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HighResAudio.com announce HRA Streaming service

By | March 15th, 2018|Categories: DAR|Tags: , , , |

Berlin isn’t only techno techno techno. Just north of the River Spree in Moabit sits the headquarters of online music download store HighResAudio.com whose focus is jazz, classical and opera plus a smattering of music from the (mostly) more tasteful corners of rock and pop. Store owner Lothar Kerestedjian reports that the website has attracted 200,000 registered users since its inception in 2010 and new users are coming aboard at a rate of approximately 20,000/year.

HighResAudio.com is where Europeans can pick up 24bit/96kHz downloads of Tom Waits’ recently remastered Epitaph catalogue (€17.50/album), that includes stone cold classics Blue Valentine and Small Change, before moving on to Patti Smith’s Peace & Noise and Gone Again (€15 apiece).… Read the full article

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HighResAudio.com calls for a deeper technical analysis of MQA

By | March 8th, 2017|Categories: DAR|Tags: , , , |

Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin. The afternoon was apparently warm for mid-February but not quite warm enough for an outdoor sit-down. Joining me for coffee inside Newton Bar was one Lothar Kerestedjian. Kerestedjian had once been personal assistant to a member of INXS and had the stories to prove it.

Having since relocated to Hamburg and with two decades in audio/video technology development under his belt, Kerestedjian now runs HighResAudio.com – a music download service for the cash-rich/time-poor consumer.

Over a cappuccino, Kerestedjian explained how every title sold via his website is first analysed to verify its high-res content; that it isn’t up-sampled from Redbook or even “Mastered for iTunes”, which, according to Kerestedjian happens more often than he’d like.… Read the full article

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