: ' Analog Tape'

Listening to Dynamic Music – HD-Audio Challenge II

The HD-Audio Challenge II has launched. Over 250 audio enthusiasts have already signed up and more are signing up everyday. Please feel free to encourage others to participate in this new research project by linking to [...]

Capitol Audio Fest & NY Audio Show Reports | HD-Audio Challenge Update

My timing was pretty much right on. As the east coast gets hammered by frigid air and winter’s first snowfall, I was winging my way back to Los Angeles last Monday morning. I spent 10 days [...]

Amazon Music HD – Revisited

The new Amazon Music HD service was the subject of a post a few weeks ago (click here). While not exactly viral, my comments did bring a few thousand visitors to the Real HD-Audio site. Today, [...]

The HD-Audio Challenge II

A Little Wildfire Drama Just about every place one might choose to live, there’s a chance that mother nature will bring some sort of natural disaster to bear. At 2:30 am this morning my iPhone started [...]

A Couple of Crazy Audio Products: DYI Vinyl?

Making 10-minute Vinyl discs at home? You simply can’t make this stuff up. As an alum of the Kickstarter platform, I get their promotional emails and happened to notice a new audio related campaign yesterday — [...]

Two Upcoming Audio Shows

The shipping company showed up Monday to haul off a pallet of boxes containing my Music and Audio book, a suitcase full of AIX Records discs, and a couple promotional roll up banners. There was a [...]

The Audio Chain: Reel to Reel Tape

An old idiom states, “a chain is only as strong as its weakest link”. As audiophiles, we are constantly striving to improve the fidelity of our playback systems by identifying the weakest links in our systems [...]

LG G5 “HiFi Plus” Audio Module

LG is taking a modular approach to high-resolution with their new G5 and its modular B&O module. I read an announcement and review at Digital Trends written by Ryan Waniata who claims the new module is [...]

HD Vinyl LPs?

Maybe you’ve seen the article on DigitalMusicNews.com about a technology that promises better quality LPs. According to the article, Rebeat has applied to European patents to protect a method that, “improves upon traditional lacquer cutting by [...]

Digital Recording As A Master Tape? Nope.

I’ve been focused on finishing and laying out the “Music and Audio: A User Guide To Better Audio” as of late. I apologize for not getting more posts on this site. Bear with me for another [...]