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  Stephen Callaghan
  DJ/music collector
  Sony 7.1 SACD sound system

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Genesis 1976-1982        (7 of 9 found this review helpful)
  July 16, 2008

The music contained in this box set is of such a high standard.The packaging is pretty good too and as a bonus for buying these new Genesis box sets you get a bonus SACD/DVD set enclosed in a very informative hardback book with essays by Genesis fanatic Michael Watts.The bonus SACD contains B Sides ... more
Frankie Goes To Hollywood: Rage Hard, The Sonic Collection        (9 of 9 found this review helpful)
  July 16, 2008

There's been a few words written about this SACD so I think we need to clear the air.The surround mix on this collection was supervised by Trevor Horn,the producer extraordinaire whom originally twiddled Frankie's knobs.So it seems very strange to me that people keep saying it has no bass.Why would ... more
Mike Oldfield: Tubular Bells        (6 of 6 found this review helpful)
  July 16, 2008

So much has already been written about this title musing and pondering over this "format" and that "remaster" so I'll keep my words brief.I don't claim to be an audiofile nor am I an expert on the works of Mr.Oldfield but I do know a good recording when I hear one and this particular reissue of ... more
Simple Minds: The Best Of Simple Minds        (3 of 3 found this review helpful)
  July 16, 2008

First let me get this off my chest.I am a Simple Minds fan.I own the entire remastered catalogue of original albums and was quite excited to finally get my hands on "The Minds'" Best of SACD. This truly is a remarkable collection of tracks spanning the bands entire career up to 2000.I would ... more
Oasis: (What's the Story) Morning Glory?      (3 of 5 found this review helpful)
  July 16, 2008

Most of the benefits of SACD surround sound needs the right equipment,if you have it and you like your rock hard & snotty,buy this album before it's deleted/sold out. This is one of the most unusual surround mixes I have listened to.It's not so much a 5.1 mix as it is a surround experience. If ... more

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