Download Bitstreams Get Deeper

Harvey, Steve
March 2011
Pro Sound News;Mar2011, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p1
The article reports on the initiative of Jimmy Iovine, chairman of Universal Music Group, to call for improvements to the quality of music downloads in the U.S. It mentions that he had partnered with music producer Dr. Dre for the production of Beats by Dr. Dre headphones, as well as the development of Beats Audio Software, which optimizes the sound system in certain laptops. Meanwhile, several record labels have talked with other digital music retailers on making higher-digital files available.


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