TANNOY: Monitor Gold LSU/HF/III.L.Z/8 question

… or, more precisely, a quite naive but humble question it is that aims to know whether is a pair of these speakers are worth investing in? To note, I followed some threads with Tannoy speakers mentioned here at TAOS but now do not remember whether these exact models were recommended to be purchased or […]

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SETUP: Matters

Paul McGowan writes: There are very few pieces of hifi kit that won’t benefit from a great deal of care and attention. But one benefits far more than anything else I can think of. The turntable. Vinyl’s playback is almost entirely dependent on proper setup. Getting the arm and cartridge combination playing nice together is […]

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TRACK OF THE DAY: “Bad Luck Baby” off the CD Monkey Medicine by TheNick Gravenites / John Cipollina Band

Proper, tough electric blues played with taste and at a decent speed by true masters of the genre and yes, it’s the same Cipollina, the deceased guy out of QMS. Excellent ‘kick-arse’ take-no-prisoners Chicago Blues from white guys who know their stuff. Love it! As usual, I got this album off eBay for next to […]

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BUT IS IT PROOF: I like to learn and I love different viewpoints … but is it proof?

Paul McGowan:  In our comments section, in response to my post FOMO, there is a good and healthy debate going on about the differences in sound quality between DSD and PCM. In one of the comments a fellow manufacturer’s online rant “proving” that PCM is as good as DSD is cited. The article includes a […]

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