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CES 2006: MusicGiants Announce High-Resolution Surround Downloads

CES 2006: MusicGiants have announced plans for high-resolution, lossless, surround downloads to be introduced later this year as part of the MusicGians Network premium music download service. The following information is from the company’s press release:

Listening to music in 5.1 provides exactly the type of rich, robust listening experience that musicians prefer and consumers now expect from their home audio systems,” said Elliot Mazer, long-time producer for Neil Young and other noted artists. read more…

2005 Surround Music Awards Gallery – Part One

Surround Music Awards 2005 – Our first exclusive gallery of photographs of the ceremony held in Hollywood last night… Jackson Browne accepts his Surround Artist of the Year award from Elliott Scheiner while his “Running on Empty” band looks on. read more…

2005 Surround Music Awards Gallery – Part Two

Surround Music Awards 2005 – Our second gallery of exclusive photographs from the SMA ceremony held in Hollywood last night… Greg Penny, who accepted last year’s High Fidelity Review Listener’s Choice Award for ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road,’ picked up this year’s Best Multichannel Reissue for another repurposed Elton John album, ‘Captain Fantastic’, in a category I hear it was almost impossible to judge the standard was so high. read more…

2005 Surround Music Award Winners Announced

Surround Music Awards 2005 – The SMA winners were announced tonight at a glittering event held in Beverly Hills, California. It was a homecoming of sorts for the Surround Music Awards ceremony that forms the centerpiece of the annual Surround Conference and Expo. read more…

Surround Music Award 2005 Nominees Announced

Surround Music Awards: The list of nominees for this year’s event have been announced by CMP Entertainment Media, producers of the Surround Music Awards (SMAs), which is taking place December 15, 2005 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. read more…

Brothers in Arms 20th Anniversary Edition High-Resolution Mixing in 5.1 — the Chuck Ainlay Way

Brothers in Arms 20th Anniversary Edition High-Resolution Mixing in 5.1 — the Chuck Ainlay Way

Introduction

Dire Straits’ ‘Brothers In Arms’ needs no introduction. It was arguably the Compact Disc’s ‘killer-app’ album which almost single-handedly launched the new digital format over two decades ago into households across the world, not to mention bringing digital recording technology into studios. Two decades later at Mark Knopfler’s own recording facility at British Grove Studios, the album gets the high-resolution surround-sound treatment we’ve all waited for. Renowned audio engineer, Chuck Ainlay — known to some as “Mr Digital” — explains to High Fidelity Review’s Martin Fendt how he remixed this project to DVD-Audio and SACD formats. read more…

Sanctuary Records Group Sued for More than $50,000,000 by 5.1 Label Group for Breach of Contract and Fraud

The 5.1 Group is suing Sanctuary Records for more than fifty million dollars. The complaint by 5.1, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court on July 5, 2005, charges that Sanctuary, owner of the world’s largest independent recorded music catalog, breached the terms of a September 29, 2003, amendment to the original agreement between the parties that provided for delivery by Sanctuary to 5.1 of up to 220 albums, at least 140 for release in DualDisc configuration. read more…

Jackson Browne ‘Running on Empty’ Released on DVD-Audio

The DVD-Audio world was rocked on Monday with news that Jackson Browne’s ‘Running on Empty’ had finally been released! On the pending list for what seems like forever, the title has now made it into stores in the form of what Warner calls a “double disc” pack, essentially a DVD-Audio/Video disc with an accompanying CD. read more…

discWelder BRONZE to be Bundled with PreSonus Firepod, Firebox and Inspire 1394 Products

discWelder BRONZE, the popular DVD-Audio authoring tool, is to be included with PreSonus FIREPOD, FIREBOX, INSPIRE 1394 interfaces, Minnetonka announced today.

PreSonus’ recording interfaces FIREPOD, FIREBOX and the INSPIRE 1394 will now bundle a trial version of Minnetonka Audio’s award-winning DVD-Audio authoring program, discWelder BRONZE. read more…

Meridian Digital Theater Takes Home Six Awards from 2005 EH Expo

Meridian Audio’s booth at the 2005 Electronic House Expo in Anaheim, California this past weekend, showcased the ultimate in luxury home entertainment: a Meridian Digital Theater. Show attendees who voted for the Best of Demo Alley (BODA) awards agreed – this demonstration took home all six BODA awards including: Best Audio Demo Experience, Best Video Demo Experience, Most Informative Audio Demonstration, Most Informative Video Demonstration, Most Entertaining Presentation, and Best Overall Demonstration. read more…

TACET Release Beethoven and Mozart on DVD-Audio and SACD

TACET continue to hedge their bets by releasing Beethoven and Mozart on DVD-Audio and SACD this month.

Andreas Spreer of TACET:

Both – long awaited – new releases show how TACET tries to get the best out of that current difficult DVD-Audio/SACD situation: We simply choose the medium which is better suited for the recording. read more…

Eight Talking Heads Albums Released on DualDisc with High Resolution Surround

October 4th saw the highly anticipated high-resolution release of eight Talking Heads studio albums, packaged together with rare, unreleased audio and video tracks and stunning surround mixes created by band member Jerry Harrison and E.T Thorngren in a box set known as the Talking Heads ‘Brick’. read more…

Cirlinca Launches $35 DVD-Audio Authoring for Consumers

Cirlinca has announced DVD-Audio Solo, a $35 DVD-Audio authoring application for the PC. The move sees the innovative software developer introduce a DVD-Audio creation package at a consumer-friendly price. read more…

Fourth Annual Surround Music Awards

Surround 2005: The 2005 Surround Music Awards (SMAs) will be held on Tuesday, December 15 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Hollywood, CMP Entertainment Media, the producers of the Surround 2005 Conference, announced today. read more…

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