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2018 4 Nov

„New White Stereo“

von: Manafonistas Filed under: Blog | TB | 1 Comment

„What Giles Martin has done will inevitably prompt controversy, as it‘s disrupting decades of accrued historical resonance. But if the 1987 CD of  the „White Album“ parked us in the corridor, and the 2009 stereo remaster let us into the control room with the volumes cranked, Martin‘s remix feels like the closest anyone can get to sharing the headspace of the people who made the music. The detail is staggering.“

(Uncut, December)


„Giles Martin‘s new stereo mix succeeds, principally through lightness of touch. As with his take on „Pepper“, this is a rather subtle revision rather than a bold remake. Come to it unawares and you might not notice any difference. But listen closely on headphones and the magic of the new mix becomes clear.“

(Mojo, December)

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  1. Michael Engelbrecht:

    On November 9, The Beatles will release a suite of lavishly presented ‘White Album’ packages. The album’s 30 tracks are newly mixed by producer Giles Martin and mix engineer Sam Okell in stereo and 5.1 surround audio, joined by 27 early acoustic demos and 50 session takes, most of which are previously unreleased in any form.

    “We had left Sgt. Pepper’s band to play in his sunny Elysian Fields and were now striding out in new directions without a map,” says Paul McCartney in his written introduction for the new ‘White Album’ releases.​

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