Inferior sounding Joe Jackson concert DVD

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Ted Todorov, Jan 11, 2002.

  1. Ted Todorov

    Ted Todorov Cinematographer

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    Joe Jackson's Live in Tokyo DVD has the worst sound of any concert/music DVD that I can recall. No presense, no punch, no bass, no nothing. It has an (alleged) PCM sountrack and a Pro-Logic track and both of them sound like crap. I've heard/seen some dubious music DVDs before, but this is a brand new release from a major label.
    It really upsets me, because it is a concert from his Big World tour, and I love that music (I did see a show from that tour, and I still have fond memories -- as I do of most Joe Jackson concerts).
    Maybe Universal (they own A&M) has come up with a new form of audio copy protection: make it sound so bad that no one will want to copy it [​IMG]
    Ted
     
  2. Mark Zimmer

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    This is highly disappointing. I've been waiting since the inception of the format for some Joe Jackson live performances. I may get it anyway though, just to relive the memories of seeing him (3 times thus far). He puts on such a great show, and it's always so different each time. Ah well. At least it's a Big World tour performance....[​IMG]
     
  3. Bob Turnbull

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    Ted, is it still listenable? I love Joe's 1986 Live album and would love to grab this DVD. Disappointing that they didn't put much effort into it apparently, but I'm still tempted to pick it up...
     
  4. Ted Todorov

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    Yes it is listenable. I certainly wouldn't discourage hardcore Joe Jackson fans from getting it, but it is damn disappointing.

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