NickG’s Desert Island Disks

John Mayall – The Turning Point Ben Webster – Soulville Neil Young – Greatest Hits Traffic – Low Spark Herbie Hancock, – Gershwin’s World Eva Cassidy – Live at Blues […]

Miguel’s Desert Island Disks

Yanni Live at the Acropolis – Private Music – 1994 Jordi Savall / Tous les matins du monde / AliaVox – AV9821 Leon Parker /Awakening / Columbia CK68076 – 1998 […]

BillR’s Desert Island Disks

  1. Music of Bach, Mozart, Scarlatti and Schubert played by Dinu Lipatti (EMI CD CDH 7 69800 2) 2. Glenn Gould playing Rhapsodies, Ballades and Intermezzoi of Brahms ( […]

“Desert Island” Discs

We all have our favorite disks – the ones that we pull out to elevate our mood or to test a new system. What are yours? Please share your top […]

Latest in DIY Reference Music Servers

Those of you that attended Saturday’s event, heard high-quality music from a Mac supplemented by a Slim Devices Transporter. I personally consider this reference-quality, and it’s relatively easy to implement. […]

Want to go to THE Show?

For the first time ever, BAAS members (and those of select other audiophile societies) will be invited to The Home Entertainment Show in Vegas during CES. Specific dates are January […]

“Music” Leads Video Games Growth

Much has been written about the demise of the traditional music industry. There’s also been some commentary about where commercial music is heading. But the most-overlooked area of development is […]

The Perils of Audiophile Solder

To my growing list of “audiophile stuff that doesn’t work” I must now add solder! Here’s what Bruce Rozenblit, owner of Transcendant Sound, has to say: Don’t  Use WBT Solder […]

The Rudiments of (Sound) Wisdom

For an entertaining look at “how things work,” check out Tim Hunkin’s “Rudiments of Wisdom” web site (click here). Of course, the main reason I bring this up to BAAS […]

T Bone Burnett Says CD-quality Sucks

Accomplished producer Burnett lashed out at CD and [iTunes-quality] downloads in this interview: “We’ve been fighting digital sound since it came out twenty years ago…music’s gotten to a place that’s […]

Vinyl Acendant?

CNN reports that even as CD sales fade, sales of LP’s are on the rise: According to the Recording Industry Association of America, manufacturers’ shipments of LPs jumped more than […]

Single-Driver Discography

Mike from Teresonic played the following at our last event: The Famous Sound of three blind mice vol 1 (TBM CD 9001) The group called Bassiona Amorosa and the CD […]