This is crazy, this is awesome. We are so proud of the new
Enjoy. Gear up. Just in time for christmas!
Apologies to Gloria…
Lots of work to be done here, but sure enough, soon enough, the robots will be able to DJ properly too.
(Never … Read the rest
Since the early 20th century millions of talented people have recorded music. Record labels stored these archives whether the artist sold well or not.
Some archives were lost to fire or flood, and many changed ownership over the years, but … Read the rest
All technologies have intended uses and unintended, fringe, use cases. Tech companies can only do so much to anticipate bad actors.
The modern smart home is becoming a reality. You can monitor and control it from afar, it knows … Read the rest
There’s this thing in digital audio called Dither.
It’s the first step of lossy-ness.
But it’s never talked about outside of mastering engineer shop talk.
I think it’s ignored because it’s misunderstood, and frankly, would hurt sales if explained.… Read the rest
It seems in many ways dumb devices are better than smart devices:
Why? Security, privacy, and quality.
Anything with a network connection can be hacked: smart TV’s, cars, streaming boxes, appliances, routers and every other smart device, or IoT device, … Read the rest
The year was 1994.
Music was as popular as it’s ever been, with rock bands like Nirvana and The Smashing Pumpkins, pop artists like Ace of Base and Mariah Carey, and soul artists like Boyz II Men and Janet Jackson … Read the rest
Shout to Squagles! Square Bagles!
The iPhone won’t make it to the future. Sure it’s Apple’s cash cow right now but I see it going away in importance over the next couple of years.
Think about Apple current main product … Read the rest
From the front, the user space, this argument is tired. Both smartphones do whatever you can imagine at this point. Both are amazingly thin and packed full of sensors and features.
Behind the scenes though…. things are very different. Why … Read the rest
To followup on my rant against american tech sites like Ars Technica and how they completely ignore hi-res audio, I found some proof.
Check out Crutchfield, an american stereo catalog retailer. Crutchfield is known for their help in installing and … Read the rest
The tech takeover is something we’ve been watching for decades now, and with regards to audio production and socializing I get preachy about how much we’ve lost.
Here’s a great article sowing the same seeds but covering the movie industry. … Read the rest
Synonyms: demean, debase, cheapen, devalue, shame, humiliate, mortify, abase, dishonor, dehumanize, brutalize, lossy
The logical end of social media is tribalism based not on bloodlines or geography but on opinion and politics. It feels inevitable.
It could abolish the economy. It could crush the democracy.
It could trample on the constitution and bill … Read the rest
A canvas. A monitor.
A block of clay.
Human imagination is more fertile and expansive than all of them.
Human imagination is where the soundstage of recorded music is rendered.
Creating sound for a recording takes planning. Even a simple … Read the rest
The FBI is doing a criminal investigation on a mass murder committed by americans. Some call it a terrorist attack, some don’t. Either way it’s a high profile case for the Obama justice department.
The couple that committed the crimes … Read the rest