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  • De-Kloss-ified: Decoding the Genius of Henry Kloss

    In the sleepy town of Altoona, Pennsylvania, during the twilight of the Roaring Twenties, a future luminary of sound, Henry Kloss, entered the world. Born on February 21, 1929, Kloss was handy with tools from a young age. In his childhood, he was known for his precocious building skills, adding fixtures and even rooms to…

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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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  • Digitizing our music? “It is useless to resist!”

    As music lovers, we strive for the best possible sound quality.  They say all roads lead to Rome, but we still need to contend with our needs, our path, our budget, and the time available to us to get there. Across my next columns, like a travel guide, I will try to recommend memorable places for…

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  • My Audio Revelation

    I’ve always loved listening to music on a sound system, even going as far back as when all I had access to was my parents’ outdated, low-fi stereo system. It was in my college’s music library, where I worked, that I was introduced to quality sound, although at the time I had no idea what…

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