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Re: OT That 'sizzle sound' of Mp3s

Stefan Tiedje wrote:

> Of course if you subtract the compressed sound from the original, you 
> might hear a sizzle, but that's exactly that part of the sound which 
> gets masked, and which is actually missing in the compressed sound...
> Stefan

The (dubious anyway) theory of masking doesn't take into account stereo 
So the "masked" sizzle can be audible.

..but as to whether there's really a sizzle, or it's just that the 
sounds that are present lose definition I'm not going to claim :-)