av news
This Month's Featured Equipment Reviews
Denon AVR-X3100W Home Theater Receiver Review
Tisbury Audio Mini Passive Review
Denon AVR-S700W& Envaya Bluetooth Speaker Reviews
CLONES Audio 25p Power Amplifier Review
Audioengine A2+ Desktop Speakers Review
Latest AV News
Music Software Forum Topics:
 
BMG Rumored to Fully Support DVD-Audio  Print E-mail
Home Theater News Music - Technology News
Written by Jerry Del Colliano   
Friday, 30 August 2002

A source close to AudioRevolution.com says that today BMG agreed to support DVD-Audio for their upcoming high resolution music releases. Multiple phone calls were made to BMG’s New York and LA offices but we were not able to confirm the news possibly due to the upcoming holiday weekend.

The battle between DVD-Audio and SACD has been a nasty one with the big losers being music enthusiasts who are spending less of their disposable cash on prerecorded music over the past 18 months. With BMG joining AOL TimeWarner and EMI that leaves Sony and Universal supporting SACD. Some of BMG’s best artists include: Dave Matthews Band, Alicia Keys, Carlos Santana, The Elvis Prestley Catalog, Whitney Houston, Alan Jackson, Jay-Z, Clint Black, Dido, Foo Fighters, Vince Gill, ZZ Top, Yes, Sarah McLauchlan, Pink, P. Diddy and many more.

With three of the big five media conglomerates on board for DVD-Audio, students of the high res audio battle are left wondering how long it will be until Universal announces their support for DVD-Audio. UMG came out with a statement saying that Sony’s SACD was a “preferred” format but they refused to rule out DVD-Audio for future releases. Now more than 6 months after the announcement, none of the 25
SACD titles have been released. Sony is currently releasing both stereo and surround sound titles as are a number of smaller, boutique record labels.








Like this article? Bookmark and share with any of the sites below.
Digg!Reddit!Del.icio.us!Google!StumbleUpon!Yahoo!Free social bookmarking plugins and extensions for Joomla! websites!
 

  home theater news  |  equipment reviews 
  blu-ray reviews  |  dvd  |  theatrical reviews  
  music download reviews  |  music disc reviews
  contact  |  about-us  |  careers   |  brands 
  Subscribe to Us   |   RSS   |  AVRev Forums
  front page  |  virtual tours  |  dealer locator
  how to features  |   lifestyle & design articles
  Want Your Home Theater Featured on MHT?
   CE Partners: HDD  |  HDF  |  VGT  |  SD  |  DVD
   
  Advertise with Us | Specs | Disclaimer
  Sponsors | privacy policy | terms of use
  909 N. Sepulveda Blvd. El Segundo, CA 90245
  Ads: 310.280.4476 | Contact Us
  Content: 310.280.4575 | Mike Flacy