The Dirty Sound of an MP3

As an MP3 is the most recent audio evolution, one assumes that it offers the highest quality sound. This however is just not true. When it was once CDs that seemed to lack the warmth of a record, today MP3s are missing something, with a fraction of the fidelity that a CD recording offers. The fact is that MP3s are missing some sound, the files leave out the more subtle parts of the music to shrink the file down to a convenient size. Most of us won't notice, because the human brain only picks up the frequencies that are easiest to perceive, however, a musician or a person who is familiar with very high technology music systems does notice. Unfortunately, this simplified music is the status quo, as today's youth are only exposed to MP3 sound and until a better encoding system for music is invented that is what it will be like.

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