On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 3:00 PM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> One story I'd love some science applied to that's related to this -- are
> there _really_ any differences between BMG Music Club CDs and the original
> issue CDs? I've read several things over the years stating that BMG Music
> Club versions of Mercury CDs sounded "inferior." But the few BMG versions I
> have are bit-perfect replicas of the originals, so the bits is the bits.
> What else could be "wrong"?
One "what else" that readily occurs to me (don't cringe, folks) is reversed
polarity. With so many different masters in use, that's almost bound to
happen. Besides, the Merc CDs I have from orignal WCF production all
exhibit variance across the cuts already.