|high-quality music pieces from different musical styles from great danish musicians|
|anniversary edition - 35 years Dali|
|this version appears exclusively in a fancy digipack folding cover|
|all titles have been re-recorded for this CD at the Medley Studios in Copenhagen|
|this is already the fifth edition of the popular Dali compilation CD series|
|this CD allows you to enjoy the full potential of your Dali loudspeakers|
|we are specialized dealer for Dali products - your authorized reseller in Leipzig|
DALI ALBUM VOL. 5
It is no secret among audiophile music lovers that standards for the sound quality of new releases are in steady decline. The sound is getting more and more compressed and loud, which means that dynamic contrasts and air are largely absent and in turn removes dynamics peaks with pauses and breathing space for the ears. As compression technologies are getting increasingly advanced along with the increased use of microscopic loudspeaker systems in headphones, tablets and PC’s, the goal of producing the loudest mix seems to become ever more vital for all parties in the music industry. It has simply become common practice. However, it has now reached a point where studio engineers are taking less and less pride and pleasure in producing quality sound. It no longer matters, and our goal is therefore to reverse this trend.
This DALI release has been produced with the above in mind – with focus on using as little compression as possible and on high quality sound. As always, the purpose of this release is to present a wide ranging musical selection to inspire music lovers to take more pleasure in repeated listening to fine performances and outstanding sound production.
The DALI Album Vol. 5 is launched both as a CD and a LP. It is a unique release, consisting exclusively of new recordings or re-recorded tracks by some of Denmark’s best artists, i.e., recorded versions of music not otherwise available in the marketplace, whether online or off. Everyone has signed on under the “Good Sound” banner and joined us in the studio to record their tracks from scratch.
The dogma was simple: to create music with nerve, presence and authenticity with minimal use (if any) of compression and Auto-Tune – with all instruments, lead vocals and backing vocals recorded on the spot.
An Extremely Ambitious Project
This compilation contains no less than 17 completely different orchestras/groups from as many different musical genres. Each individual recording has been made live in the studio with all instruments, musicians, separate microphone set-ups and necessary mixing gear installed.
This was a demanding task, especially because we wanted to give the artists control and let them influence the entire process and join in on the other side of the mixing desk during the two working days set aside for each track. This method meant that no two takes were the same, but that was just a part of the charm of the process. After all, it is the final result that counts; 17 original recordings by artists, who were given the opportunity to let loose in Copenhagen’s legendary Medley Studios.
With the experienced Jakob Groth as engineer and with another industry legend, Bjørn Engelmann of the Cutting Room in Stockholm in charge of the mastering, the artists were granted the rare freedom to “do their thing” without being run through the usual “sausage grinder” of musical conformity.
For all these reasons, the 17 tracks on this release offer a wide variety of genres, styles and sounds. And each of them represents sonic craftsmanship worthy of many repeated listens, which we hope will inspire and bring pleasure!
Long live great music, great recordings and great audio systems!
|1||Hush||"Up to the Mountain"||3:06|
|2||Erann DD||"Sugar Man"||4:33|
|3||Caroline Henderson||"Be Here Now"||4:04|
|4||Go Go Berlin||"Plastic Sky"||4:46|
|5||Operazione||"Il Core Vi Dono"||4:21|
|6||Oh Land||"Desert Island"||5:07|
|7||Jacob Dinesen||"Dancing Devil"||4:30|
|8||GinmanBlachmanDahl||"Eight Bars on the Way Home"||4:56|
|9||Wangel||"Time to Eat"||4:22|
|11||Thorbjørn Risager & The Black Tornado||"I'm Not Givin' In"||4:27|
|12||Jacob Bellens||"Beneath a Cloud"||5:14|
|14||Pernille Rosendahl||"Feet on the Ground"||4:33|
|16||Rhino||"Summer in the City"||4:08|
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