Chet Atkins’ Workshop

This is Chet Atkins’ 14th album, from 1960. Notable for several reasons: Entirely solo Recorded alone in his $8,000 home studio in Nashville No country! It’s an RCA “new orthophonic” high fidelity recording As an aside, Atkins began playing at high school in Hamilton, Georgia, USA. I’m writing this in Hamilton, New Zealand.

The naming of the new

Audiophile components need better product names …. What’s in a name? It’s complex – associations, value, reputation, explanation. Very often the first piece of information we have about a person is their name. It’s often the first thing you learn about someone and we form judgments about people very rapidly. And those judgments accumulate, so […]