Micromega M-150 All-In-One Integrated Amplifier ($7,499 silver or black anodized; $8,499 lacquer finishes).
Have you ever wondered what it would sound like if an Indian Carnatic master of Konnakol, the art of performing percussion syllables, were to make music based on the Fibonacci Sequence? Me neither but I am very happy that B.C. Manjunath did just that.
Hi Michael – welcome back – normal (and extended) service is resumed! I would like to thank you for all your helpful advice down the years on network streaming etc. and look forward to both your audio gear and musical recommendations – the Bartok is […]
Also a welcome back from me. I am beginning to think of my hifi gear as “twittering machines” as well as all hifi reviewers, magazines and so on. Just to keep everything varied, I love your new layout – it makes discovery and surprise possible, […]
dCS, maker of some of the most engaging digital products I’ve heard, announced the birth of Bartók, an Upsampling Network DAC and the entry point in the dCS lineup when sorted by price (ascending). Bartók retails for $13,500 and/or $15,000 if you opt for the […]
(“Untitled (house)”, 8” x 10” x 9”, wood, 2009) Did you know that writer Herb Reichert is an artist? Some of the people that fascinate me most are people who write and make art. The list isn’t very long and includes Henri Michaux and Antonin […]
Do you fall in love often? With music? I do and while it feels like a regular occurrence, I can fall for the wrong song. I fell in love with Idris Ackamoor and the Pyramids’ An Angel Fell the very first time I listened through. […]
What do you think the next big thing in hifi will be?
This news just hit my desk: “Tampa, Florida—August 2018—The Florida Audio Expo is excited to announce its inaugural show. This show will be held on Friday February 8th through Sunday February 10th, 2019 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore. ”
So, yes, by all means, welcome back! But — egads, what a cluttered, scattershot, busy, messy interface! Poor signal to noise ratio. Still, I’ve registered & I’m gonna give you all a try. Thanks for taking feedback (which took some digging around to suss out) […]
Concord Music, home to Stax and Rounder to name just two, announced last week they’ve purchased Fania Records from Código for an undisclosed sum.
Chord Mojo ($539.00).
Cathy and I have been enjoying HBO’s series Sharp Objects. The acting is top notch, the creepy-level is high, and the suspense, while dragging a bit lately, is suspenseful. A regular whodunit and it’s anyone’s guess after Episode 5 of 8 who done it. I […]
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Regardless of what one thinks about Andy Warhol, born on August 6, 1928, he was one the 20th century’s most influential artists and one of the few who broke well outside the art world bubble into the mainstream.