Jun 29, 2021
I think my obsession with clean power started with me noticing diurnal variation in sound quality, a fairly well recognized effect: things sound better at night when fewer people and businesses are drawing and corrupting PG&Es 60Hz feed.
May 30, 2021
The audio industry is filled with people who will tell you what you should like based upon what they know sounds best. In general, there may not be anything wrong with this.
May 16, 2021
In my home stereo, everything digital runs through my phone (or ipad), which I attach to either a Dragonfly Cobalt and from there to the preamplifier,
Feb 01, 2021
If you own an amplifier and speakers, or you plan to, you should watch this highly educational and easy to understand video that explains the interaction between the two components that when mismatched results in degradation of the sound reproduction.
Jan 01, 2021
From the folks at Freakonomics comes a podcast (Episode 439) that answers the question, Is an MP3 recording like a Halfalog conversation?- and is that why listening to MP3s bothers our brains?
Nov 01, 2020
After my intro in the October Muse generated so much feedback from our readers requesting more ways that they could incorporate Death Metal music into their 78 minutes of daily music therapy to help them cope with personal anger issues,
Sep 01, 2020
No, this isn’t revisionist history concerning Nancy Kerrigan. It is instead, Michael Fremer’s column alerting you to the work that J.R. Boisclair is doing at WAM Engineering,
Aug 01, 2020
After SFAS received a generous donation of HiFi equipment which included an older MSB DAC that needed repair, I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to visit the MSB Technology factory while dropping off the DAC.