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 […]
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 […]
Logitch Squeezebox Touch (discontinued (dammit!)).
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.
Fabulously unfamiliar. Sometimes, some days, I want to hear something fabulously unfamiliar. Past experience has proven that Jac Berrocal often delivers along these lines, even though I’ve come to expect such a thing from him. […]
Saxophonist Jerome Sabbagh’s release with guitarist Greg Tuohey, No Filter, has been getting some serious airtime in Barn of late. Jerome and I recently shared an email exchange wherein I asked Jerome if he would […]
Just like the title says. I give you…