Oversimplifying: Robert Henke makes Ableton Live and with it he creates electronic music. The second part of Monolake’s trilogy, Ghosts, is both darker and more physical than its predecessor Silence. Beats clank against moody, monotonic backgrounds; at least two tracks nod heavily in the direction of the UK bass scene. In fact, Ghosts could easily pass for the soundtrack to
Most of the music available as hi-res downloads is what young folk might call “old man music”. A quick flick through HDTracks‘ hi-res catalogue and you’d see ‘yoof’ flippancy isn’t unjustified. U2′s Achtung Baby is now twenty years old but – along with Nevermind’s release at 24bit and Bjork’s Biophillia getting similar treatment – it shows that the hi-res waters
Want something to really push the limits of your digital audio system? Or maybe you need superbly-recorded hi-res music files that highlight the talents (and shortcomings!) of your digital audio setup? Nuforce are giving away a selection of high quality (96Khz) music in WAV, FLAC, WMA and M4A formats. These are tracks that highlight clarity, dynamics, resolution, soundstage and timbre.
Being quite the nerdy bunch, Radiohead fans will be pleased to learn that their favourite band’s recently released King Of Limbs is available as a 24-bit FLAC download. 7Digital have scored the exclusive distribution of this hi-res version to a number of countries across the world. Nine quid bags you a hefty download that definitely sounds superior to its 16-bit
I still don’t understand it: people that buy cars capable of break-neck speeds only to be legally hamstrung by the national speed limit. They’ll regale their mates with details of their car’s theoretical prowess but they don’t own a test track, they’re not Jeremy Clarkson, they CANNOT do anywhere near its top speed out on Australian roads. 110km/h and they’re