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How are 'Best Of' compilation albums mastered?
the easy way to create a compilation is to digitise everything.an exception is paul simon's negotiations and love songs.engineer roy halee hand assembled all the cuts in analogue, the result is a superb sounding set that often sounds better than t... 
Is New Vinyl Exempt from Loudness Wars?
lots of new vinyl has been dynamically massaged and sound worse for it.eg, the various led zepp re-issuesthe new beatles 1+ vinyl 
Vintage DD turntables. Are we living dangerously?
definitely living dangerously...a good friend has a technics sp10 mk2 that has needed to be repaired twice at $500 a time.he still uses it;) 
Oppo BDP-105 versus Cambridge Azur 752BD
http://www.audioenz.co.nz/2013/10/cambridge-audio-azur-752bd/