7digital puts out Universal catalogue in MP3 320K

7digital – the privately held London-based digital media startup backed by Benchmark Capital – has quietly launched the Universal catalogue in the high quality MP3 320K format, the first distributor to do so in Europe. For instance, Abba’s greatest hits is now in MP3 320K. In March of 2008, the company secured the first deal to exclusively sell Warner Music’s full catalogue of DRM-free music across Europe.The site already had a deal to sell EMI’s DRM-free music and is also negotiating with Sony BMG.