: ' Analog Tape'

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 [...]

Meeting Sir George Martin

The Beatles were a huge impact on my decision to learn how to play the guitar, study music, move to California, and pursue a career in the music business. Like tens of thousands of other young [...]

Live Music: Big Daddy 20 Years Later

As you might imagine, I’m spending a lot of time at the keyboard this days tapping out chapter after chapter of my Music and Audio book. My hope is to get is completed in time for [...]

Going Wireless For HRA

This morning I head about a new Kickstarter campaign that is offering a wireless transmitter and receiver (with amplifier option) that purports to go beyond the limitations of WiFi and Bluetooth. Their innovative approach is called [...]

Wiring Up The New Studio

Recently, I’ve been spending most of my free time writing, creating illustrations, and laying out Music and Audio: A User Guide To Better Sound. I can tell you that progress is painstaking but coming along. I’m [...]