Two channels – pure and simple

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. […]

Some home truths about home audio

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.  

Record lubricators & preservatives

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 […]