Washington Post: 7 Experts Sound Off After a Music TestJul 13, 2001, 20:32 (28 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robert Thomason)
[ Thanks to Glenn for this link. ]
A recurring question about Ogg Vorbis has regarded how well it stacks up against other audio compression formats. This item attempts to answer that question in a shootout between MP3, Ogg Vorbis, Windows Audio Media, and MP3Pro involving members of the National Symphony Orchestra, a composer, a stereo salesman, and a rock guitarist.
"The test sessions were done in a home environment with an ordinary stereo system. We focused most of our attention on MP3Pro and Vorbis, the two newest formats, with Windows Audio Media and MP3, the older and more familiar formats, given more limited tests.