: ' Blu-ray Discs'

Recording, Mixing or Mastering: Which Matters Most?

The Audiophiliac, aka Steve Guttenberg, interviewed mastering engineer Dave McNair and basically asked, “what’s the biggest factor in determining the overall sound of a recording?” over at cnet (you can read the article here). The answer [...]

Who’s Listening?

Audiophiles tend to be older. Our music preferences are distinctly different than the younger folks and our association with music is different. And we’re the ones that are in the cross hairs of the hardware and [...]

“It’s bad for enterprise.”

It’s starting to make sense to me. After trying for over 10 years to elevate the fidelity of recorded music and establish a meaningful stratification of quality levels, someone finally explained it to me in a [...]

High-Resolution Audio Origins

When did high-resolution audio begin? There’s a great deal of confusion regarding the start of high-resolution audio recording production and distribution. As I sat next to Ryan Ulyate on the recent CES HRA panel on the [...]

I’m Going To NAMM…I Hope

As a member of the NARAS organization, I get access to the annual NAMM Show coming up next weekend in Anaheim, California…you know where Disneyland is located. NAMM stands for the National Association of Music Merchants. [...]

3D Audio Follow Up

This is a continuation of the post I started a couple of days ago about the 3D Audio that I experienced in the ballroom next door to the HRA Marketplace at the recent CES 2015 event. [...]

QoBuz and the Hi-Res Audio Logo

A reader pointed out that the German version of the QuBuz website is running a promotion for a new “high-res audio” orchestral album that features the JAS “Hi-Res Audio” logo in the graphic that accompanies the [...]

Moving On…Let’s Do 3D Sound

I mentioned briefly in my first post from the 2015 CES Show that David Chesky introduced me to his Ph.D. friend Edgar Choueiri on the first evening of the show. This is the guy that has [...]

A Quick Rant…Big Surprise, Right?

I’ve got pneumonia. The doctor took a look at my chest x-ray and told me I’ve got a full-blown case of pneumonia. If I had gone to an emergency room they would have admitted me. Luckily, [...]

The Info Graphic and JAS Logo Debacle

I feel horrible! Since my return from Las Vegas my chest and airways have been working against me…so I’m going to a doctor later this afternoon. The doctor will listen to my congested chest, prescribe some [...]