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Brothers In Arms 20th Anniversary Edition Released in Surround Sound SACD

Brothers In Arms 20th Anniversary Edition Released in Surround Sound SACD

A Single Inventory Surround Sound SACD of the 20th Anniversary Edition of Brothers In Arms by the Dire Straits was released this past Monday by Vertigo Records and Universal Music International’s Mercury Records U.K. read more…

Linn Products and Sony Japan Issue Dual Disc Playback Advisory Notices to Consumers

Linn Products, a well known audiophile firm based in Glasgow, Scotland and Sony Japan are the latest consumer electronics companies to issue advisories about using their optical disc players with the new Dual Disc format developed by Warner Music in the U.S. read more…

Sonys Playstation 3 to Offer Blu-Ray Drive and SACD and Dual Disc Playback

Sony’s PlayStation 3 announcement upped the ante in the computer gaming and music world earlier today with the news that the system will support Super Audio CD and Dual Disc playback along with a host of gaming, computer and High Definition TV features. read more…

High Note Records Taiwan Releases Norah Jones Album in Super Audio CD

An album by The Peter Malick Group featuring Norah Jones on vocals and piano entitled New York City is the latest Super Audio CD to be released in Taiwan. The new Hybrid Layer Stereo SACD follows earlier Norah Jones performances on the Ray Charles Surround Sound SACD entitled Genius Loves Company (Concord Records/Hear Music SACD-1033-6) and her multi-million selling album entitled Come Away With Me (Blue Note 7243-541747-2). read more…

Denon Link Approved for DVD-Audio and SACD

Denon’s proprietary, high-performance digital audio interface now provides full support for SACD digital transmission. Denon Link is a digital transmission technology developed by Denon that has won high critical acclaim as the best sounding high-performance digital audio interface. read more…

BIS Records Release Discs of JS Bach and Ge Gan-ru

There are two new classical SACD titles from BIS Records this month, the Chinese Rhapsody by Ge Gan-ru, performed by the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and conducted by Josй Serebrier, together with a set of five (non-hybrid) discs of the organ music of J. read more…

Super Audio CD Exceeds 3,000 Albums With Brothers in Arms

The Super Audio CD Project Team in Europe has announced the release later this month of the 3000th album on the format. With poignancy and significance, this landmark Super Audio CD album is scheduled to be ‘Brothers in Arms’ by Dire Straits. read more…

RIAA Publishes Final DualDisc Specifications

The RIAA published the final specifications relating to the new DualDisc format earlier today. All licensing and logo usage is controlled by the RIAA, with specifics available from their dedicated web site. read more…

3Bone Audio Launches Sweet Spot Music Label

3Bone Audio has announced the launch of a new record label, Sweet Spot Music Group. Not specific to any genre, the independent label’s releases will be on every format, from vinyl, CD, MP3 and DVD-Audio.

As a forerunner in music technology, Sweet Spot puts Canada on the map as a key player in the digital and surround sound music revolutions. read more…

Avie Release Wanderer: Works by Liszt and Shubert, Performed by Luiza Borac

The latest SACD from Avie features young pianist Luiza Borac, who proves her prowess with the core repertoire of two pillars of the romantic era, Schubert and Liszt. Released as a Hybrid SACD, ‘Wanderer: Works by Liszt and Shubert‘ is said by Avie to demonstrate the label’s continuing commitment to high-end recording technology. read more…

Telarc Releases SACDs from John Pizzarelli, Yellowjackets & Cincinnati Symphony

Telarc and its Heads Up Jazz label has released the latest albums by John Pizzarelli, the Yellowjackets and Paavo Jarvi conducting the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra in Surround Sound Super Audio CD. All three discs are “day and date” releases – arriving in music stores in both SACD and CD format on the same date. They are also all Hybrid Surround Sound SACDs, designed to play on SACD and CD players with the disc’s full potential and Surround Sound capabilities available when played on a Super Audio CD player. read more…

Sony Europe Announces First PC With DSD, ASIO 2.1 and Blu-Ray Disc

At the recent Musikmesse 2005 Show, Sony’s IT Europe Division announced what they are calling the World’s First PC with three cutting edge technologies: Direct Stream Digital (DSD), Steinberg’s Audio Stream Input/Output (ASIO) 2.1 and a Blu-Ray Disc Drive. read more…

5.1 Entertainment and DVDplus International Sign License Agreement

5.1 Entertainment and DVDplus have entered an agreement to use DVDplus technology under the DualDisc trademark in Europe, John Trickett, Chairman and CEO of the 5.1 Entertainment Group, and Dieter Dierks, Chairman and CEO of DVDplus International Inc., announced today. read more…

NAB 2005: Blu-Ray/HD-DVD Compromise Rumored To Be In The Works

NAB 2005: The big news from this year’s National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Convention isn’t on the show floor, but behind the scenes. After weeks of speculation in the industry, word is starting to leak out that the proponents of the next-generation Blu-Ray and HD-DVD formats are working out a unified High Storage, High Resolution Video Disc format. read more…

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