It’s Easter and I’m thinking about music. Specifically, bad music. Okay, not bad, exactly, but the tracks that I have heard played to death by audiophiles at audio shows. I think it’s taken pretty much […]
New Voices This Heed Audio Canalot review marks the introduction of a new voice here on Part-Time Audiophile — everyone, say hello to Brian at Audio-Head. (Hello. Brian!) Brian’s been building up his site, devoted […]
Another AXPONA session (that I also missed) covered the re-emergence of reel-to-reel that Greg Beron of UHA has been such a champion of in recent years. And yes, reel-to-reel sounds amazing. The panel here is […]
At AXPONA this year, the resident wizard over at SoundSmith, Peter Ledermann, gave an entertainingly comprehensive talk on phono cartridges. Interestingly for such things, it assumed next to no prior knowledge — which means that […]
I get a lot of snide comments about equipment cost. Surprised? I’m not. This shit is expensive. And by expensive, I mean “send my kids to college” expensive. Or condo in Miami expensive. Or sports-car […]
Part Three of my coverage of the AXPONA 2013 show in Chicago is now online at The Absolute Sound. Check me out! Do it! Do it now!
Part Two of my coverage of the AXPONA 2013 show in Chicago is now online at The Absolute Sound. Check me out! Do it! Do it now!
My first little bit for The Absolute Sound is now online. Check me out! Do it! Do it now!
It was a close thing, at least for a while there. But Snowmageddon quickly became Nomageddgon, so here I am flinging myself through time and space toward the Windy City for some steak, some audio, […]
The Ultimate Preamplifier? Before loading up for bear, it’s probably best to start simply, don’t you think? Yeah. So, here’s a simple question: what is a preamplifier? Put at its simplest, a preamp is a […]