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AES 117: ATC & Super Audio Center Preview Elton John & Eric Clapton Surround Sound SACDs

AES 117: ATC Loudspeaker Technology and the new Super Audio Center are teaming up this weekend to preview the upcoming Elton John and Eric Clapton Surround Sound Super Audio CDs due out on November 9th to attendees at the Audio Engineering Society (AES) Conference. As noted earlier, the conference started this Thursday and runs through Sunday at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. read more…

AES 117: First SACD Made on 24 Track Sonoma To Be Demoed at AES

AES 117: Music for Organ, Brass and Timpani, the first Surround Sound SACD made with the new 24 Track Sonoma DSD Workstation will be featured in demonstrations of SACD sound at this weekend’s AES Convention. According to representatives from the Super Audio Center, the new recording “was produced specifically to promote ultra high quality multi-channel Direct Stream Digital (DSD) technology.” read more…

AES 117: Super Audio Center Launch and 24 Track Sonoma Debut at AES Conference

This week’s Audio Engineering Society Convention at San Francisco’s Moscone Center will see the formal launch of the new Super Audio Center in Boulder, Colorado. The Super Audio Center or “SAC” for short will be helmed by long-time DSD and SACD expert Gus Skinas. Also debuting at this week’s conference, which starts on Thursday, is the long-awaited 24 Track Sonoma DSD workstation.

In addition to these developments, I’ve learned that the Super Audio Center will be managing, selling and renting the existing 8 Channel Sonoma DSD Workstations as well as selling the 4th Generation DSD Converters from Ed Meitner’s EMM Labs in the U.S. and Europe. Here’s the story on the new Super Audio Center firm, the new 24 Track Sonoma DSD Workstation and the balance of their announcements. read more…

AES 117: DSD Streaming, Direct to Speaker Playback and 12 Channel DSD to be Discussed

AES 117: DSD Streaming, Direct to Speaker Playback and 12 Channel DSD to be Discussed

AES 117: Twice a year, the Audio Engineering Society (AES) meets to discuss the latest research and breakthroughs in audio. The Spring meetings are held in a European location while the Fall meetings are held in the U.S. Next month, the 117th Audio Engineering Society convention will be held in San Francisco’s Moscone Convention Center from October 28th to 31st. read more…

Heart’s Next Album To Be Hybrid SACD Only Title

Epic/Legacy Records has announced that the upcoming 2 Disc album by Heart entitled “Alive in Seattle” (Epic E2H 90287) will be one of Sony Music’s first Hybrid Layer Multichannel SACD releases. Alive in Seattle was released this week in DVD Video format. read more…

SADiE, SPARS & AES Sponsor DSD & SACD Presentations

The Society of Professional Audio Recording Services (SPARS) and the Audio Engineering Society (AES) have teamed up with SADiE to host a series of educational presentations a series of educational presentations to inform the audio community and address leading questions regarding the Direct Stream Digital (DSD) and Super Audio CD (SACD) audio formats.

The presentations, which began in Nashville on November 7 and run though the end of the year, concentrate on education, recording techniques and applications of DSD and SACD audio technologies. The events also serve to introduce recording industry professionals to SADiE’s new DSD/SACD editing software and the System 5 hardware. read more…

113th AES: SACD Garners More Hardware Licensees

At the recent Audio Engineering Society Convention in Los Angeles, the SACD camp released an updated list of record companies, consumer hardware, pro hardware and device manufacturers who are now licensees of the SACD format. read more…

113th AES: SACD Industry Update

At today’s 113th Audio Engineering Society Convention in Los Angeles, Sony and Philips held the day’s first press conference with an SACD Industry Update. Delivering the presentation was David Kawakami, Sony’s Director of the SACD Project. read more…

Big SACD News from 112th AES Conference

Sony and Philips, developers of the Super Audio Compact Disc (SACD) system made some big announcements at the 112th AES Conference.

Over 1 Million SACD Players Sold to Date
Sony Europe officials announced at the AES Conference that over 1 Million SACD players have been sold to consumers to date. read more…

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