The Occasional Podcast doles out it annual hifi awards 2022 this week, along with the help of the entire PTA staff. They dive into all the best gear and some significant highlights, pulled from a ton of reviews, shows and critical listening sessions across the globe.
Marc, Scot, Grover, Graig, and Dave all weigh in with their nominations and pics, then we explore the big winner and why it’s such a revolutionary move for a hifi award in 2022.
The Occasional Podcast has concluded it’s 8th season with our HiFi awards 2022, but you can still check out our interview with Zu Audio and FLAX 2023, and our coverage of Capital Audiofest 2022, our Halloween Special and our interview with turntable reviewer Michael Fremer plus last season’s Anatomy Of An Amplifier and earlier episodes like A Beginners Guide To Wireless HiFi, How Records Are Made plus A Guide To Tube Amplifiers and our season 6 opener What Is Accuracy and Why Audiophiles Love Jazz? but don’t miss last season’s finale TOP’s Best Of Season 5 Awards Plus A Visit to Van Halen’s 5150 Studios or our revisited interview with the late legendary recording engineer Al Schmitt. Also available for download is last season’s interviews with Heinz Lichtenegger, president of Pro-Ject. You can also check out Budgeting – From Entry Level To High End, Getting Started With Vinyl Playback, The Occasional Beginner’s Guide To Digital Audio. Season three had interviews with such audio legends as Jeff Joseph, Bill Dudleston, Nelson Pass and even Rob Watts.
If you would like more from PTA staff writer and engineer Dave McNair, you can hear also him exploring all things Mastering and explaining The Loudness Wars plus How Records Are Made, and if you haven’t checked out our beginners guide to reel-to-reel playback, it’s definitely worth a listen.
You can stream the newest episode about our hifi awards 2022 from the embed below or subscribe to The Occasional Podcast on your favorite podcast platform including iTunes, Android, Google, Deezer, Spotify, iHeartRadio and more.
SCHIITdotCOM – Audio Components Designed & Built in California & Texas, Starting At $49
ZUAUDIOdotCOM – Any music, amp or room, there’s a Zu for You
WHARFEDALEUSAdotCOM – Legendary British Sound – Elevated
VONSCHWEIKERTAUDIOdotCOM – VSA Loudspeakers