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Apple Music Lossless Dolby Atmos Spatial Immersive

Apple Music Updates with Lossless, High-Res, Dolby Atmos Support

At no extra cost to subscriber plans, Apple announced additions of Spatial Audio including Dolby Atmos and Lossless Audio with ALAC 16-bit/44kHz up to 24/192.

Arlen Schweiger · May 17, 2021

TIDAL streaming audio service

Jay-Z Sells TIDAL to Square Inc., Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey for $297M

Square, Inc., has acquired a majority stake of the streaming service TIDAL, which was the first service to support MQA and high-resolution audio.

Robert Archer · March 04, 2021

Steve Gadd’s Jazz Band Blicher Hemmer Gadd Release Film

American drummer Steve Gadd has performed with some of the most iconic names in music, including Eric Clapton, Paul Simon, Paul McCartney and Steely Dan. So, when the legendary drummer raves about the jazz he creates with saxophonist Michael Blicher and organist Dan Hemmer, it behooves music lovers to listen. Music fans can check out […]

Robert Archer · February 23, 2021

Spotify HiFi Billy Eilish

Spotify Hi-Fi Ups Streaming Quality Ante, But Is It Worth It?

Spotify is looking to compete with Amazon, TIDAL and Qobuz with its new Spotify Hi-Fi lossless stream service option.

Robert Archer · February 23, 2021

Are You Ready to Convert Some Audiophiles?

While the audio industry has been focused on appeasing Millennial buyers, there’s still plenty of opportunities to sell high-performance audio equipment to Gen Xers.

Arlen Schweiger · February 18, 2021

TIDAL Masters Catalog

TIDAL adds MQA Encoded Tracks to Bolster Masters Catalog

TIDAL, has added millions of tracks in MQA from Warner Music Group to its Masters catalog. TIDAL, in partnership with MQA (Master Quality Authenticated), provides guaranteed delivery of the original sound recording with TIDAL Masters. The service says now music fans can listen to an expanded Masters catalog, featuring iconic albums from artists such as […]

Robert Archer · November 12, 2020

BluOS to Offer Users TIDAL Connect

BluOS, the multiroom music management platform by Lenbrook International, is among a small group of launch partners for TIDAL’s new TIDAL Connect technology. Following a software update on October 20, 2020, BluOS Enabled players from NAD Electronics, Bluesound, DALI Loudspeakers, and Monitor Audio, will be able to access TIDAL Connect’s first and only HiFi casting […]

Robert Archer · October 20, 2020

Bryston BR-20 preamplifier

BR-20 Preamplifier

The Bryston BR-20 preamplifier combines a new, highly advanced analog preamplifier with the company’s flagship digital-to-analog conversion (DAC) platform and a high-performance streaming music player to create “an ultimate performance audiophile hub,” according to the company. The BR-20 supports up to 15 sources with a variety of analog and digital inputs. Users can access high-resolution […]

Arlen Schweiger · October 13, 2020

$299 AudioQuest Dragonfly Cobalt Enhances the Sound of Smart Devices and Other Gear

The reasonably priced AudioQuest Dragonfly Cobalt can be used with Apple and Android devices, as well as computers to improve the quality of digital audio through its MQA compatibility.

Robert Archer · July 16, 2019

Bowers & Wilkins Launches Wireless Multiroom Audio; Licenses Mesh Platform to Others

Three years after merging with software startup Eva Automation, Bowers & Wilkins announces first collaborative product: Formation wireless speakers and proprietary multiroom audio platform to be licensed to third parties.

Joe Palenchar · April 22, 2019