“The basic elements of any sound are loudness, pitch, contour, duration (or rhythm), tempo, timbre, spatial location, and reverberation.” “Our brains organise these fundamental perceptual attributes into higher-level concepts … [including] meter, harmony, and melody.” Daniel Levitin, This is Your Brain on Music. “Music is organised sound”, Edgard Caress, composer “Unlike notated music, where one […]
I recognise myself in this … apart from the headphones bit (I don’t have any). http://www.digitalaudioreview.net/2017/06/what-is-a-music-first-audiophile/
Sometimes it’s not appropriate, or necessary … http://audiophilereview.com/audiophile-news/ok-youre-an-audiophile-except-when-youre-not.html
What more do we want? Does the future of hi-fi hold any great development? https://therationalaudiophile.wordpress.com/2017/12/29/what-more-do-we-want/
Is Audiophile Music Listening Doomed or Can High-Quality Music Save the Day? http://audiophilereview.com/audiophile-news/is-audiophile-music-listening-doomed-or-can-high-quality-music-save-the-day.html I’ve ripped my music from CD to FLAC files to make it easier to find and play, and through my RPi/DAC mediaplayer it sounds nicer. For me enhanced listening pleasure on both counts: superior fidelity, with great convenience.