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Yes I am certainly taking your very good advice and staying well clear of BIS SACD's giving those few I have to a Charity Shop. , However I will still be buying those I like from all the other labels as they cause no problems, yours IMO are not fit for purpose due to the levels problem not experienced from all the other brands that you say are compressing dynamics.
Erm it's no secret that most labels do apply dynamic range compression. It became very fashionable in the last couple of decades. Why did they do it? Maybe to make it easier for radio handle with their dynamic range limitation, or maybe to make an easier licensing deal supplying musak for shopping malls. But this is not what the artist intended and is literally changing the music. It's like changing the artists original sheet music dynamics notations and making everything "pp".
Respect and praise for BIS for not doing this.
"Erm it's no secret that most labels do apply dynamic range compression". This may or may not be true,. I do not buy any more BIS SACD's because I have to constantly adjust the levels which spoils the performance, futhermore it is not always possible to know if it is the recording level that is at fault or the conductor, This annoyance for me does not exist from ALL the other major labels. Even Andrew McGregor of of BBC CD review mentioned BIS levels on Air and then trys to cover it up after getting an email from Bissie.
I see on SA-CD.net that Claude says Pentatone & Channel Classics are the best labels, I can well understand why he has omitted BIS.
You write nothing but nonsense.
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