Amy Winehouse ~ Back To Black bass distortion?
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Listening to Back To Black on Spotify both through Cambridge Audio S30 speakers and Sennheiser HD600 headphones. It seems to me there is quite a bit of bass distortion and clipping as a result
 
Without the CD at hand, any owners able to confirm this suspicion? Somewhat distracting. Who mastered this album? Ugh!
 
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its very well known that this album contains distortion.. many threads on head-fi and elswhere discussing it...
 
maybe someday a alternatively mastered version will surface like what came up recently with Red Hot Chili Peper's Californication...
 
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I think it's her voice that's distorting/clipping, more than the bass.
 
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Yep, it's a poor disc. The distortion bothers me, too. Shame because it could be so much better.
 
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It's not enough that drugs would kill her career, the loudness war goes and ruins it?SUBMIT

 
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It's a bit troubling considering that she used the Daptone studio and backup band, which puts out some great sounding albums.
 
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maybe someday a alternatively mastered version will surface like what came up recently with Red Hot Chili Peper's Californication...

sorry for off-topic, but do point me in the right direction?
 
 
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