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A New Inverse Square Rule?

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Roger Skoff writes Part 1 (of 3) about buying hi-fi and what you pay for it.

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How to Serve Raw Frog

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Roger Skoff takes a look at why Hi-Fi is declining and why so few of us care......

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In Search of Perfection?

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Roger Skoff Looks at the concept of perfect audio......

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Prove It

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Steven Stone looks at the issue of who’s opinions are believable…

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The Ahh Factor

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How can you tell when a stereo system is good? Sometimes it's all about how it makes you feel......

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On Quality

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Roger Skoff looks at what makes a "Quality" audio product......

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Classics and Classicness

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Roger Skoff looks at what makes a “Classic”…

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“Black” and “White” Are The Only Things That Are Truly Black and White

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Roger Skoff Looks at audio criticism and finds too many extremes......

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Ethics And The Audiophile Press

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Roger Skoff looks at some ethical issues facing the audiophile press......

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What is the sound of one hand clapping?

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Roger Skoff delves into what you can and can’t find out from swapping components…

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The High End is a Ramjet

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Roger Skoff looks at the high-end audio pricing and finds price escalation as an essential part of the business....

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Fakes in Vintage Audio

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Have you ever seen an intentionally forged or counterfit piece of collectable vintage audio gear? Steven Stone hasn't, but he's still...

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Fakes in Vintage Audio

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Have you ever seen an intentionally forged or counterfit piece of collectable vintage audio gear? Steven Stone hasn’t, but he’s still looking…

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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....

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11 reasons why $200,000 stereo system is better than a $200,000 automobile

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When Steven Stone lived in Boston, parking the car on the street always seemed like the equivalent of putting a pile of money on the curve...

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Boxes? I Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Boxes! Or Maybe I do…

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Every Audio component ever made came in a box. Multiply by the total number of audio components in your system and that can be a lot of boxes. What do you do with all those boxes? Throw ’em away? Put them in the closet? Rent a storage locker? Have a big bonfire once a year?

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What’s Really Selling?

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The world is changing. What's red hot now can be colder than a white russian in 1921 inside of a couple of months. All it takes is the...

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A “Good” Review

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What is a good review? It means different things depending on who you are and what your relationship to the product under review might be....

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A “Good” Review

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What is a good review? It means different things depending on who you are and what your relationship to the product under review might be. Steven Stone believes that good review should be about information…

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TV Show Idea – Pimp Your Tunes

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Everybody is pitching TV shows these days, so I thought I'd share my idea for a killer TV show with a decidedly audiophile bent to it....

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