS (2009- )

Upcoming, current, and archived digital surround releases from 2009 to the present with release dates and links to forum discussion threads. A most excellent listing by QQ Member haikubass
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QuadraphonicQuad General Discussions

Things About The Board in General
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QQ Swap Meet

QuadraphonicQuad's Trader Bay - Sell or trade your surround stuff here! (SPAM will be deleted)
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1,654
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10,904
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General Hardware Discussion

Audio hardware topics not necessarily related to MultiChannel
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12,375
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QuadraphonicQuad eBay Watch

Observations about new and vintage surround hardware and software on eBay
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1,722
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11,165
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1,722
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11,165

Music Matters (Non Surround)

The place for Stereo Discussion, including SACD, SHM-SACD, SHM-CD, LPs, Gold Discs, and anything else that comes to mind.
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30,855
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1,825
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Quadraphonic Archive & Vault

Scans, Info and Articles from the 1970s regarding the Quadraphonic Era
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273
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22
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273

Surround Sound In General

Surround Sound - Non Format Specific Discussion

Anything Surround, old and new, that is not specific to one of the current surround formats
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845
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42,670

MultiChannel in the Media

Share your findings of print and web articles and reviews
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353
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3,169
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353
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Mobile Audio

MutiChannel Sound of the road, on the water, and in the air!
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180
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180
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Rumor Mill - Rumblings in surround

If you hear something, but it's not cast in stone. Beatles on BluRay?
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466
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Surround Music Polls

Hi-Rez Spotlight Discs

This poll section includes SACD's, DVD-Audio's, BluRay Audio Only discs, and DualDisc's that have DVD-Audio on the DVD side.
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716
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DTS-CD and Audio-DVD Surround Spotlight Discs

This poll section includes DTS-CD's and all (non-DVD-Audio) DVD based surround discs (DD, DTS, PCM) as well as DualDisc's that DO NOT have DVD-Audio DVD sides.
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211
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4 Channel Spotlight LPs and Tapes

This poll section includes all titles and formats released in the '70 Quadraphonic era, including SQ, QS, CD-4 LP's and Q8 and Q4 tapes.
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Surround Music Spotlight DVD Videos

This poll section includes all Music DVD Video releases with surround audio tracks. Concert, Documentary, and Tribute discs apply. Motion Pictures do not.
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Blu-Ray Music Videos (HD-DVD too!)

This poll section includes all Music HD-DVD and Blu-Ray Video releases with surround audio tracks. Concert, Documentary, and Tribute discs apply. Motion Pictures do not.
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Industry Corner - The makers of Surround Music

The Steven Wilson Corner

Surround Artist, producer, and engineer Steven Wilson. Discuss his work, both musically and as a Surround Audio mixer
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Surround Artists/Engineers/Producers

Check this section for posts and info directly from artists and engineers creating surround music!
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WB/RHINO - QUADIO

This section is for discussion of 'QUADIO' branded releases from Rhino. This is not the place for WB DVD-A discussion.
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Audio Fidelity - Surround SACD Corner

This is the place to discuss all of the current and upcoming 4.0 and 5.1 SACDs produced by Audio Fidelity
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Dutton Vocalion - Surround SACDs from the UK

Great quadraphonic reissues from former quad releases by RCA, Columbia, and others. Very nice!
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33
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AIX Records

Forum section to discuss surround releases from AIX, including DVD-A and BluRay.
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QuadroSurround - DVD-A's from Germany

This special section is to highlight the DVD-A quadraphonic discs released by QuadroSurround in Germany
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Modern MultiChannel Sound & Systems

Multichannel Sound Corner - Everything about Moder

Anything generic about modern multichannel that is not format specific
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241
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4,410
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241
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4,410

Surround Hardware SACD/DVD-A/Universal

Findings, Reviews, and anything related to Surround Disc Players
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237
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4,566
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237
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4,566

SACD Multi-Channel Discussion

News about the SA-CD format and reviews of discs old and new
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1,779
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23,728
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1,779
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DVD-A Multi-Channel Discussion

News about the DVD-A format and reviews of discs old and new, including DualDiscs with DVD-A sides.
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1,255
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18,318
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1,255
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DualDisc - MultiChannel Discussion (Non-DVD Audio)

Many DualDiscs have surround music tracks that are not DVD-A.
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129
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1,540
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129
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1,540

DVD: Video and Audio DVD

Everything DVD (except DVD-Audio Discs. Not to be confused with Audio DVD discs. Confused? So was the rest of the planet!)
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535
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11,703
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535
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11,703

Blu-Ray - All Things Blu

Anything related to Blu-Ray Audio technology, including hardware and notable software. (Not intended for film discussion)
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508
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508
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Other Surround Disc Based Formats

DTS, Dolby Pro Logic. Dolby Digital and other surround formats
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129
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1,716
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"Next Generation" Surround Sound Formats

DTS-HD Master audio, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD - 7.1 and MultiChannel Downloads (.flac, .wav, etc)
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1,315
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113
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Legacy MultiChannel Sound & Systems

Quadraphonic Corner - All things "Quad"

Anything to do with the original Quad from the 1970's that is not format specific
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305
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3,687
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305
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3,687

Mark Anderson's "Quad Discography" Discussion Foru

This is the place to discuss, contest, suggest, and submit items and changes to the Internet's Reference of Quad Recordings
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71
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1,346
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71
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1,346

Quadraphonic Hardware

Demodulators, Decoders, and Shibata...plus a whole lot more!
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1,264
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9,005

Quadraphonic Tapes (Q8,Q4)

The true discrete way to go in pre-historic quad!
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353
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3,935
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353
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3,935

Discrete LP Formats (CD-4,UD-4)

Land of the Quadradisc
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315
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6,553
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315
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6,553

Matrix LP/CD Formats (SQ,QS,EV,RM)

From "No Logic" to Tate II and Vario-Matrix
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383
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8,732
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383
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Ambisonics (UHJ)

The Great White Buffalo of Surround Sound
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Surround Sound Tech Talk

DTS Conversion Forum

The place for DTS CD discussion - Legacy releases preserved by skilled quadraholics!
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278
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278
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2,451

DVD-A & BluRay Audio Creation Workshop

The place to discuss DVD-A, BluRay Audio, and other personal 5.1 audio disc creation
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202
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3,058
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202
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3,058

Multi-Channel Musicians Studio

Recording live and mixing in surround. Sometimes, you just have to do it yourself!
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348
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Surround Sound Production and Playback on the Desk

Area for discussing computer-based surround sound playback, conversion and creation…including playback and creation hardware and software, file formats, and where to find new music on the web
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3,826
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296
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Multichannel Media Players

How to play hi-res multichannel files on current equipment via a HDMI or USB connections
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39
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39
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Hidden Quad Gems

Matrix Compact Discs

SQ or QS recordings from the quad era that have found their way to CD
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Stereo to Surround Upmixing

Discussions related to synthesizing surround sound from stereo recordings using hardware and software methods
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Is This The Real McCoy?

Debate over which quad records ain't and some that weren't that might be
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