This one is for all the weird stuff.
Friends, I must confess. I have not been as careful as one might wish, and certainly, hindsight is proving to me that my shivering fear and self-loathing are insufficient excuses for my laxity. But the […]
By Modest I. Predlozheniye Ah, dear readers! How have you been? Old Modest has spent the last few months traveling extensively through North America and has been collecting wonderful stories from the high-end audio frontier. […]
By Modest I. Predlozheniye “If you knew you could play your favorite album or the most valuable record in your collection and have it sound more beautiful than you have ever heard before with more […]
By Modest I. Predlozheniye I love visiting the Albanian coast in early summer. From the alluring scent of tangerines and olive oil that permeates the islands of Ksamil to the sounds of the Gheg and […]
I should have refused delivery. The package, on arrival, was entirely unremarkable. I couldn’t make out the sender, but I rarely pay that much attention. It was addressed to me, or rather, to the Part-Time Audiophile, […]
Over the years we have seen, auditioned and reviewed many incredible “audio enhancement” products. The industry press, forums and blogs have discussed — at considerable depth — the use of Tibetan bells and whistles, ultra diamond […]
The Thing on The Doorstep From the Nearly Complete Lovecraft Collection
Just in time for the holidays, a new band has arrived. They’re little. They’re yellow. They’re different. No, try again — they’re ducks! And they rock.
This is simply terrible to do to someone. So, to celebrate the inner roadside rubberneckers in each of us, feel free to watch the disaster here. But don’t say I didn’t warn you.
Every now and again something crosses my desk that reminds me of how clever and wonderful my fellow Man can be. Case in point, this eye-popping-ly expensive pair of speaker cables from AudioQuest that, for […]