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Re: (TV) Fwd: reissues clarification
This is twice in a week that you've made my day, Ty. Thanks for the good news.
I agree that it definitely moots the "review copies" concept... how many people
won't bother to upgrade based on a poor review they read? then again, it's not
a bad way to prevent (or deter) pre-release piracy via CD-R or MP3.
--- Ty Burr <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Taking the liberty of forwarding this to the list... Kind of moots the
> whole concept of "review copies," doesn't it?
> Begin forwarded message:
> > From: Monsanto@aol.com
> > Date: Mon Sep 22, 2003 3:31:33 AM US/Eastern
> > To: email@example.com
> > Subject: Television reissues
> > Ty,
> > I'm one of the producers who assembled the two Television reissues and
> > the
> > Live At The Old Waldorf album on behalf of Rhino. I saw your remarks
> > to the
> > Marquee Moon list on Thursday and thought I'd try to get in touch and
> > clarify an
> > important point about the sound quality.
> > The advance CD's that Rhino sent out were put together _before_ we had
> > actually gone into the studio to remaster the albums. Your
> > observation that what
> > you received sounds identical to the previous Elektra CD's is
> > absolutely
> > correct--because those versions were the only ones available at the
> > time the advance
> > CD-R's were assembled. The remastered versions that hit stores on
> > Tuesday
> > represent a fairly drastic sonic upgrade (in my opinion, anyway).
> > [Also: the version of Little Johnny Jewel on your CD-R was dubbed from
> > vinyl. The version on the new Marquee Moon CD was taken from an
> > original tape and
> > presents the song complete--without that annoying fade-out in the
> > middle].
> > Best regards,
> > Andy Zax
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