More dongle DAC madness, this time from Astel&Kern.
John Darko and I recently had a Podcast chat about physical formats wherein I mentioned my love of cassettes. Here’s a new one from Demdike Stare that illustrates my love’s why.
When Halcro’s dm58 monoblock power amplifier hit the market back in 2002, Stereophile ordained it a truly revolutionary audio product.
Bob Marley & The Wailers Catch A Fire (1973) is one of music’s finest moments. I am particularly partial to the original Jamaican version, the one that leaves out the guitar and organ overdubs and Chris Blackwell’s hand in the mix. Not one but two! […]
Time flies when you’re having fun.
Legacy USB DACs. There I said it. These days, DACs without streamers are beginning to feel like relics.
This just in: The organizer of the event, the HIGH END SOCIETY Service GmbH, is pleased to announce that the HIGH END 2021 is now fully booked, even before the registration deadline at the end of March!
I didn’t see that coming.
All’s I can say is thank you — Bob Lichtenberg, Christopher Bell, John DeVore, Erik Owen, Frankie Richards, Nick Kelling, Dave Gross, and Stereophile — for a beautiful, moving, and thought provoking story. Bravo!!
Beards, especially long beards, can become unruly. Positively wild. What’s the hirsute to do? Balm, my friend. Balm.
Each Friday, Stephen Mejias, AudioQuest’s Director of Communications and former Stereophile and Audiostream columnist, will browse through the many exciting albums released that day and select 15 worth a closer listen.
: a feeling of weariness and dissatisfaction
The correlation between measurements and hearing is tenuous at best. If we use history as a guide, engineers in the 1940’s were convinced people preferred narrow band music reproduction. They’d done blind listening tests to prove it!
Everyone deserves a Barn (mug).
Phoebe Bridgers’ Punisher remains one of my favorite albums of 2020. Bridgers has joined musical forces with Jackson Browne for a new version of “Kyoto” and Maria Taylor for a cover of John Prine’s “Summer’s End” as part of the Spotify Singles series. Listen here…