Blues-rocker Kenny Wayne Sheppard has taken his latest album “The Traveler” to new places with an immersive Dolby Atmos surround sound experience on a single Blu-ray available in late August 2019. This album of experience and profound resonance was recorded in Los Angeles while the band was on a recent break from touring. Pulling together world-class musicians, including vocalist Noah Hunt, drummer Chris “Whipper” Layton (formerly of Stevie Ray Vaughan’s Double Trouble), bassist Kevin McCormick, and keyboardists Jimmy McGorman and Joe Krown, the album features ten songs that brings on rock to the max. It features eight new originals songs co-written by Sheppard and some of the most in-demand songwriters in Nashville’s, plus incendiary covers of Buffalo Springfield’s “Mr. Soul” and Joe Walsh’s “Turn to Stone.”
Initially available on vinyl and CD as a stereo mix in late May 2019, this new edition contains an all new Dolby Atmos mix, DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 mix, and a hi-res LPCM 48kHz, 24-bit 2.0 stereo mix. However, finding it is a bit daunting, and if you are aware of other sources then linked below, please contact Hi-Res Edition so we can share those with our readers.
Bluray with Dolby Atmos, DTS HD Ma 5.1 and LPCM 2.0. Also available on CD and Vinyl.
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Wesley is a lifelong music enthusiast. He started his career in the recording industry in New York City as an audio engineer, producer, and studio manager. Subsequently he toured across America as a guitarist with the short-lived band Land's Crossing. After many years in the technology sector and amassing a substantial vinyl and CD collection, he delved into immersive audio and created Hi-Res Edition to share with other listeners about the sound quality and discrete mixes available on many formats. He recently upgraded his system to 7.1.4 Dolby Atmos and continues to seek out and share about the best sounding releases.