Rafe Arnott

Rafe Arnott  |  Mar 25, 2020  |  8 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  |  18 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.
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.
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.
Rafe Arnott  |  Mar 05, 2020  |  4 comments
As I sat and watched my one-year-old daughter desperately try to prise out a plastic AC-outlet blocker so she could jam a chopstick into it, I was reminded of audiophiles and their relationship with all things power related.
Rafe Arnott  |  Mar 02, 2020  |  0 comments
Modern software and hardware handshakes have a firm grip in hi-fi as manufacturers like Cambridge Audio continue to recognize the importance of Roon Labs as the music player of choice for streaming cloud-based digital audio or accessing local-area high-resolution files.
Rafe Arnott  |  Feb 28, 2020  |  4 comments
What has undoubtedly become the largest and premier high-fidelity and audio trade show in the world – High End Munich – has been formally cancelled by High End organizers over fears of worsening health conditions amid the outbreak of the coronavirus.