DVD/DTS Poll Anathema - Distant Satellites [DTS 96/24 DVD]

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Rate the Audio-DVD of Anathema - DISTANT SATELLITES

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edisonbaggins

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Woo, yay!!! A poll for an awesome album. I'm gonna start things off with a... hmmm... 9? 10?
Well, it is only DTS. But it is hella awesome...
I could go either weak 10 or strong 9 here...
Let's say 10! Lost Song is worth it alone. :music
 

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I have the Distant Satellites Japan only Blu-ray Audio release (5.1 DTS HD MA 48K 24-Bit lossless) http://www.hraudio.net/showmusic.php?title=9867

A superb Hi-Rez release from Anathema. I found one minor issue with the 5.1 mix by Jens Bogren (uncredited). He aggressively intensifies the mix in the rear channels and aurally I felt overwhelmed. To obtain a more balanced sound, I adjusted both rear channels by -3 dB to compensate ( I rarely touch my rears). I look for a more expansive and natural 'bloom' in the soundfield particularly from the rear channels. Still, Bogren's 5.1 mix is very good with the adjustments.

I cannot say enough good things about Distant Satellites..... a stellar album from Anathema and a "work of ethereal beauty'.
 
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Neil Palfreyman

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I'm surprised we didn't already have a poll for this one! The album is superb and I seem to remember it being a pretty good mix, so I'll have to dig it out again and give it another play before rating. :)
 

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edisonbaggins

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I have the Distant Satellites Japan only Blu-ray Audio release (5.1 DTS HD MA 48K 24-Bit lossless) http://www.hraudio.net/showmusic.php?title=9867

A superb Hi-Rez release from Anathema. I found one minor issue with the 5.1 mix by Jens Bogren (uncredited). He aggressively intensifies the mix in the rear channels and aurally I felt overwhelmed. To obtain a more balanced sound, I adjusted both rear channels by -3 dB to compensate ( I rarely touch my rears). I look for a more expansive and natural 'bloom' in the soundfield particularly from the rear channels. Still, Bogren's 5.1 mix is very good with the adjustments.

I cannot say enough good things about Distant Satellites..... a stellar album from Anathema and a "work of ethereal beauty'.
I keep wondering if it is worth it to upgrade from DTS DVD to the blu-ray. Has anybody heard both, by chance?
 

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I absolutely adore this album apart from the awful you’re not alone, I have given it a 9, without that track it’s an easy 10, is it possible for a human being to listen to the lost song part 2 and not be crying like a baby? Maybe it’s just me but Lee Douglas has the best female voice in music bar none
 
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edisonbaggins

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I absolutely adore this album apart from the awful you’re not alone, I have given it a 9, without that track it’s an easy 10, is it possible for a human being to listen to the lost song part 2 and not be crying like a baby? Maybe it’s just me but Lee Douglas has the best female voice in music bar none
Went and refreshed my mind on You're Not Alone. If that's the weakest track for you, I can see why this album works, on the whole! It's not bad, for a loopy, experimental kind of thing!
Agree, Lee is just lovely. :love::love::love:
 

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Downgraded my vote to a 9. Just because I'm experienced more albums I consider 10's now.
This one is great. Love it. Just don't think it's perfect!
 
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