Author: steven stone

Alternating Current Line Noise – Can You Hear it? Can You Fix it?

Audiophile • 4 Comments

Steven Stone explores some challenges measuring line noise reduction…

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Which Audiophile Has the Best Toys?

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An Audiophile Definition of "You Are What You Eat..." ...

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Recording a House Concert – Third Time Could Be A Charm

Audiophile

Steven Stone finally succeeds in getting a good recording from a challenging venue......

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Audio Equipment Break In: Fact or Fiction?

Audiophile • 3 Comments

An online question that deserves a non-snarky answer…

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Why Some Music Sounds Better Than Other Music

Audiophile • 6 Comments

Steven Stone looks at why a recording makes him go yeah or yuck... ...

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Music Libraries – Physical Vs. Virtual

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Steven Stone asks, are music files, by themselves, enough for us humans? ...

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The World Is Loud (And What to Do About it)

Audiophile

Steven Stone gets all plugged up…

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Amazon HD and Me – Early Adopter’s Dilemma

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Steven Stone looks at how Amazon HD will affect his, and possibly your, listening patterns......

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Robustness as An Arbiter of an Audio Review’s Truth

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Steven Stone looks at why some opinions should have more weight than others... ...

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Which Are More Accurate Headphones or Loudspeakers?

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Steven Stone looks at which transducer technology is more faithful to the source…

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Rocky Mountain AudioFest 2019 – The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

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Steven Stone looks at RMAF's first year in a new venue......

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Bluetooth “Lifestyle” Loudspeakers – Back to Mono, Again

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Steven Stone wonders what "smart" Bluetooth loudspeakers have to do with good sound... ...

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To Audiophile Hobbyists – Don’t Give Up Your Day Job!

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Steven Stone looks at why “I can do for that 1/10 the price” is nonsense…

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Five Budget-Priced USB Digital Audio Convertors Every Audiophile Can and Should Hear

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Steven Stone details his favorite inexpensive DACs... ...

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Expanding the Classic Audiophile Window Metaphor

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Steven Stone looks the musical event through a pane of glass, sort of... ...

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A Wireless On-Ear headphone For Less Than $20US That Doesn’t Totally Suck

Audiophile • 3 Comments

Only got a single Andrew Jackson to spend on headphones? Steven Stone has a solution…

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Real and Virtual SPL Meters

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Steven Stone looks at SPL meters from the past and present... ...

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Are Older Recordings Really Better?

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Steven Stone looks at some why's involved in good and bad recording quality... ...

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With Headphones and Shoes the Fit is More Important Than Anything Else

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Steven Stone looks at why an under $300 headphone can be better than a $1000 one…

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Sonic Comparisons – If the playing field isn’t level the conclusions will be lopsided

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Steven Stone looks at some basics for useful listening comparisons... ...

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