Diamond Dog wrote: Kinkhurt wrote:
Diamond Dog wrote:
I'm not sure brickwalled is the case with this selection..... that was the previous incarnation.
The first Zep CD's were simply atrocious - the record company used (in some cases) fifth generation tapes and were guilty of some abysmal errors (missing the cough and small talk off of "In My Time Of Dying" completely, for instance... I have a CD version with that eror).
I and II from that series still sound better than the all other versions though
Yeah I was thinking about this earlier.... it was some
of them, not all..... I shall have to go back and listen but I'm happy to go along with your statement.... you know your stuff!
Take HotH cd, also.If you want a comparison to how that has suffered ......
Listen to the original cd press at a healthy volume - go to TSRTS, where the guitar crashes in for the first time, Yep that's how you do it.
Now go to the Marino remaster - what the hell happened, hits you like a .... wet blanket ? Impact, dynamic range ? who stole it ?
I don't know what the new version is like - the original cd sounds like my LP so I've stuck with that.