First, music is recorded at 24/96. This data is stored on a
large hard disc drive. The raw data is then transferred to a post production facility for
"authoring" that result in the creation of a digital tape called a DLT. The DLT
is sent to the manufacturing plant where its used to make a glass master. This glass
master is used to make DAD discs. The first four discs which i have right here in my hands
are as follows:
DAD 1001 Art Davis "A Time
DAD 1002 The New Music Consort "Pulse"
DAD 1003 Red Rodney "1957"
DAD 1004 Rachmaninoff: "Symphonic
by David Johanos
by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Also, they have a sampler DAD too. Virgin America has
already agreed to allow a DAD of Johnny Lee Hooker of "Mr. Lucky". VOX has
agreed to allow a DAD of Copland "Billy The Kid/Rodeo/Fanfare", Ives
"Holidays" Symphony, and Gershwin "Collected Works." Rhino records is
also joining in the ranks too with a yet unnamed title. Proof that when you get a group of
folks who love music together they won't wait for the weasels and do their won thing to
move music reproduction in the home forward. Classic Records did also supply the vinyl
counterpart of some of the music on the DAD disc for reviewers to do comparisons which i
also have here. DAD is here and it's now and it's a reality!!!!!!!! This is the
best news i've heard in ages (pun intended)!!! MAN-O-MAN, i could on and on here yet i
have many other pages to update tonight. Remember where you got all this information
Classic Records also announced the release of their 45rpm
vinyl series which are very strictly limited editions. Buy these vinyl records now or you will
be crying later. Specifically, here are the first titles to become available:
LSC 1804-45 Also Sprach Zarathustra
MGVS-6149-45 Sonny Stitt "Blows the Blues"
LSC 2449-45 Gounod "Faust"
LSP-2438-45 Paul Desmond "Desmond Blue"
CS 8192-45 Dave Brubeck "Time Out"