• Early Digital Recordings Didn’t All Suck

    Early Digital Recordings Didn’t All Suck

    Utter the words “early digital” and most audiophiles, even younger ones, will know exactly what you’re talking about. The term references sound lacking body and warmth, the fatiguing deficiency of dimensionality and tonal complexity that ...
  • First Watt SIT-3 Stereo Power Amplifier

    First Watt SIT-3 Stereo Power Amplifier

    In hindsight, you would surmise that First Watt was rather lucky. When transistor manufacturer SemiSouth closed its doors in 2012, access to its silicon-carbide-based power JFET transistors (SITs) dried up. Fortunately, Nelson Pass had purchased ...
  • AudioQuest Dragon AC Power Cords

    AudioQuest Dragon AC Power Cords

    The Washington Post recently ran an essay about how walking barefoot outside may benefit your health. The reason is simple: grounding. The idea, we are told, is that “humans evolved in direct contact with the ...
  • Audience Au24 SX powerChord

    Audience Au24 SX powerChord

    Full disclosure: The Audience Au24 SE has been one of my reference power cords for some time. But recently I got an enticing taste of the firm’s latest—its newly upgraded SX version. However, the SX ...
  • Audio-Technica AT-LP7 Turntable

    Audio-Technica AT-LP7 Turntable

    With the arrival of Audio-Technica’s new turntable, its top-of-the-line AT-LP7, I’m back in my comfort zone, happy to have a new record player in my listening room, especially one that looks as nice as the ...
  • David Chesky’s La Farranucci

    David Chesky’s La Farranucci

    David Chesky’s comic opera, La Farranucci, was performed on March 15th and 16th at the Brooklyn Music School Playhouse and I had the good fortune to be there. Actually, all of us in the auditorium ...
  • Raidho Introduces the New TD4.2

    Raidho Introduces the New TD4.2

    The following is a press release issued by Raidho. March 18, 2019 - Building on the succes of the D4.1, our chief-designer, Benno Baun Meldgaard and his team, has done the impossible, and made our ...

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