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.

 

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

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Johnny Cash. Few musicians have had as much influence on country, roots, and acoustic music as Johnny Cash. Unfortunately during his long career Cash recorded and released as many awful albums as good ones. Love, God and Murder has both.

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Do Record Labels Matter?

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RCA, Epic, RSO, IRS, London, DG, EMI, Motown, Pye...Except for Motown, which has a clear identity, would you buy an album because it was on...

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Newport Folk Festival-Best of Bluegrass 1959 – 1966 and Newport Folk Festival-Best of the Blues 1959 – 1968

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It's Friday. Time for a review of what Steven Stone considers an essential recording for anyone into Roots, Folk, Blues, Bluegrass, and...

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My RMAF Music Checklist

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Packing for Rocky Mountain Audiofest? Don’t forget to bring music. Here’s what Steven Stone is bringing to the big show…

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Keith Whitley – Sad Songs and Waltzes

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Keith Whitley. Unless you're a pretty hardcore country music fan, you may not have heard of him. But without Keith Whitley, Alison Krauss...

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Going Deep – Ruminations on Depth

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Audiophiles regularly discuss whether a 2-channel system can accurately reproduce depth. Steven Stone's answer is an unequivocal, yes! He...

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Friday’s Album Review – Rodney Crowell

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Steven Stone looks at two of Rodney Crowell’s best albums – the 2001 release, The Houston Kid and 1988’s Diamonds and Dirt. Which one is better? That’s like comparing peach pie with chicken gumbo – they’re both part of the same musical feast..

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Charles Sawtelle, Music from Rancho DeVille

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Some albums get better with time. Charles Sawtelle's Music From Rancho Deville ranks as one of the most essential and important bluegrass...

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Charles Sawtelle, Music from Rancho DeVille

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Some albums get better with time. Charles Sawtelle's Music From Rancho Deville ranks as one of the most essential and important bluegrass...

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Two Sierra Records Gems

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“Historical Recordings” by their very nature are usually not audiophile sound spectaculars. These two Sierra Recordings are no exception. But if American roots music is your thing, these recordings should be in your library, sonic warts and all.

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Nickel Creek’s 1st Release – Nickel Creek – Sugar Hill records

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Steven Stone has been writing music reviews for Vintage Guitar Magazine since the mid '90's. As a regular Friday feature he will revisit...

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Rip, Then Sell Your CDs?

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Since I began ripping CDs into my computer's music library I rarely use the original CDs. Wouldn't it be great if I could just sell 'em?...

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Record Sales Are Up 39% For The year

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Although U.S. record sales are up 30%, it still does not bode well for the home team. Don’t expect a rash of new audiophile releases from major labels. Why? Because Audiophiles have very little to do with this new growth.

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The Deadly Gentlemen at the Salina Schoolhouse

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Here's a tale of a schoolhouse, an acoustic group, and a pair of microphones. Steven Stone treks into the wilds of Colorado (Ok, it's only...

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The Deadly Gentlemen at the Salina Schoolhouse

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Here's a tale of a schoolhouse, an acoustic group, and a pair of microphones. Steven Stone treks into the wilds of Colorado (Ok, it's only...

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I’m Off to Summer Camp – See Ya in a Couple a Days

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AudiophileReview.com Blogger and music lover, Steven Stone, is going to summer camp at the Rocky Grass Academy. He will work on his musical chops which are the basis of his love for all things audiophile. Anybody that tells you audio comes before music has simply got it wrong.

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A Weekend with Spotify

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Spotify is a music service that has been available in Europe for some time but is just now making its way to the United States. How does...

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HD Tracks Connects With Warner Music

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HD Tracks just got a pretty good get for their library of music. Warner Music and HD Tracks are now partners in bringing audiophile music...

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Six High-Def Music Blu-ray Discs From AIX and 2L

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AIX and 2L are two companies that offer high-definition music. Six releases, three from each, are examined in this article which is the first article in a new series of high-resolution music reviews.

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Live Streaming! Hooray! Boo!

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When Steven Stone found out he would be able to listen to performances from the 2011 Telluride Festival streaming over the internet in...

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