Historian is Lucy Dacus’ latest release on Matador and it’s a record that has grown on me, or I’ve grown into it, over time like a too-big comfortable cardigan.
The news of French Hi-Res streaming service and download site Qobuz coming to the US of A broke last December but the Official US Debut will take place at this year’s Rocky Mountain Audio Fest (RMAF) come October. Hi-Res’ers rejoice!
Roon, the music player software (think iTunes but 1 million-times better), is more than a beautiful interface to your music. It is an ecosystem that relies on hardware, software, and a network. As such, there are some things you need to understand about Roon’s hardware […]
If you want to listen to digital music, either streaming or files, using your phone, you need a DAC. Luckily, your phone already has one inside. While you can use your phone as a music player, most everyone does, you can make your music sound […]
What the hell is going on in Australia?
When I read this news, released on July 6, I said “wow” out loud. Wow because Google’s Chromecast devices have infiltrated more homes than carpenter ants (that may be an exaggeration).
Wright Auctions is auctioning off the JF Chen Collection of Dieter Rams & Co. on July 12, 2018. There are over 130 works available and prices start at $50.00 (it costs nothing to look and enjoy).
(a pair of Don Garber of Fi’s listening chairs) I penned my first Road Tour for 6moons back in 2005. Here’s the opening paragraph from that first Tour where I explain my reasoning for hitting the road:
If there’s one thing you should know about Liz Harris, aka Grouper, it’s this—buy every record.
Recorded live at the Martin-Gropius-Bau (Berlin) on the nights of April 4-7, 1985.
The granddaddy of outsider art, Adolf Wölfli (1864 – 1930), lived out his adult life inside Waldau Clinic in Bern after a series of failed child molestation attempts (Wölfli was abused as a child, orphaned at age 10, and suffered from psychosis and hallucinations). He […]
“Certain unexpected windfalls … come of improvising on an instrument one doesn’t really know how to use.” ~ Jean Dubuffet
Marcel Duchamp published his 6 double-sided Rotoreliefs, he referred to them as optical entertainment, in 1935. These discs were meant to be ‘played’ on a turntable at 33 1/3.
The Acid Room, Hollywood Hospital, New Westminster, Canada I know a place, a place where, for a price, you can take LSD and be guided on your trip by the “Johnny Appleseed of LSD” while listening to Bach on thehifi and staring at Salvatore Dali.