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MusicGiants Sounds Off On iTunes and EMI Announcement

It’s official… Consumers demand higher sound quality from their downloads.

“We’re really excited to see Steve Jobs following our lead by delivering higher quality music downloads. Apple’s change in direction validates what we’ve been saying at MusicGiants for the past three years…SOUND QUALITY DOES MATTER”, said Scott Bahneman, CEO of MusicGiants.

Apples’ announcement this week that they will be offering a portion of their music library for $1.29 per song with double the sound quality of their current 128 kbps (kilobits per second) files, is a step in the right direction. However, for the same price, MusicGiants delivers full resolution music at up to 1100 kbps for uncompromised, “true CD quality” sound. In fact, MusicGiants, which launched in 2005, is still the only music download service to offer high-definition, lossless digital recordings from the top music companies such as EMI Music, Sony BMG Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group. Since then, it has added Super HD downloads (as in re-mastered DVD Audio or SACDs available in either 5.1 surround sound or 2.0 stereo) which play at sample rates up to 11,000 kbps. The listening experience at this level will remind you of the rich, warm sound of vinyl.

Currently, MusicGiants integrates with top hardware manufacturers such as Niveus, Crestron, Imerge, Audio Design Associates (ADA), Inteset, and Xperinet which provide access to MusicGiants’ premium content through their high performance entertainment systems. Customers can browse the MusicGiants’ HD music store inside their media servers and purchase music from the comfort of their couch. In addition, their exclusive Music Concierge feature allows clients to purchase large, customized collections of music.

MusicGiants has over 500 dealers in the U.S. and they are expanding rapidly due to the widespread growth of media servers as the entertainment platform for music, TV and videos in the home. In an era where almost all of the independent record stores have closed, this army of dealers is once again selling music directly to the consumer.

EMI’s decision to lift DRM from their recordings is a bold move which may invigorate digital music sales,” said Bahneman. “Regardless of the future of DRM, one thing is for sure; if we expect consumers to pay for music downloads, we must offer a higher quality product than what can be acquired for free through file sharing websites.”

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About MusicGiants
MusicGiants delivers high definition entertainment from all of the giants of the industry. Our HD media store is integrated into all of the top media servers for convenient delivery of premium HD content. MusicGiants is the perfect companion for home audio systems and anywhere else that sound quality matters.

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