The Guardian has picked up in the point of the quality of audio files that you can buy from digital music services. And, surprise, surprise, they’re lower quality than CD. The interesting thing is that different services are offering the same music but at different encoding rates but none has made any marketing muscle out of that fact. In the article, it’s suggested that consumers don’t care. Perhaps a number of folks don’t but I still think there’s a market for a service that provides a higher quality product and I’ll be downloading from Bleep.com from now on.

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