Pono Music puts the soul back to your tunes
Listening to music can improve your day, make you nostalgic, inspire you, and much more. However, the quality of the sound when a musician is in the recording booth is lost somewhat in the transition to MP3 or onto a CD. While making a single song takes a lot of effort, you can imagine how infuriating it would be for the artists when every subtle nuance or echo wasn’t properly heard because of poor resolution. How much more would a song affect you if you could hear the whole thing as it was intended?
While you could listen to records, you can’t exactly take that with you from place to place very easily. The PonoPlayer was developed to bridge this gap, and return your music to what it was supposed to be. It corresponds with an app called PonoMusic, that you don’t necessarily have to purchase music from. The big difference being that these music files (FLAC to be specific) have about six times more musical information than a typical MP3.
These are very easy to navigate with a touchscreen, as well as power, and volume buttons. There are two output jacks. One is for headphones, and the other will let you connect this to a stereo in your home or car. It can’t be connected to your phone so there will be no interruptions to your music unless you want there to be. It is a bit chunky in build, but that’s so it can stand on its own or sit flat on any surface. This will cost you around $300, which is much cheaper than the $399 retail price it will hit once it’s no longer in a crowdfunding phase.
Available for crowdfunding on Kickstarter