I have worked in the magic shop too and it's a very nice room.
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On Sep 26, 2012, at 5:05 PM, Matthew Sohn <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Does anyone have the Rolling Stones vinyl box sets? I read somewhere that the
>> Abkco (Decca) albums were mastered from the DSD transfers made for the SACDs
>> whereas the >Rolling Stones Records albums were cut from tapes. However, I also
>> read (maybe in the same article or review) that the later albums sounded bad,
>> highly compressed and >crunched, whereas the Abkco albums sounded essentially
>> the same as the SACDs. Those SACDs were a revelation to me because I grew up
>> listening to the awful USA London >LPs. The first time I put on the SACD of "Let
>> It Bleed" and followed the inner sleeve's directions to Play It Loud, I
>> immediately concluded, wow this really does sound better! That >and the Sony
>> reissues of the Bob Dylan albums were major selling points of SACD to me.
>> - Tom Fine
> I don't have the box sets, but I did work in the studio where they were done. It
> was the Blue Room of the Magic Shop, and they've got the Platinum discs on
> the wall to prove it.
> At the time, I was working on the Jelly Roll Morton Box, They took DSD
> recordings and put them into Sonic at 24-96 through a Weiss convertor and did
> the editing from there in Sonic.The tape machines I saw were top-notch.
> -Matt Sohn