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MQA GATHERING MOMENTUM AT HIGH END SHOW, MUNICH

Boasting new software and hardware partners, MQA will be enjoying a record number of demonstrations at this year’s High End show in Munich.

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REMEMBER THE SOUND OF CASSETTE?

Tape cassettes have yet to get the same retro love as vinyl, although there is a mini-resurgence in reel to reel players. This week's great news is that you now actually relive the 70s and 80s without having to fork out for a used Walkman and cassettes.

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MCINTOSH AND SONUS FABER FEATURE AT CLASSIC ALBUM SUNDAYS THIS MAY

We’d crawl across an arid desert for a chance to hear Air’s rare album called Music For Museums, played through elite McIntosh and Sonus Faber equipment.

Posted in: StereoLUX! Hi-Fi Music

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WIN A RECORD STORE DAY MERCH PACK WITH AUDIO-TECHNICA

Audio-Technica is giving you the chance to win a Limited Edition Sindy Sinn merchandise pack to celebrate this year's Record store Day.

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CAR HACKED TO PLAY TOTO’S AFRICA

File this under the headings “zany”, “wacky”, or just plain mad. But whatever you may want to call it, pimping your ride will never be the same.

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TECHNICS PULLS THE PLUG ON TECHNICS TRACKS

We love streaming but still hanker after owning our music. Consequently, our hard drives are loaded with many hundreds of hi-res downloads from all over the globe. Just one obscure Jackson Browne album made if from Technics Tracks, so with this ...

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VISIT LEN WALLIS AUDIO THIS RECORD STORE DAY

If you're a Sydney-sider, then there's only one place to visit this Record Store Day, Saturday April 21st, and that's Len Wallis Audio in Lane Cove.

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SPOTIFY RUMOURED TO BE RELEASING INCAR HARDWARE

Pundits this week are betting an upcoming announcement from the king of music streaming hints at Spotify's unveiling of a piece of hardware that will drop into your car.

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A GRIZZLY AND STYLISH WAY TO TRANSPORT YOUR VINYL

The Satchel, is not so different to the messenger bag that's been used for centuries for the transportation of mail and goods. Only this time, it's specially designed right here in Australia for vinyl records.

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U.S RECORDED MUSIC IS GOING GANGBUSTERS

US$8.7 billion American dollars. That’s how much in value the recorded music industry grew in the US in 2017. ARIA’s statistics are in, and important because the US market typically acts as a barometer for recorded music markets in ...

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MQA LAUNCHES NEW LIVE MUSIC PLATFORM

Jake Isaac and his band performed live from London's Rocket Studios which was streamed to an Austin, Texas home marking the debut of MQA Live streaming technology.

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THE PARTY IS OVER FOR SPOTIFY CONNECT PRODUCTS

You get home, flop on the sofa, grab the remote for your Onkyo receiver and press the green “Play Spotify” button, deathly silence follows. You have just been made obsolete!

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SPOTIFY LAUNCHES FREE MUSIC APP IN AUSTRALIA

Available only to Australian Android users so far, Stations is Spotify's latest app that has launched via the Play Store this week.

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MUSIC REVIEW: UMPHREY’S McGEE: it’s not us

Have you ever had a taste for a mix of latter-day post-rock, prog, with a touch of Zappa, by way of MAHAVISHNU but could not be bothered getting off the couch to change discs? Indiana band UMPHREY'S McGEE may be just the tonic you are looking for.

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MARANTZ SOLVES SPOTIFY GLITCH

Unless you’ve been sojourning in lower Mongolia or any other place without the web, you can’t have failed to notice streaming is the flavour of the decade.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Home Theatre Music

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TIDAL NOW AVAILABLE ON APPLE TV

Despite recent rumours that Tidal will soon run out of money, it doesn't seem to have prevented the most popular hi-res music streaming service from forging ahead.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Visual Music

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SHAZAPPLE, APPLE BUYS SHAZAM

Snapchat and Spotify have missed out on a deal to buy Shazam, the world's most popular music recognition app with Apple rumoured to have secured the deal for $400 million.

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