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Sometimes the BGV's pop from the surrounds, but if you check, they're also in the fronts substantially.
Nothing an upmix can't achieve IMO.
Though their arrangements tend to be sparse, especially in earlier videos, this is a missed opportunity with percussion, guitar overdubs and BGVs...
And weird, considering they have 3 MC DVD-As out. They could have borrowed those mixes?
 

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This is the Cure live, supposedly multichannel, but I don't have my hopes up too much:


Anyone else have it?

(as a concert, it probably doesn't even fall into the video collection category, but what the hey)
 

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This is the Cure live, supposedly multichannel, but I don't have my hopes up too much:


Anyone else have it?

(as a concert, it probably doesn't even fall into the video collection category, but what the hey)
I do, and I just put it on right now again, at your suggestion. It has the traditional ambience and crowd noise in the back speakers. Sounds pretty good overall though.
 

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I do, and I just put it on right now again, at your suggestion. It has the traditional ambience and crowd noise in the back speakers. Sounds pretty good overall though.
Oh good! I have nothing against ambience and crowd noise in the rears for live music; seems authentic. Saw it by random come-across on Discogs, so I took a chance. It hasn't arrived yet. Maybe this bit of the thread should be moved to Frogmort's live concert thread?

I also ordered the Peter Gabriel live in Athens (which I saw mentioned, well, you-know-where).
 

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Iirc there was a later Freddie DVD compilation of his video's (not the one with predominantly orange cover, which came out same time as the remastered Mr.Bad Guy & Barcelona CD set & big 10-disc box set) but another compilation. I never got it, so no idea what it's like but it's probably just a reissue of the 1st DVD-V comp.
I'm an Icehouse fan. I see this on Discogs but no mention of it being multichannel.
 

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Icehouse (Originally know as Flowers): White Heat: 30 Hits

This is a 3 disc set (2 x CD + DVD). The DVD contains a good 5.1 mix but only DD AC3 448kbps - still nice to hear some of their Aussie classic hits in surround including Great Southern Land

Still available retail here: White Heat: 30 Hits

With an uncompromising approach to music production they created songs that ranged from pure pop escapism to edgy, lavish synthesised pieces. Icehouse has produced eight Top Ten albums and twenty Top Forty singles in Australia, multiple top ten hits in Europe and North America and album sales of over 28 times Platinum in Australasia alone. As of 2006, 'Man of Colours' was still the highest selling album in Australia by an Australian band.
I like Icehouse. Discogs has this but there is no mention of it being multichannel.
 

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The Police Every Breath You Take The DVD. Had a quick listen today and the mixes are definitely discreet. Listening to Every Little Thing She Does is Magic it seems the mix is the same as is found on the SACD/DTS-CD. I personally think these mixes are quite conservative, but hey, it's better than ambience!

Available soundtracks are DD2.0, DD5.1 & DTS5.1.
 
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Icehouse (Originally know as Flowers): White Heat: 30 Hits

This is a 3 disc set (2 x CD + DVD). The DVD contains a good 5.1 mix but only DD AC3 448kbps - still nice to hear some of their Aussie classic hits in surround including Great Southern Land

Still available retail here: White Heat: 30 Hits

With an uncompromising approach to music production they created songs that ranged from pure pop escapism to edgy, lavish synthesised pieces. Icehouse has produced eight Top Ten albums and twenty Top Forty singles in Australia, multiple top ten hits in Europe and North America and album sales of over 28 times Platinum in Australasia alone. As of 2006, 'Man of Colours' was still the highest selling album in Australia by an Australian band.
Wikipedia shows that this is DD 5.1 so I ordered one. Maybe I will be pleasantly surprised !
 
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