Re: [LAU] 1980's cds: analog to digital conversion

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Date: Saturday, February 13, 2010 - 5:39 pm

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On Feb 12, 2010, at 11:35 PM, Aaron L. wrote:

'Piece of Mind' on CD still sounds good to me -- sweet guitars, crisp
drums, very simple and uncluttered mix. It's not like the over-
distorted, over-processed, and over-compressed crap that too often
makes it to CD these days. (n.b. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/
Loudness_war)

I want my dynamic range back!

-Sean

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On Feb 12, 2010, at =
11:35 PM, Aaron L. wrote:On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 9:44 PM, Monty Montgomery =
<xiphmont@gmail.com> =
wrote: =

to the cd-version of > records I otherwise liked on another =
format (i.e. vinyl or cassette.) > > So why are there cds =
that I think actually do sound good? > > How has this =
process changed? The most common reason is that because =
vinyl records don't have a flat response, vinyl has a preempahsis =
applied to the HF. =A0Sometimes the preemphasis was applied during =
cutting, sometimes it was applied to the tape master before cutting. =
=A0When early CDs were pressed, they were often pressed from the =
vinyl masters and if the preemphasis was on the master, boom, harsh =
gritty super-over-bright CD. =
Monty=A0Your description is =
right on.'Piece of Mind' on =
CD still sounds good to me -- sweet guitars, crisp drums, very simple =
and uncluttered mix. =A0It's not like the over-distorted, =
over-processed, and over-compressed crap that too often makes it to CD =
these days. =A0(n.b.=A0http://en.wikipedia.org=
/wiki/Loudness_war
)I want my dynamic range =
back!-Sean=

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[LAU] 1980's cds: analog to digital conversion, Aaron L., (Sat Feb 13, 3:50 am)
Re: [LAU] 1980's cds: analog to digital conversion, Monty Montgomery, (Sat Feb 13, 5:44 am)
Re: [LAU] 1980's cds: analog to digital conversion, Monty Montgomery, (Sat Feb 13, 5:59 pm)
Re: [LAU] 1980's cds: analog to digital conversion, Juan Aboites, (Sun Feb 14, 12:20 am)
Re: [LAU] 1980's cds: analog to digital conversion, Peder Hedlund, (Sat Feb 13, 7:29 pm)
Re: [LAU] 1980's cds: analog to digital conversion, Ricardus Vincente, (Sat Feb 13, 8:23 pm)
Re: [LAU] 1980's cds: analog to digital conversion, Peder Hedlund, (Mon Feb 15, 7:30 am)
Re: [LAU] 1980's cds: analog to digital conversion, Brent Busby, (Mon Feb 15, 1:09 pm)
Re: [LAU] 1980's cds: analog to digital conversion, Sean Bolton, (Sat Feb 13, 5:39 pm)
Re: [LAU] 1980's cds: analog to digital conversion, Brent Busby, (Sat Feb 13, 9:07 pm)
Re: [LAU] 1980's cds: analog to digital conversion, Monty Montgomery, (Sat Feb 13, 10:37 pm)
Re: [LAU] 1980's cds: analog to digital conversion, Monty Montgomery, (Sun Feb 14, 12:15 am)
Re: [LAU] 1980's cds: analog to digital conversion, Monty Montgomery, (Sun Feb 14, 3:16 am)
Re: [LAU] 1980's cds: analog to digital conversion, Monty Montgomery, (Sun Feb 14, 5:50 pm)
Re: [LAU] 1980's cds: analog to digital conversion, Monty Montgomery, (Sun Feb 14, 6:00 pm)
Re: [LAU] 1980's cds: analog to digital conversion, Monty Montgomery, (Sun Feb 14, 5:57 pm)
Re: [LAU] 1980's cds: analog to digital conversion, Monty Montgomery, (Sun Feb 14, 4:51 pm)
Re: [LAU] 1980's cds: analog to digital conversion, Folderol, (Sat Feb 13, 11:28 pm)
Re: [LAU] 1980's cds: analog to digital conversion, Ricardus Vincente, (Sat Feb 13, 10:10 pm)