Jason Victor Serinus  |  Mar 27, 2020  |  0 comments
Some people might say that I’ve gone to extremes to minimize noise and maximize resolution. I, however, feel that I’ve only done what’s necessary.
Rafe Arnott  |  Mar 25, 2020  |  4 comments
Switching to digital meant I spent less time in record shops and more time at home with a cold beer or whisky while I data-mined TIDAL’s catalog into Roon playlists and sat besotted with happiness listening to what felt like endless music.
Rafe Arnott  |  Mar 23, 2020  |  0 comments
The Linn Klimax DSM is the Scottish company’s highest-specified digital music source/integrated pre-amplifier.
Rafe Arnott  |  Mar 20, 2020  |  15 comments
There are many music lovers out there putting together network-enabled, digital-based sound systems who wonder silently or aloud in the darkness of their listening rooms, “Do ethernet cables make a difference?”
Rafe Arnott  |  Mar 20, 2020  |  0 comments
Listener-supported digital music download and LP purchase website Bandcamp whose revenue-sharing model of online sales help support musicians directly, is waiving its cut of the profits for 24 hours (right now!) to put more money directly into the pockets of artists affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Scott Eastlick  |  Mar 16, 2020  |  0 comments
With the other mixes I’ve done for AudioStream and InnerFidelity having run the range of musical genres, there is of course a contingent of readers who have an aversion to electronic music. I felt inclined to offer something of a course correction for the classic audiophiles who proudly hold their ground.
Rafe Arnott  |  Mar 14, 2020  |  10 comments
Creating a radical, future-forward digital-platform/power-supply/chassis design born in the crush of 21st-century electronic advancement that still resonates with futurists and traditionalists alike 10 years on is no easy feat.
Stephen Mejias  |  Mar 11, 2020  |  2 comments
Our daughter Veronica, who turns one next week, is gaining more balance and growing more curious by the second. She likes to turn the volume knob on our Arcam A19 integrated amplifier – always up, never down.
Rafe Arnott  |  Mar 09, 2020  |  0 comments
Organizers of North America’s largest audio show have today announced that AXPONA 2020, which was originally scheduled for April 17–19 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center in Chicago, will be postponed to August 7-9, 2020.
Rafe Arnott  |  Mar 07, 2020  |  1 comments
The only place I can seem to find solace from the impending viral menace is when I’m streaming music, or dropping the needle in a groove.