: ' hi-res sound'

AXPONA Show Report Day 1

As I write the title above, I have to admit that this isn’t a show report at all. How can it be when I was stuck in the Lakeshore B ballroom or out front at the [...]

AXPONA Setup and Ready

It always takes a longer to unpack, place, cable up, and test a demonstration room and yesterday was no exception. The AIX Records room is located adjacent to the Marketplace in a large ballroom. Once again [...]

Back In Chicago for AXPONA!

As regular readers know, this post is the first in a very long time. I apologize for being absent for so long. One reader emailed the other day and wanted to know what was going on. [...]

Comparing Formats

I’ve been working a lot on the Blu-ray demonstration disc, which will accompany the “Music and Audio: A User Guide to Better Sound”. My current goal is complete everything for the book within the next couple [...]

MQA: It’s Everywhere, It’s Nowhere

The good folks at MQA have done a great job at getting their technology and message out. Never mind about the benefits of the “authentication” process or the technical merits of the “origami” folding of ultrasonic [...]

A New Chapter

I know there’s been a long pause between this post and the previous one. I’ve been exceptionally busy, took a long weekend in Big Sky, Montana to ski with some close friends, started a new semester, [...]

Post CES Report

I returned from the 2017 CES Show on Sunday afternoon a week ago after supporting the Comhear/MyBeam demo suite in the Venetian for the three days. Unfortunately, I didn’t get many chances to escape the craziness [...]

A Little Help From My Friends

I finished reading and grading three stacks of final exams (130 4-page exams), listened to dozens of homework assignments, watched 40 final DVD projects, tabulated totals for every one of my students, and submitted them online [...]

Hi-Res Audio Pavilion at CES 2017

During previous CES Shows, the good folks at the CTA, DEG, and NARAS put together a Hi-Res Audio “Tech Zone” in a ballroom at the Venetian Hotel. They invited hardware and software companies to participate with [...]

Pre-Emphasis Part II

Last time, I talked about the use of pre-emphasis (and de-emphasis) in the cutting of disc masters used in the creation of vinyl LPs. The RIAA curves dramatically alters the frequency contour on both the record [...]