Compressed Money

I recently received a copy of the 30th Anniversary edition of The Dark Side of the Moon, on SACD. The DSD layer of the SACD sounds amazing - the 5.1 surround sound remix is the best I've ever heard DSotM.

Sadley, the Redbook layer of the SACD is very lacklustre. It sounds flatter than a poor MP3 rip, and here's why:

The green is the Original Masters version of Money. The red is the overly compressed, amplified and clipped version on the 30th Anniversary release.

Apparently the SACD version has recently been released on DVD, in both regular and high bit-rate, on the Immersion box set.

Must... resist... buying... fifth... copy... of... album...

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