FREE: Mr Big ( Live BEATCLUB Germany ) . *HQ Audio*

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C2SvmTM-zps 34,665 views A few viewer comments: outstanding musicians, soul bass playing at its best, lead immense, shame he died so early, vocals legendary still the one i play in my car on a long journey when i want to hear the best and chill out No fuzz box or wah-wah pedal. Just a Les […]

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PS AUDIO: The Audion

Paul McGowan: This is the first post in our series on Tubes vs. Transistors.  I’ll do my best to keep this fun, informative, not uber technical and to the point so we can all have something to look forward to each day. You may have heard the term “Audion” as there is a UK manufacturer […]

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NOW HEAR THIS: Duke Ellington

Details HERE More like this HERE Epilogue Hi. I’m Tony Andrews and I am Contributing Editor / Jazz here. I hope you found the above interesting. If you want anything jazz-related published here (free of charge) then please email me at tonya.balgores@talktalk.net and/or you can leave a message on +44(0) 7734 816 345 and I’ll […]

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Building systems

Paul McGowan writes: We cobble together multiple components to form a stereo system. Speakers, cables, equipment, are all necessary elements to produce music in our homes. The skills needed to assemble a proper stereo are not taught in school and with the single exception of Jim Smith’s excellent work, I’ve yet to see a book explaining […]

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NOW HEAR THIS: Wagner, Joe Bonamassa, Beethoven

CDs and LPs; sometimes DVDs too. As editor I get advanced notification of music releases and so I’m sharing it. Primarily Blues, Jazz, Classic and Rock. I make no value judgements here i.e I am merely …. the conduit. Updated pretty much 24/7 @ https://www.facebook.com/groups/770803929775708/?source=create_flow Thanks HP More like this HERE

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JBL: I have a pair of JBL L100 Century loudspeakers. They claim they are bookshelf size. 37Kg and big. Are they kidding?

Howard, I have a pair of JBL L100 Century speakers. They claim they are bookshelf size. 37Kg and big. Are they kidding? First – 37Kg per pair, not each! Well, sort of. Blame JBL’s over-enthusiastic marketing department in the 1970s and the studio environment from which these speakers, the domestic version of the JBL Studio […]

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Ask an expert: The significance of the folding transmission line in a loudspeaker

What is the significance of the folding transmission line in a loudspeaker? My guess is that not many of you have heard of a folding transmission line in a loudspeaker, much less ever heard one working.  The late Bud Fried, from Fried Audio (pronounced “freed” as opposed to what one might do with eggs), was […]

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Conducting ourselves

Paul McGowan writes: Have you ever thought about how many different people you’ve been in your lifetime? The Paul of high school is very different than the one typing this note—even the me of a decade ago isn’t the same as today and there’s every indication tomorrow will bring more changes. It’s a funny thing […]

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