Tag: music formats
Sandbox Issue 251: Streaming and Music’s new formats
Lead: The playlist hasn’t killed the album… yet. Instead, artists and labels are caught between both and are starting to experiment with the shapes that releases can now take. Justin Bieber has begun chopping up his album...
April 30, 2020
Study claims listeners can hear hi-res audio difference
Can music fans really tell the difference between standard and high-resolution audio? According to a study by Queen Mary University of London, yes they can. It compared data from more than 12k trials of people being asked...
June 29, 2016
RIAA figures reveal quantify music growth in the US
Overall recorded music revenues grew 0.2% to $7bn year-on-year, according to the RIAA's 2011 figures. Within that, sales of download singles rose 13.3% to $1.5bn, and download albums were up 25.1% to $1.1bn. Subscription...
March 28, 2012