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Re: OT That 'sizzle sound' of Mp3s

You should record a 20-20k sweep tone and convert it to MP3.  You 
would be surprised.

>On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 12:19 PM, Stefan Tiedje
><stefantiedje@googlemail.com> wrote:
>>  I never ever heard a sizzle in mp3's, and I know nobody who does.
>The word "sizzle" might be misleading. What mp3 compression destroys,
>in my listening experience, is rather the deep bass and general
>definition of stereo image. I must say though that with the 256 kpbs
>mp3 compression I think music sounds ok even played over my production
>rig of active Genelec 8030 plus matched sub bass speaker (a different
>listening situation than headphones). If using AAC as the compression
>I think you get even better sound per kilobyte. Never the less I use
>Apple's lossless format for archiving and listening. It is about half
>the file compared to uncompressed WAVE or AIFF.
>Greetings from Sweden
>Per Boysen