The problem with the argument of being true to the "original release" is that we usually can't change the bass and treble on a cellular phone as we would on a stereo system the way we did when we first listened to the music. Actually, my guess is that you can on an Android. But that is likely to be a third party app. Most Bluetooth speakers don't have EQ's, unless it's 3rd party within their app, and their apps are usually horrible. I don't think you are fully considering the most common playback devices being used...phone and headphones. You think you're making things better or keeping them pure or something, but really you're doing the musicians and our ears a serious disservice by not including an EQ. I think using the true to original recording line is just an excuse. Pandora is a 3rd party app, is Apple blocking you from doing it? TLDR: Plain and simple it sounds like garbage without a way to adjust frequencies. Please add EQ parameters of some kind. I'll never spend a cent on Pandora until there's EQ, that's guaranteed.
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