Album of the Week

Album of the Week: Witch Prophet

Witch. Prophet. Healer. So says Ayo Leilani’s Bandcamp page, otherwise known as Witch Prophet. The Golden Octave is her debut album but it bears no resemblance to one because The Golden Octave is mature beyond its years, slipping into some big shoes ever so comfortably.

HiFi

Why A NAS With RAID Is Cool

A Synology 412+ Network Attached Storage device (NAS) holds all of the my file-based music, i.e. all of the downloads I’ve purchased and all the CDs I’ve purchased and ripped. Like any library, that represents a significant investment in $ and time. The 412+ has […]

Album of the Week

Album of the Week: La Luz

“And you’ll never hear surf music again” Jimi Hendrix from “Third Stone From the Sun”. Every regular reader knows I adore Jimi but in this case I’ll have to disagree. La Luz is Shana Cleveland (guitar), Marian Li Pino (drums), Alice Sandahl (keyboard) and Lena […]

HiFi Reviews

Review: ELAC Debut 2.0 B5.2

Are sins of omission really sins when it comes to hifi? The correct answer is “No”. I’ve been playing with the ELAC Debut 2.0 B5.2 speakers for months, on and off, with a variety of amplifiers and they are a delight to listen through.

Art&Culture

Happy Birthday Paul Klee

Twittering Machines took its name from the Paul Klee work “Twittering Machine” (Die Zwitscher-Maschine), from 1929. Today is the anniversary of Mr. Klee’s birth, December 18, 1879, so an appreciation is in order. Enjoy!

#NewMusicFriday

#NewMusicFriday: December 14, 2018

Each Friday, Stephen Mejias, AudioQuest’s Director of Communications and former Stereophile and Audiostream.com columnist, will browse through the many exciting albums released that day and select 15 worth a closer listen. La Caminadora by Orkesta Mendoza Orquesta Mendoza: La Caninadora (Glitterbeat Records) Lunar Ascension by […]