Deezer now supports FLAC with new desktop app

This ain’t a rap – but Deezer’s desktop app – now lets you play FLAC – what do you think about that? Deezer have officially become the second major music streaming service to offer high…

How Do I Know If Im Streaming in FLAC Music Quality on Deezer

FLAC quality playback is available to only Deezer Elite subscribers and stream through your Sonos app. Deezer Elite subscribers can quickly check to see if they are streaming in FLAC quality by going to the…

Neil Young clinging to sinking ship Pono and branching into hi-res music streaming

Not willing to give up on his failing music service Neil Young has revealed big plans for Pono that he hopes will resurrect it to success. In 2014 Neil Young released the questionable Pono player…

RouteNote Launches FLAC Distribution In Beta

RouteNote is now trialling FLAC Upload Beta, a feature we hope will further enhance our services and our user’s experience. For those who don’t know, FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) is a lossless audio compression,…

Onkyo Music – The Hi-Res Music Store Comes To The US, UK and Germany

Japanese consumer electronics manufacturer Onkyo hope to bring hi-res music downloads to the world. Currently the company offer Japan 24-bit/44.1kHz-192kHz hi-res tracks and 16-bit FLAC files. Starting by introducing the service to the US, UK…

Deezer Elite Launch Worldwide Next Month

Deezer launched its ‘Elite’ streaming option back in October last year to the US. The service offers the majority of its 35 million track catalogue as lossless, 16-bit FLAC files at 1411kbps, which is five…

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…

Sonos and Deezer Enter the High Res Music World

“We did a lot of research, and consumers were quite dissatisfied that over time they had moved backward in audio quality from vinyl to CDs to MP3s,” says Tyler Goldman, Deezer’s CEO for North America….

Sony Release An Affordable High-Res Music Player

Sony entered the high-res music player scene earlier this year with the NWZ-ZX1. With 128GB of internal storage, a beautiful build and delivering on the high-res promise, it seemed a great product… except the price….

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…