Google Chromecast Ultra ($69.00). In addition to its TV chops (I want the Criterion Chanel), Google’s Chromecast devices are now Roon-Ready making them prime candidates for a TM review.
Do you like T. Rex? I do because I enjoy hook-rich rock. If you like T. Rex, you’ll like Welles.
PS Audio Sprout100 integrated amplifier/DAC ($599.00).
Ethereal beauty. That’s what I think of when I think of Alice Coltrane’s music. Lord of Lords was her last record for Impulse!, released in 1972, and its a humdinger.
I made this ‘print’ some years ago. The image is based on alchemy text updated for our hifi hobby. The print was a limited edition as it was printed on ancient paper (from one of my childhood sketchbooks).
Alta Audio Io speakers ($3,495/pair).
Think of Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) as the genus and DAC types as the species.
Attention :zoviet*france: fans: :zoviet*france: present A Duck in a Tree, a 60 minute continuous mix of some of the best genre-refusing, zero BPM, hypnatropic and maximinimalist recordings that have grabbed their attention.
Four members of Pussy Riot, the Russian protest-art collective, dressed in Russian police uniforms interrupted play 52 minutes into the World Cup final at Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow when they took to the pitch. The group’s Twitter page explained the reason:
I have, in my life, made one playlist—The Playlist. While it gets refined with time, here it is in its present state. Guaranteed to cure all ills.
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 […]
Getting music out of a computer is easy—just hit “Play”. If you want the music coming out of your computer to sound more like music and less like chipmunks trapped in a shoe box, you’ve come to the right place. There are three basic ways […]
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 […]