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Ray Charles Genius Loves Company SACD Moves to Regular SACD Packaging

Concord Records has reissued the SACD edition of Genius Loves Company by Ray Charles in a regular SACD Super Jewel Box edition. This edition is now available in music and video stores such as Tower Records. read more…

Yo Miles! Releases New Miles Davis Tribute Album on Hybrid Stereo SACD

Yo Miles! the Miles Davis tribute group led by guitarist Henry Kaiser and trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith has released a new Single Inventory Hybrid Stereo Super Audio CD. The new release is a 2-SACD set entitled Upriver features the group performing 10 classic selections composed by Miles Davis as well as 2 new compositions in the same musical style. read more…

SonyBMG Music U.K. To Release War of the Worlds In SACD Surround Sound This Summer

Jeff Wayne’s War of the Worlds rock opera will be coming out in a new 5.1 Super Audio CD Surround Sound edition this summer from SonyBMG Music UK. The SACD edition of War of the Worlds is slated to coincide with a new movie of War of the Worlds directed by Steven Speilberg and starring Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Tim Robbins and Miranda Otto. read more…

Chesky Releases SACD by Rosa Passos and Ron Carter and Announces March SACDs

Chesky Records continues its Super Audio CD releases, which now are approaching 50 titles in total, with a new Surround Sound SACD edition of Entre Amigos by Rosa Passos and Ron Carter earlier this week. In addition to the new Entre Amigos SACD arriving on web sites and in music stores this week, Chesky also brought Carlos Franzetti’s Jazz Kamerata: Plays The Music of Miles Davis, Pat Metheny, Keith Jarrett, Clare Fischer, Eugenio Toussain, Claus Ogerman, Steve Kuhn, Bill Evans and Wayne Shorter SACD (Chesky SACD 287) to music stores this week. read more…

Roy Orbisons Black and White Night Released in New SACD и DVD-A + DVD Video Double Disc Editions

Roy Orbisons Black and White Night Released in New SACD и DVD-A + DVD Video Double Disc Editions

Roy Orbison’s classic Black and White Night concert from 1987 has been re-released in two new SACD and DVD-A Double Disc editions. Black and White Night was recorded at the historic Coconut Grove night club in Los Angeles and features Orbison performing his greatest hits backed by the Elvis Presley band and an all-star cast of some of the singer’s biggest fans. read more…

Sonoma Records Releases Music for Organ, Brass and Timpani in 5.1 SACD Surround Sound

Sonoma Records, the record label created by the Super Audio Center, has released its first album. Entitled Music for Organ, Brass and Timpani, the new Surround Sound Super Audio CD features organist Anthony Newman, the Graham Ashton Brass Ensemble and Timpanist Duncan Patton performing 12 Classical Music compositions by Strauss, Handel, Gabrieli, Bach, Rachmaninov, Monteverdi and Mussorgsky. read more…

Opus 3 Releases Surround Sound Showcase 2005 Sampler

Showcase 2005 is the newest Surround Sound SACD release from Opus 3 Records in Sweden. The new Showcase album is a sampler that features 15 musical selections from recent Super Audio CDs released by the label. read more…

The First Surround Sound Grammy Goes To Genius Loves Company

Genius Loves Company by Ray Charles and a host of guest artists won 8 Grammys including the first ever award for Best Surround Sound Album At tonight’s Grammy Awards ceremony. The win came in a category that also included 4 other well made Surround Sound albums including Avalon by Roxy Music, Mahler: Symphony No. read more…

Bryan Ferrys Boys and Girls Album Released in SACD Surround Sound by Virgin Records/EMI UK

Bryan Ferrys Boys and Girls Album Released in SACD Surround Sound by Virgin Records/EMI UK

Bryan Ferry’s Boys and Girls album has been released as a new Hybrid Layer 5.1 Surround Sound SACD by Virgin Records and EMI UK as part of the 20th Anniversary celebration of this classic release. The new SACD is now available in the European market and follows earlier Hybrid Layer Surround Sound SACD releases of Bryan Ferry’s Frantic album (Virgin Records 7243-812138-2) and Roxy Music’s Avalon album (Virgin Records ROXYSACD 9) as well as a Hybrid Layer Stereo SACD release of The Best of Roxy Music (Virgin Records SACDV-2939). read more…

Universal Changes Gears On Guero Album by Beck

Universal Music’s Geffen label in the U.S. has announced that they are changing gears when it comes to next month’s release of the next Beck album on March 29th. Entitled Guero, the new album is said to be more upbeat in its tone than the singer’s earlier album Sea Change which was released in both SACD and DVD-A Surround Sound editions. read more…

Opus 3 Releases New Blues Album in SACD Surround Sound

Opus 3 Records, the audiophile label based in Sweden that specializes in new DSD recordings, has released their latest SACD Surround Sound disc. Entitled Autum Shuffle, a new album by guitarist Peder af Ugglas features 13 songs composed and arranged by the artist. read more…

BMG Releases 8 More RCA Red Seal Living Stereo Super Audio CDs

This Tuesday, BMG Classics released 8 new Hybrid Surround Sound SACDs featuring newly remastered versions of 2 and 3 Channel master tapes from the RCA Red Seal Living Stereo series of Classical Music recordings. read more…

The Demery Chronicles: The SACD and DSD Story as Told by Dr. Demery

Dr. Andrew Demery, a familiar face to those of you who have attended demonstrations of the Super Audio CD format and Direct Stream Digital (DSD) recording systems, has launched a series of articles entitled The Demery Chronicles on the Super Audio Center web site. read more…

Genesis The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway Due Out in 5.1 SACD Surround Sound in April

The news from the Genesis Music Web Site is that the group’s Double Album from 1974 entitled The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway is due out in Europe as a Surround Sound Super Audio CD this April. The album features 23 songs and was the last Genesis album to feature singer Peter Gabriel. read more…

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