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An Update on the Rolling Stones Reissues on SACD

In May, the big news from the Home Entertainment 2002 show was that ABKCO Records plans to reissue 22 albums by the Rolling Stones on SACD. Since that time, interest in the “Rolling Stones Remastered” project has remained high. read more…

Towers 4th of July Sale – SACDs for $12.99 !

Well, it sounds like it’s time to visit your local Tower Records store if you have (or are planning to buy) an SACD player.

All CDs that normally sell for $19.99 or less are on sale over the 4th of July weekend through Sunday for only $12.99. read more…

Blue Note and Heads Up Announce SACD Plans

Blue Note Records, one of the best known jazz labels revealed this week on their web discussion forum that they plan to release 5 SACD discs later this year. The formal announcement of the 5 SACD titles will be made shortly. read more…

New SACDs from Jorma Kaukonen and Amanda Marshall

Sony Music continues to issue new albums on SACD with the release of “Blue Country Heart” by Jorma Kaukonen and “Everybody’s Got A Story” by Amanda Marshall. Both SACDs are Single Layer Multichannel SACDs that are available in retail stores and web outlets that carry SACDs today. Here’s a bit more information about these new releases: read more…

Bruce Cockburn and Grant Lee Philips – Latest Rounder SACDs

Rounder Records continues its series of SACD discs with new releases by Bruce Cockburn and Grant Lee Philips. Both releases are Hybrid Stereo SACDs, playable on all CD and SACD players. Here’s a bit more information on each disc:

Anything, Anytime, Anywhere (Singles 1979-2002)
Bruce Cockburn
Rounder SACD 3180

Born in Ottawa in 1945, Cockburn set his sights on a career in music after growing up listening to Elvis records. read more…

Linn Records Releases Its 1st Multichannel SACD

Linn Products is best known as one of Europe’s premiere audiophile firms. Their products include high-end turntables, CD players, tuners, amplifiers and speakers. More recently, Linn has launched a music division known as Linn Records that issues high quality CDs and more recently Stereo SACDs to show off their equipment to best effect. read more…

A Sea Symphony Arrives First in Multichannel SACD

Today Telarc released a new Multichannel SACD of Vaughan Williams symphony entitled “A Sea Symphony” (Telarc SACD-60588). Performed by Robert Spano and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Telarc says this new SACD is the first contemporary recording of an American conductor performing a Vaughan Williams symphony. read more…

Bryan Ferry Recaptures Live Performance On SACD

Virgin Records has released Bryan Ferry’s new album, Frantic, on Multichannel Super Audio CD (Virgin UK SACDVIR 167). This latest new album started with an experiment by musicians in the studio and sees Ferry searching for a way to capture a live performance on disc and reduce the amount of post-production, thereby leaving a natural, live sound. read more…

Naxos Announces Its First 3 SACD Releases

This week, the Hong Kong division of Naxos has announced its first three SACD releases. Two of these SACD releases are Stereo SACDs while the third is a Multichannel/Stereo SACD disc.

Naxos is well known as a music label that offers a full range of classical music at a budget price. read more…

RuffLife Records Adopts Multichannel Super Audio CD

RuffLife Records has announced plans to adopt the new Super Audio CD format for the high resolution, multichannel releases some of its artists. Later this year, RuffLife will release “Nommo” – the debut album from Slovo, the new band of former Faithless guitarist, Dave Randall, on a Multichannel Super Audio CD. read more…

2 New Multichannel SACDs From Cellist Yo Yo Ma

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma is one of the best known classical artists today. Sony Music has released his two most recent albums on Multichannel SACD disc. The albums feature Yo Yo Ma’s Silk Road Project and Yo Yo Ma playing the music of composer John Williams. read more…

New Chesky SACDs – The Coryells and Daves True Story

Audiophile label Chesky Records continues its program of remixing and reissuing their best sounding catalog material on Multichannel SACD. The latest of these releases are The Coryells and “Unauthorized” by Dave’s True Story. read more…

Sony Releases SACDs by Weather Report and Toto

Sony Music has released two jazz and rock catalog favorites in Multichannel SACD. The new releases are “Mysterious Traveler” by Weather Report and “Toto IV” by Toto. Both discs are Single Layer SACD Discs that feature both a Stereo and Multichannel SACD mix and are playable only on SACD equipment. read more…

Worlds First SACD Single Released

Market Square Records has released what they claim to be the world’s first SACD Single. The single is a Hybrid Stereo SACD that features the songs “Did I Hurt You?” and “Isn’t It A Little Late?” by Irish singer Eleanor McEvoy (Market Square SACD MSMSACD114). read more…

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