Category: Music

Merry Melodies – Mark’s Picks

We’re having a little fun in the run up to Christmas. We’ve looking across the MTT staff and seeing which Christmas songs they’ll be streaming this Holiday Season and which ones they’d ban outright.

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A Christmas Musical Suggestion by mark2410 – The Cambridge Singers Carols of the Nativity

A Christmas Musical Suggestion by mark2410 – The Cambridge Singers Carols of the Nativity So yeah, this year I’ve gone all traditional really haven’t I?  So what, who doesn’t love a little choral music wafting in softly?  Its Christmas, it’s

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A Christmas Musical Suggestion by mark2410 – The Cambridge Singers Christmas Star

A Christmas Musical Suggestion by mark2410 – The Cambridge Singers Christmas Star While I have to date tended toward not traditional, or traditional but with a more modern twist musical arrangements, which does not mean that’s all that’s out there. 

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A Christmas Musical suggestion by mark2410 – Tori Amos Midwinter Graces

Tori Amos Midwinter Graces I have been for about as long as I can remember been a fan of Tori Amos.  In my opinion she is the greatest piano player on Earth, as best I know anyway, then pile on

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Deezer Audio Streaming Review

Deezer Audio Streaming Review TLDR?  Try here http://www.head-fi.org/t/786529/deezer-audio-streaming-review-by-mark2410#post_12047030 First Impressions:  Okay, confession time, Deezer I have used sporadically for some time.  Up until now it’s only ever been the free version but after having recently reviewed Tidal, I wanted to

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Deezer Audio Streaming Quick Review

Deezer Audio Streaming Quick Review Brief:  Like Spotify and Pandora had a baby. Price:  10 currency units, US$, euro’s or £.  Frowny face. Specifications:  35 Million Tracks, 180+ countries and they say more than 6 million paying subscribers.  Streaming is

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Apple Music Review

Apple Music Review TLDR? Try here http://www.head-fi.org/t/786186/apple-music-review-by-mark2410#post_12036289 First off, this is going to be a real review and not a regurgitation of an Apple press release.  This is why it’s coming now some weeks in, it takes time to use

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Apple Music Quick Review

Apple Music Quick Review Brief:  Ping 2.0 Price:  10 Currency Units for month, 15 for a family plan.  £ or US$ Apple don’t care. Specifications:  Apple will stream at just 256k AAC.  Granted AAC is better than mp3 but still. 

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Tidal Hi Definition Audio Streaming Review

Tidal Hi Definition Audio Streaming Review Thanks to Tidal for the trial. First Impressions:  Well I am not a big music streamer.  I may listen to a lot of music but a great big chunk of that is when I’m

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Tidal Hi Definition Audio Streaming Quick Review

Tidal Hi Definition Audio Streaming Quick Review Thanks to Tidal for the trial. Brief:  Streaming music, in lossless. Price:  20 currency units for lossless, 10 currency units for 320kbit.  Apparently US$, Euro’s and £’s all have the same value to

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