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DVD/DTS Poll Black Sabbath - Paranoid [DTS/DD DVD+2CD]

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Rate the Audio-DVD of Black Sabbath - PARANOID


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ssully

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We're talking about compression *added to* the original masters, for a digital surround version.
 

weekendtoy

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I was expecting to give this one a very low score. But when you stop and think about the voting criteria that is supposed to be used when casting a vote, I come up with a 7. Go figure...


30% SURROUND MIX - How good is this mix? 7
30% AUDIO FIDELITY - How does it sound? 4
30% CONTENT - Do you like it. Is it good music. Will you go back to it again? 9
10% OVERALL PACKAGE - Format, packaging, other things you like or don't like about it. 9
 

GOS

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Cannot even believe I've never voted on what is easily one of my top 3 favorite bands. I gave it a 7, which feels too high...but it's just simple averages for me.

Mix - 6
Fidelity - 6
Content - 10

Averages to ~7
 

halbroome

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I voted 7. My version has an interesting background parade of images and sounds great in surround -- in fact, there is a very different mix of some songs.

"Planet Caravan" is wonderfully stony :smokin

Compared to Sgt. Pepper's, I'd even go higher to an 8, but let's not go overboard all the time. . . .
 

GOS

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I voted 7. My version has an interesting background parade of images and sounds great in surround -- in fact, there is a very different mix of some songs.

"Planet Caravan" is wonderfully stony :smokin

Compared to Sgt. Pepper's, I'd even go higher to an 8, but let's not go overboard all the time. . . .
LOL! I hear you. Caravan is one of my all time favorite stoner songs. It sure gets the “job” done when needed. [emoji51]


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weekendtoy

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Just received my copy. It was a bit more than 1€, I just ripped it and listened to Iron Man in quad ...

... until I was over-ruled by the rest of the family to watch some ballet :D

To be continued...
I would have taken that interlude to go begin work on my dedicated listening room / man cave. You know, a place where Black Sabbath is NEVER interrupted by ballet :)
 

LuvMyQuad

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This is one of the few polls that has every number(1-10) represented by a vote...and with 46 votes that's not easy...after a brief analysis of the votes on this poll I have come to the conclusion that a lot of people are still getting stoned:ROFLMAO:
:dance:ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::dance

I'm gonna edit my post so its legit for being on a poll thread...

I vote a 4 on this. Its basically for the content and some of the stereo stuff. The surround mix of this release is sonically poor and easily bested by a transfer of the original Q4.

And....
fairies do wear boots (y)

That's my story and i'm stickin to it.:cool:
 
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musicmemorabiliashoppellc

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Boy, am I happy! I just found the 5.1 DVD from this set in an unmarked case for $1.00 at my local used book and record store! I haven't listened to it yet, but I was curious to see what you all thought of it.


oh.


I guess I got ripped off.

I'll listen to it once anyway. : )

J. D.
Could you please post of picture of this DVD 5.1 of Black Sabbath Paranoid....I'd appreciate it greatly......thanks for your cooperation in this matter in advance. :QQlove
 

J. PUPSTER

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Was just perusing this Poll, and noticed a Japanese version; anyone know if that's the same mix and could it be a different mastering, as the UK version on the DVD (and later re-pressed in 2015?)

 
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