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    Quote Originally Posted by davemuzik85 View Post
    yes exactly what arc spiral said. All i can find is the "for your consideration" version and it has like 33 tracks that are all out of order. I'm looking for the 12 track official version thats on i-toonz and Clam-azon. Once again, private message me if you got the hook up!
    I'm definitely getting banned for this haha
    I am in the same situation... except i prefer 24bit. But I know it's forbidden to ask for warez here.

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    Wow, that was exemplary film making. Exactly what Hollywood cinema should be. I think the score might be their best utilised. It was dynamic and subtle, exploding at the right moments. Gorgeous work.

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    I finally cracked last week and just bought the lousy 256kbps on Amazon. It's a well-crafted, tight set of songs, but less distinctive than their other scores. Solid and excellent execution. That said, after six front-to-back spins, I'm still not particularly engaged by it or excited by it, and don't foresee returning to it. This is a position I've never really been in with a Reznor-related release before. Not exactly a confusing situation, I suppose, but I nevertheless feel a little confused. I guess even Trent and Atticus can't win 'em all when it comes to me.

    In my grading of the scores, it goes like this:
    The Social Network: 9.25
    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo: 8.0 (amazing, but loses some punch because it's like nine records long and probably doesn't quite need to be)
    Gone Girl: 9.5
    Before the Flood: 7.75
    Patriots Day: 7.0, I guess?

    Perhaps it should also be noted that I did not see the film and have absolutely no intention to. I don't think I've ever before used the phrase "too soon" sincerely but, well, yeah. Seems like. The fact that a 2013 terrorist bombing turned into a 2016 feature film with Big Hollywood Stars makes me feel like we not only fulfilled the promises made by the media satire of Natural Born Killers, but turned the volume up a notch. I don't have a good answer for how long after something like this isn't "too soon," I just sorta find the whole thing to be somewhat poorly conceived and don't want to engage with it. But I'm sure the score plays well in the mix and I'm glad to know they didn't just fit a film in this position with the rolling tympani shit you'd expect.

    On a side note: Anyone else hear Girl with the Dragon Tattoo in the end of "Trails"?

    EDIT: On seventh listen, I feel like this would probably function excellently as a score. Not terribly noticeable but helping to manipulate the viewers' feelings on an almost subconscious level. The understatement definitely feels very deliberate. And I definitely do appreciate the skill it takes to pull off something like that.
    Last edited by Sesquipedalism; 03-02-2017 at 11:13 AM. Reason: Added a note with my next listen

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    I am really concerned that this vinyl will never see the light of day...

    Same with Before the Flood.

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    Quote Originally Posted by witte View Post

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    From a review of the Patriots Day UHD BD:

    In listening to the DTS:X surround mix I found it to be of the less aggressive variety, but considering the source material thatís not a complete surprise. Its use of sound elements placed above is comprised of a mix of atmospherics, panning fills and occasional discrete effects. This is done to good effect when implemented and creates an enriching level of immersion that coincides with the onscreen events nicely. Examples can be found during the paradeís opening, the bombing, and Watertown standoff. The music score is subtly mixed over the platform so as to add natural depth to its orchestrated elements without drawing attention away from the thematic details of what is transpiring onscreen. While this mix doesnít make constant use of attention grabbing audio object placement, I found myself completely involved when it mattered, and found this to be an enjoyable audio presentation that absolutely complimented the source material.

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    anyway, i still don't understand why it isn't for (pre)sale on nin.com, just like the other soundtracks. (e.g., 'before the flood' isn't even released too)

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    news coming for Patriots Day via Invada Records instagram

    Also From the Before the Flood thread...

    https://www.amazon.com/Before-Flood-...nyl+soundtrack

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    Saw the movie this past weekend and strangely enough, I thought the movie elevated the soundtrack to another level. I never really connected with it on its own. The fact that I'm still listening to the FYC version that sounds awful doesn't help but after watching the movie, it's like I've discovered a completely new soundtrack.
    Songs have new meanings and are definitely more enjoyable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jon View Post
    From a review of the Patriots Day UHD BD:

    In listening to the DTS:X surround mix I found it to be of the less aggressive variety, but considering the source material that’s not a complete surprise. Its use of sound elements placed above is comprised of a mix of atmospherics, panning fills and occasional discrete effects. This is done to good effect when implemented and creates an enriching level of immersion that coincides with the onscreen events nicely. Examples can be found during the parade’s opening, the bombing, and Watertown standoff. The music score is subtly mixed over the platform so as to add natural depth to its orchestrated elements without drawing attention away from the thematic details of what is transpiring onscreen. While this mix doesn’t make constant use of attention grabbing audio object placement, I found myself completely involved when it mattered, and found this to be an enjoyable audio presentation that absolutely complimented the source material.
    Another review from blu-ray.com (for the BD; the UHD has the same audio track):

    Patriots Day features an extremely effective DTS:X mix that offers a glut of spatial placements of various sound effects that are often almost disturbingly lifelike. Kind of interestingly, at least some of the depiction of the initial bomb blasts are from a slight distance, and so the power of the explosions are strangely muted, though it feels lifelike in the context of where the camera is placed (some other "up close and personal" vignettes offer much more sonic energy). But while these expected moments of audio focus provide ample surround energy, there are other, less obvious, uses of the surround channels which include everything from the whirling of police and broadcast helicopters to the chaos as patients are brought into hospitals. The mix is a bit chaotic at times, as might be expected, but prioritization is always well handled. The pulsing score by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross is also effectively splayed through the surrounds.

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    FYC CD jewel case. Seller told me there's also a monodisk jewel case version which was send out to the academy (beside the card sleeve dual disk version). Good luck.
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    Quote Originally Posted by witte View Post
    I won! Lakeshore sent me a message on Instagram just after 2AM this morning. Pretty sweet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nin64 View Post
    I won! Lakeshore sent me a message on Instagram just after 2AM this morning. Pretty sweet.
    I think we still miss the 1cd promo ? plz rip.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ninjaw View Post
    I think we still miss the 1cd promo ? plz rip.
    I don't think it's a FYC. It looks like it's a CD version of what is currently available as a digital retail release and coming soon as a vinyl release.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nin64 View Post
    I don't think it's a FYC. It looks like it's a CD version of what is currently available as a digital retail release and coming soon as a vinyl release.
    You're right, it doesn't say FYC. Well at least scan the covers and who knows ? this may be a FYC 1 disk copy ?

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    Does anyone have pressed FYC CDs of Patriots Day (and can upload a pic of the bottom of the CD to prove it)?

    I purchased two on ebay from seemingly reputable sellers (with a history of selling FYC stuff, so they must be academy members or whatever) and both sets were CD-Rs. They did not seem like home-burnt CD-Rs from random sellers trying to make a buck - they looked professionally duplicated.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bevilacq12 View Post
    Does anyone have pressed FYC CDs of Patriots Day (and can upload a pic of the bottom of the CD to prove it)?

    I purchased two on ebay from seemingly reputable sellers (with a history of selling FYC stuff, so they must be academy members or whatever) and both sets were CD-Rs. They did not seem like home-burnt CD-Rs from random sellers trying to make a buck - they looked professionally duplicated.
    I have CD-R too
    http://imageshack.cz/images/2017/02/17/Vystrizek.jpg

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    Quote Originally Posted by curbes View Post
    So we do have the FYC one cd.

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    The discs I won from Lakeshore Records on Instagram came last week. I've been busy and I didn't get a chance to share. . . Here they are!

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    any news on vinyl pre-order yet? the last i saw was that it's "coming soon" via the lakeshore loves vinyl fb page.

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