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Sun Ra Music Archive Reissues 21 Albums Exclusively for iTunes

Many included previously unreleased bonus tracks

The Sun Ra Music Archive announced today-two days before the 100th anniversary of the birth of the artist-that it has reissued 21 classic Sun Ra albums digitally for iTunes. These recordings, released under the banner of Sun Ra Mastered for iTunes, are available exclusively on the service in a 24-bit format at itunes.com/sunramusic. The albums are released on the Enterplanetary Koncepts label.

According to a press release, “The Mastered for iTunes format exceeds the standard 16-bit sound quality of CDs, starting with 24-bit transfers from the analog master tapes. This ensures that the music is delivered to listeners with increased audio fidelity that more closely replicates what the artists, recording engineers and producers intended.”

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