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    Default Hong Kong Universal Music to release 3 Japan SACDs

    HK Universal Music has just released 3 Japan SACDs on december 15th:

    Tim Drum
    Oil On Canvas
    Gentlemen Take Polaroids

    All of them hybrid stereo SACD.


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    Default Re: Hong Kong Universal Music to release 3 Japan SACDs

    Quote Originally Posted by Barbazul View Post
    HK Universal Music has just released 3 Japan SACDs on december 15th:

    Tim Drum
    Oil On Canvas
    Gentlemen Take Polaroids

    All of them hybrid stereo SACD.

    OMG! ALL of them are GEMS.

    http://www.importcds.com/gentlemen-t...d/600753737019

    http://www.importcds.com/japan-oil-o...d/600753736890

    http://www.importcds.com/japan-tin-d...d/600753736876

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    Default Re: Hong Kong Universal Music to release 3 Japan SACDs

    Once again, a band I've not heard of. Sometimes I think I must live in a shell.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GOS View Post
    Once again, a band I've not heard of. Sometimes I think I must live in a shell.
    FWIW, I don't know these bands either.

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    Sigh... these would have been even greater with surround remixes. Maybe someday.

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    Default Re: Hong Kong Universal Music to release 3 Japan SACDs

    Quote Originally Posted by GOS View Post
    Once again, a band I've not heard of. Sometimes I think I must live in a shell.

    Know what you mean.
    I've heard of them, but haven't heard them.
    Time to find sound clips and see if they're worth buying

    Edit: sampled a few tracks, they look and sound like many other British bands of that era.
    Will dig a bit further but my initial reaction is I'll probably pass on these

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scott M4 View Post
    Sigh... these would have been even greater with surround remixes. Maybe someday.
    I was thinking the exact same thing. But Universal is very stingy with having their back catalog remixed into multichannel. IMO, that would be an artist's decision.

    For those who never heard the group: http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=...7F&FORM=VRDGAR

    I'd recommend starting with Oil on Canvas.

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    Default Re: Hong Kong Universal Music to release 3 Japan SACDs

    Quote Originally Posted by 4-earredwonder View Post
    I was thinking the exact same thing. But Universal is very stingy with having their back catalog remixed into multichannel.
    It's not that Universal is stingy. It's that they often can't find the Multichannel versions of albums in their tape library from what I've heard.
    That would explain why even Universal Music releases of albums are using conversions from '70s Quad editions of their albums vs. the actual master tape when Surround Sound tracks are included in an Anniversary or Special Edition release.

    Fortunately that is not the case with Sony Music - and even Warner Music - titles.
    The Quad and 5.1 master tapes are find-able in their tape vaults.

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