VALVE Magazine Online! Acoustical Quad Article By Dan Schmalle From VALVE Issue 4, April 1994

Enjoy the Music.com wrote: This month’s demo is a very special one. Through the generosity of Eric and Dave we will audition what is to many vintage buffs the ne plus ultra of vintage high fidelity systems, an entire QUAD system. It will be composed of the QUAD FM Tuner, QUAD Multiplex Decoder, QUAD 22 […]

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BEVERIDGE SPEAKERS: An owner writes …..

“Isn’t it interesting that these vintage speakers can still be so amazing many years after they were manufactured. I found your comment interesting about a number of industry insiders also consider these speakers among the finest ever. Most audiophiles have not had the pleasure of hearing these speakers. I was an vintage audio collector for […]

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Audio woo now defined

Rational Wiki writes: Audio woo consists of unsupportable claims for devices or methods for getting better sound quality from systems that reproduce recorded music. Such claims are made by manufacturers, hobbyists, and writers in the field. An audiophile is someone dedicated to producing the highest possible fidelity in the playback of music. While this is […]

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Carlos Santana feat. John Lee Hooker:

We are told ….. Shake Your Money Maker I Don’t Know Jlh Intro One Monday Morning Boom Boom Serves Me Right To Suffer High Heeled Sneakers Boogie Chillin’ Jam & Outro Many preowned classic examples for sale HERE EDITORIAL NOTE: The opinions expressed in the above post do not necessarily reflect those of our editorial […]

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The other analog format: Cassette tape decks have never been cheaper to buy

Steve Guttenberg writes:  Vinyl’s surging popularity is covered ad nauseam in mainstream media; the Audiophiliac ponders the rise of the other major consumer analog audio format, the cassette. More HERE Many preowned classic examples for sale HERE EDITORIAL NOTE: The opinions expressed in the above post do not necessarily reflect those of our editorial team […]

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ABX Tests Prove Hi-Res Audio Is Legit!

Michael Lavorgna writes: This is really great news for anyone following the hi-res audio debate. The debate is simple; some people claim there is an audible difference between high resolution files and lower resolutions, and some people claim there isn’t. There have been a bunch of technical articles on the subject but up until now(ish), […]

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Agesism in audiophile showrooms?

From the archives: Based on the article below, it’s hard to figure out how this Government edict might pan out in what’s left of the UK retail audiophile industry. Some insiders are inclined to think that the bricks ‘n mortar part of the industry will be dead and buried before the impact of this legislation […]

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In defence of Ken Kessler in particular and audio writes in general – or at least most of them – by Neil McCauley (part 1 of 2)

From time to time and on some but not all forums an audiophile magazine reviewer is used as a scapegoat for every illness in the industry. It’s an unfortunate fact of life that the more aggressive / virulent posters are those hiding behind anonymity. However that’s not the point of this piece nor indeed that […]

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