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Monster Cable has a new partnership with Concord Records that has been
releasing titles in 5.1 on DVD, great stuff.

http://www.monstermusic.com/


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> From: Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]>
> Reply-To: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List <[log in to unmask]>
> Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2007 17:13:16 -0400
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] OK - Does Anyone Know More About This?
> 
> Er, OK Don but the fact is the major owners of content have pretty much
> abandoned the format. Yes,
> some small labels catering to audiophiles do continue to make releases, mostly
> classical music but
> some jazz. Fact is, SACD failed as anything approaching a mainstream format.
> 
> You raise a good question about quad uptake vs. SACD and you might be right
> but note that 
> SACD-enabled players are not all DVD players by a long stretch, so they are a
> tiny subset of the
> installed DVD base. Also note that DVD-audio pretty much failed as a
> mainstream format, too,
> although some niche players are definitely active in that format too.
> 
> Bottom line is, more than 2 speakers for music-only listening is just not
> appealing to most people
> despite how much you and I might like listening in surround sound.
> 
> -- Tom Fine
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Don Cox" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Friday, June 15, 2007 8:22 AM
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] OK - Does Anyone Know More About This?
> 
> 
> <snip>
> 
>> SACD is doing much better than Quad did. There is a steady couple-of-
>> dozen titles per month being released, and the number of people who have
>> DVD players and surround speakers that can also play SACD must be many
>> times greater than the number that installed Quad setups.
>> 
>> 
> <snip>
> 
>> Regards
>> -- 
>> Don Cox
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>> 
> 
>