A Good Reviewer…What Does That Mean – asks Roger Skoff

In Part 1 of this continuing series on audio reviews and reviewers I asked the question "Are Audio Reviews and Reviewers Really Necessary?" and concluded that they were, if only because there are so many possible combinations of the equipment available to us that, if  equipment interactions affect the sound of our systems (as everybody, even the greatest troll, knows they do) we would have to listen to as many as TRILLIONS of possible combinations before we could make anything like an informed decision about buying our gear.  Obviously that's impossible, so sharing the listening task among many people instead of trying to do it all ourselves is not just a good idea, but clearly necessary.

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