Hear the difference with free 24-bit downloads from Linn Records

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LR_Soundcloud.jpgLinn Records is beginning a downloads series (via Twitter) allowing you to test the difference between 24-bit Studio Master, 16-bit CD quality and humble streamed MP3 audio files.

These aren't some engineered test-tones or short audio clips, but full free tracks from the latest Linn Records releases.

First up is some incredible jazz from drummer Alyn Cosker. Download and have a listen to CD Quality vs. Studio Master. You can hear the 128K MP3 version by previewing (rather than downloading) either of these tracks.

Follow Linn Records on Twitter to keep up with the series and hear more. More will be added in the next few weeks, including some 24-bit/192kHz classical tracks and a taster from the soon-to-be-released new album from jazz great Claire Martin.

Take the 24-bit Tune-dem and let us know what you think - we'd love to hear your opinion and any particular requests or suggestions you may have.