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'Live in London' DVD needs updating to Blueray

Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2017 7:45 am
by Robocop
This is a plead for the record company(Adam Cohen) to update this original DVD release and release it on Blueray.

It is and was the best of his best.

Robert McAdam

New Zealand

Re: 'Live in London' DVD needs updating to Blueray

Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2017 8:37 am
by jarkko
I asked the tour management the same question many years ago. I was told that the the original master video footage was not in HD quality, and the picture is 4:3 instead of the new 16:9. Only later they started to film (and save) in HD.

Re: 'Live in London' DVD needs updating to Blueray

Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2017 11:01 am
by HugoD
I do understand you're request for this concert in Blu ray because I (also?) think that it is much "warmer" then the "Live in Dublin" concert that was in Blu ray. I always experienced the Live in Dublin concert as a bit “cold” on the sound quality and there has been a discussion on this forum about the sterility of the sound in the Blu ray version of “Live in Dublin” . I really like the “Songs from the Road” Blu-ray version, it has warmth and depth in both sound and vision and I have always regretted that ‘Live in Dublin” didn’t match this. But as always there a may opinions and it comes down to a matter of preference.


And, of course, Jarkko is right that the master recording of “Live in London” is unfortunately not suitable for Blu-ray

Re: 'Live in London' DVD needs updating to Blueray

Posted: Tue Oct 24, 2017 4:08 am
by Robocop
asked the tour management the same question many years ago. I was told that the the original master video footage was not in HD quality, and the picture is 4:3 instead of the new 16:9. Only later they started to film (and save) in HD.]
This doesn't matter as several older music videos have been made in 4.3 picture and standard sound 16/48 pcm have been upgraded to Blueray HD. Led Zeppelin's "Song Remains The Same" is one that stands out.

I'm particularly interested in the sound track being upgraded to 24/96, the picture at 4.3 is fine.

It would involve remastering the sound track in HD stereo and multi channel. They can also remaster picture quality. Its certainly possible to upgrade "Live in London" and it would sell.

I would ask LC's management to consider it, possibly his daughter and son Jarkko.