Over the past two years I’ve become increasingly sensitised to dynamic range discord on recorded music discs. Three contributors come together to raise my awareness of certain source discs as the most likely weak link in the rendering of recorded music. I have the pleasure of enjoying using Viganoni Sachem Pure preamplifier and v2 monoblock […]
Some hardware and software options for simple copying to digital files. I will be doing this soon with Audacity and the new Schiit ADC just announced. I’ll report on my experience.
See data here Physical media still accounts for almost half of annual revenue value.
Here at HiFi Auditions, I am focused on sound quality and the experience of music. No automated multi-zone gadgetry here, just authentic recorded music playback of the highest quality. Stereo equipment, including computer-based sources, and careful matching and setup of components in systems, appropriate for the room. That’s the way to euphonic rendition of music. […]
Peter Aczel is a long-time audiophile and highly reputed scientist. This is a summary of his conclusions from decades of home audio experience. For upgrade value, speakers are the first point of attention. Then setup and room treatment. For system extension, components must be well matched.
Vnyl in the USA are launching a turntable that recognises what you are playing and streams uncompressed to wireless devices. TRNTBL
** Update, April 2017 ** I can no longer use the Home Brand freezer bags, as they are now made more precisely 300 mm, and are too tight for many older records. Now I’m using 310 x 310 mm 40 micron HDPE antistatic sleeves from Real Groovy. These will be more durable. Polyethylene is visually […]