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Awesome sounding music: A feast for your ears

Top music picks that'll make your speakers and headphones sound better than ever.

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From time to time, I hear from readers requesting lists of great-sounding music, so when I find noteworthy efforts I'm happy to share the news. Granted, personal taste plays a role in defining music and sound quality, but I'm sure there are a few gems here that'll click with you. What follows is a roundup of the best-sounding albums I've played in recent months. If I've missed some great ones, feel free to share your finds in the comments section.

Check out my previous best-sounding music posts here and here. All music is on CD, unless otherwise noted.