Stir It Up With Monty Alexander remembers back to his Jamaican roots and pays tribute to his colleague Bob Marley. The combination of an American jazz rhythm section with a reggae band created an innovative mix that does not require singing. This creates a lot of room for improvisation. Alexander mixes jazz and reggae in a coherent sound that is leading the way for a one-world music without boundaries and labels.
Ultra HD 32-Bit Mastering & PureFlection
This format was developed by mastering FIM and Five / Four Productions. Five / Four Productions consists of the former production team by Telarc, which wished to be able to mastering best possible sound quality without consideration of lower-quality assets. The Team of Five / Four Productions can look back on 16 Grammys and numerous other awards.
It is re-digitized with 32-bit word length and the starting material adapted sampling frequency. If possible, work with 192 KHz, but for some materials lower sampling rates are sonically beneficial. The Ultra HD 32-bit productions can be played on any CD player with superb sound quality.
The term PureFlection refers to the new way of production of the glass master for the latest FIM productions. This is in fact not, as usual created in the pressing plant as part of normal production, but by a specialist in a specially modified machine for cutting Blu-Ray glass masters. Before the production of CDs, the quality of the glass master is checked and the new booklets of the test report of this examination is included. The result is significantly lower jitter and also lower error values than conventional industrial production and the resulting sound, unlike many modern productions an organic appearance.