| Welcome to the new Popular Formats page!!! Here you'll find SACD's, XRCD's, SHM-CD's, Blu-Spec and HQCD's. Simply select the category you wish to browse and see all the listings available! Many of these formats are only available in Japan, and feature unbelievable sound and audio realism.
Experience the new Japanese SHM-CD (Super High Material) developed by JVC and Universal Music Japan, blends enchanced audio quality through the use of a special polycarbonate plastic. SHM-CD use a superior polycarbonate plastic (in particular the same material used for LCD panel monitors) for the disc surface, which offers improved transparency and superior optical characteristics. Discs are accurately read, perseving the full gamma of sound and accuracy that the recording artist intended. SHM-CD format CDs are fully compatible with standard CD players. If you want the best audio and quality, SHM-CD is the format you'll want to keep on your shelves!
New titles added weekly. Quantities are limited, and many titles may be out-of-print soon after the official release date! Reserve now, and don't be disappointed.