For reviews we had Beyerdynamic's fantastic Byron in-ears, Cambridge Audio's terrific Yoyo wireless speaker and a versatile turntable in Elipson's 100 RIAA BT.
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Sony Music, Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group have joined the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) and music streaming services HD Tracks, Napster and Pandora in support of studio-quality music streaming.
The iniative is backed by the Digital Entertainment Group (DEG), whose members include Amazon and Google Play, and aims to produce better quality music streams.
Absent from the announcement were two of the larger music streaming providers, Apple Music and Spotify, neither of which has yet declared its support for hi-res audio.
Kob began his career at What Hi-Fi?, starting in the dusty stockroom before rising up the ranks to join the editorial and production team as the Buyer’s Guide editor. Experienced in both magazine and online publishing, he now runs the TV & audio section at Trusted Reviews where he keeps a beady eye on all the latest comings and goings in the hi-fi and home cinema market.