AudioStream 2012 Holiday Gift Guide
It's that time of year again so let's just get on with it!
Bleep: The Top 100 Tracks/ 2012
While you won't know what tracks make up Bleep's 2012 Top Tracks until January 7, 2013, why not live on the edge and take the plunge. For a hint at what to expect, here's their 2011 list. Comes in two sizes, WAV or FLAC.
Kikkerland Make Your Own Music Box Kit
Get in touch with your analog side.
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds: Push the Sky Away [Super Deluxe Box Set]
While your getting in touch with your analog side, how about a lovely Deluxe package of Nick & the Bad Seeds newest (coming Feb 2013)! Comes with CD Album and vinyl album [180gm Heavyweight Vinyl], DVD with specially created visuals by artists Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard, 2 x exclusive 7" vinyls containing non album bonus tracks, exclusive 120-page replica of Nick Cave's handwritten, hand stamped and hand glued notebooks, numbered certificate of authenticity signed by Nick Cave (original signature limited to first 300 orders), and exclusive liner notes! And you get a download of the track "We No Who U R" which qualifies this whole thang for inclusion.
AAA Desktop Bundle
Website: www.adam-audio.com, www.audioquest.com
Total Price: $933.00
A desktop bundle of musical joy: the Audioquest Dragonfly Stereophile's Budget Component of the Year (read the full review), Audioquest Evergreen cable, and the ADAM Audio A3X (read the full review).
Are you suffering from inadequate USB bus-power? Are you plagued by creeping computer noise? Take one dose of iFi's new iUSBPower and clean up your USB link before handing off to your O-so-sensitive DAC.
Read the full review
Kamaka: Standard Ukulele (HF-1)
Make music not war! What better way to strum than on a genuine koa Hawaiian Uke.
Dress up your USB storage with an 8GB-64GB icon.
Synology Network Attached Storage
Price: DS213+ $399.99/diskless
Free your music and your mind will follow. Synology makes a nice NAS.
Why NAS? Read all about it starting here.
Filson Double Mackinaw Cap
Baby, it's cold outside. Protect your 'lobes for listening.
Pictures of Sound: One Thousand Years of Educed Audio: 980-1980
Two of my favorite pastimes combined:
Now, for the first time in history, this compilation uses innovative digital techniques to convert historic “pictures of sound” dating back as far as the Middle Ages directly into meaningful audio.Description: CD packaged in a 144-page hardback book; Book dimensions are 10 x 8 inches; 164 images reproduced in full color; Gold gilt edging and gold-foil stamping on cover and spine.
Steve Plaskin's Pick
Synergistic Research: MiG (Mechanical Interface Grounding)
Price: $150/set of three
Improve the sound of your DAC and computer by draining mechanical energy and re- tuning mechanical resonance.
For more select selections, check out our Greatest Bits!