NEWS

Return from Ireland!

I’m back in Southern California after a wonderful couple of weeks in Ireland. I was so thankful to Hugh McCarthy and Keith Clancy of the CIT School of Music for the invitation to visit their amazing [...]

A Few Updates

I know, I know…I’ve been lazy over the past month and remiss in not writing. No new posts, no rants, no complaining, and no news. As I look around at the usual audio sites and read [...]

The HD-Audio Challenge Results

In the middle of June, I posted a blog titled the HD-Audio Challenge. Readers were encouraged to download six pairs of music tracks, do some careful listening to determine which was the original 96/24 master, and [...]

YARRA 3DX is in the House!

The Waldrep summer 2018 vacation is over. Mona, Charlie, and I returned to Southern California early last week after driving 5200 miles around the western U.S. — we visited Carmel, sped around Lake Tahoe in a [...]

Off the Grid For A Few Days

I’ve arrived in Boulder, Colorado for the start of a week of family fun. About 30 members of the extended family are headed to a group of cabins in the woods near Steamboat Springs. There is [...]

Road Trip: Summer 2018

I’m in Elko, Nevada as I write this post. My wife, Charlie (the family border collie), and I left California last Tuesday headed for the mountains of Colorado for a family reunion. I apologize for not [...]

Audiophile Societies – A True Story

A couple of weeks ago I wrote an article about an event that reported on some of the nonsense demos that happen at trade shows (you can visit the article by clicking here). I deliberately avoided [...]

High-End Mischief — Again!

Thanks so much to everyone that has participated in the High-Resolution Challenge. And thanks for being patient while attempting to download the files…there was a bit of a bottleneck when hundreds of people wanted to download [...]

Munich High End 2018 – Looking Back

It’s been about 10 days since I returned from Munich and my first High End Show. I had to race back to Los Angeles to give final exams to my anxious students, grade papers, calculate grades, [...]

MQA: Archimago Adds a “Final” Nail to the Coffin!

Every interested audiophile, equipment manufacturer, audio engineer, and content supplier should carefully read “MQA: A Review of controversies, concerns, and cautions” by Archimago, which was posted on the Computer Audiophile site back in March. I hold [...]