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Wednesday, November 08, 2006

Tensilica Offers Free Music Downloads to Showcase Quality of HiFi 2 Audio Engine

Tensilica, Inc. is offering free jazz music downloads in five popular music formats (MP3, WMA, MPEG-2/4 AAC LC, aacPlus™ v1, and aacPlus v2) from its web site at Tensilica encoded the free music downloads utilizing the HiFi 2 Audio Engine encoders to showcase the fidelity achieved with a DSP processor core optimized for audio.

The two tunes available, “Les is Moore” and “Pigsaw Juzzle,” are from the Pigsaw Juzzle CD from the Hip Pocket Jazz Quintet ( The Hip Pocket Jazz Quintet has been playing in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1989 and Pigsaw Juzzle marks the group's first all-original release. The cornerstone of Hip Pocket's philosophy is to create truly improvised jazz. All the musicians are in the same room at the same time and there are no overdubs.