News

The Carpenters: Making The Leap From Singles to Surround Sound

Audiophile Music, Audiophile, Audiophile News, News, SACD/DVD-Audio • One Comment

Mark Smotroff looks at the best and most original Carpenters' singles re-releases......

Read More

Why Experimenting With Your System System Is A Good Thing

Audiophile, Audiophile News, News

As an audiophile, I suspect I am one of a brood of enthusiasts who like to tinker with their systems. I find it somewhere between...

Read More

Why Did I Almost Not Review A New Guided By Voices Album?

Audiophile Music, Audiophile, Audiophile News, News, Vinyl

Mark Smotroff realizes that some ear candy requires more time to digest…

Read More

Can You Own Too Much Gear?

Audiophile, Audiophile News, News

Paul Wilson looks at the wisdom in collecting a lot of audio gear…

Read More

Discovering Maia Sharp Via Mercy Rising CD, Vinyl, Streaming

Audiophile Music, Audiophile, Audiophile News, News

Mark Smotroff explores a new artists who isn’t really new…...

Read More

Reconsidering A Zappa Tribute Covers Project In Surround Sound, SACD

Audiophile, Audiophile Music, Audiophile News, News, Quadrophonic, SACD/DVD-Audio

Mark Smotroff breaks down why some tributes work better than others…...

Read More

Alex Chilton With The Hi Records Rhythm Section Live Concert On Vinyl, Digital & CD

Audiophile Music, Audiophile, Audiophile News, News, Vinyl

The notion of reviewing a live set in a small club by a band doing cover tunes is not exactly the stuff audiophiles or most music fans...

Read More

Herbie Hancock’s My Point of View, Blue Note Tone Poet Vinyl

Audiophile Music, Audiophile, Audiophile News, News, Vinyl

I recently picked up a new reissue of one of Herbie Hancock’s earliest solo records as a group leader, My Point Of View. This release...

Read More

Island Records’ Vinyl Series Volume One Delivers Hits & Perspective

Audiophile Music, Audiophile, Audiophile News, News, Vinyl

To many of you who are fairly deep into music, Island Records is a label that brought you music by Bob Marley & The Wailers, U2 and...

Read More

Why Reviews Are Important

Audiophile News, Audiophile, News

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

Read More

Tina Brooks’ The Waiting Game Worth The Wait For Blue Note Tone Poet Vinyl

Audiophile Music, Audiophile, News • 2 Comments

I bought this album — The Waiting Game by Tina Brooks — purely on its reputation. I’d read numerous favorable “now...

Read More
Close