The Trouble with Star Trek into Darkness.
Everyone has been baffled by the different opinions on Star Trek. I can now explain my findings.
I live in the UK and we here in the international market have a different pressing of STID.
I imported the US one and compared it to the UK version and let me tell you there is night and day difference between the two!
The UK one has been encoded louder which explains the harshness and clipping that some people maybe experiencing and the US one is somewhat quieter. The bass is more aggressive on the UK track but US one is much more balanced and less aggressive at reference. But there is no harshness in the voices in the US version. Perhaps there is more high end in the US version and bass maybe filtered. I prefer the US version as it sounds astonishing at reference but on my system a touch tighter in the bass department.
I'm not sure which versions you all have but this is very interesting find indeed.
Why are there two different pressings around the world?
I await to hear your replies.