Copper Weights for Headshells, by Joe Hakim

Sep 20, 2018

If you are into vinyl playback, it’s likely you will eventually run into the need for a headshell weight to improve the low frequency resonance point of your tonearm/cartridge combination.

SF Old School Analog Recording Studio

Feb 06, 2017

What I love about our city is that it never fails to surprise me with some hidden gem. Like this analogue only studio run by John Vanderslice.

Audiophile Wisdom – Ported vs Non-Ported Subs

Dec 10, 2016

A question asked by SFAS Sr. VP Leslie Lundin and answered by member and audio engineer Manny LaCarrubba.

Subwoofers: To Port or Not To Port?

Review: Shelter 501 II mono moving coil cartridge, By Larry Deniston

Dec 01, 2016

This effort, and it was more of an effort than I believed it would be, began after reading some reviews of mono cartridges and stereo magazine contributors having opined on the benefits of playing mono records with mono cartridge.

SFAS Gets Press!

Feb 09, 2016

Recently, SV Magazine, centered in the South Bay, ran a nice one-page article on SFAS written by their Automotive Editor, Brian Douglas, who turns out is an avid audiophile.

Two-speaker Surround Sound – The future?

Jul 27, 2013

As some of you  may know, I went to grad school at Princeton. Professor Edgar Choueiri, one of the prof’s in my old department is an audiophile and doing very-cool research (funded mostly by Sony).

Memorial – Frank Zappa

May 27, 2013

I came late to the genius of Frank Zappa. this video provides another look at his art and his modus operandi. As a small bonus,

Sound from Sight

Apr 05, 2013

The recordings are analog, but the medium is ink on paper.

This article describes the process used by Indiana University,

Audiophile Porn – 27,000 Pictures of Gear

Mar 28, 2013

The HiFi Shock website fills a unique niche, specializing in showing what’s inside audiophile gear.

Some very interesting images.

DSD Audio – The Next WAV?

Feb 03, 2013

The video below will help prepare you for what might be the next wave in high-end digital. It will also serve as a great intro for our next session at Blue Coast Records.