[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.
A new year stretches out beyond our view yet I see a path filled with hope, music, and gear.
“A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money.” W. C. Fields
Live in the moment. Be kind. Sometimes the simplest of notions are the most difficult to maintain and 2020 was a stress test for every caring human being.
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.
Remember Computer Audio? When I was hired as Editor of the then nascent AudioStream in 2011, Computer Audio was all the rage. If you wanted to play with all of the newfangled higher PCM resolutions and DSD, USB was your only option. The thing was, […]
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.