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Old 2012-11-14, 19:50
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Originally Posted by LABONERECORDINGS View Post
Another reason for 2 sec gaps... Red Book CD format if it's going to master press. Think it's one of the specific requirements, also no more than 4 samples clipping digitally throughout the whole disc, else the pressing plant will reject it.

Unless I'm wrong, which I may be

Well, that may be Red Book standard, but albums have had tracks that blend one into the other since CDs first came out, so I wouldn't call it critical. The album I cited came out in the 80s from a major label. They've been bending standards practically since the format was released.
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