I’ve long admired the work of Dan Wright, President of ModWright Industries, but always from afar away from the Barn at hifi shows, most recently at Capital Audiofest 2021. The time was long overdue to get up close and personal with some ModWright.
High End Munich 2022, the show of hifi shows, opens Thursday. I’ll be in the woods of western NJ, tending to the bear, the bees, and the Barn.
The groove. Sometimes its all I want, all I need.
KEF Celebrates Its 60th Anniversary With the All-in-One (And Done) LS60 Floorstanding Wireless Speakers
The KEF LS50 may be the easiest active speaker to recommend.
As a reviewer of hifi gear, I have an unquenchable thirst for the new. If I didn’t, this would be a terrible job but as it stands, I thank my fortunate stars most days because I look forward to getting into the Barn and getting […]
Loudspeakers convert an electrical signal into acoustic energy, i.e. sound waves. Sounds simple. With such a simple sounding job, I find it more than fascinating that the world of available loudspeakers diverge more than they converge when it comes to the mechanics of approaching this […]
I join John Darko, once again, to chat and this time we go on about my recent experience at Axpona 2022, focusing on a few favorites, and Darko’s thoughts on, and products of interest on exhibit at, the upcoming High End Munich 2022 show.
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.
The Weather Station is Tamara Lindeman, also known as Tamara Hope, a Canadian musician and actress who makes music a few steps astride the typical. Steps that I feel are in the right direction.
I sat in on a seminar at Axpona 2022 called Reviewers on Reviewing. After moderator Julie Mullins (Stereophile) finished her questions for Marc Phillips (Part-Time Audiophile), Greg Weaver (the audio analyst), and I, Julie opened the discussion up to questions from the audience.
Bluesound, makers of very good sounding affordable network-capable gear, have announced the HUB that turns old school audio sources into network and multi-room ready devices on any Bluesound network.
Chord’s industrial designs always bring to mind Captain Nemo, and that’s a good thing as the looks of many a piece of hifi gear bring to mind not much of anything except yet another sample in a long line of generic looking hifi. Yawn.
In the course of human endeavors, we make choices. Lots of choices most days, and we use any number of internal criteria to inform these decisions.
I more than telegraphed my favorite rooms at Axpona 2022 by saying so in the accompanying post titles, but here’s a handy list, with links, of all my favorites. Enjoy!