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Focal Naim America Releases “Mixed on Focal” Playlist #5

Mixed on Focal #5 has been released by Focal Naim America and is available to consumers as a playlist on TIDAL, Qobuz, Amazon Music HD, and Apple Music.

Mixed on Focal Playlist #5

Music. It always needs to be about the music. Cambridge Audio flipped its entire marketing campaign in 2022 to focus completely on music and launched a new podcast series that is drawing huge numbers. We discuss that pivot to “music first” on the next episode of the eCoustics Podcast with Cambridge Audio, and it’s good to see that other brands are getting the message.

Focal Naim America has been pushing the music angle for awhile and not just on the consumer A/V side; Focal has become very popular in the Pro Audio category and the brand has been working very hard behind the scenes working with creators and engineers to build awareness.

Focal Naim America has released the fifth high-resolution audio playlist for “Mixed on Focal.” The program highlights the true sound of music as the artist, mix engineer, producer, and record label meant the songs to be heard.

Each of the five playlists features a wide range of music genres from rock and R&B to electronic dance music, pop, country—and even instrumental synthesizer music—and are available to Focal HI-FI and Pro Audio dealers, as well as the media and current and prospective customers.

Whether it be in a HI-FI dealer demonstration, a Pro Audio dealer demonstration, or listening in a home or pro recording studio using Focal speakers, the music will sound as the artist intended since each song was mixed on Focal. 

This new HD Audio 21-track streaming playlist features music mixes from thirteen mix engineers. All five “Mixed on Focal” playlists are available today for Apple MusicQobuzTidal, and Amazon Music HD, with new playlists to be released periodically. 

“Listeners want to hear music the way the artist meant their music to sound,” said Romain Vet, VP of Sales & Marketing, Focal Naim America, “and now Focal offers them a way to do that by listening to ‘Mixed on Focal’ high-resolution streaming playlists on Focal speakers or headphones—the same quality speakers the songs were mixed on. Mixed on Focal playlists create a perfect way to show off the incredible sound of Focal.”

Some highlights of recording artists on Playlist #5:

Alternative rock producers and mixers Mike Pepe mixed tracks from Midtown, and Sundressed on Trio6 Be monitors, while Will Yip mixed L.S. Dunes’ Sleep Cult, on Trio6 Be. Mixed By Humanz (Bobby Campbell & Gerry “The Gov” Brown) mixed the new Ines Belayouni track Attention on Shape 40 monitors. Chris Meyer ends the playlist with a cerebral and spacious 27-minute instrumental synthesizer track, mixed on Focal Alpha 80 monitors, titled The Cave from his ‘Alias Zone’ album “Water Stories.”

The complete list of mix engineers and Focal monitor models featured on playlist #5 includes Joey Benjamin (Shape Twin); Jimmy Bralower (Twin6 Be); Bobby Campbell (Trio11 Be); Gerry “The Gov” Brown / Mixed By Humanz (Shape 40); Chris Meyer (Alpha 80); Mike Pepe (Trio6 Be);  Luca Pretolesi (Trio11 Be); Adrian Quesada (Shape Twin); Brad Smalling (Trio11 Be); Charles Stella (Trio11 Be); Rob Tavaglione (Trio11 Be); Athena Wilkinson (Trio11 Be); and Will Yip (Trio6 Be).

The list of Artists and Songs featured on the new Playlist #5 include Justin Stewart: “Salt of the Earth”; Tom Frietchen: “Everything’s Alright”; The Arroyo Collective: “Walking on Moonlight”; Mark Rivera: “Why You Dance So Good (Savoy Mix)”; Aryeè The Gem: “To It”; Ines Belayouni: “Attention”; Chris Meyer’s Alias Zone: “The Cave”; Midtown: “Safely”; Sundressed: “There With Me”; Gordo/Marina Maximilian: “R U 4REAL (feat. Marina Maximilian)”; Rudy De Anda: “WYD” and “Hey Mr. Sun”; Takipnik: “Confused”; Charles Stella: “Give a Little” and “Vast”; Sam Brasko: “Heart of Mine”; The Mystery Plan: “Big Bliss” and  “What a Day”; John Berning: “Edge of the World” and “Time to Mend”; and L.S. Dunes: “Sleep Cult”

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“Mixed on Focal” Audio Playlist #5:

To find out more about “Mixed on Focal” engineers and get all five HD Audio playlists, visit:

Visit North American Distributor Focal Naim America:

Related reading: Focal Powered by Naim Expands With 3 New Locations in North America

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