Articles

33 1/3 Questions with Andrew Cartmel, author of The Vinyl Detective Mysteries

Jul 24, 2019

 

 33 1/3 Questions with Andrew Cartmel,

author of The Vinyl Detective Mysteries.

By David Hicks

 

Thousands of Master Recordings Lost in 2008 Fire

Jun 22, 2019

A New York Times investigation has revealed that decades of Universal Music Group treasures burned in 2008.

Firefighters helped remove canisters from a burning vault at Universal Studios in Universal City,

UNDERSTANDING, FINDING, &ELIMINATING GROUND LOOPS, by Bill Whitlock

May 27, 2019

Thanks to member Bill Robinson for passing along this interesting article by Bill Whitlock(1):

0 – INTRODUCTION
“A cable is a source of potential trouble connecting two other sources of potential trouble.” This
joke among electronic system engineers is worth keeping in mind.

Silicon Valley Magazine Article on SFAS

May 20, 2019

Very nice article in Silcon Valley Magazine:

Link to article:  SFAS story

SFAS Partners with SFJazz Center

May 20, 2019

In what may be the first collaboration of its kind, the San Francisco Audiophile Society (SFAS) has partnered with a major urban arts presenter,

SFAS System Sundays, By Alón Sagee 

May 19, 2019

I love Sys-hops (audio system auditions at multiple members’ homes on the same day). They are fun, educational, inspiring, and build community by increasing interaction between members.

Interactive Frequency Chart by Independent Recording Network

Mar 24, 2019

Contributed by Jazzfan

Have you ever wondered about the frequency range covered by a musical instrument, or by male and female vocals? What about the specific ranges covered by a Piano,

Speaker Re-Coning 101 by Grant Stoner

Mar 24, 2019

Well, I may call it re-coning 901, because this is partly about the process of reconing speakers and the illustrious Bose 901’s.

Yes,

How to Optimize your Audio System

Mar 13, 2019

Do Not Miss This Event!

How to Optimize your Audio System

March 23rd 1-4pm.

Audio Systems Optimized/Stirling Trayle

Last year I found an online audio site called the Audio Beat.

Musical Instrument Museum – Phoenix, AZ, by Kevin Olson

Feb 26, 2019

This Presidents weekend, Karen and I took a trip to visit friends in Phoenix AZ. We sloshed in the snowy mountains, listened to live music in Scottsdale and visited a remarkable museum in Phoenix.