Audiophile Music

Music is the fuel for the race car, and all audio enthusiasts need new records, albums, downloads and other musical goodies to make their systems sing. Audiophile Music includes music on Compact Disc, SACD, Blu-ray, Vinyl, Download, HD Music Download and beyond. Some audiophiles even have copies of analog master tapes for their systems.

 

On this page, find insightful posts on the day’s most relevant topics when it comes to Audiophile Music.

The Punch Brothers – Who’s Feeling Young Now?

Audiophile Music

Steven Stone looks at what could be the most important and influential acoustic music album of 2012. Are you ready to, in the words of Charles Ives, stretch your ears?

Read More

New CD and Blu-Ray Reviews for 2-24-12

Audiophile Music

Steven Stone looks at six new CDs and one Blu-Ray disc from bluegrass, country, rock, and jazz artists....

Read More

Two Fine Folk Albums from 2002

Audiophile Music, High End Audio

This week's Friday CD Reviews feature two fine albums from 2002 that should warm the cockles of any folk music fan's heart....

Read More

New CD, DVD, and BluRay Reviews Feb 10, 2012

Audiophile Music

Six new releases that cover rock, jazz, country, blues, and Americana. Are they all great? No, but some are…

Read More

Two More Must-Have Albums from 2001

Audiophile Music

Steven Stone revisits two fine releases from 2001. Alison Brown's Replay and the Country Gentlemen The Complete Vanguard Recordings should...

Read More

New CD Reviews Jan 27, 2012

Audiophile Music

Steven Stone looks at six new releases, from Otis Taylor, IIIrd Tyme Out, Gene Watson, Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Martin Sexton, and the...

Read More

The Gourds and Grisman – Two Great CDs from 2001

Audiophile Music

Here’s two more great CDs from 2001 that should be in your music library. Although both were released over eleven years ago, they may have passed beneath your radar. Here’s another chance to see if they are your cup of tea…

Read More

New CD Reviews Jan 13 2012

Audiophile Music

Here's Steven Stone's second bi-monthly set of exclusive capsule reviews for Audiophile Review of new and soon-to-be-released albums....

Read More

Two Must-Have Albums from 2001

Audiophile Music

Sherman, set the wayback machine for 2001. Let's revisit a couple of essential albums that should be in every new acoustic music fan's...

Read More

New CD Reviews

Audiophile Music

It’s Friday! Here are some fresh CD reviews. The new Matt Flinner Trio CD, Winter Harvest, on Compass Records, is simply superb.

Read More

Doc Watson Foundation: A Guitar Instrumental Collection 1964-1998 and Eric Thompson: Thompson’s Real Bluegrass Instrumentals with Guitar

Audiophile Music

Some folks might argue as to whether banjo or guitar are the quintessential American instrument. But no one can argue that Doc Watson isn't...

Read More

$59 For a SACD and Why I Might Pay the Fee

Audiophile Music

Searching for great music recordings is a hard thing to do, especially if you are looking for those recordings in high definition. Jerry...

Read More

Elvis and His New Boxed Set

Audiophile Music

When an artist recommends stealing rather than buying their latest deluxe, boxed set, you can bet they’re not happy campers. But since Elvis Costello has made a career out of being disgruntled, perhaps we shouldn’t be surprised…

Read More

This One’s For Him: A Tribute to Guy Clark

Audiophile Music

Most "Tribute" anthologies don't live up to the hype. But This One's For Him: A Tribute to Guy Clark is what a tribute album should be;...

Read More

The Disc That Finally Put My DVD-HD Player to Rest

Audiophile Music

Steven Stone holds on to old technologies. He still has Beta and VHS video-cassette recorders, PCM, DAT, tape cassette and even a pair of...

Read More

Two Fine Vanguard Releases

Audiophile Music

These two Vanguard releases came out in 2000. And if they were under your radar back then, Steven Stone gives you a idea of what you’ve been missing…and links to remedy that situation…

Read More

Is Your Music in the Background or Foreground?

Audiophile Music

When and how do you listen to music? Steven Stone looks at why and how many humans use music, and why how you listen may determine what you...

Read More

The Compass Points Up

Audiophile Music

Another Friday, another music review. I've written that labels don't matter in the new world order of Internet distribution, but there's...

Read More

The Compass Points Up

Audiophile Music

Another Friday, another music review. I’ve written that labels don’t matter in the new world order of Internet distribution, but there’s always an exception to the rule. Compass Records makes consistently great-sounding acoustic music that deserves a place in any acoustic music lover’s collection.

Read More

Johnny Cash – Love, God, and Murder – Three CD Box

Audiophile Music

Johnny Cash. Few musicians have had as much influence on country, roots, and acoustic music as Johnny Cash. Unfortunately during his long...

Read More
Close