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Neil Young Tries It Again With New Hi-Res Streaming Service

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To say that Neil Young’s Pono download service and¬†dedicated audio player was a failure is an understatement. The service was very late to be introduced, and by the time it became available, downloads had been swept aside by streaming. Young also underestimated the consumer market’s attraction to high-resolution, especially when the prices are much higher […]

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December 14, 2016

Neil Young To Turn Pono Into High Resolution Streaming Service

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Neil Young has finally gotten the message about his Pono high-fidelity service, only it’s a couple of years too late. Originally conceived¬†as a download service complete with its own dedicated player, the development took way too long and when it launched potential users had already moved on to streaming instead of buying downloads. Now the […]

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Neil Young Gives In And Puts Music Back On Streaming Services

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Neil Young pulled his music off of every streaming service in 2015 because of the poor sound quality in favor of his own Pono service, but in a reversal, now he’s back. Although last May his music was made available on Tidal, now it can be found on both Spotify and Apple Music. Pono was […]

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