We get asked a lot if there’s a real SQ difference in Tidal and Spotify. The simple answer is yes! On better recordings. Spotify streams at 320Kbps and Tidal is CD quality at 1411 Kbps.
This is easy to detect with music that’s recorded properly, but next to impossible if your music was recorded at 20, 30, 40/1 compression ratios. And for some reason, the tracks that Spotify puts up for a comparison are just that. Most can’t tell much difference, so are left to the conclusion

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