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Re: Oh Happy Day - in better sound, so why did BMG issue crap?

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Check out the sound quality of "Oh Happy Day" on the upcoming new FTD box via this YouTube promo video.

Listen starting at 1:10 in the video

This sounds like an improvement of the audio quality doesn't it? Did they find a better source or blend the mag and optical recordings together?

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monkboughtlunch wrote:
Mon Jul 13, 2020 12:00 am
Check out the sound quality of "Oh Happy Day" on the upcoming new FTD box via this YouTube promo video.

Listen starting at 1:10 in the video

This sounds like an improvement of the audio quality doesn't it? Did they find a better source or blend the mag and optical recordings together?

I think it might be the Mag source, but obviously they'd have access to much better generation tapes & reels.
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Also those drums sound really pounding and spatial (the intro to that's all right from the July 24th rehearsal) and sounds like a true sound upgrade over the bootleg.
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That brief FTD clip of Oh Happy Day sounds so much better than what they released on the 2000 3CD set and the 2014 box set.
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Note that the August 4 Convention Center rehearsal sources are 2-track [Elvis - track 1, band/vocals - track 2] and the mag safety 35mm mono reels.
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Damn, I want this. But wont afford it.

If only it was a Bluray release, then Id take out a second mortgage on my house.
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monkboughtlunch wrote:
Mon Jul 13, 2020 12:00 am
Check out the sound quality of "Oh Happy Day" on the upcoming new FTD box via this YouTube promo video.

Listen starting at 1:10 in the video

This sounds like an improvement of the audio quality doesn't it? Did they find a better source or blend the mag and optical recordings together?

Better?
Than what? Cant agree...
The same sound quality is on that DVD and there we have it even with filmed footage...
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Buddy wrote:
Tue Jul 14, 2020 10:16 am
monkboughtlunch wrote:
Mon Jul 13, 2020 12:00 am
Check out the sound quality of "Oh Happy Day" on the upcoming new FTD box via this YouTube promo video.

Listen starting at 1:10 in the video

This sounds like an improvement of the audio quality doesn't it? Did they find a better source or blend the mag and optical recordings together?

Better?
Than what? Cant agree...
The same sound quality is on that DVD and there we have it even with filmed footage...
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Better than the 2000 3CD BMG set. Better than the 2014 Sony 8 CD set.

The clip from the forthcoming FTD sounds like a lower (earlier gen) mono Mag source. You will note the tambourine is audible and there is no flanging and phasing artifacts like there are in the two above referenced official releases.