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Understanding the Music Mastering Process

Understanding the Music Mastering Process

Do you understand the difference between remixing and remastering music? Mark Smotroff delves into the intricacies of the mastering process, be it for analog or digital, with five recording industry veterans. Continue Reading

Music Industry

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.

For all the news concerning the music industry and its methodology towards media, read the content presented here.

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Jul 02, 2016

Apple Is Trying to Buy Tidal, Reports Say

The Wall Street Journal, TechCrunch, and other media sources are reporting that Apple is in negotiations to purchase the Tidal... Continue Reading
Apple Is Trying to Buy Tidal, Reports Say

Jun 13, 2016

Is MQA the Future of HD Music?

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. Continue Reading
Is MQA the Future of HD Music?

May 09, 2016

Remind a Hipster That Vinyl Still Sucks

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. Continue Reading
Remind a Hipster That Vinyl Still Sucks

May 08, 2016

MQA Partners with Warner Music Group

MQA has announced a long-term licensing deal with Warner Music Group. MQA technology is designed to deliver master-quality audio in... Continue Reading
MQA Partners with Warner Music Group

Mar 28, 2016

Great New and Re-issued Music From the Past Year

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. Continue Reading
Great New and Re-issued Music From the Past Year

Jul 28, 2015

Peter Gabriel's First Four Solo Albums Reissued on Vinyl

Peter Gabriel's first four solo albums--dubbed Car, Scratch, Melt, and Security--are being reissued on vinyl for the first time since... Continue Reading
Peter Gabriel's First Four Solo Albums Reissued on Vinyl

Jun 28, 2015

RIAA Reveals New Logo for Hi-Res Music

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has unveiled a new logo to designate recordings that offically meet the high-resolution... Continue Reading
RIAA Reveals New Logo for Hi-Res Music

Jun 27, 2015

Taylor Swift Convinces Apple to Alter Royalties Plan

Taylor Swift isn't the only one who was grumbling about Apple's decision to not pay royalties to artists during the... Continue Reading
Taylor Swift Convinces Apple to Alter Royalties Plan

Mar 22, 2015

Streaming Music Services Show Strong Revenue Growth in 2014

According to a recent report from the Recording Industry Association of America, streaming music services saw a 29 percent increase... Continue Reading
Streaming Music Services Show Strong Revenue Growth in 2014

Mar 01, 2015

Led Zeppelin Available in Lossless Streaming with TIDAL

TIDAL has added six of Led Zeppelin's studio albums to its lossless music streaming service. The remastering of these albums... Continue Reading
Led Zeppelin Available in Lossless Streaming with TIDAL

Jan 25, 2015

Mobile Fidelity Shows Off New DSD Mastering Technology

As part of its CES demo, Mobile Fidelity highlighted music tracks mastered with the company's new Ultradisc UHR GAIN HD... Continue Reading
Mobile Fidelity Shows Off New DSD Mastering Technology

Jan 22, 2015

TIDAL Announces Top Played Albums and Tracks

TIDAL was a hot commodity at the recent CES, with a number of high-end audio manufacturers streaming the lossless, CD-quality... Continue Reading
TIDAL Announces Top Played Albums and Tracks

Dec 24, 2014

New Frank Sinatra 100 App Celebrates His Life & Music

Universal Music Group and Frank Sinatra Enterprises, in conjunction with playDEF, have developed the FRANK SINATRA 100 app for iOS... Continue Reading
New Frank Sinatra 100 App Celebrates His Life & Music

Dec 01, 2014

Linn Gives the Gift of Free Hi-Res Music

Beginning today, Linn is offering a free daily 24-bit Studio Master music download. Each day for the next 24 days,... Continue Reading
Linn Gives the Gift of Free Hi-Res Music

Oct 20, 2014

Listening to Music By Mood Versus Album

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? Continue Reading
Listening to Music By Mood Versus Album

Dec 23, 2013

The Best Music in High Resolution From 2013

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. Continue Reading
The Best Music in High Resolution From 2013

Dec 17, 2013

Led Zeppelin Albums Released On Spotify

Legendary rockers Led Zeppelin are releasing their entire studio catalog, in order, starting today on Spotify digital music service. Until... Continue Reading
Led Zeppelin Albums Released On Spotify

Sep 16, 2013

CEA and Major Labels Now Say They Back Music Sales in HD

For some time, the idea of high-resolution audio has stagnated as a niche interested. However, now certain members of the electronics and music industries are attempting to push it into the mainstream. Continue Reading
CEA and Major Labels Now Say They Back Music Sales in HD

Sep 09, 2013

20 Artists, Bands and Music You Might Have Missed

If you've been struggling to find new music, Mark Smotroff is here to help. He not only lists artists to look into, but also methods and tips that will allow you to find new music all on your own. Continue Reading
20 Artists, Bands and Music You Might Have Missed

Aug 05, 2013

How to Get HD Music Into Your AV System Today

Hi-res music is one of the best ways to enjoy quality recordings, if not the best. There are several ways to obtain this music. Mark Smotroff runs them down for this Home Theater Review piece. Continue Reading
How to Get HD Music Into Your AV System Today

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