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A Fairytale Story

The original recording of Fairytales, a legendary musical collaboration between singer Radka Toneff and pianist Steve Dobrogosz, has been meticulously restored from the master tapes using MQA technology, in a ‘white glove’ project spanning three years. Says Andreas Risanger Meland, Grappa Label Manager, “This new ‘Original Master Edition in MQA’ of Fairytales has been made with a profound respect for the magic caught on the original master tapes.” The d...

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MQA Live Launches In Austin With Exclusive Jake Isaac Livestream

An invite-only audience in Austin experienced the debut of “MQA Live”, a new way for fans to connect to musicians.  Jake Isaac and his band performed from London's Rocket Studios – the first time a live performance has been streamed in real time using MQA's technology. The performance was listened to live in an Austin home on a variety of devices to recreate everyday listening environments. MQA is launching its “Live” product to enable music fans to co...

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IRIVER To Add MQA Support For Line Of Audio Streaming Devices

MQA support will be added to streaming devices starting with ACTIVO, then added to other streaming and audio devices IRIVER, the parent company of Astell&Kern, the global leader in high-resolution portable audio players, announces support for MQA decoding and playback will be added to the ACTIVO portable high-resolution audio player in January 2018. MQA’s award-winning technology captures and reproduces the sound of the original studio master in a file that’s small enough to st...

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CES Panel: “Music Streaming Is Only The Beginning”

The discussion on the ‘Stream The Studio’ stage, led by Mike Jbara with speakers from AKQA, nugs.net and Xperi, delivered insights from across the entertainment sector, and covered wide-ranging topics such as drivers for consumer adoption, dynamic pricing and sources of innovation. Andy Hood, Head of Emerging Technologies at AKQA, explained how new behaviours get adopted, “If it’s convenient to use and it gives you real value, there’s your Holy Grail.” While ...

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