• The Attention-Span Gap

    The Attention-Span Gap

    Every month, it seems, this magazine and other industry oracles lament the younger generation’s apathy toward high-end audio. The stated culprit is always the same: lack of exposure to good sound. I grant you that ...
  • Turning a Mac Into a Music Server

    Turning a Mac Into a Music Server

    Setting up an Apple computer for audio is simpler than a Windows pc because Apple offers fewer options. but it’s still possible to end up with a system that doesn’t perform optimally. often it’s a ...
  • From The Editor: It's All Good

    From The Editor: It's All Good

    For some audio hobbyists, there’s only one true path to audio nirvana. That path is often exceedingly narrow—loudspeakers with first-order crossovers, or single-ended triode amplifiers, or DACs without an oversampling filter, for examples. These proponents ...
  • From The Editor: The Tipping Point

    From The Editor: The Tipping Point

    High-resolution digital audio is rapidly approaching a tipping point. No longer a niche format for audiophiles, high-res is poised to become a mainstream alternative to MP3 and CD-quality audio. As I noted in my editorial ...
  • The Clash in High-Res

    The Clash in High-Res

    In their heyday—roughly the late-70s to early 80s—the Clash, with typical insouciant bravado, dubbed themselves “The Most Important Rock Band in the World.” They may well have been right. No doubt the band staked that ...
  • The 2014 Munich High-End Show

    The 2014 Munich High-End Show

    If there was any doubt that Munich is world’s most important audio event, the 2014 show held May 16-19 will put any uncertainty to rest. The MOC convention center was packed with 493 exhibitors (up ...
  • Channel D Releases Pure Music Version 2

    Channel D Releases Pure Music Version 2

    Lambertville, NJ—May 16, 2013—Channel D, developers of the innovative and award-winning Pure Vinyl™ and Pure Music® computer audio software for Apple Macintosh computers and the creator of the Seta® Ultra Wide Bandwidth Balanced Flat Phono ...
  • dBpoweramp CD Ripper

    dBpoweramp CD Ripper

    The term “ripping” sounds a bit scary—like you’re tearing something apart. However, in audio, “ripping” is the process of copying music files from a CD to your hard drive or flash drive in a format ...

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