AUDIOPHILE DEBATE: Have HiFi Mags got better?

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The thread starts:  I always thought HFWs explanation on why the DIY supplements ended and DIY was removed from the mag as very sad (you know.....because big brands werent happy that HFW was 'undermining' their market with DIY kit and the 'aggro' providing and sourcing parts)....I miss the DIY angle.

as for Hifi Mags improving, yes they have from a huge low.....HFN and World have, HFN had a massive dip in quality during the final Harris years and the replacement editor era (cant even remember his name) but Miller has really put it on an even keel I think,,,,,I actually look forward to reading it these days - lets hope it improves even more. I avoid Choice or anything that has the writings of former flat response/hifi review contributors/editors as that just makes me furious ( i make allowances for HFN/HFW)

TAS and Stereophile are of course shadows,,,,,,it seems they are putting more into online.......and I noted a while back Harry Pearson hinting on a new magazine similar in underground feel to the original TAS....not holding any hope for this appearing though.

There is scope for a really engaging print publication (not a flat earth resurrection please.....and certainly not anything like HifiCritic) that provides an overview of 'hifi' in the twenty first century.....and that is Vinyl, Computer/Digital with decent subjective reviewing added to good solid technical analysis....written with passion, intelligence and humour and does not toe any party line or force its readers to 'believe'.

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