May, 2016

One: A Rainbow of Colors

The blurb at the top of the PS Audio page claims the fidelity of the collection of tunes on their audiophile compilation SACD disc is “nothing short of stunning”. My own description would be somewhat less [...]

Sonoma Master Series – ONE

I made an investment in music and musicians today. A reader alerted me to the first audiophile release from PS Audio’s collaborative recording project with Steven Vidaic of Immersive Records and Gus Skinas of Boulder’s Super [...]

Burning Down The House (Studio!)

No, I’m not talking about the David Byrne song today. I’m going to write about something that happened here in my office a couple of days ago — that might have resulted in a real disaster. [...]

Keeping Them Honest?

The upcoming Newport Audio show, which will be held in a couple of weeks in Southern California, might be a perfect opportunity to do a little investigative reporting into high-end cable demos (or other questionable equipment [...]

Hi-Res Music Streaming: Same Issues

Nothing is what you expect. The news this week included an announcement about Warner Music Group signing on as the first major label to license MQA, Robert Stuart’s process for delivering master quality audio in CD [...]

Studio Changes: Goodbye Euphonix!

I’ve leased my main studio to Ken Caillat and his associates. Ken, if you don’t know his work, was one of the two co-producers and engineers responsible for the Fleetwood Mac “Rumours” album (as well as [...]

Unsubstantiated Claims and Criticisms

Threatening legal action is a technique used by attorneys to intimidate both companies and individuals. The facts don’t really matter at this stage of a disagreement. And facts are hard to come by in cases where [...]