The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry is a non-profit that represents the interests of the recording industry worldwide. This year, they surveyed 34,000 internet users aged 16-64 across 21 countries that represent over 92% of global music revenues. https://consequenceofsound.net/2019/09/report-mexico-music-listening-habits/ I might be more Mexican than previously thought ….. I listen to lots of music!
why the music industry became obsessed with loudness, and how the digital era transformed the way that music sounds https://www.20k.org/episodes/historyofmastering?fbclid=IwAR1XK0UV89sqZlkWr9Rj5bdh2eI6fJMApVLeF3gPJ5vrIiGeuKg1iK8Wo1c
A list of defunct magazines …. http://audiotools.com/en_mags_hifi_dead_a.html
One more time, which is more accurate … loudspeakers or headphones? https://audiophilereview.com/audiophile-news/which-are-more-accurate-headphones-or-loudspeakers.html
I love my Spin Clean record washer. It’s very effective, easy to use, and quiet (no buzzing transducers or vacuum suction and motor!). It has sold steadily since the original version was launched on the market in 1974. It gets dirty records clean quickly, without much mess. But I also hate the consumer brand design […]
This lists 50 top singers. Such rankings are always contentious, but helpful for broadening your listening. There’s a few I’ve not heard (yet).