Building 6197, a 22,320-square-foot warehouse in Universal Studios Hollywood, housed 2,400 square feet lined with 18-foot-high storage shelves filled with master tapes owned by UMG. On June 1, 2008, Building 6197 went up in flames.
Most people want the same thing from a small speaker—big sound. Amar Bose went to some lengths in his Wave Radios to deliver on this promise but you can only twist the truth so far. The Wave Radio sounded like a big table radio. If […]
Hurry! Magnum Photo Collective’s Square Print Sale is happening now, but not for long—June 10, 8 a.m. EST to June 14, 11:59 p.m. EST.
Just like the title says. I give you…
There’s nothing better than artists on artists in my book. Whether that’s a cover, words, or images, artists on artists are 1000x more interesting (and insightful) than critics. Incidentally, I feel the same way about writers, philosophers, carpenters, etc.
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.
Some days, nothing short of glorious will do.
Imagine you are walking down the street on your way to your favorite restaurant. As you approach the front door of Chez Écoute, the door recedes. The closer you try to get to it, the door continues its backward slide remaining just out of reach. […]
Pitchfork writers can be smug. I think they get paid extra for smug word-count. Case in point…
There’s something going in the Barn. It’s a secret. For now.
Conlon Nancarrow was born in Texarkana, Arkansas in 1912, played jazz trumpet as a youngster, studied music with with Roger Sessions, Walter Piston and Nicolas Slonimsky, joined the communist party, fought against Franco in the Spanish Civil War, and lived out most of his life […]
Everyone likes to type “iTunes is dead.” (I do) Beyond the schadenfreude appeal, there’s the clickbatefulnesss of the headline. Truth be told, iTunes is not dead. It’s just been dismembered.
Danish Audiophile Loudspeaker Industries. That’s what DALI stands for so you can remove that mustachioed artists’ image from your head. Along with a group of colleagues, I spent a few days before High End Munich 2019 visiting the DALI factory in Nørager, Denmark.
Fortunately, I am not a stamp collector [footnote 1]. But…
“Who would pay that much for a pair of speakers?” Feel free to replace “speakers” with any other piece of hifi kit and you have all the makings of a fine, old, hifi whine.