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SV Staff Posted: Aug 24, 2007 0 comments
Just when it seemed like the Blu-ray camp was starting to gain an upper hand in the high-res DVD format war, HD DVD scored a major coup. But did the industry shoot itself in the foot again? Paramount Home Entertainment announced this week that all...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 23, 2007 0 comments
As a postscript to my Genesis scoop below: Rhino has just announced that Genesis: 1983-1998, the second boxed set of the band's complete studio recordings in surround sound, has been bumped from October 23 to sometime in November. Meanwhile, an...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 21, 2007 0 comments
The female demographic has always been a tough nut to crack for the consumer electronics market. After all, pixel count, dB of SPL and high-octane wattage ratings are the kinds of testosterone-driven salesspeak that make most women's eyes glaze...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 17, 2007 0 comments
Quick, it's half past 7 p.m., Eastern time. You have only 30 minutes to LOCK UP YOUR DAUGHTERS. What I mean is, the Disney Channel premiere of High School Musical 2 begins at 8 o'clock. And by then, your tweenettes (and possibly your slightly...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 17, 2007 0 comments
As I write this, we're in shipping-madness mode here at the S&V offices, trying to get the October print edition out the door - and having just proofed Feedback, Sound & Visionary, an Installation feature, three Test Reports (Rob Sabin just...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 17, 2007 0 comments
Or so the masses seem to be saying. The Compact Disc is indeed 25 years old today. On August 17, 1982, the first discs were born in Germany. They contained Richard Strauss's Alpine Symphony, but the first commercially available release would be...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 16, 2007 0 comments
Another big announcement today. Complete press release below. And how's this for an excellent new photo? -Ken Richardson FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 16, 2007 Bruce Springsteen's Magic Set for October 2 Release on Columbia Records Magic, Bruce...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 16, 2007 0 comments
As you may recall, I landed a super-advance copy of Fear of a Blank Planet on DVD-Audio for an exclusive review in the May issue. Herewith, today's press release.-Ken Richardson Porcupine Tree Marks Fall 2007 with Biggest-Ever U.S. Tour and New...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 15, 2007 0 comments
Here's a tip of the Yankee cap - or whatever hat you're wearing, baseball fan - to Phil Rizzuto, the Bronx Bombers' shortstopping/broadcasting Scooter, who died Monday night at the age of 89. If you're looking for the sports story here . . ....
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 14, 2007 0 comments
As a follow-up to Ken Pohlmann's story on Apple and EMI vs. DRM: The Universal Music Group has announced that it, too, will begin selling its catalog online without Digital Rights Management. However, Universal won't be making its entire catalog...

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