HiRez Poll Donnas - GOLD MEDAL [DVD-A DualDisc]

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JonUrban

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Please post your comments, thoughts and observations.......(y) (n)
 

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Great rocking songs! These girls took me by surprise.
The mix is not a classic, kinda reminds me of the Electric Warrior mix(not one of my faves) It's like a deep stereo with some reverb in the back. But the tunes are killer. 8 !

oh, and the cd side plays EVERYWHERE!
 

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Lousy stores here sent them back. Couldn't get one. Tried 3 stores.

Update: Bought all 4 at a local store this morning (Saturday 10/30).
 
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JonUrban

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narcopolo said:
Lousy stores here sent them back. Couldn't get one. Tried 3 stores.
Looks like this will be a "short" poll. I too went back to get a few more copies, and they were ALL GONE! BB, CC, nowhere to be found.
 

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I broke down and bought one on eBay for $14.99. Dang, should have snagged it the day it came out...
 

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Great songs... wish the mix was more aggressive. But I can't stop listening to this disc!! an 8 from me.
 

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Great music = 9, but the surround mix is not very good, sounds like the stereo mix with just reverb in the rears = 5. I have listened to it both in surround and in stereo, and i think i like it a little better in stereo. Anyway, quite glad i bought it, overall i rate it an 8, mostly for the music. :)
I also love that black velvet sleeve. SUPER!!
 
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If the Runaways were starting out today, this would be them. The mix is not very adventuresome, But still sounds good. I really like the one called Donna.
 

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The music is catchy and good. The DualDisc format, with the fact that the CD side is "defective" and the CD layer won't play in my CD/SACD Sony players (XA777ES and C333ES) - I have to give it a 5.
 

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I picked up 4 of them today for $13.99 each at a local store. I'm rich. Where's my Rolls?
 

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solaris said:
They have all been recalled never to be re released
Who says never? The guy at BB thinks they'll be back in a few weeks.
 
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Now that I've played it at least 10 times, I'll give it a 9. The reasons are the music, the documentary and the packaging. Nice to see dvd-audio back in a standard size case. Not that I expect this format to be around for very long. WEA likes experimental stuff though, like CD+G. They did 10 or 15 of those. My rating is not diminished by the CD layer problem, since I couldn't care less about a CD layer.
 

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Okay, finally snagged a copy. The music is top-notch but the surround mix is a major snore. Actually, I would consider this the worst surround mix I've heard in quite a while. I would term it three-channel stereo with reverb in the rears. Ugh. I'll stick to the stereo tracks (thank God they supplied them in hi-rez). As a surround release, I gave this one a 4.
 

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Cai Campbell said:
Okay, finally snagged a copy. The music is top-notch but the surround mix is a major snore. Actually, I would consider this the worst surround mix I've heard in quite a while. I would term it three-channel stereo with reverb in the rears. Ugh. I'll stick to the stereo tracks (thank God they supplied them in hi-rez). As a surround release, I gave this one a 4.
This seems to be the consensus. I picked up a copy a couple of days ago ... against the warnings of the person at the CD store of its "defects". It is still sealed, so it will likely go on eBay in a few weeks to see what the lunatic fringe is paying for stuff that is out of print. Mike.
 

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Quadzilla said:
This seems to be the consensus. I picked up a copy a couple of days ago ... against the warnings of the person at the CD store of its "defects". It is still sealed, so it will likely go on eBay in a few weeks to see what the lunatic fringe is paying for stuff that is out of print. Mike.
I got my greasy paws on a copy. CD layer refuses to work point-blank. DVD layer works. Passable music. In fact, quite good, though not what I'd normally choose to listen to. Deeply boring mix. Sound quality not great either. Oh well.
 

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I found one on ebay for about 12 bucks, so I grabbed it. I am using my Pioneer 45 in 4.0 mode, with the center channel blended. I have quite a few sacds and some dvdas and have never had any trouble. But this disc refuses to play the center channel info through the other fronts. This is a real problem since, as Cai notes, you lose nearly all of the lead vocals. I s there a reason for this? The player is set up right and is not defaulting to a setting of 5.X. Any ideas?
Marc
 
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