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5.1 Entertainment April 2005 DualDisc Releases

5.1 Entertainment Group are proud to announce their outstanding release slate of DualDiscs in April, including releases from Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band, Blue Цyster Cult, and the Utah Symphony conducted by Maurice Abravanel

DualDisc is a new music product that combines a CD and DVD on a single disc. read more…

Denon Adds Dual Disc Questions and Answers to Web Site

Denon Electronics has added a Dual Disc section to their U.S. web site. The new information takes the form of a set of 4 “frequently asked questions” (FAQs) about the Dual Disc format and the playability or the two sides of these discs on Denon CD, DVD and Universal CD, DVD & SACD optical disc players. read more…

DualDisc to be Launched in Europe This Spring

The launch of DualDisc in Europe was announced today during news briefings at Dolby’s London headquarters by Los Angeles based music company, 5.1 Entertainment Group and their Chairman, John Trickett. read more…

DualDisc to be Officially Launched in Europe on March 4th

DualDisc is to be officially launched in Europe on March 4th at an event held at Dolby Laboratories central London office. The event will comprise three mid-day sessions to include a presentation and questions and answers session followed by an informal buffet and drinks. read more…

New Releases from TACET

TACET’s latest DVD-Audio release is Schubert’s ‘Octet in F major D803′, performed by the Camerata Freden. For their stereo production of Schubert’s Octet D 803 the eight musicians in Camerata Freden and the TACET label have received three top grades from reviewers in the online magazine Klassik: “A Schubert interpretation as thrilling and audacious as this will not come your way every day: compelling, full of surprises and unpredictable from start to finish. read more…

5.1 Production Services Promotes Sandi Taylor to Vice President, Production

5.1 Production Services, a division of 5.1 Entertainment Group, an award winning company offering state of the art production services to the music and entertainment industries, has promoted Sandi Taylor to the newly created position of Vice President, Production. read more…

Double Disc Reissues of Entire Warner Bros. R.E.M. Catalogue on March 1st

March 1st is the release date for reissues of R.E.M.’s entire Warner Bros. catalog in deluxe two-disc editions offering loads of previously unavailable material. All nine CD/DVD combos, ‘Green’, ‘Out of Time’, ‘Automatic for the People’, ‘Monster’, ‘New Adventures in Hi-Fi’, ‘Up’, ‘Reveal’, ‘In Time: The Best of R.E.M. read more…

Hodie Introduces the SA-DVD: DVD Audio Masters For Audiophiles

Hodie Music, an audiophile record company based in Germany that issues their Classical Music releases in Stereo CD, DTS Music Disc, DVD Video and DVD Audio formats today added another release format to their label – the SA-DVD. read more…

MIDEM 2005: Sonopress to Feature DualDisc and Archiving Service

MIDEM 2005: Sonopress is launching DualDisc, ‘8cm DVD’ and its new Digital Archiving and Encoding Service to the music world. This new storage and distribution package enables audio labels to supply their titles to all online distribution platforms worldwide, in any required format. read more…

Roy Orbisons Black and White Night Is Coming to SACD and DVD-A

Roy Orbisons Black and White Night Is Coming to SACD and DVD-A

Image Entertainment has announced that they will be bringing Roy Orbison’s classic concert entitled Black & White Night out in two new editions. One edition will feature the concert recording in a package with a DVD Video and a Surround Sound SACD while the other edition will feature a DVD Video and a DVD Audio disc of the concert. read more…

Meridian Introduces New Products at CES 2005

CES 2005: Meridian Audio, have announced a number of new DVD-Audio equipped products at the show, including a new, more affordable G Series processor and a variant of three of its popular award-winning G Series products to include DAB (Digital Audio Broadcasting) tuners as well as conventional FM reception. read more…

Meridian Showcases DVD-Audio Technologies at CES 2005

CES 2005: DualDiscs are soon to have printed labels, just one of the news snippets from Meridian, the British-based international leader in digital audio and video for home theater and music systems, who have, with the co-sponsorship of Panasonic/MEI, dedicated a significant part of their booth at CES to promoting DVD-Audio technology, the high-resolution audio packaged medium based around Meridian’s MLP (Meridian Lossless Packing) system, delivering bit-for-bit accuracy for music and soundtracks in stereo or surround. read more…

Future Disc News: Multiple Grammy Award Nominations

Future Disc productions have scored six Grammy® Award nominations, including one for Don Grusin’s ‘The Hang’ in the category of Best Contemporary Jazz Album, a title that is available as a DVD-Audio disc. read more…

Lexicon and Mark Levinson Announce Players are DualDisc Compatible

Lexicon and Mark Levinson have reversed their advisories warning against DualDisc use within their players. High Fidelity Review readers will be more than familiar with the knee-jerk (some would say uninformed) reaction by a number of manufacturers to the launch of the hybrid DVD/CD format in late 2004. read more…

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