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  • Seoul International Audio Show 2024

    Impressions of South Korea’s thriving audio show, along with a handful of Best-of-Show rooms.

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  • The Four Seasons: Vivaldi & Piazzolla Is My Favorite LP I’ve Ever Owned

    Seldom does an LP’s visual presentation rival the artistry of its music. Having seen the orchestra this past weekend at the Maison Symphonique in Montréal, where the album was recorded, I can attest that the quality of the recording matches the live presentation. In fact, the only thing that’s missing from the album is the…

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  • Clean Ears, Clean Sounds: Unveiling the Audiophile’s New Secret Weapon

    In the hallowed halls of audiophilia, where the quest for acoustic perfection is more sacred than the silence in a monastery, a groundbreaking revelation is about to send shockwaves. Audiophiles, brace yourselves, for the game is about to change, not with another esoteric piece of equipment, but with something far more… personal. Enter the Ear…

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  • 2023 Holiday Gift Guide: Audiophile Gift Ideas for Every Budget

    Looking for the perfect gift for the audiophile in your life? Check out our comprehensive 2023 Holiday Gift Guide.

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  • Rolling with the Charts: Billboard’s Epic Journey

    Welcome to the backstage of the music industry, where hits are made, careers are launched, and dreams come true — the Billboard charts. They’ve been the measuring stick of musical success since their inception, but how did they evolve to mirror our ever-changing music consumption habits? Grab your backstage pass and let’s dive into the…

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  • Metallica’s 72 Seasons record review

    On the cusp of being 240 seasons each, the guys can still rock.

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  • Volumio launches Volumio AI: AI Music Discovery with the power of ChatGPT

    Harnessing the power of OpenAI’s ChatGPT, Volumio AI delivers a revolution in music discovery. Innovative Italian audio company, Volumio — creators of the award-winning Volumio Music Player ecosystem — introduce Volumio AI, the latest version of their award-winning Volumio Music player application. Launched in 2013, the Volumio Music Player ecosystem has been built from the…

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  • PSB, Sonical, MQA announce headphone partnership

    The first in new category of smart, mobile and true hifi audio products Tuesday, 28 February 2023 – PSB Speakers, together with hearables start-up Sonical and audio specialists MQA, announced a partnership that will define a new category of high-resolution audio headphones. The product combines high resolution wireless transmission, proven high-fidelity design, and Sonical’s CosmOS…

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  • A Tribute to the First Lady of Love, Donna Summer (1948-2012), Queen of Disco, Pt 1

    Back in 1967, Aretha Franklin won the respect of the public and press, not to mention her musical peers, who crowned her Queen of Soul or Lady Soul. As disco began to supplant soul in the mid-seventies, two women each sought to become successor to Aretha’s throne: glorious Gloria Gaynor and diva-esque Donna Summer. The former got…

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