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MQA GAINING TRACTION WITH LG PHONES AND SONY HI-RES PORTABLES

The emerging MQA music format has divided consumers, industry commentators and music industry execs since its release.

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PS AUDIO AND MARY WEBB IN HARMONY AT CARLTON AUDIO VISUAL

By the time I’d arrived at the venue, the Melbourne winter mist rolled through Argyle Place and paused outside the front of The Vodka Temple, in Lygon Street, Carlton.

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ROGER WATERS ANNOUNCES 2018 AUSTRALIAN TOUR

If you were lucky enough to catch Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters perform The Wall Live in Australia five years ago, you already know why you won’t want to miss his just announced 2018 Australian Tour.

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CARLTON AUDIO VISUAL LAUNCHES PS AUDIO STELLAR & SUPPORTS AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS

Melbourne’s Carlton Audio Visual are holding an evening on Wednesday 30th August to celebrate the launch of PS Audio’s new Stellar range of electronics.

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GALLERY: HONG KONG AV & HEAD-FI SHOW 2017

Photos from Asia's answer to Munich's High End Show, the 2017 Hong Kong AV - HeadFi Show, 11th - 13th August.

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MOBILE FIDELITY ARRIVES IN AUSTRALIA

Leading distributor, Synergy Audio Visual, have announced their appointment as the Australian representatives of Mobile Fidelity.

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MUSIC REVIEW: JEN GLOECKNER

This is perhaps less a review and more an overview of three albums by Iowa based artist JEN GLOECKNER, covering Miles Away (2003), Mouth of Mars (2010), and Vine (2017).

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VINYL FOR THE 21ST CENTURY - THE RAW SPACE EXPERIENCE

Unless you’ve been idling on a remote desert island for the last few years, you’ll have read about Streaming ad nausea. Streaming music is clearly here to stay but it’s also evolving to a point where we now have an artist creating an...

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MUSIC REVIEW: CAMILLE THURMAN - ‘INSIDE THE MOMENT’

With this release, Chesky Records stakes a claim in the MQA (Master Quality Authenticated) format, paired as it is, with the re-mastering of Rebecca Pidgeon’s 'THE RAVEN', both due for release at the end of May.

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KEF’S AUSTRALIAN AMBASSADOR IS A BONAFIDE VINYL FANATIC

KEF Australia have appointed a new brand ambassador. Widely known on social media and around the globe, Sydney based Steve Kouta is a music and vinyl enthusiast that has attracted over 50,000 followers on Instagram in just over two years.

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GLOBAL MUSIC SALES ARE BOOMING BUT AUSTRALIA IS LAGGING BEHIND

While global streaming music sales recorded a massive 60.4 per cent growth in income for the 2016 financial year, Australia’s share of the market isn’t keeping pace.

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NEIL YOUNG PUSHES XSTREAM MUSIC SERVICE

If you're a fan of TV show Empire from FOX, you'd be familiar with XStream, a streaming music service created by the label in a bid to drive the record company into the future.

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STREAM TO OWN, WITH VOLTRA

While the music consumption and distribution model has changed significantly over the last half-decade, one thing that has not changed is the ridiculously little revenue the artists themselves are receiving from streaming platforms.

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MUSIC REVIEW: SANTANA, LOTUS

Hot on the heels of Audio Fidelity winding back on their excellent run of Surround Sound SACDs, this is a very interesting choice for the label.

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Showcasing Audio Visual to the Masses with the Melbourne International HiFi Show 2017

Billed by many as Australia's best ever HiFi Show, the International HiFi Show returns to Melbourne next year, November 3rd-5th 2017.

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Australian Musician Mary Webb Puts It All On The Line

Captivating vocals, catchy, offbeat guitar picking and a swig of poetry, you can see why Mary Webb has been described as "a shining light" in Adelaide's Folk scene. Now, Mary takes off to the big US of A, and needs your support.

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Classic Albums Sunday Launches in Sydney

You may have heard of Classic Albums Sunday, or 'CAS', for short. The brainchild of Colleen 'Cosmo' Murphy, who wanted people to hear music in the way she had; contextually, communally, uninterrupted, and of course, in 'high fidelity'.

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