audio streaming

  1. I

    Anyone have their own private cloud audio streaming service

    I can't do subscription services and their changing copyrights. I have a couple of decades worth of my old rips + my bandcamp purchases (the best music service aroud for someone like me) + downloads that come with physical media. And I'm not talking about music services that let you upload your...
  2. ThatM1key

    The Loudness Wars has invaded the streaming services.

    While I was listening to music on tidal I noticed this one track sounded louder than usually. The track was "every rose has its thorn" by poison. I directly downloaded the songs from Qobuz and Tidal to compare. I will be using the DR Tool with Foobar2000. Yes I do own this specific song. DRM...
  3. C

    Bluesound Node 2i or ... ?

    Hi there, After some research I'm contemplating purchasing a Bluesound Node 2i (or perhaps the Vault 2i). For a while I was contemplating a Sonos Port as I have a Sonos Five in the bedroom and a Sonos One in the kitchen and it integrates nicely with Deezer. But I want the best option to feed...
  4. R

    Just for fun: hypotetic ideal stereo digital audio streaming?

    Disclaimer: I'm a newbie and not an expert in electronics at all, I just read a lot here and I'm a curious guy... so please, don't blast me if I write silly things :) The game is to imagine an ideal-yet-minimal configuration (in electronics terms) for streaming digital stereo. On the basis of...
  5. Bombadil

    Two streaming solutions. Audibly different?

    A 16 x 20 room, carpeted with light drapes. A pair of Revel 228be speakers driven by a McIntosh MC312 ss amp. Source 1: Tidal into Sonos Port via wireless connection, digital out to Anthem STR pre amp, ARC modified, balanced outs to amp Source 2: Tidal into Matrix Element X via wireless...
  6. amirm

    History of Audio and Video Streaming and Digital Distribution

    This is an article I wrote for Widescreen Review in 2015 to show the progress we had made since the inception of that magazine in audio/video. It also covers part of my career that related to this evolution. Hope you don't hold that against it :). ---- History of Audio and Video Streaming and...
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