3 Things I Learned About…


  • 3 Things I Learned About… Magnepan Speakers

    First impressions are mostly right, except when it comes to Magnepan speakers. On first audition, their sound may not grab you like that of conventional speakers. They’re certainly not flashy-sounding. But that is part of their allure. And it’s one reason why I’ve been living with Magnepan speakers for over 10 years. Mine is an…

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  • 3 Things I Learned About… Digital Playback

    The fact is, your digital source player, computer or streamer is the first contact point between the music and your audio system. It’s your digital needle.

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  • 3 Things I Learned About… Speakers

    This may seem like a radically bold statement, but here goes: The choice of speakers accounts for 12.5% of the sound quality in your room. ‘How the heck did he get to that number?’, you may ask. That number is a half of a half of a half, a calculation I’ll explain soon. I’ve owned…

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  • 3 Things I Learned About… Amplifiers

    The number of amps I’ve owned in my home is 49. Some of them were back-breaking heavy. And since my listening room/attic is on the third floor and I’m a skinny guy with no muscles to show off, it wouldn’t have been possible for me to try out all these amps and subsequently write this…

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  • 3 Things I Learned About… Interconnects

    I’m of the opinion that cable design is a thing, which is why some audio cables perform better than others, and you can’t convince me otherwise. I’ve heard the differences.

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