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More releases for september 14th


Post Posted Tue Sep 18, 2018 2:13 pm
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shadow wrote: What the hell is that?! This looks terrible...
The zoomed in top right of the C'est La Vie file, to show the higher frequencies. This track is not very dynamic, seeing the wav at the top :D

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Post Posted Fri Sep 21, 2018 6:33 pm
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WAV rip from Oxygene 7 (part 1)
2018 CD release on top and 2016 Trilogy CD [Disc 2] at the bottom.

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I think that it's pretty safe to say they are from the same mix/remaster.

Again same track Oxygene 7, 2018 CD on top vs Sony/Dreyfus 1997 CD at the bottom.

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Post Posted Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:54 pm
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The 2018 and 2016 seem to be identical yeah.
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Post Posted Fri Sep 21, 2018 10:28 pm
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I'm not surprised.
Post Posted Sat Sep 22, 2018 3:09 pm
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I guess the etching on this one says it all. ;)
Post Posted Sat Sep 22, 2018 7:49 pm
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lol, that's something else yeah :lol:
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Post Posted Sun Sep 23, 2018 4:04 pm
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Finaero wrote:I still like the "Oxygene 10 playing at the beginning of Oxygene 7" unintentional easter egg... sort of gives it a "humane" touch (in the vein of that random phone ring in the middle of "Rock The Casbah", IIRC).
I've never been able to find that "easter egg" on my 1997 CD, the volume must be so low... Can anyone help me pinpoint where this can be heard (approx. min:sec)? Thanks!
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Post Posted Sun Sep 23, 2018 4:19 pm
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https://www.dropbox.com/s/4ccd4on0z79iwzh/1997.wav?dl=0

And yes, even with that one you have to listen closely to hear the beat and the Theremin lead of Oxygene 10 playing faintly in the background.

(Sure, you can make O10 out better if you listen to the whole initial laser harp intro at a very louf volume, but that WAV might be the best and most ear-friendly example you can make out of it)
Post Posted Sun Sep 23, 2018 4:34 pm
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Finaero wrote:https://www.dropbox.com/s/4ccd4on0z79iwzh/1997.wav?dl=0

And yes, even with that one you have to listen closely to hear the beat and the Theremin lead of Oxygene 10 playing faintly in the background.

(Sure, you can make O10 out better if you listen to the whole initial laser harp intro at a very louf volume, but that WAV might be the best and most ear-friendly example you can make out of it)

15 minute response time? WOW, now *that*'s customer service :-) Thank you very much Finaero!
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Post Posted Sun Sep 23, 2018 4:49 pm
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No sweat.

(Helps that I had already posted it here http://www.zoolook.nl/forum/viewtopic.p ... 0&start=15 ;))
Post Posted Sun Sep 23, 2018 7:16 pm
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The master tape of Oxygene 7-13 was still magnetic correct? If so, probably just bleed through from the magnetic tape. Honestly never noticed it myself.
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Post Posted Sun Sep 23, 2018 7:57 pm
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Yeah, I think the book in the Oxygene Trilogy LP set even has a pic of the Oxygene 7-13 mastertape. But yeah, I was unaware of the "O10 leaking issue" myself until someone here mentioned it a few years ago.

(Would rank "Oxygene 10 leaking during the start of Oxygene 7" ahead of "extra beat in RV4 (right before the lead kicks in)" and much ahead of "useless "extra beat" in the form of a copy-paste mistake in Ethnicolor @ 1997 Sony remaster")
Post Posted Thu Sep 27, 2018 1:43 am
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Beliieve it or not, yesterday I saw the new Oxygène 7-13 CD in a record store in New Jersey. Pretty rare to see Jarre CDs (or even LPs) in record stores in the US, let alone a new release in new condition! Incidentally I saw a used Houston-Lyon CD too... I should play the lottery...
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Post Posted Thu Sep 27, 2018 7:32 am
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The CD booklet of Metamorphoses is almost the same as the 2000 release, except for the cover. Geometry of Love has a booklet now, which the original didn't have. The biggest change in artwork is Oxygene 7-13, which has a totally different booklet with photos of the equipment used, just like Oxygene 3 has.







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