December, 2015

The High-Res Mafia: Part II

Is there a conspiracy for or against high-resolution audio and music? There are certainly a large number of interested parties that spew a lot of promotional materials in the fray regarding HRA. Maybe there’s a secret [...]

Let the Studio Construction Begin!

Christmas 2015 has passed. My oldest son headed to Las Vegas with his girlfriend and her family on the 25th, which meant the Waldrep family and some friends celebrated on Christmas Eve with a wonderful meal, [...]

The High Res Mafia

I apologize for being out of touch lately. The rigors of writing the daily article have softened due to an increase in the amount of things that I have had to accomplish. The largest among tasks [...]

Guest on Business Rockstars

I apologize for not getting this announcement posted prior to my appearance today on Business Rockstars from 1:15 to 1:45 pm. My friend Ken Rutkowski and his team produce a daily program for entrepreneurs from their [...]

Jackshit The Band at McCabe’s

Yesterday was long. I got up early to participate in the Roadrunners LA Marathon training run (the race will happen on Valentine’s Day this…hopefully it will be cooler than the last couple of years). By this [...]

Discovering New Music That Sounds Good!

Finding good music that also sounds good can be a challenge. Let’s forget about high-resolution for the moment and just consider the issue of connecting with an artist or a piece of music. It used to [...]

The Audiophile Gala 2015

I debated whether to attend the Los Angeles and Orange County Audiophile Society annual holiday gala today. I’m a lifetime member and have participated in the gala for the past 5-6 years. Like many other hardware [...]

Tale of the Tape: More Myths & Misunderstanding

What do you think when you read this from the Wired piece on the J-Corder repurposed Technics reel to reel machines? “This modded R2R sounds so good it’s used in professional recording studios. Whether listening to [...]

Tale of the Tape: Making Analog Tape Copies of CDs

There’s a review at Wired written by Rene Chun titled “Review: J-Corder – Sub Title: Tale of the Tape.” You can read it by clicking here. I’m not a regular reader of Wired magazine these days [...]