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A Few Nice Things in Difficult Times…

The world has changed. Priorities have been reordered and difficult decisions are being made. It’s a time to be concerned and vigilant. It’s a time to recognize facts, acknowledge experts, listen and learn, and to all [...]

A Very Inconvenient Truth…Indeed!

I apologize for failing to issue a post in over a month. Since the first of the year, life has been a little busier than usual — my sabbatical is over and I’m working on a [...]

Cable Denial or Deaf Faith?

My sabbatical is officially over. I returned to the classroom last Tuesday to teach Advanced Audio Recording and Strategies for Media Production. I’ve enjoyed being away from the campus, traveling to a couple of trade shows, [...]

HD Music Day at NAMM?

Every January the National Association of Music Merchants — the organization supporting music stores, musical instrument makers, synths, software, and related accessories — get together in Anaheim at the convention center, to show off their new [...]

2019: Another Year Ends

As we creep closer to the end of another year, I thought I would string together a few words reflecting some of the issues, trends, and observations that occurred during the past 12 months. As I [...]

Adding It All Up

Happy Holidays! The rainy season has arrived in Southern California and the temperature has dropped to below 50 degrees for the first time this year. Thankfully, my new roof was finished just in time and the [...]

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 [...]

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 — [...]