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Major Labels Unveil DualDisc, Combining CD and DVD Content on One Disc

DualDisc was officially launched today by a consortium of record labels including EMI Music, Sony BMG Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group and 5.1 Entertainment Group/Silverline Records. read more…

Silverline Records Set To Release 50 DualDiscs This Year

Silverline Records, a division of the 5.1 Entertainment Group, is set to release 50 DualDisc titles beginning on November 2nd, 2004. In an effort to bring expanded value to music fans, Silverline Records is participating with all of the major record labels in the launch of DualDisc, a two-sided disc made up of a CD on one side and a DVD on the other. read more…

First 4 Albums Released in Kinks Remastered SACD Series

Koch Records continued their Super Audio CD releases this week with the first 4 in their series of remastered SACDs by the Kinks. The release follows Koch’s initial release earlier this month of two Remastered SACDs by County Music artists Robert Earl Keen. read more…

Telarc Releases 3 SACDs from their Soundstream 50kHz Masters

Telarc has gone back to their vaults to release three Hybrid Stereo Super Audio CDs. The recent SACDs represent a break from the label’s series of Super Audio CDs mostly based on original Direct Stream Digital (DSD) recordings and show the continued interest in using SACD as a way to breathe new life into catalog material. read more…

Universals SACD Plans for Elton John, John Fogerty, Keane and Nine Inch Nails

Universal Music Group set release dates for 5 of Elton John’s classic albums in Super Audio CD Surround Sound this week. The record company also announced plans for SACD releases from John Fogerty, Keane and Nine Inch Nails. In addition, 5 Jazz Super Audio CD titles were promoted from the Coming Soon list to the SACD Release List and a Classical Music SACD received a new release date. Here are the highlights of this week’s SACD release news from Universal Music. read more…

Cavi Records Releases Stereo SACD by Andre Mehmari

Cavi Records, the audiophile record label started by Revista do Audio e Video (Audio and Video Magazine) in Brazil, his issued their second Super Audio CD release. The disc titled Lachrimae features Brazilian pianist and composer Andre Mehmari. read more…

The Latest Audio and AV technologies at the Hi-Fi Show and AV Expo 2004

Hi-Fi Show and AV Expo: Exhibition space continues to fill and to date, the Hi-Fi Show and AV Expo 2004 has confirmed exhibitors representing over 200 brands and product lines, ranging from the world’s most desirable high-end audio systems to breathtaking home cinema setups, from LP to CD to DVD, SACD and DVD-Audio–the list covers everything from the latest plasma screens to the baddest, fattest subwoofers! read more…

Universal Releases Surround Sound SACDs by Lionel Richie and Diana Krall

Universal Music continued its August Surround Sound Super Audio CD releases today with new SACDs by Lionel Richie and Diana Krall. The Lionel Richie album was released earlier this year on Stereo CD and represents its debut in Surround Sound while the Diana Krall album has appeared in Surround Sound twice before. read more…

Sony Releases John Mayers Heavier Things in SACD Surround Sound

Sony Music in the U.S. released a Surround Sound SACD edition of John Mayer’s Heavier Things album earlier today. The Super Audio CD was originally announced last fall but was bumped back on the release schedule several times until today’s release. read more…

Koch Nashville Releases 2 SACDs by Robert Earl Keen

Koch Nashville and Rosetta Records have teamed up to release two albums by Robert Earl Keen as Hybrid Stereo Super Audio CDs. The new SACDs by Keen are newly remastered editions of his albums No Kinda Dancer and A Bigger Piece of Sky. read more…

Canada’s First Electronic DVD-Audio to be Released August 17th

KAJE sets new standard with first full-length release – Canada’s first independent DVD-Audio disc is set to hit the shelves on August 17th. The self-titled debut album from Toronto electronic producer KAJE is a DVD-Audio/CD double package and will set a new standard for the delivery of music by presenting the album in multiple formats. read more…

Denon Announce DVD-3910 Universal DVD Player

Replacing 2003’s all conquering DVD-2900, the new Denon DVD-3910 moves Denon further ahead of the competition with a massive performance and feature upgrade for just Ј50.00 more

There are DVD players costing Ј6,000 that do less than this machine and deliver worse pictures. read more…

2004 Surround Music Award Nominees

The 2004 Surround Music Award nominees can be exclusively revealed by High Fidelity Review today. Held at a one-of-a-kind ceremony, the awards are designed to honour those titles that best exemplify their particular genre of multi-channel audio and delivery. read more…

Four New DVD-Audio/Video Titles from AIX Records

Award-winning AIX Records announces the release of discs featuring The Steve Huffsteter Big Band, The Grant Geissman Quintet, Bad Haggis with Ruben Blades and Dean Torrence and the Surf City Allstar Band. read more…

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