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Rush - Moving Pictures Blu-ray disc rot

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Well, I'm not Rush's number one fan, but after Peart's death I decided to listen to Moving Pictures Blu-ray. To my surprise, it shows the same bronzing as King Crimson's damaged discs. I'm really angry, as I guess it'll be impossible to get a replacement now. What is happening with Blu-rays manufacturing?
Did anybody else get the same problem? Please check your discs
 

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My blu looks perfect, but on another note, there should be a 2nd disc, and mine is missing! What is the other disc? :(
Just the regular CD with the original album, no extras. I spent the last hour trying to recover the Blu-ray on my laptop with no luck at all, it's another coaster to add to my collection. I do need to backup all my music collection, what a waste of time! 2112 backup is ongoing now... and the Blu-ray is encrypted, grrrrr.
I also found out there in the wild an ISO of the DVD-A, how sad to have to get to such extremes after having legally bought the album, that is being sold for dirty money in Discogs now.
 

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Dang. Just checked mine and no sign of the rot.

Cesar: Back them discs up! It's a big project and can be daunting at times but once it's done, you'll be glad you did it. Don't forget to back up the back-ups too. A pair and a spare. Or more.
 

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I forgot I had this DVDA. That's usually a bad sign.
I listened to it today. Some great songs - poor mix and dynamic range.
No disc rot here...
Just a rotten disc.
wow, "rotten" is a pretty strong word choice.

The vast majority voted this a 7,8,9, or 10 in the poll (myself included). That's pretty far from "rotten"

 

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When this came out I bought both the DVDA and bluray versions.
Opened and played the DVDA but not the bluray. Suppose I should break the seal and test it.
I will keep the DVDA . I have not hear of disc rot affecting them.
 

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A bunch of pressings from 2011 bought from Amazon.co.uk and manufactured in Europe seem to be faulty. I have 3 affected, that is Moving Pictures and Beyond the Lighted Stage from Rush, and Roxy the Movie by Frank Zappa. Other people also reported the box sets from Pink Floyd as faulty from the period.
 

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wow, "rotten" is a pretty strong word choice.

The vast majority voted this a 7,8,9, or 10 in the poll (myself included). That's pretty far from "rotten"

Sorry about the "rotten" response. I'm just very unhappy with the way this legendary album has been treated here.
We played the original 2112 vinyl to death when it came out. Then I replaced the vinyl with a very fine West German Atomic CD. Both the vinyl & CD versions were very dynamic and hit really hard.
I still listen to the CD with Atmos Upmix. There are great effects in the heights. The drums & bass have "bollocks"
I feel that this M/C release pales in comparison.
 

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A bunch of pressings from 2011 bought from Amazon.co.uk and manufactured in Europe seem to be faulty. I have 3 affected, that is Moving Pictures and Beyond the Lighted Stage from Rush, and Roxy the Movie by Frank Zappa. Other people also reported the box sets from Pink Floyd as faulty from the period.
European pressing mine is, but bought in Fnac.es (in store, so it don't have any proof of purchase, I'm afraid). There was never a replacement programme for this one, was there?
Thanks!
 

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wow, "rotten" is a pretty strong word choice.

The vast majority voted this a 7,8,9, or 10 in the poll (myself included). That's pretty far from "rotten"


Then again, the vast majority of the ~500 hi rez releases polled so far have scores >8
 

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European pressing mine is, but bought in Fnac.es (in store, so it don't have any proof of purchase, I'm afraid). There was never a replacement programme for this one, was there?
Thanks!
No replacement policy at all. I sent e-mail and had no answer. The Floyd sets had a replacement policy since I guess it was more important.
 

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Since the dawn of the era that promised us “Perfect Sound Forever” people have had to go to ever increasing lengths to ensure that their recordings are accessible for more than just a few years! Turned out to be the era of ‘Adequate Sound for an Indeterminate Period’.
 


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