Master Quality audio format MQA hires WMG veteran as CEO

Mike Jbara, a veteran at Warner Music Group, has joined MQA to lead the new master quality audio format in it’s next stage. Mike Jbara will be taking the role of Chief Executive Officer at…

Scientists test if people can actually tell Hi-Res audio from standard

London’s Queen Mary University conducted a study to see whether the hype about Hi-Res was justified – can people really tell the difference? The study compared data from over 12,000 individual trials over 18 studies….

Phonaudio PHN200 headphones review

It seems that every new pair of headphones that launches these days has to bring something new to the table. “Unparalleled Bluetooth connections from 2 planets away”, “A speaker range so broad that only bats…

Warner Music First Major To Sign Deal With MQA (Master Quality Audio)

Warner Music Group are the first major label to sign a deal with MQA to “significantly increase music fans’ access to hi-resolution music globally”. Master quality audio isn’t new in itself but hi-res audio files…

BoomStick Transforms Your Cheap Headphones Into High Quality

So you’re sick of the tinny sound from your phones earbuds and the lack of resonance in your cheap headphones, but don’t want to spend your life savings on a good pair? Enter BoomStick. Now…

RouteNote Partner With LANDR Mastering Software

We are excited to announce that RouteNote has partnered with LANDR, the online audio mastering tool that will now allow users to access professional audio mastering software for free when uploading a track(s) to RouteNote….

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…

Muzik Release the First Pair of Smart Headphones

After two years of development, and with the help of $10 million of crowd funding, Muzik are finally ready to release their pair of smart headphones to the World. The Muzik headphones look like a…