Sweeping statements

Paul McGowan … Here’s a subject I am perhaps more guilty of than most. The practice of making a sweeping statement about how everything is one way or the other. This is wrong and this is right. This matters and that does not. This guy’s a liar, and this one always tells the truth. The problem with this line of communication is two-fold: nothing is always one […]

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OPINIONS DIFFER: Trying to decouple speakers from the room

 Just wondering if anyone else has suspended their speakers. My first attempt was with an old pair of infinity’s which I placed on top of a bicycle tube. I was wondering if manufacturers would design a speaker with this in mind? My main purpose is to keep the floor from resonating, IMHO it works well […]

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MAKING PEACE:

  Many of you are familiar with the Audiophile’s dilemma: well recorded music sounds better on a high-end system and poorly recorded music sounds worse. It’s the problem of extremes: a high-end system extends the extremes – better sounds better, worse sounds worse. The problem with this lack of homogenizing is we tend to restrict […]

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BEN WATT: Everything but playing by the rules

Ben Watt talks to Nick Duerden about three decades in music and returning to his roots. “You plod on, basically. You plod on.” Ben Watt says this matter-of-factly, in his slight, slightly impatient voice, and accompanies it with a shrug and a sort of half-smile. We’ve been discussing his longevity in the music industry, and […]

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ARCHITETTURA SONORA: The Cubo family, the new cubical omni-directional speaker collection

They say: The Cubo family, the new cubical omni-directional speaker collection, goes back to Architettura Sonora’s roots, the Cube, an iconic image of  High-End speakers, reworking and redesigning the shape into a new context, using new materials and refined details, the concrete. The result is a timeless and advanced OUTDOOR/INDOOR speaker, combining designs and meticulous […]

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