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Rocky Mountain Audio High

Earlier morning, I attached 50 copies of the Music and Audio demo Blu-ray disc to the inside cover of my Music and Audio: A User Guide to Better Sound book in preparation for the Rocky Mountain [...]

The Audio Chain: Classic Vinyl

A New Semester — and An Old Problem! A new semester begins on Monday at CSU Dominguez Hills tomorrow. I’ve taught audio recording, digital media, and production for over 25 years at this institution and have [...]

Apple Digital Masters: More Hi-Res Nonsense

On August 7, 2019, Apple announced that iTunes was being replaced by Apple Music and that “Mastered for iTunes” — their high quality moniker for ultimate fidelity begun in 2012 — would be known as “Apple [...]

YARRA 3DX Has Arrived…Finally!

Backers of the YARRA 3DX Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns have begun to receive their production units. As a key member of the effort to bring this product to several thousand backers, I was especially pleased to [...]

A Musician’s Life

My interest in music started early. I wasn’t offered piano lessons or encouraged to learn to play an instrument by my parents or through programs at school. But I did spend hours sitting in front of [...]

AIX Records Site: Reborn

The AIX Records and iTrax digital music download sites have been down for many months. The machine that served both sites (and some others including this blog) couldn’t be upgraded to accommodate newer software so I [...]

T.H.E. Show: A Great Show by Audiophiles

The 2019 edition of The Home Entertainment Show is over. Unlike years past, I didn’t drive home every night. After an unfortunate experience at a nearby Travelodge (loud music coming from the adjacent room and no [...]

T.H.E. Show: Long Beach This Weekend

Attending trade shows gives audio hardware and software vendors a chance to demonstrate their products to new customers, connect with existing customers, and maybe garner some attention from the audiophile press for their products. I’ve participated [...]

Graduation Day 2019!

The Class of 2019 walked across the riser at CSU Dominguez Hills at yesterday morning at the 9 am graduation ceremony. I couldn’t be more proud of the DMA Recording Arts students that received their degrees [...]

Hi-Res Music Challenge Again: Doing It Right!

It’s been over a month since my last post. Time flies when there’s travel (Charlie and I had a road trip to the mountains of Colorado for some late season skiing), a weekend in Big Sky [...]