Old Articles & Posts

Results of 2014 Member Survey

Feb 26, 2015


By Dan Rubin


  • Invitation and link to survey mailed to all membership on October 30,

SFAS & SFJazz in Stereophile!

Feb 09, 2015

This is so exciting. Only minutes ago, Jason Victor Serinus’s article on the SFAS/SFJazz collaboration was posted on Stereophile.com!

Click on the image of our logos to read the article online (Jason mentioned that if this piece is chosen to be included in the print version of Stereophile,

This Might Make You Shed a Tear or Two…

Feb 05, 2015

Music has its way with me… I can’t help it. Even an online video of a stellar performance heard through computer speakers can get me glassy-eyed.

Is This The Future of Vacuum Tubes?

Jan 31, 2015

This is very exciting: A few days ago, at the 2015 National Association of Music Merchants show in Southern California (NAMM) , 

Alón’s Video Vault: MBL

Dec 05, 2014

This MBL promotional Video is just great. A very classy and entertaining way of delivering the message that with very high resolution audio systems, you’ll hear details you simply cannot hear amidst the strident aural grunge of lesser systems.

How Loudspeakers Work

Dec 01, 2014

This may be the best visual animated representation of the (amazing) process of re-creating music with, in this example, cone speakers.

Alón’s Video Vault

Nov 26, 2014

This Science and Music theme seems to be showing up a lot lately – this time, using actual music. This musical Science Experiment is for real,

In Memorium: Harry Pearson

Nov 11, 2014

Arguably one of the founding fathers of high-end audio Harry Pearson passed away a few days ago. If you’ve been an audiophile for a few decades,

Organizing A Computer-Based Audio Library

Oct 22, 2014

Hello All,

I almost called this new program of expert guest bloggers, The SFAS Guestperts Series – so obviously,

Alón’s Video Vault: Water and Sound

Oct 21, 2014

Some things in life are just fascinating. This is a relatively simple experiment showing the behavior of regular tap water when introduced to a certain audio frequency.