Month: September 2015

The Bobbleheads Digitally Recorded Album Basks In Analog Vinyl Warmth

Audiophile Music

Mark Smotroff Gets A Bob-Bob-Bobbleheads Eye View of The Benefit of LP Mastering

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What Is A Valid Listening Test?

Audiophile

Steven Stone looks at what makes a listening test no longer worth the effort......

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Massive Reductions! Record Store Day Overstocks Priced Right!

Audiophile Music

Mark Smotroff gets a second chance to get some releases that used to be expensive as Record Store Day bargains emerge......

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What? Another Analog Versus Digital Comparison?

Analog

Which One do you prefer? Paul Wilson looks at his own preferences and attention span…

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Hark! Breakthrough Technology for FREE!

News

Roger Skoff writes about something that came out too soon, but now......

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A Tale of Evel Knievel, Dirty Old Towns, and One Dirty Old Record

Audiophile Music

Mark Smotroff takes a moldy chance and strikes soul gold of sorts...

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Seduction by a Pair of Headphones

Headphone + Accessory Reviews

Steven Stone explains why he loves the Sennheiser HD-700 headphones…

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Grateful for More Jerry Garcia

Audiophile Music

Mark Smotroff reconsiders a mid-70s Garcia gem......

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Why I’ll Take Genius Any Day

Audiophile

Paul Wilson looks at why when it comes to audio, engineers still rule......

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Does A/B Testing Make You Nervous?

Audiophile

Roger Skoff writes about some people’s inability to trust their own judgment

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Record Store Day Gems From July to Yardbirds

Audiophile Music

Mark Smotroff scores two more great albums......

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Sometimes Live Sound Sucks!

News

Steven Stone visits a very bad sounding opera house that hopefully will never stage a real opera...

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Leon Bridges: Pure Vintage Pop Soul For Now People

Audiophile Music

The universe conspires to let Mark Smotroff discover a bright new soul star

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Do You Have Speaker Placement Woes?

Reference Speakers

Paul Wilson looks at the art of getting his speaker positions dialed-in...

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A Modest Proposal to End the Subjectivist/Objectivist Wars

Audiophile

Roger Skoff offers a new way to settle an old argument...

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Test Pressing Shootout – Barlow vs. Barlow!

Audiophile Music

Mark Smotroff compares and contrasts a rare 45 RPM test press to a stock 33 1/3 RPM version of a new indie folk release

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Equalization – Fidelity’s Friend or Foe?

Digital

Steven Stone looks at the whether EQ is really such a bad thing... ...

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Lovin’ Spoonful on Sundazed Golden Vinyl

Audiophile Music

A Lovin' Spoonful of sugar makes the medicine go down real easy......

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Lovin’ Spoonful on Sundazed Golden Vinyl

Audiophile Music

A Lovin’ Spoonful of sugar makes the medicine go down real easy…

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Sonic Booms and the Vagaries Personal Taste

Subwoofers

Paul Wilson looks at why some systems sound like they do......

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