Thanks Thanks:  56
Likes Likes:  59
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 26 to 34 of 34

Thread: Roy Orbison - Black & White Night 30th Anniversary Edition

  1. #26
    600 Club - QQ All Star
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Location
    Evanston Il
    Posts
    612
    Points
    9,741
    Level
    66
    Level completed: 23%, Points required for next Level: 309
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: Roy Orbison - Black & White Night 30th Anniversary Edition Coming Soon!

    The new mix is actually pretty good imho[I know people are gonna tear me a new one over that to them I say bring it on!]

  2. #27
    Hi-Res Moderator rtbluray's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    Middle TN
    Posts
    6,115
    Points
    69,244
    Level
    100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 99.9%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Blog entryCreated Album picturesTagger First Class
    Awards:
    Master Tagger
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: Roy Orbison - Black & White Night 30th Anniversary Edition Coming Soon!

    Quote Originally Posted by hwkn View Post
    The new mix is actually pretty good imho[I know people are gonna tear me a new one over that to them I say bring it on!]
    Well if I would have known you would like it, I would have gladly sold you my copy! (And I'm sure I'm not the only one on QQ who would have made that offer to get this new CD/Blu-Ray edition of their hands…)

    Surround yourself with the best.

    Here's to 2017!

  3. Thanks sperezmore thanked for this post
    Likes sperezmore, Snood liked this post
  4. #28
    Senior Member quattroatl's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Posts
    242
    Points
    6,284
    Level
    51
    Level completed: 67%, Points required for next Level: 66
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: Roy Orbison - Black & White Night 30th Anniversary Edition Coming Soon!

    Quote Originally Posted by hwkn View Post
    The new mix is actually pretty good imho[I know people are gonna tear me a new one over that to them I say bring it on!]
    I too enjoy this new mix. This mix is definitely tamer than the original mix, but it is still a wonderful alternative.

    The dynamic range seems better than the original, and Roy's voice in particular sounds less shrill and is warmer.

    The closest thing I can tell all my friends here at QQ is that this new mix sounds more like a studio mix with less discreteness and definitely less audience noise.

    I can only compare it to the first time I listened the Steven Wilson's remix version of ELP's "Lucky Man" compared to the original 5.1 mix on Brain Salad Surgery. Steven's mix sounds more refined and less adventurous in comparison to the original, but I still very much enjoy both versions.

    I definitely like having both versions!
    Last edited by quattroatl; 03-21-2017 at 02:01 AM.

  5. #29
    Hi-Res Moderator rtbluray's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    Middle TN
    Posts
    6,115
    Points
    69,244
    Level
    100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 99.9%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Blog entryCreated Album picturesTagger First Class
    Awards:
    Master Tagger
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: Roy Orbison - Black & White Night 30th Anniversary Edition Coming Soon!

    Quote Originally Posted by quattroatl View Post
    I can only compare it to the first time I listened the Steven Wilson's remix version of ELP's Brain Salad Surgery compared to the original 5.1 mix. Steven's mix sounds more refined and less adventurous in comparison to the original, but I still very much enjoy both versions.
    You mean Jakko Jakszyk's 5.1 mix of "Brain Salad Surgery"?
    Steven Wilson never remixed that album...

    Surround yourself with the best.

    Here's to 2017!

  6. Thanks himey thanked for this post
    Likes drphibes liked this post
  7. #30
    Senior Member quattroatl's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Posts
    242
    Points
    6,284
    Level
    51
    Level completed: 67%, Points required for next Level: 66
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: Roy Orbison - Black & White Night 30th Anniversary Edition Coming Soon!

    Quote Originally Posted by rtbluray View Post
    You mean Jakko Jakszyk's 5.1 mix of "Brain Salad Surgery"?
    Steven Wilson never remixed that album...
    sorry for the brain fart.

    I meant to describe "Lucky Man" only from the the original 5.1 mix in BSS to Wilson's version on his mix of ELP.

  8. #31
    Hi-Res Moderator rtbluray's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    Middle TN
    Posts
    6,115
    Points
    69,244
    Level
    100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 99.9%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Blog entryCreated Album picturesTagger First Class
    Awards:
    Master Tagger
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: Roy Orbison - Black & White Night 30th Anniversary Edition Coming Soon!

    Quote Originally Posted by quattroatl View Post
    sorry for the brain fart.

    I meant to describe "Lucky Man" only from the the original Jakko mix in BSS to Wilson's version on his mix of ELP.
    Sorry, you still don't have it right, but at least I know what you want to say now, and that is:
    I can only compare it to the first time I listened to Steven Wilson's remix version of ELP's Lucky Man compared to the original 5.1 mix. Steven's mix sounds more refined and less adventurous in comparison to the original, but I still very much enjoy both versions.
    [Jakko mixed the 2014 5.1 mix of "Brain Salad Surgery", not the 2000 5.1 mix that had "Lucky Man" as a bonus.]


    Surround yourself with the best.

    Here's to 2017!

  9. Likes JanBakker liked this post
  10. #32
    Senior Member quattroatl's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Posts
    242
    Points
    6,284
    Level
    51
    Level completed: 67%, Points required for next Level: 66
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points
    Post Thanks / Like

    Smile Re: Roy Orbison - Black & White Night 30th Anniversary Edition Coming Soon!

    Quote Originally Posted by rtbluray View Post
    Sorry, you still don't have it right, but at least I know what you want to say now, and that is:


    [Jakko mixed the 2014 5.1 mix of "Brain Salad Surgery", not the 2000 5.1 mix that had "Lucky Man" as a bonus.]

    damn! you took the words out of my brain salad surgery .

    My main point is that this new mix is still very good and actually sounds very balanced in comparison to the more adventurous original surround mix.

    The original definitely has wow factor, but the band can sound overwhelming at times in the surround channels.
    This new mix is extremely well-balanced with Roy being the center of attention.

  11. Thanks rtbluray thanked for this post
    Likes rtbluray, JanBakker liked this post
  12. #33
    800 Club - QQ All Star skherbeck's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2015
    Location
    SoCal, USA
    Posts
    849
    Points
    6,925
    Level
    54
    Level completed: 88%, Points required for next Level: 25
    Overall activity: 66.0%
    Achievements:
    Tagger Second ClassCreated Album picturesCreated Blog entrySocial1 year registered
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: Roy Orbison - Black & White Night 30th Anniversary Edition Coming Soon!

    This new surround mix is... not really a surround mix. It works fine for watching a concert performance video, but as a stand alone piece of "surround music", it wouldn't be worth the bother of ripping it from the blu-ray. I'll keep mine in my "music video" library, but certainly not in my "surround sound" library.
    "One Quad to rule them all, One Quad to find them; One Quad to bring them all and in the darkness bind them."
    "The Quad is what gives a Sound System its power. It's a sound field created by four pulsing speakers that surrounds us and penetrates us."

  13. Thanks rtbluray thanked for this post
    Likes rtbluray liked this post
  14. #34
    Senior Member CPR's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Brooklyn, NY
    Posts
    229
    Points
    10,687
    Level
    68
    Level completed: 60%, Points required for next Level: 163
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranCreated Blog entry10000 Experience Points
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: Roy Orbison - Black & White Night 30th Anniversary Edition Coming Soon!

    Just watched the PBS version in 5.1; not much different than the original, IMHO
    If you closed your eyes, you'd probably not notice anything major; except the new additions
    Still a great show, but .................................................. ...............................................

Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •