Originally Posted by Div
FLAC is a gimmick if you ask me. theres no way your ears can tell the difference between a FLAC file and an MP3 recorded at 320kbps, its just an audio placebo imo.
In principle I agree, but mp3s are still useless for live music (100% of my digital music) because of the unavoidable gaps/clicks between songs when burnt to CD. So the bitrate of the mp3s don't matter if you can't align on sector boundaries.