Just mention MQA and some people react as if you’ve kicked their dog.
Is a piece of HiFi just a piece of HiFi? Can we reduce the value of a given thing down to those items listed in the accompanying spec sheet?
Darko and I shoot the breeze about “Work Experience” in his recently posted podcast where we cover taste, selflessness, judgement, ego, reviewing, comparisons, and more.
Some of you may not know that the Twittering Machines you know is actually its second incarnation: TM launched in its original form in March of 2007. Here’s the very first post:
Ten More Radical HiFi Ideas From Michael Lavorgna:
I don’t hate measurements but some people think I do because I am often critical of how people interpret them. These are two very different things.
Some people say this, “I feel sorry for people who own and enjoy that…”, and some actually believe it. I’m not kidding.
Ownership has its privileges. When we own things, we can do anything we want with them—share, loan, sell, etc. Not so with downloads.
In many cases, choice is a good thing. When it comes to hi-res downloads and sample rates, choice, especially when there’s a premium attached, just bugs me.
Proponents of ABX testing in audio suggest, or insist depending on the person, that knowing what we are listening to when making comparisons makes any results invalid due to bias. In order to remove this […]