Atavism on Flash Card

SND's 2009 album Atavism has been re-released on a 4 gigabyte SDHC card by the Raster-Noton label. The flash card format, typically used for digital camera and camcorder recording, allows for a quality of sound not usually available through download or on audio CD. Able to stream files at 24 bits, 96kHz per second, the thumb sized chip can contain tracks that are roughly twice the sonic resolution of the 16 bit, 44.1 kHz standard found on CDs. Actually playing the album could be an issue, however, as Raster-Noton are warning potential buyers to make sure their computers can handle the high sample rate before they purchase the card.

The SDHC format Atavism, which was specially mastered by Berlin's Dubplates & Mastering (founded by Basic Channel in 1995) is available at raster-noton.net

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