Celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Band’s critically acclaimed debut album, Music From Big Pink has been released as a limited super deluxe edition. As has become common place, the set contains newly remixed and master vinyl along with CD and Blu-ray discs. For hi-res fans the Blu-ray include a 24-bit / 96kHz surround mix produced by Bob Clearmountain from the original four-track analog masters. Check out what has been written at Audiophile Review, which describes a striking clarity and incorporates some previously unreleased chatter from the studio sessions.
In case you are in for the LP, it has been cut at 45rpm at Bernie Grundman Mastering, expanding the album from one to two discs. Overall, this is a very nice box set that is recommended for collectors and surround sound enthusiasts.
Box set wth Blu-ray 5.1 24-bit / 96kHz, CD and double 45rpm vinyl discs.
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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.