Philip wrote:somehow i think they got it right
And somehow I'd like a few more specifics before I accept their conclusions.
As for ABX, it's a useful tool, but you can only use it to prove that a particular codec is transparent to you.
Finally, I really didn't intend to start a stale analog vs. digital vs. compressed digital argument. Digital audio technology has come a long way in the past few years, and I'm delighted that at least some DJs are working with better and better source material.