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ORIGINAL STUDIO MASTERS IN PCM - DSD - FLAC FORMATS

"The leap forward represented by the introduction of the audio CD cannot be over-emphasised. For those of us who were dissatisfied by the limitations and compromised audio of vinyl and tape, the arrival of a theoretically 'perfect' audio medium was a dream come true. Many spoke of hearing new detail in the music they knew so well; I well recall the first time I heard Genesis' The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway from CD. The amount of detail I could finally hear without the turntable rumble, dust snaps, static crackles, scratches and tape hiss was breath-taking ­— and I could finally play 'Back In New York City' at a decent volume without the needle jumping out of the groove! This truly was a new age of audio as it was meant to be heard. Surely this was something to build upon. I began to imagine (rightly or wrongly) the possible joys of longer word-lengths and higher sample rates. The future held promises of astounding audio playback systems, jet packs, hover cars and holidays to Mars. And then along came lossy data compression." (quote from Sound on Sound November 2013, read full article http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/nov13/articles/sounding-off-1113.htm)