Album details

ArtistDestroyer
AlbumDestroyer's Rubies [2012 Vinyl Remaster]
Year2012
Album DR12
Min. track DR11
Max. track DR12
Track DR 11 12 12 11 11 11 12 12 11 12 12 (might not be in original order)
CodecFree Lossless Audio Codec (FLAC)
SourceVinyl
LabelMerge
Label codeMRG268
Catalog number
Bar code
Country
Comment2012 - Merge / MRG268 / Remastered (White Vinyl) / Vinyl By request - Destroyer's Rubies. The running order of the tracks seems to be different from the CD - specifically Loscil's Rubies is Side 3 of the double album, rather than being tacked on at the end. The vinyl was new out of the shrinkwrap. Unfortunately, side 3 (Loscil's Rubies) was ridiculously noisy - bad pressing. The track itself has a fair amount of "static" noise, especially on parts 1 and 3, but there was significant noise beyond that which was not on the CD. I did my best to clean it up without impairing the flow and/or content of the music. Fortunately, The rest of the album was nowhere near as bad as side 3. That said, I would consider the rip trumpable if someone was able to get a better pressing. All things considered though, it is a pretty great record. Much more dynamic than the CD - DR12 as opposed to DR7 for the Special Edition CD. Just got a new phono stage and cartridge that together really sing - first rip with the new stuff. Hope you all enjoy! Number of tracks: 11 Official DR value: DR12 (Special Edition CD is DR7) Samplerate: 96000 Hz Channels: 2 Bits per sample: 24 Bitrate: 2641 kbps Codec: FLAC ============================================================ Lineage: Vinyl: Mint - Arrived still sealed Cleaning: DIY cleaning fluid, distilled water rinse, Spin Clean, second distilled water rinse (mini shop vac with a micro tool brush attachment between steps to pull up fluids) TT: Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Cart: Ortofon 2M Bronze MM Cartridge Phono Stage: Lehmann Audio Black Cube Pre Amp: Schiit Asgard 2 Interface: ESI Juli@ XTe Recording: Audacity (Custom ASIO build) - 192 kHz/24 Bit Sides A, B, C and D recorded and joined Exported to 24 bit WAV file via Audacity Manual Cleanup: iZotope RX2 Track Splitting, -1.0 db Amplification/Normalization: Audacity v2.0.0 (Custom ASIO build) Resample to 96000: iZotope RX2 Converted to 24 Bit FLAC (Level 8) via dBpowerAMP Encoding/Tags: MP3 Tag No silence has been removed. You may distribute these files freely, under the condition that they are credited to Soumac and are distributed with the ripping log. Enjoy!
Log
foobar2000 1.3.2 / Dynamic Range Meter 1.1.1
log date: 2014-09-19 22:04:17

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Analyzed: Destroyer / Destroyer's Rubies
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DR         Peak         RMS     Duration Track
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DR11      -1.52 dB   -16.56 dB      9:24 01-Rubies
DR12      -1.00 dB   -15.61 dB      4:15 02-Your Blood
DR12      -1.67 dB   -16.01 dB      4:54 03-European Oils
DR11      -3.50 dB   -17.99 dB      4:09 04-Painter in Your Pocket
DR11      -3.42 dB   -17.12 dB      7:25 05-Looters' Follies
DR11      -3.12 dB   -16.71 dB      3:48 06-3000 Flowers
DR12      -5.17 dB   -20.24 dB     23:25 07-Loscil's Rubies (i. Corundums, ii. Sapphire Dub, iii. Carmine)
DR12      -2.34 dB   -16.99 dB      6:01 08-A Dangerous Woman Up to a Point
DR11      -3.07 dB   -16.13 dB      3:09 09-Priest's Knees
DR12      -2.09 dB   -15.81 dB      4:45 10-Watercolours Into the Ocean
DR12      -2.70 dB   -18.66 dB      5:53 11-Sick Priest Learns to Last Forever
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Number of tracks:  11
Official DR value: DR12

Samplerate:        96000 Hz
Channels:          2
Bits per sample:   24
Bitrate:           2641 kbps
Codec:             FLAC
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