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#1 JazzDoc

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Posted 19 October 2021 - 09:45 AM

The cash cow that is the Pink Floyd back catalogue strikes again! HDtracks have released these albums in HiRes, either 24/96 or 24/192. It would appear tyhat these are the remasters used for the most recent remastering for vinyl release. Should be interesting:

 

https://www.hdtracks...tist/Pink Floyd


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Posted 21 October 2021 - 10:07 AM

For those interested, it appears that with the exception of the albums not released previously in the Discovery Box Set, these are Hi-Res versions of the 2011 Discovery remasters: Pink Floyd in Hi-Res at HDtracks | Steve Hoffman Music Forums

 

But with slightly better DRs in many cases, apparently resulting in somewhat better sound quality.

 

In case anyone missed them, a number of PF albums (eg, Meddle, Dark Side Of The Moon, Wish You Were Here, A Momentary Lapse Of Reason, The Division Bell, Pulse, The Endless River) have been released previously in Hi-Res PCM or DSD versions.


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Posted 21 October 2021 - 06:58 PM

Thanks Bernie

#4 mdskier

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Posted 27 October 2021 - 09:21 PM

Great....more money well spent?????    ;)






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