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Studio Electric M4 Review | The Millennial Audiophile

by Eric Franklin Shook in Audio Gear Reviews

Studio Electric looks for a higher class of consideration Call me crazy but I have a particularly unwavering bias in this hobby for sound and sound only. I do not personally subscribe to the church of audio-bling, although I don’t mind its existence or necessity in another’s sense of taste. I understand the appeal high-end-audio-jewelry and cost-no-object endeavors that embody faultless craftsmanship inside and out. I don’t fault high-end audio manufacturers for looking to one-up each [...]


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Dan Bern: "Jerusalem"

Dan Bern:  "Jerusalem"

Another contribution from John Marks of the blog site The Tannhauser Gate. This one brief, and controversial in some musical quarters.  Nonetheless, this is John's point of view, and this section of Positive Feedback is entitled, "Audio Discourse." Therefore, read on... Dr. David W. Robinson, Ye Olde Editor My post about Gidon Kremer & Co.'s chamber-orchestra version of... Read More »

Visionary Composer JP Jofre Pushes Music Into Uncharted Territory with First-Ever Double Concerto Written for Bandoneón & Violin

Electrifying Recording Breaks New Ground in Orchestral Music Featured Performances by Jofre, Violinist Michael Guttman and The Grammy-Winning Orpheus Chamber Orchestra There’s a reason we remember the trailblazers, those who accomplished something first. They’re the daring ones, the people who defy convention. Composer and master bandoneón player JP Jofre joins the ranks of those who have ventured... Read More »

Top 500 SuperSonic List - Part 9

Top 500 SuperSonic List - Part 9

This is an ongoing project by Claude Lemaire of Soundevaluations 66. Babe Ruth, First Base. Harvest, EMI – SHSP 4022 (UK) (1972), 33 1/3 rpm. Genre: hard rock, heavy prog artistic rock, funky-based grooves, Spanish overtones Named after America's most famous baseball player, British band Babe Ruth reaped its biggest success in Canada—particularly in Québec—with "The Mexican", melding Spanish... Read More »

McIntosh Announces MC462 Quad Balanced Power Amplifier

Experience Stereo Bliss with this 450 Watt Stereo Amplifierthat features a 66% Increase in Dynamic Headroom Binghamton, NY – July 2, 2018 – McIntosh, the global leader in prestigious home entertainment and ultimate-quality audio for over 65 years, is proud to announce the MC462 Quad Balanced Power Amplifier. Experience stereo bliss with the new MC462... Read More »

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