• How to Listen to Stereo

    How to Listen to Stereo

    Stereo in its most basic form is a robust medium. One can hear the ancient demos of ping-pong games and trains traveling from left to right or right to left on cheap computer speakers sitting ...
  • Technics SL-1000R Special Event

    Technics SL-1000R Special Event

    November 21, 2018 - Blink High End is a Technics SL-1000R special event at their Cambridge studios on Thursday, November 29th at 6:00pm. Take a seat and enjoy the music! The featured guest will be ...
  • Buddy Guy: The Blues Is Alive and Well

    Buddy Guy: The Blues Is Alive and Well

    Chicago blues guitarist and vocalist Buddy Guy honed his chops during the 1960s as house guitarist for the legendary Chess Records. The electric blue pioneer’s blistering chops have influenced everyone from Eric Clapton and Jimi ...
  • A Roon Primer

    A Roon Primer

    What Is Roon? Roon is a music playback and management software suite for digital audio components. There are many such products on the market, including iTunes and JRiver’s Media Center, but what makes Roon special ...
  • Audio Research VT80SE Power Amplifier

    Audio Research VT80SE Power Amplifier

    Audio Research Corporation, the company that almost single-handedly created high-end audio electronics, not to mention preserved the vacuum tube as an amplification device, recently revised its basic line. As it has become the foundation for ...
  • Focal Kanta No. 2 Loudspeaker

    Focal Kanta No. 2 Loudspeaker

    At Rocky Mountain Audio Fest last fall, the oh-so-French manufacturer Focal introduced its new three-way, four-driver Kanta N°2 loudspeaker with considerable…éclat. At an early morning press conference, after a few Gallic-inflected words of introduction and ...
  • Bernstein: MASS

    Bernstein: MASS

    When Leonard Bernstein’s MASS was first performed in 1971, even many of the composer’s most devoted admirers weren’t sure what to make of it. (The Nixon administration was pretty sure, detecting strong antiwar and antiestablishment ...
  • Gamut Audio Zodiac

    Gamut Audio Zodiac

    Though Danish manufacturer Gamut Audio has been making electronics for recording studios since 1982, the official establishment of its retail consumer division didn’t occur until 1995. Even so, I’ll bet those of you who’ve been ...

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