Archive for December, 2014

  • D’Angelo & The Vanguard – Black Messiah Review

    By Chris Wells on December 27, 2014
    Black Messiah D’Angelo & The Vanguard Review written by Soul Jones It’s easy to get caught up in the social media whirlwind. I nearly did myself, hovering over the send key on a gushing hashtag after just one song: “#15YearsIsAShortTimeToWaitForAWorkOfGenius.” To be able post that would have been sweet. A play on the “two years” version concocted as a marketing […]
  • New Music File Format Solves Quality/Compression Issue

    By Chris Wells on December 5, 2014
    Meridian Audio, the Cambridge based hi-fi company, last night launched a new type of music file storage, the MQA [it stands for Master Quality Authenticated], which, says company founder Bob Stuart, solves the problem of obtaining the best sound quality possible at a reduced file size. Previously, hi-fi buffs in search of undiluted, non-compressed sound had to opt for lossless […]