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In a world driven by music downloads and streaming Internet radio - the music business has changed drastically since the days when dinosaurs like the Compact Disc ruled the world. With that said, there are more audiophiles looking for HD music news and reviews than any pony-tailed, Baby-boomer executive will give credit for. If you care about high end music, HD music tracks, music on Blu-ray and high definition music downloads - you've found the right HomeTheaterReview.com resource page.

Is MQA the Future of HD Music?

Is MQA the Future of HD Music?

By Steven Stone

 

A growing number of music providers and product manufacturers are beginning to support the MQA audio format. Steven Stone explains what MQA is and why you should like it. Read More

 
Remind a Hipster That Vinyl Still Sucks

Remind a Hipster That Vinyl Still Sucks

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Vinyl may be enjoying a resurgence in popularity, but Jerry Del Colliano would like to remind everyone, especially hipsters, why we shouldn't embrace the format too wholeheartedly. Read More

 
MQA Partners with Warner Music Group

MQA Partners with Warner Music Group

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

MQA has announced a long-term licensing deal with Warner Music Group. MQA technology is designed to deliver master-quality audio in a small file size that's easier to stream or download. Warner is the first major music label to partner with... Read More

 
Great New and Re-issued Music From the Past Year

Great New and Re-issued Music From the Past Year

By Mark Smotroff

 

If you're looking for great-sounding music to enjoy through your audiophile or home theater system, Mark Smotroff picks some of the best new music and re-issues from the past year. Read More

 
Peter Gabriel's First Four Solo Albums Reissued on Vinyl

Peter Gabriel's First Four Solo Albums Reissued on Vinyl

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Peter Gabriel's first four solo albums--dubbed Car, Scratch, Melt, and Security--are being reissued on vinyl for the first time since 2002, and those who purchase them will also get access to a hi-res 24/92 version. The albums are available now... Read More

 
RIAA Reveals New Logo for Hi-Res Music

RIAA Reveals New Logo for Hi-Res Music

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has unveiled a new logo to designate recordings that offically meet the high-resolution standard that was previously agreed upon by the RIAA, CEA, DEG, and Recording Academy P&E Wing. That standard requires that... Read More

 
Taylor Swift Convinces Apple to Alter Royalties Plan

Taylor Swift Convinces Apple to Alter Royalties Plan

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Taylor Swift isn't the only one who was grumbling about Apple's decision to not pay royalties to artists during the free three-month trial subscription period it will offer consumers when Apple Music launches this week. However, her high-profile criticism, in... Read More

 
Streaming Music Services Show Strong Revenue Growth in 2014

Streaming Music Services Show Strong Revenue Growth in 2014

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

According to a recent report from the Recording Industry Association of America, streaming music services saw a 29 percent increase in revenue in 2014, even though the music industry as a whole saw a 0.5 percent decline in revenue. Sales... Read More

 
Led Zeppelin Available in Lossless Streaming with TIDAL

Led Zeppelin Available in Lossless Streaming with TIDAL

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

TIDAL has added six of Led Zeppelin's studio albums to its lossless music streaming service. The remastering of these albums was overseen by Jimmy Page himself, and he offers an exclusive interview on the process in TIDAL's editorial section. TIDAL... Read More

 
Mobile Fidelity Shows Off New DSD Mastering Technology

Mobile Fidelity Shows Off New DSD Mastering Technology

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

As part of its CES demo, Mobile Fidelity highlighted music tracks mastered with the company's new Ultradisc UHR GAIN HD mastering technology, designed to achieve "a higher level of musical accuracy, resolution and fidelity from CD." The first three CD... Read More