Qobuz streaming music service launches in U.S.

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The Qobuz difference Qobuz (pronounced ‘co-buzz’) is a French music streaming and downloading service. Since its founding in 2007, it has expanded to other countries, including the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands — and now the Qobuz streaming music service has launched in the U.S.! The company features four levels of streaming services: Qobuz Premium, Qobuz HiFi, Qobuz Studio (a… Read more »

Music streaming is fueling vinyl’s resurgence

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Here’s an interesting article by Timothy Seppala in Engadget which posits that music streaming is fueling vinyl’s resurgence. This makes sense to us, as we use and enjoy both! They’re not competitors but complementary formats that deliver different benefits to fans Streaming has been blamed for killing off the CD, but industry experts agree it’s… Read more »

Sonos Event prize-winners!

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Our recent Sonos Holiday Workshops in Denver, Boulder Colorado Springs and Albuquerque were a big hit. Attendees received special, event-only offers, and we gave away Sonos One smart speaker each night. Shown above are three of our Sonos Event prize-winners, Jenny (Albuquerque), India (Denver) and Keith (Boulder). Fun and informative nights At these workshops, Luke… Read more »

Adventures in Streaming, Part 3: Our top wireless systems

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Whole-house sound has never been easier Today in Adventures in Streaming, Part 3, we’re taking a look at our top wireless systems. Digital technologies have created some great  breakthroughs in this area, making multiroom sound easier and more affordable than ever. Not too long ago, if you wanted music throughout your home you’d either have… Read more »

Adventures in Streaming, Part 2: Streaming music services

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Welcome to Part 2 of our Adventures in Streaming series.  In Part 1, ListenUp Vice President and audiophile Phil Murray talked about his longtime love of vinyl and how he had nevertheless embraced the convenience — and, in some cases, quality — of streaming.  Today we’ll be focusing on some of the popular streaming music services and what they… Read more »

Adventures in Streaming, Part 1

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Welcome to the first of a four part series on streaming audio. Today, one of our longtime employees takes a look at streaming music services from the context of his longtime love for records…  A vinyl junkie embraces streaming music by Phil Murray, ListenUp Vice President of Marketing/eCommerce I’m a luddite. I grew up buying… Read more »