As part of an ongoing drive to significantly increase my local library I’ve made quite a few recent purchases from Bandcamp. You never quite know what resolution download you’re going to get as Bandcamp is a hosting site for labels and individual artists.
Today I purchased two albums by Field Music (“Open Here” and “Flat White Moon”). The format of these albums interested me.
“Open Here” is the only recording in my collection that’s 48/16. Obviously I’ve got plenty of 44.1/16 and also plenty of 48/24, but no 48/16 (at least not until today).
“Flat White Moon” comes in at 192/24. Nothing unusual about 192/24, but it’s the first time that I’ve had anything from Bandcamp at this resolution.
So what’s the purpose of my post? I suppose it’s to ask other users if they’ve had similar interesting* experiences when purchasing from Bandcamp (or elsewhere).
*I use the term “interesting” in its loosest sense, fully accepting that my wife and children would utter their favourite refrain “is it really though?”.