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

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The Audio Chain: Classic Vinyl

A New Semester — and An Old Problem! A new semester begins on Monday at CSU Dominguez Hills tomorrow. I’ve

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Apple Digital Masters: More Hi-Res Nonsense

On August 7, 2019, Apple announced that iTunes was being replaced by Apple Music and that “Mastered for iTunes” —

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Hi-Res Audio HAS Specifications!

My last post was about honesty in audio. And I’ve written extensively about trust and integrity in all things music

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Provenance, Pricing, PCM, and Profits!

I received an email from a long time reader this morning asking my thoughts about the album “The Ocean’s Breath

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Cables, Cables and More!

You want to guarantee lots of clicks or comments on your blog, audio site, or FB page? Write about cables.

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Hi-Res Audio — Getting the Basics Wrong?

How is it possible to get basic information about Hi-Res Audio so wrong as we usher in a new year

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Happy New Year!

The hucksters wasted no time in rolling out the BS machine over at the HI END Sound & Surround Group

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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

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Dissecting Dynamic Range: Does It Matter?

The high-resolution challenge page had been pinged almost 1500 times and over 400 people have contacted me about downloading the

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