• Linn Records Celebrates 1 Year of Hi-Res Downloads

     
    Linn records has a January promotion for high resolution downloads. Linn is offering a high resolution sampler for $13.50, six new titles added, and some new studio master downloads. Read more for additional details.
     

     

    from LinnRecords.com Link

    Celebrate 1 Year of Hi-Res Downloads
    Join Linn Records in celebrating a successful first year of hi-resolution downloads.

    Try the latest Linn Records Sampler in Studio Master quality - only £7.50 / €11.00 / $13.50
    Six new download collections of recommended titles
    New Studio Master downloads added

    On January 10th 2007 the new-look Linn Records website was launched to critical acclaim. Gramophone proclaimed it "a model download site" and in December 2007 US audiophile magazine Stereophile named Linn Records High Resolution Downloads "Editor's Choice" in their Products Awards.

    One year on we have 38 albums available at Studio Master quality and are now offering added value to download customers. When you purchase a Studio Master album you will also be able to download:

    the sleeve ...a png file designed to perfectly fit a CD case
    the complete booklet ...now there is no need to miss out on any information or lyrics **NEW**
    the inlay ...a png file designed to perfectly fit a CD case **NEW**

    Currently only the albums in the six new download collections have this new feature, but soon all albums will.

    If you have already purchased a Studio Master album or if you purchase a Studio Master album which is not in the promotion you will find the booklet and inlay in your account waiting for you to download them as soon as they become available.



    Try the latest Linn Records Sampler in Studio Master quality

    The latest sampler is an excellent way to try the unbeatable digital sound that Studio Master quality offers.

    A stunning new collection of demonstration quality tracks that showcase our artists at their very best. "The Super Audio Surround Collection Volume 3" features stand-out tracks from Linn's 2006-07 releases and is amazing value at only £7.50 / €11.00 / $13.50 for sixteen tracks.

    Click here for details.



    Six new download collections of recommended titles

    Whether you are new to the benefits of Studio Master quality sound or an enthusiastic supporter, these six new download collections are sure to give your Linn collection a boost.

    Jazz Bestsellers Download Collection
    The three most popular jazz download albums with Linn Records customers. Includes albums by award-winning Jazz vocalist Claire Martin, renowned song stylist Barb Jungr and singer/songwriter Judith Owen.

    Classical Bestsellers Download Collection
    The three most popular classical download albums with Linn Records customers. Includes the award-winning Handel's Messiah by Dunedin Consort, Mozart Requiem by SCO/Mackerrasand La Guitarra Espanola by William Carter.

    Choral Bestsellers Download Collection
    Three bestselling choral albums from the award-winning Dunedin Consort, Cappella Nova and Magnificat featuring Handel's Messiah, new works by James MacMillan and the famous Tallis 16-part Spem in alium.

    Singer/Songwriter Download Collection
    Three memorable albums of songs by renowned singer/songwriters; Fiona Mackenzie and Judith Owenperform self-openned material, while Ian Shaw performs unique versions of Joni Mitchell songs.

    SCO/Mozart Download Collection
    Three bestselling Mozart albums from the acclaimed Scottish Chamber Orchestra featuring performances conducted by Mozart specialist Sir Charles Mackerras and Austrian violin virtuoso Alexander Janiczek.

    Gramophone Editor's Choice Download Collection
    Three outstanding classical albums which have been named "Editor's Choice" by Gramophone Magazine. A diverse and engaging collection of albums by William Carter, Gillian Weir and Cappella Nova.




    New Studio Master downloads added

    Three new Studio Master downloads have already been added to www.linnrecords.com. Look out for more in 2008...


    "Accident and Insurgency" by Arnie Somogyi's Ambulance

    Features five of the UK's most exciting young jazz musicians and US jazz legend trumpeter Eddie Henderson

    "This rich and varied album perfectly reflects the versatility and musicianly prowess of the quintet that one of the UK's most accomplished bassists, Arnie Somogyi, has assembled." Recommended
    Vortex Jazz Website



    "Elevate" by Fiona Mackenzie

    Debut solo album from the singer/songwriter featuring self-penned compositions in Gaelic and English

    "Clear, fragile, heartrendingly emotive vocals...a real flair for song-writing"
    The Scotsman



    "Mozart Symphonies 38 - 41" by Scottish Chamber Orchestra

    Sir Charles Mackerras deliver a truly memorable recording of Mozart's four last symphonies

    "Mackerras's performance is as thrilling as one would expect from this great Mozart conductor."
    The Sunday Times