The Compression and the Damage Done

“With MP3s, you have less than 5% of the data that could be in that song if it was recorded at a higher resolution. And it was probably recorded at a much higher resolution that what you got. You’ve now purchased the right to recognize the song. But that’s about it. What you’re missing is the music.” That’s Neil Young echoing the opinion of many audiofiles. And now Young is crowdfunding a new audio player that he hopes will make things sound a little better.

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