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7 January 2015

Category
Sound Quality

Written by
Mick Glossop

Is audio quality affected by the delivery medium?

Do different hard drives produce differing sound quality? Do split stereo audio files sound different to interleaved stereo files? Are loss-less CODECs truly loss-less? Is it possible for bit-identical audio files to sound different from each? These are several questions…

26 August 2014

Category
Sound Quality

Written by
Mick Glossop

The Distortion of Sound

If you enjoy listening to recorded music, you should watch this documentary film, which features many internationally acclaimed recording artists talking about music and sound quality: Quincy Jones, Lianne LeHavas, Mike Shinoda, Snoop Dog, Slash, Kate Nash…

22 August 2014

Category
Sound Quality

Written by
Mick Glossop

6 April 2014

Category
Sound Quality

Written by
Mick Glossop

Andrew Scheps discusses sound quality

Lost In Translation with Andrew Scheps provides an engaging, revelatory and humorous presentation of current audio format comparisons. The demonstration showcases the auditory differences of master recordings played back in different formats such as vinyl, CD, MP3, AAC and online…

17 March 2014

Category
Sound Quality

Written by
Mick Glossop

Neil Young’s Pono music player

                Listen to what world-class recording artists and musicians say about Neil Young’s Pono music player.

9 March 2014

Category
Sound Quality

Written by
Mick Glossop

The Sound Quality of Digital Music Files

The currently accepted standard for the “quality” of digital audio download files (mp3) falls well short of the quality which is actually achieved in the recording studio by professional producers and engineers. Consequently, listeners are deprived of the satisfaction of…