Secrets Of The Mix Engineers: Mike Crossey

The 1975’s chart-topping album is just one of a string of hit debuts engineered, mixed and produced by Mike Crossey. Mike Crossey is a man of many talents, two of which are a knack for propelling unknown acts to the top of the hit parade, and the ability to mix tracks that sound amazing on the radio. Speaking […]

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How to buy a turntable?

“Records, aka LPs, have been around since the 1950s, so there are lots of them out there. I’ve bought great records for a buck or two at thrift shops and yard sales, and found them on the street for free, but records aren’t yesterday’s news; lots of young bands are releasing LPs. The way things […]

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From the archives: What value should be placed on the absence of UK servicing when considering a brand?

Howard Popeck writes: Mail-order bride anyone? All purchases, from cars to mail-order brides carry a risk. Audiophile gear is no exception. However there are unavoidable and avoidable risks when it comes to imported equipment. This article seeks to shed light on an unacceptable risk in the hope that readers are alerted and that some importer/distributors […]

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HOW TO: Be an audiophile on the cheap

  You love music, but even if you consider yourself a true audiophile, the cost of high-end sound can be, frankly, a little absurd. We talked with a handful of audio experts to find out how to get audiophile-calibre sound without emptying your savings account. Here’s what they had to say. Simply put, an audiophile […]

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“I remember a friend having a pair of these and I was thinking I might see if I could find a pair. Then I saw the prices.”

The thread starts as follows: I remember a friend having a pair of these and I was thinking I might see if I could find a pair. Then I saw the prices.  Doesn’t anyone do a clone of these? MORE Also ….. Please click HERE to access the entire Point Of View archive

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PS AUDIO: Unintended consequences

Paul McGowan writes: While enjoying a morning cup of coffee I was reading Art Dudley’s engaging article on his acquisition of an old pair of Altec Lansing loudspeakers in the May issue of Stereophile. In the latter half of the article he tries to tame the Altec horn of its tendency to ring when stimulated […]

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ADRIAN BUSHBY / FOO FIGHTERS: Double Grammy mix engineer – interview

Adrian Bushby is a double Grammy award winning British mixer, engineer and producer. Phil English visited Adrian at his private mix studio in London to talk about his working methods and to find out how he goes about taking a recording in to a finished master. Having won his first Grammy back in 2008 for […]

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THE ESSENCE OF SOUND: An interview with an audiophile

From the archives: Audiophiles are a fastidious bunch.  They’re audio perfectionists who are constantly on the prowl for the latest gear to appease their ears.  What sounds “fine” to one person, sounds like fingernails down chalkboards to an audiophile. But there are few audiophiles who could claim they have a way to enjoy high quality […]

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