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Where to get SACDs

Discussion in 'music' started by uncl_nigel, Oct 16, 2017.

  1. uncl_nigel

    uncl_nigel pfm Member

    Where can you get reasonably priced SACDs?
  2. Tony L

    Tony L Administrator

    eBay. Especially good for classical as so many exist. Amazon is good too. I’ve got quite a collection now!
  3. alanbeeb

    alanbeeb pfm Member

  4. uncl_nigel

    uncl_nigel pfm Member

    Below 20€ and I'm in France
  5. uncl_nigel

    uncl_nigel pfm Member

  6. Still

    Still absolute unit

  7. uncl_nigel

    uncl_nigel pfm Member

    Mostly overpriced pop and rock as far as I have seen.
  8. Still

    Still absolute unit

    fwiw I got a good deal on Jeff Buckley's Grace recently.
  9. SteveS1

    SteveS1 I heard that, pardon?

    How much did they give you for it? ;)
  10. Still

    Still absolute unit

    :) JB was and is a marmite musician.
  11. SteveS1

    SteveS1 I heard that, pardon?

    I have tried with him and love some of the final album but Grace does nothing for me. Mind you I’m the only person I know who can take or leave Marmite. :)
  12. Still

    Still absolute unit

    How about Marmite and Peanut butter on toast?
    That usually sorts out the true grit from the rhinestones.
  13. ex brickie

    ex brickie pfm Member

    Nick Cave must be the same. I heard a couple of tracks off one album at a dealer and it was interesting. So I bought a 'best of' triple LP and I was ready to throw a rock at my turntable before the end of side one.....:D
  14. TheDecameron

    TheDecameron Unicorns fart glitter.

    The classical market has been shaken up- the dinosaurs like DG, Decca and EMI have taken a hit from smaller outfits like BIS, Hyperion, Harmonia Mundi outputting a lot of stuff automatically on sacd.
    Some labels are milking the public with very high prices -for your fifth copy of Dark Side of The Moon for example. If they'd simply rereleased at cd prices they'd have shifted a lot more. Greed almost killed dsd as a medium but it's thriving in niches.
  15. Snufkin

    Snufkin pfm Member

    I was a bit late to the SACD party but was able to pick up a few SACD or Hybrid discs at reasonable prices. If you have the ability to play them it really is worth the effort tracking them down. The aforementioned Dark Side of the Moon was a very reasonable £7.00 when I got it and its the best version I have heard.

    I do agree with the 'greed' part of it. It can't cost any more (or much more) to produce SACD's but they are usually sold as premium products and priced accordingly.
  16. uncl_nigel

    uncl_nigel pfm Member

    That is the best case scenario. From what I have seen there is a lot of high profit speculation involved in the secondhand SACD market especially at the pop/rock end.

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