Recording allows us to store and replay something. It is the first time-shifting. It’s been around for ~ 200 years but it wasn’t until the last 100 that they really started making tangible progress for commercial applications.
Images were first. … Read the rest
There is a lot of technology available today, some at very affordable prices. Choice appears abundant but it’s a false narrative.
Why is choice a false narrative? Because most of the choices are already compromised and the actual quality of … Read the rest
More vinyl albums were sold last year than any year since 1991. This is because of quality not irony.
The mainstream music world has moved to streaming, locking in low-quality expectations. Streamers don’t even talk about sound quality anymore because … Read the rest
Stop listening to internet experts and listen to real experts. Here’s a panel of mastering engineers talking about quality sound and consumer trends. Interesting, informative and correct!
Bonus fun is that they invited a guy from streamer Rdio who has … Read the rest
Quick history lesson —
Digital audio made it’s public debut with the CD standard known as “RedBook”, started in 1978. A collaboration between Phillips & Sony, the CD standard was originally going to be 14bit/40k with error correction … Read the rest
Say you need to purchase a big ticket item, and this item is the primary tool you use to make a living. Which one do you select?
- The product built from better materials, to a tighter specification, that will then
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