HORCH HOUSE: Capturing the magic of master tape on reel-to-reel, vinyl and digital

They say ….. As music lovers, we’re spoilt for choice. Our favourite tunes are now available in a wider variety of formats than ever before. But whether you’re a vinyl collector, a digital convert or a die hard reel-to-reel aficionado, one thing’s agreed: nothing can ever sound – or feel – quite like an original […]

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Akai GX-747, Phillips N4520, Tandberg TD-20A, Technics RS-1500US, Technics RS-1800 and Teac 7300 – by Howard Popeck

These are notes I made for a letter to the editor of Hi-Fi World after a particularly interesting feature re Reel to Reel machines in the February 2008 issue. I didn’t get around to sending it. Dear David. The Neville Roberts feature “The Reel Thing” ( February 2008) was a joy to read. Not only […]

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