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Happy birthday, Sony Walkman! (It's 36 years old today)

Sony's Walkman was the first high-quality "mobile" music player -- did you own one?

By July 1, 2015


Streaming digital sound from an analog turntable: Is that such a good idea?

Commentary: Flexson's VinylPlay turntable lets you can stream LPs' sound to your Sonos speakers, so you can listen to your records in any room of the house. But does that miss the point?

By June 27, 2015


You've never heard The Beatles sound like this before

The latest round of Beatles LPs are pure, unadulterated analog -- and sound better for it!

By September 13, 2014


Is LP wear a myth? Can 50-year-old records still sound great?

Is fear of record wear stopping you from getting into vinyl?

By August 30, 2014


With mono sound, all you need is one speaker

Stereo has been the primary music format for more than 50 years, but mono sound is enjoying a comeback.

By August 2, 2014


For the vinyl curious: A complete $380 hi-fi system for LPs & audio files

The Audiophiliac matches the Audio Technica AT LP60 turntable with a pair of Audioengine A2+ speakers -- the combination really clicked!

By June 28, 2014


Led Zeppelin and the meaning of life

The Audiophiliac delves into the newly remastered 'Zeppelin albums and likes what he hears.

By June 12, 2014


USB turntables: The worst-ever audio product?

USB turntables sound like crap, make lousy-sounding files, and worse yet, almost no one uses them to play records.

By May 10, 2014


Analog cassettes: The hiss shall rise again

The lowly analog cassette is making a comeback. In 2012, sales were up 13 percent, and the surge continued in 2013!

By May 6, 2014


The Web at 25: Out of the ashes and onto the Friendster

In part 3 of his four-part series reflecting on a life lived largely on the Web, Crave's Eric Mack recalls fleeing the dot-com bust fallout for Alaska, only to be drawn back to a digital world that was growing up fast.

By March 12, 2014