Month: September 2020

Bettye LaVette’s New Blackbirds On Vinyl

Audiophile, Audiophile Music

Mark Smotroff wonders what is it about vinyl that appeals to the ear?

Read More

Jon Anderson’s 1000 Hands Shines On Vinyl

Audiophile, Audiophile Music

Mark Smotroff enjoys an album that is 21st century Yes music in all but name......

Read More

Five Things All Audiophiles Should Do

Audiophile

Paul Wilson outlines five things for audiophiles to consider doing…

Read More

Fleet Foxes’ New Shore Reaffirms Greatness, Grandeur On Qobuz, Tidal, Spotify Streams

Audiophile, Audiophile Music

Mark Smotroff is elated over a surprise new album from a favorite band......

Read More

Record Store Day Preview: Parish Hall 180-gram Vinyl Reissue

Audiophile, Audiophile Music

Mark Smotroff rocks out to a lost California blues rock band ...

Read More

Jonathan Richman’s I, Jonathan on Vinyl, Tidal and Qobuz Streams

Audiophile, Audiophile Music

Mark Smotroff revels in a ’90s Lo Fi gem that is surprisingly Hi Fi…

Read More

New Music Fridays

Audiophile, Audiophile Music

Paul Wilson highlights five new works worth looking into. ...

Read More

Les Paul’s Radio Show

Audiophile, Audiophile Music

Mark Smotroff finds music history gold streaming free on the web......

Read More

Thelonious Monk’s Lost 1968 Palo Alto Concert, New Release Preview

Audiophile, Audiophile Music

Mark Smotroff appreciates the cultural and historical significance of a lost concert…

Read More

Bettye LaVette’s New Blackbirds Album On Tidal MQA, Qobuz Hi Res Streams

Audiophile, Audiophile Music

Mark Smotroff is thankful for another wonderful album by a living legend......

Read More

Are Professionally Trained Musicians Better Audiophiles?

Audiophile

Paul Wilson asks the question is a professional musician the best measure of an audiophile? ...

Read More

The Flaming Lips’ New American Head Album Previewed

Audiophile, Audiophile Music

Mark Smotroff embraces a fresh prog pop epic…

Read More

Catching Up With Thomas Walsh’s Pugwash on Vinyl, CD, Streaming

Audiophile, Audiophile Music

Mark Smotroff wishes more pure popularity for a now composer......

Read More

Is Your Current System the Best Choice?

Audiophile

Paul Wilson looks at the wisdom of a new audio system......

Read More

Lou Reed’s Walk On The Audiophile Side (A Not Quite Book Review)

Audiophile, Audiophile Music

Mark Smotroff discovers a high fidelity subtext to a rock legend’s life….

Read More

Louis Armstrong Meets Oscar Peterson, Acoustic Sounds Verve Records Vinyl, Streaming

Audiophile, Audiophile Music

Mark Smotroff explores another rare jazz classic reissue... ...

Read More
Close