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The Recording Academy® Producers & Engineers Wing® Announces Release of "Recommendations for Hi-Res Music Production" at Music Biz 2017 in Nashville

Announcement Coincides with “Stream the Studio” Panel Featuring Leading Executives from the Music and Technology Industries

SANTA MONICA, CA (May 17, 2017) —The Recording Academy® Producers & Engineers Wing® announced today the release of "Recommendations for Hi-Resolution Music Production." The result of three years of extensive research, this new set of technical guidelines joins other influential papers previously published by the P&E Wing promoting best practices in audio recording.

 

 

MQA MARKS MILESTONES AT MUNICH

LONDON / MUNICH (May 11, 2017) – Music technology company MQA has achieved multiple milestones since last year’s Munich High End show.  Over the past 12 months, the MQA team has been busy concluding new partnerships to boost the availability of MQA-enabled products and software; the technology has been used to improve physical format releases; and MQA has debuted on TIDAL’s global streaming service...

 

 
 
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The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing and DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group Deliver Hi-Res Audio Pavilion and Streaming Update at CES

SANTA MONICA, CA (January 17, 2017) — As part of their ongoing partnership advocating for Hi-Res Audio across all formats, The Recording Academy® Producers & Engineers Wing® and DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group came together for an event dubbed "Hi-Res Audio Update" on Jan. 5, 2017, at the International CES convention in Las Vegas. The special event, held for press and analysts, heralded a series of exciting new developments: Universal Music Group, Sony Music, Warner Music Group, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and leading streaming and distribution platforms have agreed to a wide-reaching set of plans to support the expansion of the current Hi-Res Audio download market into studio quality Hi-Res Audio streaming. During the announcement, representatives from Rhapsody, Pandora, and HD Tracks expressed their enthusiasm for the plan, and for exploring opportunities to add new premium music offerings to their respective distribution platforms...


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MUSIC INDUSTRY AND DEG VOICE SUPPORT FOR HI-RES STREAMING AND “STREAM THE STUDIO” AWARENESS CAMPAIGN ALSO ANNOUNCED

LAS VEGAS (January 5, 2017) – DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group, in cooperation with the major music companies and representatives of a number of leading organizations, announced today at CES plans to support the expansion of the current Hi-Res Audio download market into studio quality Hi-Res Audio streaming. During today’s announcement, representatives from Rhapsody, Pandora and HD Tracks also expressed their enthusiasm for this and to explore opportunities to add new premium music offerings to their respective distribution platforms, which could also include more advanced optional features in the future...


 

AWARD-WINNING PRODUCERS AND ENGINEERS TO HEADLINE HI-RES AUDIO PAVILION AT CES

Demonstrations feature a variety of Studio Quality Recordings

 LOS ANGELES (December 8, 2016) – Working in cooperation with The Recording Academy® Producers & Engineers Wing®, DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group today announced the complete roster of award-winning producers and engineers who will be participating in the Hi-Res Audio Pavilion at CES...


 
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MAJOR MUSIC COMPANIES TO SPONSOR HI-RES AUDIO PAVILION AT CES

Exhibit to Showcase Studio Quality Music and Advanced Features for Premium Streaming Services

 NEW YORK (November 10, 2016) – Working under the auspices of DEG: The Digital  Entertainment Group, the major music companies today announced they are joining together to sponsor a special Hi-Res Audio Pavilion at CES 2017, which will be located in the Central Hall (booth#14546) of the Las Vegas Convention Center...

 

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HI-RES MUSIC INITIATIVE EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MUSIC STREAMING SERVICES

WASHINGTON – Music streaming is officially going high resolution. The industry’s official logo mark for Hi-Res MUSIC – previously applicable primarily to high quality digital download services – will soon be available for adoption by music streaming services as well, according to an announcement today from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and its member companies Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, and Warner Music Group, in cooperation with the Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing, the American Association of Independent Music (A2IM), and DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group...


 

HI-RES MUSIC LOGO WIDELY ADOPTED AS OFFICIAL MEASURE OF HIGHEST QUALITY DIGITAL RECORDINGS

Variety Of Hi-Res Digital Retailers Agree To Use New Logo

WASHINGTON – The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), in cooperation with DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group and The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing, today announced significant progress in the adoption of high resolution music branding materialsA number of hi-res music retailers – including Acoustic Sounds Super HiRez, Blue Coast Music, HDtracks, IsoMike Recordings, ClassicsOnline HD*LL (operated by the Naxos Group of Companies), PonoMusic, and ProStudioMasters – have agreed to adopt the Hi-Res MUSIC logo licensing agreement and have begun integrating the logo into their websites and branding materials...


 

HI-RESOLUTION AUDIO INITIATIVE GET MAJOR BOOST WITH NEW HI-RES MUSIC LOGO AND BRANDING MATERIALS FOR DIGITAL RETAILERS

RIAA releases logo to help consumers identify high-quality digital music

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and its member companies today unveiled a new logo designed to help music fans more easily identify the highest-quality digital music. This significant step forward in the digital listening experience allows digital retailers to mark recordings that meet the official definition for “High Resolution Music” that was agreed to last year, in cooperation with the Consumer Electronics Association, DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group and The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing...


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