Remember that time that UK TV personality antiques and curios salvager Drew Pritchard uncovered a pair of Quad Electrostatic loudspeakers in a Yorkshire farmer’s attic? He really liked the look of them, even though initially he thought they were heating radiators! I recall that he excitedly bought them for £600, and presumably sold them on.
It’s that time of year again, when JRiver send out a time-limited discount offer on a new version of their Media Center software. I’ve used it as my music player and file library for years, since MC17 infact. MC26 will be available around the end of the year, and a pre-order before the end of […]
I rescued this 1993 album New Visions in Sedona by Alexander (FutureWave, Canada). It’s essentially keyboard New Age, and a pleasant enough listen for the $1 paid. What really caught my attention was the sleevenotes mention of “recorded with the Bedini Holographic process direct to digital”, and “Master tape processed with Clarus (TM) Technology for […]
Two obituaries for Telarc’s Jack Renner NY Times Stereophile
Why modern turntables are not properly set to play new records. https://www.vinylmeplease.com/magazine/why-new-record-might-not-play-your-turntable/?fbclid=IwAR1eFWRT2Pc3WibQGhDuv86mabWoC8CF_ttjT11t_XXMQyhIl6qOk_RQ8Ls
I’ve heard some ‘pipe rock’ played with bagpipes, but not on a vacuum cleaner. Although there are several videos on YouTube of a guy playing PVC plumbing pipes. From Prog, May 2018 … http://www.bit.ly/cyclophone
A fairly technical exploration of the effect of pickup cartridge stylus shape on sound character and quality. http://www.tnt-audio.com/sorgenti/stylus_profiles_audibility_e.html There’s more on stylus shape here and here