Month: February 2021

Q&A: Audio Expert Stirling Trayle Explains Room Acoustics, How To Optimize Audio Systems

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Audiophiles understand the importance of room acoustics and set-up. But many do not fully understand how to accomplish a proper acoustical...

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Grooving With The Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio on Vinyl and Qobuz / Tidal Streams

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When considering a new artist in a category that has been arguably played to death over the years, one may give pause to think: do I really...

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The Band’s Stage Fright 50th Anniversary Boxed Set, Pt. 1: Vinyl

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The new super-deluxe edition of The Band’s 1970 release called Stage Fright is both a celebration of the original album and an...

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Classic Rick Derringer SACD Rocks In Quadraphonic Sound

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In 1973 guitarist, producer and songwriter Rick Derringer issued an album, his first solo release that in its own way helped define the...

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Santana / Coltrane Collaboration Shines On Quadraphonic SACD

Audiophile News, Audiophile, Audiophile Music, SACD/DVD-Audio • 2 Comments

Unless you happen to follow uber-niche enthusiast forums on the Internet, chances are you haven’t heard about a somewhat new series of...

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Hasaan Ibn Ali’s Metaphysics Renews Focus On A Lost Jazz Great

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Before I could write this review of the fascinating new archival release from Omnivore Recordings by legendary-but-lost-to-the-ages jazz...

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Black Pumas First Anniversary Modern Rock ’n Soul Classic Deluxe Edition Vinyl

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In the history of pop music there have been quite a number of incredible moments when a new artist emerges, seemingly fully formed, armed...

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Are You Going to Throw Away Those LP’s and CD’s?

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In 1931, RCA Victor introduced the forerunner of the modern “long play” record, more commonly known as the LP. It was not until 1948,...

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Elvis Costello’s Complete Armed Forces Super Deluxe Vinyl-Only Boxed Set (Part III)

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In Part I of this review of Elvis Costello’s super deluxe vinyl-only boxed set The Complete Armed Forces — celebrating his 1979...

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Elvis Costello’s Complete Armed Forces Super Deluxe Vinyl-Only Boxed Set (Part II)

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In Part I of this review of Elvis Costello’s super deluxe vinyl-only boxed set The Complete Armed Forces celebrating his 1979...

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Is That Great Cable Deal Really Counterfeit?

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“If it seems too good to be true, it probably is.” Those words ring in my head anytime I see an ordinarily expensive audio cable posted...

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Exploring Sonny Rollins In Holland: Resonance Records’ Record Store Day Vinyl

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I held off on reviewing this album for a while as there were several details gnawing at me I had to get my head around. But after reading...

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First Time Vinyl Earworm Experience Report: Pugwash’s Jollity

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I’ve written about Ireland’s Pugwash before. And at risk of sounding like a broken record, you really should listen to them. Driven by...

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