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post #10441 of 10454 Old 10-25-2014, 06:47 PM
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Naw, guess I'm old school Milt, like the feel of a disc in my hands still. Probably an age thing.

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Just bought:

Carpenters - The Singles 1969-1973 SHM-SACD

http://www.sa-cd.net/showtitle/9131

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Carpenters - The Singles 1969-1973 SHM-SACD

http://www.sa-cd.net/showtitle/9131

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Great purchase Bill. One of only two SHMs I own, the audio really seemed to improve after a few plays. Karen's voice always makes me melt. Enjoy!
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Carpenters - The Singles 1969-1973 SHM-SACD

http://www.sa-cd.net/showtitle/9131

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I may pick this one up. Or download it if available.
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I may pick this one up. Or download it if available.
It's available on HDTracks. I use them quite a bit. I usually get the FLAC version.
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It's available on HDTracks. I use them quite a bit. I usually get the FLAC version.
Thanks...I live on HDTracks, just hadn't looked for this one. Actually, your link appears to be to a different release, but interesting nonethless. Most of my download money lately has been going to Led Zep reissues

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Actually, your link appears to be to a different release, but interesting nonethless.

Steve,

The title in the link is the earlier SACD (69-81 Singles) release that isn't that well regarded especially the stereo mix. The 69-73 SHM-SACD is much better reviewed over at the SH Forum.

http://www.sa-cd.net/showtitle/2474

http://www.sa-cd.net/showtitle/9131

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Thanks...I live on HDTracks, just hadn't looked for this one. Actually, your link appears to be to a different release, but interesting nonethless. Most of my download money lately has been going to Led Zep reissues
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Steve,

The title in the link is the earlier SACD (69-81 Singles) release that isn't that well regarded especially the stereo mix. The 69-73 SHM-SACD is much better reviewed over at the SH Forum.

http://www.sa-cd.net/showtitle/2474

http://www.sa-cd.net/showtitle/9131

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You are right - I hadn't bought it yet, but the dynamic range database has the HDTracks version as the most compressed. Not HDTracks' doing, the source for the download and the CD seems compromised. Thanks for the heads up:
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That Dynamic Range Database website is great--some interesting results when you look closely at newly released boxsets, reissues, etc.

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Steve,

The title in the link is the earlier SACD (69-81 Singles) release that isn't that well regarded especially the stereo mix. The 69-73 SHM-SACD is much better reviewed over at the SH Forum.

http://www.sa-cd.net/showtitle/2474

http://www.sa-cd.net/showtitle/9131

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I have not done a comparison (nor did I know there was another Carpenters SACD), but I have the 69-81 and I think it is STUNNING!
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I have not done a comparison (nor did I know there was another Carpenters SACD), but I have the 69-81 and I think it is STUNNING!

Jeff,

Are you saying the stereo and multichannel mixes are stunning or just the multichannel mix?

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Jeff,

Are you saying the stereo and multichannel mixes are stunning or just the multichannel mix?

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There's a stereo mix?

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