In my opinion (see my 2nd point above) we will see more and more ‘distributors’ release higher resolution material which are as close as possible to the resolution during the recording/mastering.
In the past, CD’s (and SACD) were the highest quality mainstream distrubution technology. And deemed sufficient (as your article explains).
But as nowadays studio are recording in DSD or DXD (and using MQA), it makes sense to ‘just’ release it in the recorded resolution and let any needed down-sizing be done at the reproduction end (the player) in the way that fits best for the given situation.
Hopefully we will soon see record-labels that put quality releases of quality recordings as a strong selling point
As a Qobuz user, I look for pieces of music in which information about the recording is available to validate that effort is put in creating quality source material.
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