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Rafe Arnott  |  Apr 22, 2019  |  4 comments
Music servers and server/DAC combos are fast becoming the butter to the bagel of digital music for computer audiophiles who like to eat 12 notes for breakfast.
Brian Hunter  |  Apr 21, 2019  |  0 comments
Sunday in Chicago was hit hard by a snowstorm that backed up airports and cancelled flights for many of the AXPONA press and out-of-towners. 
Brian Hunter  |  Apr 19, 2019  |  0 comments
Choices have to be made at every price point of DAC design. The majority of budget DACs have to leave off fancy screens or pair down the casework in order to clear the hurdles necessary to turn a profit for the companies who have invested in the manufacturing.
Brian Hunter  |  Apr 18, 2019  |  0 comments
ATC has really dug out their niche within the pro community. When asked on a recent hi-fi panel I attended at Capital Studios in Los Angeles, two out of the four self-proclaimed audiophile recording engineers confessed to ATC endpoints in their home stereos.
Brian Hunter  |  Apr 17, 2019  |  0 comments
Paul McGowan has been shepherding the good folks at PS Audio for quite a few years now. A long-time audio designer, he takes his role of industry icon pretty seriously. A constant presence on YouTube (and other online sources), his question and answer format to all things audiophile provides an access point to his deep well of knowledge for both laymen and hardcore enthusiast alike.
Brian Hunter  |  Apr 16, 2019  |  0 comments
There are horror stories of every type that occasionally trickle out in casual conversation at audio shows. A funky room can be difficult to manage for sonics on the fly, whereas a crushed speaker in transit can be deadly.
Brian Hunter  |  Apr 15, 2019  |  0 comments
Although I was nearly perpetually engaged in interviews for upcoming AudioStream podcasts for most of the first day, I did manage to poke my head into a few interesting rooms along the 16th and 15th floors of AXPONA’s Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Centre.
Rafe Arnott  |  Apr 13, 2019  |  8 comments
Both the LSX and LS50 Wireless share the same cohesive, dynamic, timbrally and tonally-rich sound signature courtesy of KEF’s patented Uni-Q driver. Aesthetically and technically speaking, the two models share a lot of the same DNA – the LSX looks like a miniaturizing ray gun was used on the LS50 – but the LSX benefits from more than a year of further research & development on KEF’s part into proprietary wireless-speaker connectivity, amplification and software/hardware interfacing.
Rafe Arnott  |  Apr 10, 2019  |  0 comments
For those looking at upping their Audio Research high-res digital/Redbook game, the Minnesota-based company has just announced the CD9SE and CD6SE transport/DACs which feature fully-redesigned faceplates to match ARC’s Reference and Foundation Series.
Rafe Arnott  |  Apr 09, 2019  |  0 comments
I still remember the first time I saw it… appearing suddenly like a massive concrete spectre through the rain, sleet and fog of suburban Chicago through the Ubër car window: The Renaissance Schaumberg Hotel & Convention Centre.

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