Philips NCL1 – Cut The Headphone Jack, Cut The Power Cable, Keep The Noise-Free/High Quality Audio Flowing

This CES saw Philips announce their newest set of Fidelio cans. NC1L look to be a similar pair to their last year model ML2. Equipped with an Apple Lightning Port, 24-bit digital music is sent…

Meridian and Tidal Join Forces To Create The Ultimate High-Res Streaming Platform

Following the release of Meridian’s new ‘compact’ high-res format and their high-res DAC, it’s clear they are interested in making an impact on the higher quality audio world. What’s the next step for the hi-fi…

TLD – Top 5 Music Tech! (2014)

Jonathan Morris of TLD has been releasing a new Top 5 tech gifts video everyday in the run up to Christmas. His most recent episode goes over his Top 5 Music Tech gifts of 2014….

Bose Look To Develop Its Own Music Streaming Platform

A recent job posting was spotted by Hypebot suggesting Bose is look to develop its own streaming platform: “lead design and prototyping of our next generation streaming music platform and ecosystem of products”. This is…

Meridian Unveil MQA – Efficient Hi-Res Audio

Some recent advances in tech and new devices have pushed hi-res music closer to the public, but there are still a number of factors that are holding this shift from entering the mainstream. The size…

Meridian Explorer 2 – The MQA Friendly DAC

With the release of Meridian’s recent new compact audio format MQA, they spend no time in releasing the second edition of their Meridian Explorer DAC. Making it the first device compatible with the format. Forget…

Rdio Bring High Quality Audio To All

Before considering purchasing a new device with high resolution audio playback, it’s worth noting high quality content is still limited. Over the last year various music stores have begun slowly adapting to the imminent death…

Deadmau5 Teases Some New ‘Techmology!’

Producer and progressive-house performer Deadmau5 demo some new touch based audio software that he and Microsoft have been at work with. It’s still very much in its early stages, but developments are being made, and…

Bit Depth and Sample Rate Explained

When recording audio within a DAW, you will likely be asked what bit depth and sample rate you want to record in. First of all you need an understanding of how digital sound is captured….

Pono Music is the Worst Audio Player I Have Ever Seen – Steve Jobs Would Laugh at its Design and Technology!

Yesterday the world was introduced to Pono Music. Pono Music was launched by Neil Young and its easy to see that this device was created by old school music big wigs with very little knowledge…