Alex Peychev on Vinyl-like Qualities of DSD

Jan 19, 2014

Alex Peychev, digital / electronics guru and founder of APL Hi-fi, had this to say about DSD vs PCM (and vinyl):

After dealing with PCM and PCM converted DSD for so many years,

Why I embraced DSD

Jan 17, 2014

Charles Hansen at Ayre has published a lengthy article about the evolution of high resolution digital playback. As is often the case,

Can We, Should We – Save the Stereo?

Jan 05, 2014

It’s early days for this fledgeling project, so plans are understandably vague.

But the future of the high end is an important topic,

The Biggest News in High-End Audio?

Dec 30, 2013

I believe that this is a really big deal. Nouveau business model meets “old World” market. LH is also canny to be riding the headphones wave.

Beat-up Loudspeakers

Dec 20, 2013

Speaks for itself. Funny ad here.

[Thanks, Vince!]


How to Listen to Music

Nov 20, 2013

At this point in my audiophile career, it’s rare to come across a document of this type that moves me – causes me to reevaluate “how I listen.”

String vibration at high frame rate

Nov 14, 2013

Thanks, Vince!

Do we judge classical music performances by sight or by sound?

Sep 10, 2013

The ever-entertaining Priconomics web site has followed up their report on subjectivism in wine tasting with a piece on classical music performances.

The conclusions are surprising,

Impressions of the California Audio Show (CAS4)

Aug 13, 2013

After a week of travel, I arrived at the show early Sunday morning. Last day – maybe everything is tuned and locked in. For the most part,