AXPONA Expo 2019, Chicago, IL, April 9, 2019 – Lenbrook International, developer of hi-res audio solutions for residential and commercial applications, has announced nugs.net as the latest music service integration for its award-winning BluOS high resolution distributed audio and music management platform. nugs.net gives audiophiles and live music enthusiasts access to over 30,000 hours of live concert recordings from artists like Pearl Jam, Metallica, Bruce Springsteen, Jeff Beck, George Cole Quintet, and dozens more. The integration is part of the upcoming BluOS 3.4 software update, which BluOS users will be prompted to download on or around April 16, 2019.
“Audiophiles are always looking for life-like sound quality,” says Andrew Haines, BluOS Product Manager. “Listening to recordings of live concerts is the perfect way to appreciate the capabilities of the high-fidelity sound systems that our BluOS hardware partners manufacture.”
According to Brad Serling, CEO of nugs.net, subscribers to the hi-fi tier of service will gain access to live concert recordings in lossless FLAC, with approximately 1/3 of the hi-fi catalog available in MQA® 24-bit studio master quality.
“In fact,” adds Serling, “For the fans of the artists on our platform, live concert recordings become available 24-hours after a live show, which is quite unique in the streaming marketplace and allows fans to stay engaged with their favorite artists.”
nugs.net will be on demonstration by BluOS hardware partners NAD Electronics and Bluesound at the AXPONA Expo, April 12 to 14, 2019, Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center in Chicago, IL. Visitors to Holm Audio suite #726 and Saturday Audio Exchange suite #306 will have the opportunity to listen to nugs.net content on some of the latest products from NAD Electronics and Bluesound, as well as take advantage of a special show promotion for a 90-day free trial of nugs.net.
nugs.net is live music on demand. With a growing collection of over 15,000 full-length concert recordings from legendary road warriors like Metallica, Pearl Jam, Phish, Widespread Panic, Umphrey’s McGee, and Dead & Company, you will never run out of live music to explore. It’s available on your desktop, iOS or Android. The nugs.net hi-fi service offers CD-Quality Lossless and Hi-Res MQA streaming for our audiophile fans.
BluOS™ is a premium multi-room audio ecosystem that manages stored and cloud music sources and playback, with support for high-resolution audio streams up to 24/192. Adopted by some of the most renowned hifi audio brands and integrated with numerous smarthome control systems, BluOS allows for interoperability among enabled devices across brands for maximum versatility and use cases. Integrations with popular streaming music services like Tidal, Spotify, Amazon Music, Sound Machine, and Deezer, as well as featuring support for FLAC, WAV, MQA, and other high-resolution formats and codecs, BluOS offers virtually unlimited access to music of all genres for residential and commercial projects. Made up of an operating system and a control application for smart phones, tablets, and PC desktops, BluOS is the ultimate choice for modern distributed audio solutions.
Lenbrook International, a subsidiary of the Lenbrook Group of Companies, is the owner and manufacturer of award-winning brands for home audio and residential install applications. Its full suite of products from NAD Electronics, PSB Speakers, and Bluesound wireless multi-room players, are distributed in over 80 countries, while its nugs.net Coming to BluOS