There’s this thing in digital audio called Dither.
It’s the first step of lossy-ness.
But it’s never talked about outside of mastering engineer shop talk.
I think it’s ignored because it’s misunderstood, and frankly, would hurt sales if explained.… Read the rest
The momentum continues, as more publications pick up on this new push towards quality in consumer audio. MP3 won’t die without a fight, but it’s 15 year grip on the music industry appears to be loosening.
Check out … Read the rest
Great blog post covering Pono and the trends in music from a well known music producer. There is a lot of work to still be done in ending the era of bad sound quality but I like how he acknowledges … Read the rest
Good article by Bob O’Donnell posted at Engadget. Engadget is usually anti-audio quality, pushing the standard line of lossy is fine, smartphones are fine, buy new headphones and shut up. But Bob pushes through with a nice summary of … Read the rest
Finally! The recording and music industry is discussing standards and practices for proper high-resolution audio, which will hopefully lay the groundwork for mass acceptance by consumers.
This is 20 years past due. Better late than never.
The various entities are … Read the rest