Board Logo
« Days of Future Passed 50th anniversary edition. »

Welcome Guest. Please Login or Register.
Feb 17th, 2018, 11:26pm



« Previous Topic | Next Topic »
Pages: 1  Notify Send Topic Print
 thread  Author  Topic: Days of Future Passed 50th anniversary edition.  (Read 89 times)
foxfeeder
Watcher of the Skies
ImageImageImageImageImage


member is offline

Avatar

I'm an all-eras fan. Of Steve Hackett!


PM

Gender: Male
Posts: 5173
xx Days of Future Passed 50th anniversary edition.
« Thread started on: Oct 13th, 2017, 07:22am »

See http://www.moodybluestoday.com/moody-blues-days-future-passed-50th-anniversary-deluxe-edition/ - At last they've managed to salvage the original mix, and this set will include both it and the one that had been the CD version until now, plus a DVD with the quad mix, and 3 previously unreleased videos of tracks performed at Midem on 24 Jan 1968.
User IP Logged

Ian

Blasting, billowing, bursting forth, With the power of ten billion butterfly sneezes.

User Image
CountingOutTime
Lord/Lady of Lords
ImageImageImageImageImage


member is offline

Avatar




PM

Gender: Male
Posts: 19351
xx Re: Days of Future Passed 50th anniversary edition
« Reply #1 on: Oct 13th, 2017, 07:52am »

on Oct 13th, 2017, 07:22am, foxfeeder wrote:
See http://www.moodybluestoday.com/moody-blues-days-future-passed-50th-anniversary-deluxe-edition/ - At last they've managed to salvage the original mix, and this set will include both it and the one that had been the CD version until now, plus a DVD with the quad mix, and 3 previously unreleased videos of tracks performed at Midem on 24 Jan 1968.


I hope it's available in only the quad mix. We have a quad system. I'd love to hear DOFP in quad.
User IP Logged

foxfeeder
Watcher of the Skies
ImageImageImageImageImage


member is offline

Avatar

I'm an all-eras fan. Of Steve Hackett!


PM

Gender: Male
Posts: 5173
xx Re: Days of Future Passed 50th anniversary edition
« Reply #2 on: Oct 14th, 2017, 11:32am »

on Oct 13th, 2017, 07:52am, CountingOutTime wrote:
I hope it's available in only the quad mix. We have a quad system. I'd love to hear DOFP in quad.


The Quad mix was available a few years back on it's own, as were all the first 7 but In Search, I think.
User IP Logged

Ian

Blasting, billowing, bursting forth, With the power of ten billion butterfly sneezes.

User Image
onetwothree
Lord/Lady of Lords
ImageImageImageImageImage


member is offline

Avatar




PM

Gender: Male
Posts: 2390
xx Re: Days of Future Passed 50th anniversary edition
« Reply #3 on: Oct 14th, 2017, 12:43pm »

Interesting. I miss the original mix so I might want to check this out. I've actually put quite a bit of time into making a "custom" version of the album that's mostly taken from a CD copy, but has a few key tracks (the ones I think were ruined in the remix) recorded from vinyl.

BTW, the page at the link says the album was remixed in 1972, but that seems too early; I had a vinyl copy, bought new in 1979, that had the old mix.
« Last Edit: Oct 14th, 2017, 12:44pm by onetwothree » User IP Logged

The best apology you can give for how you've lived your life in the past is to change it completely.
-- Douglas Armstrong
NedFlanders
Lord/Lady of Lords
ImageImageImageImageImage


member is offline

Avatar




PM

Gender: Male
Posts: 5235
xx Re: Days of Future Passed 50th anniversary edition
« Reply #4 on: Oct 15th, 2017, 2:01pm »

on Oct 14th, 2017, 11:32am, foxfeeder wrote:
The Quad mix was available a few years back on it's own, as were all the first 7 but In Search, I think.


Yes, I bought the first seven albums (again, for third time) as they were in 5.1 plus had additional tracks. Beautifully presented so I am wondering why they are once more rereleasing this album when it has already had 2 remasters?
User IP Logged

foxfeeder
Watcher of the Skies
ImageImageImageImageImage


member is offline

Avatar

I'm an all-eras fan. Of Steve Hackett!


PM

Gender: Male
Posts: 5173
xx Re: Days of Future Passed 50th anniversary edition
« Reply #5 on: Oct 16th, 2017, 10:30am »

on Oct 14th, 2017, 12:43pm, onetwothree wrote:
Interesting. I miss the original mix so I might want to check this out. I've actually put quite a bit of time into making a "custom" version of the album that's mostly taken from a CD copy, but has a few key tracks (the ones I think were ruined in the remix) recorded from vinyl.

BTW, the page at the link says the album was remixed in 1972, but that seems too early; I had a vinyl copy, bought new in 1979, that had the old mix.


The remix was done 2-4 August 1978 in Remix Room 1 at Decca by Derek Varnals, with Roy Ponton assisting. Tony Clarke was not present. The existing stampers had worn out in July 1978, but doubtless copies of the old mix existed in shops for some time afterwards. The remix had a different record number, DOA 6 springs to mind.
User IP Logged

Ian

Blasting, billowing, bursting forth, With the power of ten billion butterfly sneezes.

User Image
foxfeeder
Watcher of the Skies
ImageImageImageImageImage


member is offline

Avatar

I'm an all-eras fan. Of Steve Hackett!


PM

Gender: Male
Posts: 5173
xx Re: Days of Future Passed 50th anniversary edition
« Reply #6 on: Oct 16th, 2017, 10:31am »

on Oct 15th, 2017, 2:01pm, NedFlanders wrote:
Yes, I bought the first seven albums (again, for third time) as they were in 5.1 plus had additional tracks. Beautifully presented so I am wondering why they are once more rereleasing this album when it has already had 2 remasters?


2 reasons, as stated, 1/ 50th anniversary. 2/ the original mix, never before available on CD.
User IP Logged

Ian

Blasting, billowing, bursting forth, With the power of ten billion butterfly sneezes.

User Image
foxfeeder
Watcher of the Skies
ImageImageImageImageImage


member is offline

Avatar

I'm an all-eras fan. Of Steve Hackett!


PM

Gender: Male
Posts: 5173
xx Re: Days of Future Passed 50th anniversary edition
« Reply #7 on: Nov 20th, 2017, 11:02am »

Well, it has arrived, and it's grand. The original mix is the best, and now sounds as it should. I don't have a surround sound system, but I can play the quad mix through the soundbar on my TV, and it's different again. Haven't played it all yet, but Peak Hour has an extra section, though it's a repeat of an existing one.

Incidentally, the DVD includes as 24/96 version of the original mix (as opposed to 16/44.1 which is CD standard) so if you have the facility, you can play it in studio quality!
User IP Logged

Ian

Blasting, billowing, bursting forth, With the power of ten billion butterfly sneezes.

User Image
Pages: 1  Notify Send Topic Print
« Previous Topic | Next Topic »

Donate $6.99 for 50,000 Ad-Free Pageviews!

| |

This forum powered for FREE by Conforums ©
Sign up for your own Free Message Board today!
Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Conforums Support | Parental Controls