Content tagged with 'Discussing sound quality'

The iPod: a decade that changed the way we listen to music

The iPod: a decade that changed the way we listen to music

The iPod is now 10 years old, and during that decade this little device has instigated a massive shift in the way that many of us listen to music. Here… Read more

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Bowers & Wilkins Product Manager Mat Taylor discusses DACs

Digital to Analogue convertors, usually known as DACs, have played a vital role in high-quality music reproduction since the introduction of the Compact Disc. But as the CD dies out,… Read more

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We love a badly produced album

  Much as we love a well-recorded album, occasionally nothing can beat a really dirty production. When you listen to the Ramones first album, you are not listening for transparency… Read more

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Peter Gabriel exclusive 24-bit FLAC version available now

The stunning super-high quality version of Peter Gabriel’s new album ‘Scratch My Back’ is available now from Society of Sound as a 24-bit FLAC download. If you have bought an… Read more

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3D TV needs 3D sound

One of the big hits at the Bristol Sound & Vision show is 3D TV. Unsurprising as it is something of a buzzword at the moment. We had a good… Read more

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LPs everywhere at Bristol show

It seems that the world of vinyl is far from dead. At least judging by the number of LPs for sale at the Bristol Sound & Vision show and the… Read more

The definitive guide to 24-bit FLAC

The definitive guide to 24-bit FLAC

High resolution downloads are changing the way we enjoy music, opening up possibilities undreamed of back in digital’s early days… CD was revolutionary when it first appeared, just over 30… Read more

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Exclusive album from acclaimed jazz vocalist

 Ola Onabule is not short of great reviews, the Guardian described him as having a “golden voice, with a range and smoothness that recalls singers such as Luther Vandross” and… Read more

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Kevlar – what bullet proof vests and our speakers have in common

The midrange is where the real musical action is invariably found, and a smooth midband is an invaluable loudspeaker quality. Enter Kevlar. It’s been Bowers & Wilkins’ cone material of… Read more