I know. I'd like to see some tests done if I can audibly discern the difference between this and totally lossless. That would be all fine and dandy, but I have no clue where to find music like that. I do love them. Something I totally forgot to mention about the Annies. On my Q's that I had, if I twisted them in different directions (each ear cup going in a different direction) it would make this tiny crack sound. The Annies don't do that. Reaaallyyy comfortable too. No need to adjust them. Loving it.