Neil Young Launches PonoMusic
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 13:01:03
Neil Young x PonoMusic is HERE!
The classic rocker has launched PonoMusic, whose mission is to bring the highest-quality digital music to discerning, passionate consumers who wish to experience music the way the artists intended, with emotion, detail and power intact.
That's a mission WE support.
"It's about the music, real music. We want to move digital music into the 21st century and PonoMusic does exactly that. We couldn't be more excited about bringing PonoMusic to the market," said Young.
The intel: PonoMusic encompasses both an online music store (PonoMusic.com) and a playback device (The PonoPlayer). The PonoPlayer is a digital-music experience unlike any other, offering the finest quality, highest-resolution digital music from both major labels and prominent independent labels, curated and archived for discriminating PonoMusic customers. The PonoMusic desktop media management application allows customers to download, manage and sync their music to their PonoPlayer and other high-resolution digital music devices.
The goal is to offer the highest quality digital music available from all the major labels with the world's greatest sounding, user-friendly portable music player.
The PonoPlayer is a purpose-built, portable, high-resolution digital-music player designed and engineered in a "no-compromise" fashion to allow consumers to experience studio master-quality digital music at the highest audio fidelity possible, bringing the true emotion and detail of the music, the way the artist recorded it, to life. It also features a convenient, easy-to-use LCD touch screen interface that is totally intuitive. The audio technology in the PonoPlayer was developed in conjunction with the engineering team at Ayre, in Boulder Colorado, a leader in world class audio technology.
BR> The PonoPlayer has 128GB of memory and can store 1000 to 2000 high-resolution digital-music albums. Memory cards can be used to store and play different playlists and additional collections of music. The PonoPlayer will be sold at PonoMusic.com for $399 MSRP and is available for pre-order at a discounted price on Kickstarter link. PonoMusic recommended earbud and headphone products will also be available for purchase on PonoMusic.com.
Anyone plan to pick up a PonoPlayer?