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 […]
This is what What Hifi had to say about MQA
I recently was introduced to GroOove Lube, a spray-on treatment for preserving vinyl record fidelity. Given the claim that the effect of treating a record is “stunning”, what would it do for my records? Would I get the quieter background and increased depth and detail? I applied it as per the instructions to a very […]