I know that they're making REMASTERED versions of a lot of old CDs, but are the older CDs of the same quality - in terms of sound quality - as the newer CDs we get today?
I mean take a Dire Straits CD purchased 10 years ago compared to a brand new Dire Straits CD purchased today - are they of the same sound quality?
For one, newer CDs seem to sound a lot louder compared to lot of the older CDs I have. Of course this is no indication of the sound quality of the CD or the mastering process.
And, do REMASTERED CDs sound better?
I wonder if anyone has an CD purchased several years ago and the same album purchased recently - it would be great if they could share their thoughts on any difference in sound quality.