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Ritchie Valens, John Lee Hooker And Sonny Clark Trio Lead Off 2003 SACD Releases

Date Posted: 
January 20, 2003

Ventura Calif. based record company Audio Fidelity has released three new titles this week as part of its ongoing series of dual layered Super Audio Compact Discs. The increasingly popular SACD format involves technology that allows for a higher resolution listening experience within the user’s environment. Audio Fidelity titles also contain a musically equivalent standard CD layer – fully compatible will all current Compact Disc Players for a surprisingly low list price of $15.98.

Audio Fidelity Releases Its First 4 SACDs

Date Posted: 
November 11, 2002

Audio Fidelity, the new audiophile record label formed by the founder of DCC Compact Classics has released its first 4 SACD discs. As we reported earlier, the initial releases feature recordings by the Zombies, Mel Torme with Symphony Orchestra, Buddy Rich and his Band and the Cal Tjader Quintet.

Along with the initial 4 SACD releases, Audio Fidelity also announced more information on the next 4 SACD releases and unveiled new artwork that will be used on their SACD releases, starting after the first of the year.

Audio Fidelity Launches New Label With Work on 10 SACDs

Date Posted: 
May 9, 2002

In 1986, record industry veteran Marshall Blonstein founded DCC Compact Classics and led that label as its President up until a year ago. Now Blonstein is back with a newly formed audiophile label named Audio Fidelity.

Blonstein says he missed the audiophile market and is very excited to be returning to it via Audio Fidelity. To kick off the new label, Blonstein will be releasing a series of Classic Jazz and Pop titles on Hybrid SACD starting next month.

Four From Audio Fidelity

Date Posted: 
February 1, 2002

The major labels have been busy re-mastering their older best-sellers into high resolution formats for re-release. Audio Fidelity ( is an independent label that has bought the rights to some golden oldie albums for similar treatment. This allows the label to enter the market with material that has an established audience, and it allows us would-be consumers access to established material that would otherwise languish in the pre-CD category.

Audio Fidelity Releases 4 on Super Audio CD

Date Posted: 
January 7, 2002

ZOMBIES, Greatest Hits
Audio Fidelity stereo SACD - AFZ 001

The Band :: The Band

Audio Fidelity uses Steve Hoffman to bring out the inherent qualities of the debut classic from The Band on this remastered AF Gold Disc series CD.  And as his skills always produces a sterling edition of a classic, so it enhances the quality of this S/T album by The Band that gave us "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" as well as "Up On Cripple Creek."