I've been wondering that myself. I think it's a UK company doing mostly 60's Rock reissues, some good titles. I'm waiting for Fremer to get around to listening to them before spending any money.
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My experience with MOV has been a mixed bag. Because they do not tell, there is no way to know what they are using for a source. I have had titles that sound fantastic and with others there is a harshness and brittleness that leaves little doubt in my mind that they used a digital source. In a recent post of mine I mentioned my disappointment in many new DDA reissues that have seemed not to have been remastered well, if at all, for vinyl. I have more than a few where the free CD that it came with it sounds way better than the vinyl pressing. Since MOV does not disclose what it is sourcing, I will more than likely not be making any more purchases unless there are reviews out there from someone whose opinion I value. I will miss those days of impulse buying, but at $30 and up a pop it's an expensive gamble I no longer find worth taking. Just my two cents.
Here's a link from a 2012 Analog Planet posting where Michael Fremer discusses the various labels and what he could glean from them.
jeroot, regardless of record label, there are some glitches for sure even among prestige and high quality vintage labels. Even classic records label re-issues are really weak compared to original issues mostly. Same with Simply Vinyl. The original release is a true reference, the rest is just hit or miss indeed as general rule of thumb.
So what really matters what kind of source they use even IF they tell? Does it make life easier if you know or not? Most of current vinyl pressing companies use digital files.
I certainly cannot disagree with any of your points. No, it doesn't make life easier. I'm just trying to minimize the disappointment I've experienced with some, but by no means all, new issues by trying to understand it with some empiricism. Is it DDA? Is it lack of quality remastering for the transfer to the vinyl space? I don't know for certain, but that theory at times seems to cover some data points. I know to "never say never", or "never say always"; and that there's no "end all do all". The good news? It hasn't kept me from expanding a music collection that is already probably too large.
I heard a couple of their pressings and didn't like them at all. Purchased the "When Harry Met Sally" Soundtrack Harry Connick LP and hated it. Definitely was a digital sound and copy. I then bought an original pressing from 1989 on discogs and could instantly tell the difference. Can't comment on a lot of their pressings, but they don't seem to care about getting original master tapes which always concerns me with it not being an "analog" sound.