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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.

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

 
TIDAL Announces Top Played Albums and Tracks

TIDAL Announces Top Played Albums and Tracks

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TIDAL was a hot commodity at the recent CES, with a number of high-end audio manufacturers streaming the lossless, CD-quality service for their demos. TIDAL is a subscription-based service ($19.99 per month) that offers access to more than 25 million... Read More

 
New Frank Sinatra 100 App Celebrates His Life & Music

New Frank Sinatra 100 App Celebrates His Life & Music

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Universal Music Group and Frank Sinatra Enterprises, in conjunction with playDEF, have developed the FRANK SINATRA 100 app for iOS and Android to celebrate what would have been Frank's centennial year. The "appumentary" includes rare photos, exclusive audio/video content, and... Read More

 
Linn Gives the Gift of Free Hi-Res Music

Linn Gives the Gift of Free Hi-Res Music

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Beginning today, Linn is offering a free daily 24-bit Studio Master music download. Each day for the next 24 days, you can visit Linn's website and get a new track from the company's catalog. From LinnLinn, the award-winning record label... Read More

 
Listening to Music By Mood Versus Album

Listening to Music By Mood Versus Album

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

How do you listen to music these days? Do you still listen to albums in their entirety, or have playlists and shuffle forever changed the way you experience music? Read More

 
The Best Music in High Resolution From 2013

The Best Music in High Resolution From 2013

By Mark Smotroff

 

The record labels finally figured out that we, the music-buying public, want music in high-resolution formats. Well good for them and VERY good for us. Mark Smotroff recaps a big year for music in HD with a list of the best music in high resolution. Read More