Author: Paul Wilson

How A Pandemic Changed High Performance Audio

Audiophile News, Audiophile

Paul Wilson looks back at audio during the pandemic of 2020… and beyond…

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How Do You Explain Our Hobby to A Non-Audiophile?

Analog, Audiophile, Audiophile News

Paul Wilson describes the problems in explaining our hobby. ...

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Are Dealers High End’s Ultimate Salvation?

Audiophile, Audiophile Music, Audiophile News

Paul Wilson looks at how dealers might preserve the audiophile hobby......

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Are New Trends Replacing Sonics With Convenience?

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Paul Wilson considers the fate of sonic excellence in future audio design. ...

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Have You Ever Experienced Audio System Withdrawal?

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Paul Wilson looks at audio system withdrawal......

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Can Turntables Springboard Young Audiophiles?

Vinyl, Audiophile, Audiophile Music, Audiophile News

Go back ten, maybe fifteen years and analog LP sales were vapor thin among young, non-audiophiles. Streaming lossy, compressed music on...

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Why Reviews Are Important

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In the early years of high performance audio, the hobby, predominately, was most aptly characterized as local. Dealers were in almost every...

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Audio Things I Wish I Had Done Differently

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At the young age of 15, I became fascinated with my then best friend’s, older brother’s, all Mcintosh system. Charles had a Mac tube...

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Does Spotify’s Recent Announcement Signal Lossy’s End?

Audiophile News, Audiophile

When Steve Jobs and Apple first began developmental work on the iPod, their goal was a device to fit into a shirt pocket and hold 1000...

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New Music for Friday

Audiophile News, Audiophile, Audiophile Music

The Jeff Benedict Big Big Band – “The Weather is Here, Wish You Were Beautiful” Maroon Creek Music For most of the last thirty years,...

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Are You Ready for The Rebirth of Reel to Reel?

Audiophile News, Audiophile • One Comment

For those old enough to remember, the 1960’s and 1970’s were a unique time to be an audiophile. For most with a superior high end audio...

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

Audiophile News, Audiophile, High End Audio, Reference Speakers, Resources, Room Acoustics

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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How High-End Audio Appeals To Everyone (Or Tries To)

Audiophile News, Audiophile

Pick a hobby, any hobby. Sports car enthusiasts have any number of makes and models from which to choose. Watches and wine, two hobbies...

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Is That Great Cable Deal Really Counterfeit?

Cables, Audiophile, Audiophile News • 3 Comments

“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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