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Many an audiophile suffers from premature evaluation. Here’s a list of the top ten symptoms:
On a scale from 1 to 10, how sexy is your hifi? I’m not joking, as this may be the most important question one can ask about the value of hifi — How sexy is your hifi?
Darko and I have done it again, only this time its even longer — we recently sat down for another Darko-produced podcast, this time to talk about hifi for beginners.
Facts can act like anchors in a sea of loose words. Here are ten inconvenient facts about digital to hopefully help silence some of the endless prattle.
If you think about it, all birds sound the same.
According to various customs laws, an antique is a work of art, piece of furniture, or decorative object that’s at least 100 years old. Out in the real world, an antique is anything that’s perceived to be old. For some, I’m an antique.
True or False: The best music is the music with the greatest dynamic range.
Cables. Every person in the whole wide world that owns a hifi comprised of more than one box needs cables.
Another of the greatest misconceptions in all of Audiophiledom is the notion that the interpretation of measurements are objective.
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!
One of the greatest misconceptions in all of Audiophiledom is the notion that measurements are objective.
I write these words with a heavy heart — Our hobby is under attack by HiFi Extremists.
[a dramatization] Subject: A Question
Some audiophiles insist on redundancy when it comes to talking about preference, believing the addition of superfluous qualifiers makes things sound more. . .scientific.