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  1. Danny Tse

    A hi-rez perspective from Hong Kong/Guangzhou, China

    There is a join Universal/Sony/Philips seminar on SACD happening in Hong Kong as I type this. I was surfing the web last night and this is what I got so far.... The 3 companies announced they will restructure pricing for new release SACDs. They are pushing to matching prices of SACDs to...
  2. Danny Tse

    A hi-rez perspective from Hong Kong/Guangzhou, China

    Made one last trip on June 9th to Win Win Shop in Mong-kok, generally acknowledged as one of the best music stores in all of HK. As I walked into the tiny store, I noticed that in one of its display cases are vinyl versions of available SACD titles. And these were asking for big $$$. In the...
  3. Danny Tse

    A hi-rez perspective from Hong Kong/Guangzhou, China

    Yet another update.... Picked up the July issue of the local audiophile magazine "Hi Fi Review". The magazine comes in 2 separate volume, one covering hardware and the other covers software. The software volume has a photo of HK Sony's DSD Sonoma mastering console as its cover. Inside, there...
  4. Danny Tse

    A hi-rez perspective from Hong Kong/Guangzhou, China

    OK, another update.... I can't seem to locate any other non-American Sony hybrid SACD other than the Beyonce and Dave Brubeck titles. I just purchased "Time Out" for HK$135.00 (approximately US$17.31) with no tax to pay. From all indications, it doesn't look like an Asian/European-only...
  5. Danny Tse

    A hi-rez perspective from Hong Kong/Guangzhou, China

    Garrett, Most "Western" music here in HK and PRC are often released as compilations. Unless you are a big fan of, for example The Carpenters, you will probably only know the hits only. So those hits get recycled over and over again....in Carpenters compilations or on multi-artists...
  6. Danny Tse

    A hi-rez perspective from Hong Kong/Guangzhou, China

    An update from Hong Kong's Time Square, where I am within the line of sight to JBL's factory showroom. Just by browsing at Guangzhou, China's more legit music stores, no pirated CDs of SACD titles available. However, almost all SACD titles are also available as CDs, so yes, pirated copies of...
  7. Danny Tse

    A hi-rez perspective from Hong Kong/Guangzhou, China

    Just arrived back in HK after 5 days in Guangzhou, China.... I visited 3 music stores in TeeMall in Guangzhou, and each of them carried a small selection of SACDs. Can't locate any DVD-A's. However, no Pink Floyd, Stones, Dylan, or any of the Western pop artists we normally talked about here...
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