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what is the best dvd-audio cd?

Discussion in 'Music & Music Streaming Services' started by fatrich, Jan 30, 2003.

  1. fatrich

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    Hi
    I know its a matter of opinion but my question is which dvd audio disc will give my system a good workout.

    cheers

    richard
     
  2. gringottsdirect

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    I won't mention artists 'cos as you say different strokes for different folks.
    When I started buying the discs I made a point of looking for 24 / 192 Hi-Res 2-channel, noticing some were 24 / 88 or 24 / 44 on the assumption the 24 / 192 would be best.
    Some discs are better than others regardless of specification.
    Buy the music you like, I think you will like DVD-A.
     
  3. Cool-hand

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    I bought a disc by a female artist called Natalie Merchant. The disc is called TigerLilly. Its very emotional and lyrically powerfull and very enjoyable. Not really a great system work out but an excellent recording.

    She was a member of 10'000 maniacs.
     
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    Bjork - Vespertine

    Fairly good album in a Bjork kind of a way. Fairly good test for high frequency stuff but not a full range workout.

    Cheers

    Ian
     
  5. fatrich

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    Thanks for the replys guy's

    regards
    richard
     
  6. Sick Note

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    Got a few dvd-a discs but the one that uses the systems potential the best IMO is Blue man Group-Audio, these guys are space cadets(you may remember they did some Intel pentium ads a while back,blue heads banging plastic pipes and drums) but they know how to mix in the 5.1 domain. Only available as import from the u.s
     
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    Is The Corrs In Blue a good recording? (I heard the DVD-Audio track is worse than the normal DVD-Video version)
     
  8. Sick Note

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    I think there is hardly any difference between the two because the dvd-a uses 48000khz resolution which is the same as the DD mix(someone correct me if I´m wrong). But I do prefer the MLP version.
     
  9. Kane D Williams

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    Give Alanis Morisette's (spelling?) 'Under Rug Swept'. I think this is a great album even though I'm not what you'd call an Alanis fan. The mixing and sound quality on many of the tracks (5 onwards) are fantastic, with great use ofthe rear speakers to envelope you into the tracks (track 7 or 8 is excellent). I find that I need to turn the sub up a bit to get a good bass balance.

    I also still love the Naxos release of Vivaldi's 'Four Seasons'. Again I am not a classical nut, but this recording (and performance) is incredible! The walls dissapear and the music hall recreated very well. This has no sub channel info, so it would sound better if you set your system to Large for all of the speakers and no sub (if your speakers have enough range (below 80Hz).

    I hope this helps?

    The AI soundtrack is pretty good too!

    Kane
     
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    UNDERWORLD - Everything Everything,

    this has the lot for a good system work out, and makes you jump around your front room like a nutter (not that i do that,,,,:rolleyes: )

    the bass on this makes my room shake like a french soldier!!!
     

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