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Tuesday, 05 April 2005 ,  Written by Jeff Fish
Martin Taylor - Artistry
As anyone who has listened to at least a handful of SACD discs can tell you, all SACDs are not created equal. In fact, contrary to popular belief, the SACD logo does not guarantee a quality recording or dramatically improved audio experience over their 16-bit CD counterparts. (Neither does the DVD-Audio logo, for that matter). However, there are those SACDs that stand above the fray and prove that this format, however feebly marketed and implemented, does have merit and should remain a viable entity, hopefully to one day make the transition into the mainstream whereby a consumer simply buys a CD that just happens to be an SACD (or DVD-A). The subject of this review is just such a recording. Upon receiving the Martin Taylor SACD Artistry, I was fully prepared to hate it. Oh, I had a feeling it would sound good, but I just knew it wasn’t really my style of ...
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