Month: September 2018

Are We About To Have Streaming Wars?

Digital • 13 Comments

Paul Wilson speculates about what will happen when Qobuz enters the US market…

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Do Your Heirs Know How Much Your Audio System Is Really Worth?

Audiophile • 3 Comments

Jerry Del Colliano looks at death and how it relates to your AV system......

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The Pitfalls and Pleasures of Buying Direct from China

Affordable Speakers, News • 3 Comments

Steven Stone shares his experiences with overseas shopping…

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Eye of the Storm: ’80s-Modern Surf-Rock Instrumental Fusion Joys Reviewed on CD and Tidal

Audiophile Music

Mark Smotroff dreams of a flying eyeball picture disc......

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Is Live Music Really Better Than A Stereo System?

High End Audio • 13 Comments

Paul Wilson wonders why live music is always credited as sounding better than a recording......

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Paul McCartney’s New Egypt Station, 180-Gram Vinyl Deluxe Edition Reviewed

Audiophile Music • One Comment

Mark Smotroff gets his station ticket vinyl transfer..

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AXPONA Un-shoots Themselves In The Foot By Restoring Spring Dates For 2020

News, Shows • 3 Comments

Another day, another press release......

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A “New” Idea for Audio Manufacturer Outreach

News • 11 Comments

Since music lovers aren't going into Hi-Fi stores because they no longer exist, maybe audio firms should go to the music lovers are......

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Paul McCartney’s New Egypt Station, Deluxe Target Edition CD Reviewed

Audiophile Music • One Comment

Mark Smotroff gets his station to station ticket to ride…

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Which Is More Outdated, Today’s Music Or Me?

Audiophile • 9 Comments

Paul Wilson wonders which is more outdated, today's music or himself?...

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Axpona Moves Dates To Tussle With RMAF, CEDIA and Many Other Fall 2020 Shows


Jerry Del Colliano sees disaster in at least one audio show's future......

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Interpol vs The Fall : Post Punk Pop Sound of Music Reviewed on Vinyl and Tidal

Audiophile Music • 3 Comments

Mark Smotroff ponders artistic and musical compromises…

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Power Outages and Your Audio System

Audiophile, Cables • 7 Comments

Steven Stone explains why he always uses power conditioners......

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My Journey, Kicking and Screaming, Into Subwoofers


Paul Wilson looks at the results of adding subwoofers in his system…

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Digital Explained – “Too Many Notes”


David Collins delves into non-oversampled converters (NOS)......

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Deep Grooving At 78 RPM : Surprising Fidelity Locked In Antique Music Discs

Audiophile Music • 2 Comments

Mark Smotroff finds groovy joys spinning at high speeds......

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Why Top-Rated Phono Systems Cost So Much

Analog • 22 Comments

Steven Stone looks at premium turntables and their prices…

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Pop Rocks : Sparkling New Music From Peter Holsapple, Jason Falkner Reviewed on CD, Tidal

Audiophile Music

Mark Smotroff explores new American pop confections from different neighborhoods......

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