Category Archive: Music

May 02 2017

Aftermath album by Fever Fever

It’s been quite some time since I’ve reviewed an album here on the Z-Issue. That’s not because I haven’t discovered some excellent music out there. On the contrary, I’ve found a plethora of wonderful musicians, albums, and individual tracks. However, it’s more a matter of time (or lack thereof). I feel, though, that I have …

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May 19 2016

FLAC encoding of WAV fails with error of unsupported format type 3

Whenever I purchase music from Bandcamp, SoundCloud, or other music sites that offer uncompressed, full-quality downloads (I can’t bring myself to download anything but original or lossless music files), I will always download the original WAV if it is offered. I prefer to keep the original copy around just in case, but usually I will …

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Jun 12 2014

FLAC compression level comparison

So, I’m in the process of ripping all my music to FLAC since I am getting a completely new audio system in my home. With the high-end pre-amp, amplifiers, DACs, and floorstanding speakers in place, my full music collection (currently ripped in OGG) will no longer be of sufficient quality. Re-ripping a really large collection …

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