A selection of highlights from Ringo's latter-day albums for Koch, 5.1: The Surround Sound Collection is designed as a sampler for audiophiles and it should please most of that crowd. This concentrates not on his steady stream of live recordings but rather his strong latter-day solo albums – records that draw heavily from the lush sound of latter-day Beatles, so they lend themselves well to being opened up via Surround Sound…
Songbirds: A Surround Sound Experience is a program that will completely transform any living space — immersing the listener in the melodious world of songbirds. With 64 times the clarity, depth and audio resolution of a traditional CD, and featuring true 5.1 high-resolution surround sound, this Solitudes SACD is an audio experience like no other. It really is the next best thing to being there.
A new edition of XTC’s classic 1992 album, the first in a series of XTC albums to get the deluxe remix treatment. Featuring new stereo and 5.1 surround sound mixes made from the original multitrack tapes by Steven Wilson. Also included is the original stereo mix, instrumental mixes, and other bonus material. SW produced the new mixes with the input of founder band member Andy Partridge and the full approval of the band.
Civilisation Soundscapes Surround Sound Effects Library provides a wide variety of royalty free sound effects captured from our daily surroundings. This library contains more than 500 recordings in 5.1 Surround Sound, collected on a La Cie Mobile Hard Drive. All the sound effects are provided in high quality 24 bit 48 kHz WAV file format. The collection also offers a full set of MP3 audition files, plus a full complement of documentation provided in a variety of different data formats, including Adobe Acrobat™ PDF and MS Excel™.
Steve Reid is an American jazz percussionist, best known as a founding member of The Rippingtons.
Reid began playing as a session musician in the 1970s, playing on hundreds of recordings, including sessions led by the legendary Miles Davis. Reid co-founded The Rippingtons in 1987 and also played with Supertramp in 1987-88. In 1993, 1995, and 1997 he was named Percussionist of the Year by Jazziz magazine. He has released five albums under his own name.