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Following the SHM-CD by JVC/Universal and HQCD by Toshiba EMI, Sony has joined the competition for the next-generation, higher-quality CD formulation with its Blu-spec CD. Sony applies new technologies and materials developed for Blu-ray Discs to improve the sound of the Red Book CD.

More specifically, it uses the Blue Laser Diode Cutting technology, which utilizes optimized optical fibers and blue laser to improve the quality of laser beam used to cut the CD master. The new technology allows for a more precise cutting at the micro-level. The second factor is the new high-polymer polycarbonate material which enables a very precise transfer of bits from the stamper to the CD.

The cumulative effects of these innovations are reductions in reading errors and jitter, which translates to human ears as more open, vivid, and realistic sound that is closer to the quality of master tapes. And, as with SHM-CD and HQCD, Blu-spec CD is 100% compatible with normal CD players.

Sony Music Japan is now re-releasing its best recordings on Blu-spec CD. The best place to start would be a specially-packaged 2-disc samplers, available in two editions: Jazz Sampler and Classical Sampler.

Blu-spec CD Products for Sale:

Tsuyoshi Yamamoto Trio/Summertime [Blu-spec CD]
No. THCD-318
Tsuyoshi Yamamoto Trio/The In Crowd [Blu-spec CD]
No. THCD-317
Tsuyoshi Yamamoto Trio/Blues For Tee [Blu-spec CD]
No. THCD-316
Tsuyoshi Yamamoto Trio and George Otsuka Quintet/Now's The Time [Blu-spec CD]
No. THCD-315
Sachi Hayasaka/Straight To The Core [Blu-spec CD]
No. THCD-314
Ayako Hosokawa/Mr. Wonderful [Blu-spec CD]
No. THCD-313
Shigeko Toya and Mari Nakamoto/Shigeko & Mari [Blu-spec CD]
No. THCD-312
Yoshiko Goto with Inaba & Nakamure Duo/A Touch Of Love [Blu-spec CD]
No. THCD-311
Yoshiko Goto/Day Dream [Blu-spec CD]
No. THCD-310
Shigeko Toya/Fine And Mellow [Blu-spec CD]
No. THCD-308
Fumio Karashima Trio/Gathering [Blu-spec CD]
No. THCD-307
Yoshio Otomo and Hidefumi Toki Alto Madness/Lover Man [Blu-spec CD]
No. THCD-306
Kunimitsu Inaba and Sadanori Nakamure/Conversation [Blu-spec CD]
No. THCD-305
Isao Suzuki Quartet +1/All Right! [Blu-spec CD]
No. THCD-304
Sunao Wada Quartet/Sextet/Coco's Blues [Blu-spec CD]
No. THCD-303
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