Deezer enlists Dua Lipa to deliver must-have live jams at Sony 360 Reality Audio format. Subscribers to the music streamer’s lossless HiFi level can listen to a 28-track playlist that features live performance captured using Sony’s spatial audio technology, which promises sound in all directions.
Theoretically, this should make the 360-degree format ideal for concerts. The end result, according to Deezer, makes it seem like you hear the players (including singers and band members) and the crowd from different positions. Alongside Lipa, the list of “360 Sessions” includes performances by Annie-Marie, Circa Waves, Fireboy Dml, Lolo Zouai and Barrie, among others.
At last count, Sony’s spatial audio format was capped at just 4,000 tracks, including albums and songs by Bob Dylan, Alicia Keys, Miles Davis, Britney Spears, Harry Styles, Outkast, Elvis and Doja Cat, so name a few artists. Compatible tracks can be found on Tidal, Amazon Music HD, live music streaming service nugs.net and, of course, Deezer.
Playlist Comes Right After Sony’s Dedicated 360 Reality Audio Speakers, $ 700 SRS-RA5000, which we considered to be a solid, all-round audio device that delivers on the promise of surround sound, but lacks noise in the bass department.
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