Digital music is now the main source of revenue for the majority of independent labels in Merlin, a rights agency for 20,000 indie labels. And consumers who pay $10 a month tend to stream a lot of music.
In its quest to deliver better audio quality in its home and automotive sound systems, Harman International trains its focus groups to listen for specific frequencies in music, using an app available to the public.
A new technique for salvaging recordings from delicate antiques has allowed Thomas Edison's talking dolls to find their lost voices.
With an improved design and performance, the Marshall Major II is a nice upgrade over the original and one of the better on-ear headphones for the money.
Sony's HT-ST9 sound bar is the company's newest flagship at $1,499 and it offers some unique features such as support for Bluetooth headphones and IP control.
The Audiophiliac explores the full body experience of high-volume music.
The Aurender Flow is a big step up in sound quality (and price) from tiny USB digital converter/headphone amps, says the Audiophiliac.
The Audiophiliac muses about how to heighten the pleasure of listening to headphones.
The first ever optically encoded audio recording off a non-magnetic plasmonic nanostructure could mean big things for storage. And it's "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star."
Having music "on" isn't the same thing as listening to it.