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The 404 1,482: Where we're approaching the streaming singularity (podcast)

With this morning's news of Apple possibly acquiring Beats by Dre, who else would we have in the studio but the CNET Audiophiliac himself, Steve Guttenberg! We'll talk about how the purchase would affect services like Spotify and Pandora, the growth of cassette culture, why you should never buy a USB turntable, and Steve's new CD all about how to listen to music through headphones.

By May 9, 2014

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Sound bite: Despite Pono's promise, experts pan HD audio

By raising $4.3 million on Kickstarter, Neil Young's startup shows an appetite for better sound quality. The only hitch: experts say there's little point going beyond CD quality.

By March 20, 2014

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Neil Young's PonoMusic hits Kickstarter

Neil Young's Pono service has been in development for several years, but hi-res music fans are finally be able to purchase a first-edition PonoPlayer on Kickstarter for $200.

By March 11, 2014

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Top 6 sites for buying FLAC music

If you're looking to buy lossless music in FLAC format, from indie to classical to jazz, here are our favorite sites.

By October 15, 2012

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Higher-fi, making the best-ever sounding recording

Recording session with mics installed in dummy head--where ear canals would be--takes fidelity to the next level.

By December 28, 2010

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HDtracks: Why settle for iTunes now that you can get CD quality music downloads?

Why buy low quality downloads, now that there's a CD quality alternative, HDtracks.

By April 29, 2008

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Is Peter Frampton an audiophile?

Rock icon Peter Frampton invests a lot of time recording his music; he really wants you to hear how good it sounds.

By May 15, 2010

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Art of mastering music: Getting better all the time

Engineer Alan Silverman has mastered albums by Norah Jones, Keith Richards, Dolly Parton, and Rufus Wainwright.

By March 3, 2009

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If you've never downloaded music, read this

Sure, it looks like everybody's doing it, but you've never downloaded music. Don't be ashamed, you just have good taste.

By June 10, 2008

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CNET Live--Episode 52

Attorney Colette Vogele of the Rules for the Revolution podcast joins us to talk copyright law. She delivers her 5 things you should know about copyright law.

By May 1, 2008