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Old 08-20-2014, 05:36 PM - Thread Starter
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Black Sabbath "13" HFPA blu-ray audio

Coming Aug/Sept in Europe, November release here I believe. 2.0 AND 5.1.
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Coming Aug/Sept in Europe, November release here I believe. 2.0 AND 5.1.
Thanks. And still no word on the Sony releases?
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Thanks. And still no word on the Sony releases?
I'm still wondering about that too, haven't heard a peep.
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Will this be available through the Universal site and other retailers like Amazon.com? I'm not seeing it at either for the moment as a pre-order. If it's in 5.1 I'll definitely be buying it.

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Will this be available through the Universal site and other retailers like Amazon.com? I'm not seeing it at either for the moment as a pre-order. If it's in 5.1 I'll definitely be buying it.
My original info comes from SA-CD.net, who has it listed as 2.0 and 5.1 mc. Universal's HFPA web site (which, when navigating, rates up there with having a root canal) shows it as 2.0 pcm and Dolby TrueHD, but does not say stereo or mc. I hear the release date is Sept. in parts of Europe and Nov. on this side of the pond. I would think you could buy from them or Amazon, whenever they decide to post it.

I have a few HFPAs, mostly good ones from checking here and other web sites first before buying...and I don't recall them producing anything that would be considered "new" like Sabbath's 13 (where it's only a year old or so). Anyone recall Universal producing a fairly new HFPA before this one?
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A bit more info for Black Sabbath '13' can be found here...

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I'll be picking this one up regardless of any potentially negative reviews.

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I hope it's not as loud as the redbook.

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Was this ever released?

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Was this ever released?
Yes it was.

I don't think it's available at the usual places yet (like Amazon.com, Elusive Disc, Acoustic Sounds, Music Direct, etc.) - you might need to check Amazon.ca (that's where I got my copy) or Amazon.co.uk or other European site.

It's 2-channel only (several flavors), much like most of the HFPA discs. The sound is quite good, especially for a Sabbath album, but it, the DTS-HD MA at least (haven't tried the others), is somewhat hotter/louder than a lot of my other Blu-ray Audio discs. I like Sabbath and I like the album, so I'm a happy camper with this Hi-Rez format.
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The HFPA disc got a Dynamic Range(DR) of 5 so it's pretty compressed and probably the same mastering and source of the CD. I think I'll pass and stay with the CD. The music is awesome I just wish for a little more effort in the mastering.


foobar2000 1.3.5 / Dynamic Range Meter 1.1.1
log date: 2014-11-27 14:10:37

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Analyzed: Black Sabbath / 13 (2496)
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DR Peak RMS Duration Track
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DR5 -0.10 dB -6.40 dB 8:05 01-End Of The Beginning
DR5 -0.10 dB -5.86 dB 8:52 02-God Is Dead
DR4 -0.08 dB -5.65 dB 5:00 03-Loner
DR9 -0.10 dB -11.72 dB 4:37 04-Zeitgeist
DR5 -0.10 dB -5.58 dB 7:00 05-Age Of Reason
DR5 -0.20 dB -5.50 dB 4:48 06-Live Forever
DR5 0.00 dB -6.14 dB 7:51 07-Damaged Soul
DR5 0.00 dB -5.87 dB 7:20 08-Dear Father
DR5 -0.10 dB -5.64 dB 5:58 09-Methademic
DR5 -0.10 dB -5.83 dB 3:41 10-Peace Of Mind
DR4 -0.10 dB -5.11 dB 5:36 11-Pariah
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Number of tracks: 11
Official DR value: DR5

Samplerate: 96000 Hz
Channels: 2
Bits per sample: 24
Bitrate: 1624 kbps
Codec: FLAC

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So what exactly is this? What format and resolution? It's not sacd or dvd-audio. Is it BluRay Audio?

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High Fidelity Pure Audio (HFPA) is a marketing initiative, spearheaded by the Universal Music Group, for audio-only Blu-ray optical discs.[2] Launched in 2013[3] as a potential successor to the Compact disc, it has been compared with DVD-A and SACD, which had similar aims.[4][2]
HFPA is encoded as 24-bit/96 kHz or 24-bit/192 kHz linear PCM ("high-resolution audio"), optionally losslessly compressed with Dolby True HD or DTS-HD Master Audio.[5]

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