: ' PCM'

Who Can You Trust?

Recently, I wrote about the immense amount of misinformation in high-end audio. Some of the information is deliberately misleading — the cable companies and audiophile magazines and websites are the worst offenders — while other “experts” [...]

A Week of Live “Southern Rock”

My wife jokes that I once told her that if I ever went on a cruise that she should shoot me — really. And I guess thinking I knew what happens on a traditional cruise, I [...]

Happy New Year!

The hucksters wasted no time in rolling out the BS machine over at the HI END Sound & Surround Group on FB. I admit to spending too much time cruising through various audio groups, looking at [...]

THE BEATLES “WHITE ALBUM” IN 5.1 IS AMAZING!

My wife would like to take credit for it (and she’s probably right because she does pay the credit card bills), but I some weeks ago ordered the 50th anniversary boxed set of the Beatles “White [...]

A Weekend In London With YARRA 3DX!

What could be better than a quick trip to London? Last weekend, Mona and I made a quick trip to the British capitol to demonstrate the YARRA 3DX 3D audio sound bar to potential partners AND [...]

Quadraphonic (QS) Vinyl LIVES!

By now many of you must be thinking that I’ve retired or am spending countless hours at the local golf course. The regularity of my posts has slowed to a trickle but not because I don’t [...]

A Few Updates

I know, I know…I’ve been lazy over the past month and remiss in not writing. No new posts, no rants, no complaining, and no news. As I look around at the usual audio sites and read [...]

HD-Audio Challenge Part II

Thus far I’ve received 83 responses to the HD-Audio challenge — a pretty good number for a casual survey. I spent a couple of hours going through them and created a spreadsheet. Please keep in mind [...]

The HD-Audio Challenge Results

In the middle of June, I posted a blog titled the HD-Audio Challenge. Readers were encouraged to download six pairs of music tracks, do some careful listening to determine which was the original 96/24 master, and [...]

YARRA 3DX is in the House!

The Waldrep summer 2018 vacation is over. Mona, Charlie, and I returned to Southern California early last week after driving 5200 miles around the western U.S. — we visited Carmel, sped around Lake Tahoe in a [...]