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by thomh
Sun Dec 07, 2003 5:01 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Bowie discs
Replies: 15
Views: 7616

When I asked Simply Vinyl whether they used analog or digital sources for their Bowie releases, they replied that David Bowie himself *insists* on re-mastering from digital and *not* the analog sources. SV told me that Bowie was *very* adamant about this. Did the Virgin and Ryko releases use differe...
by thomh
Tue Dec 02, 2003 4:38 am
Forum: Audio Technology
Topic: The Numbers Game
Replies: 7
Views: 6241

The Numbers Game

For those members interested in sampling theory, there is a long and ongoing thread over on the rec.audio.pro newsgroup that you should definitely check out. If you do not feel like going through all the replies, be *sure* to read the ones from EE Dan Lavry. His replies are long and in need of a spe...
by thomh
Sun Nov 23, 2003 6:17 pm
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: RS 500 Greatest Albums
Replies: 31
Views: 16798

I know I'm taking this way too seriously, but as you say, RS obviously *didn't* take it seriously. AFAIK, the list was chosen by 273 musicians, critics, fans and historians. I have not actually picked up the ragazine and verified this myself, but if that is the case, then *that* list would have bee...
by thomh
Sun Nov 23, 2003 8:03 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: RS 500 Greatest Albums
Replies: 31
Views: 16798

Here are some interesting statistics courtesy of USA TODAY: http://www.usatoday.com/life/music/news/2003-11-16-rollingstone-sidebar_x.htm It's Beatlemania on all-time-best rock album list by Edna Gundersen, USA TODAY We gathered up a few interesting statistics from the Rolling Stone "500 Greatest Al...
by thomh
Wed Nov 19, 2003 5:10 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: So it's going to be called "Let It Be Naked" ?????
Replies: 124
Views: 39446

Here is an interview with the production team I found on rec.music.beatles: An interview with the production team for "Let It Be...Naked": Allan Rouse (AR), Paul Hicks (PH) Guy Massey (GM) forklarer historien bag det nye Beatles-album. August 2003 Q: So when did this project begin, how did it all st...
by thomh
Sat Nov 08, 2003 2:50 pm
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Mike Hunte hits 29 posts mark
Replies: 1
Views: 1354

Bend over.

8)
by thomh
Fri Nov 07, 2003 3:54 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Why do I bother?
Replies: 45
Views: 17868

Thom, you've done gone and made Markus feel picked on. You evil objectivist orge. Ryan In the immortal words of Lou Costello, "Oh, I'm a baaaaaaad boy" You know, Ryan, when I see replies like Markus' and not to mention that b&w character, I am reminded of the subject of this thread. That place is s...
by thomh
Wed Nov 05, 2003 2:24 pm
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Why do I bother?
Replies: 45
Views: 17868

Rspaight wrote:
Oh, my....I would love to get involved in that thread and respond to bunk like this:


Just couldn't resist, could you?

Ryan


Look who's talking :wink:
by thomh
Mon Nov 03, 2003 6:53 pm
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Why do I bother?
Replies: 45
Views: 17868

The hilarity continues: http://www.stevehoffman.tv/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=23790 Ryan Oh, my....I would love to get involved in that thread and respond to bunk like this: Analog = continuous Digital = sampled, algorithms fill in the blanks. Technical measurements tell me the later is ...
by thomh
Sat Nov 01, 2003 6:48 pm
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: We need a FORMAT WAR thread (or twelve)
Replies: 46
Views: 18277

Audio is just physics and as such can be broken down into its measurable elements. This is hard to swallow for some people who have invested an enormous amount of hard-earned cash into this hobby. It is also quite appearant sometimes that a loss of rational thinking seems to be proportional to this ...
by thomh
Sat Nov 01, 2003 10:03 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Mike Hunte hits 15 posts mark
Replies: 8
Views: 3369

:lol:
by thomh
Sat Nov 01, 2003 9:45 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Oh jesus
Replies: 16
Views: 7239

Good: Tom Port recommended Bad: microwave ovens Very clever list, Ryan. The above, in particular, made me laugh--but does it have some sort of meaning that I'm unaware of? Try the following test (courtesy of Mr. Port): While your hi-fi is playing your favorite music, have your significant other or ...
by thomh
Thu Oct 30, 2003 6:31 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Hybrid SACD layer comparisons
Replies: 1
Views: 1524

Rolling Stones - Beggars Banquet The CD layer seemed a "micro-tad" louder making it sound a liiiiitle more "in your face". However, this was easily rectified with a "micro-tad" reduction in volume when switching back and forth. However, tonally they sound spot on. Certainly the SACD would have to re...
by thomh
Thu Oct 30, 2003 6:19 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Hybrid SACD layer comparisons
Replies: 1
Views: 1524

Hybrid SACD layer comparisons

Testing equipment:

B&W N805 speakers
NAD S200 amp
NAD S100 pre-amp
Grado SR 80 headphones
2 Sony DVP-NS900V running synchronised with one player containing a copy of the CD layer and the other the original SACD