Control the terminology, control the message.
I am listening to Sam Cooke right now. It’s stunning. Through $24 computer speakers. You think I’m kidding? Try it yourself.
It’s a 3000k bitrate file. That’s sure helps.
It’s being played on the ponoplayer and it’s amazing analog circuitry, that helps a lot too.
Those two, combined, are what you need to achieve musical playback bliss.
- 1000k and up bitrate files (1000k is roughly CD quality up to 6000k studio masters)
- capable playback device (not a phone tablet or computer)
Apple’s iconic iPod ads had the uncontrollable movement part right, just the wrong device playing the wrong files.