Linn's iconic LP-12 turntable is celebrating its 40th anniversary; the Audiophiliac ponders the meaning of it all.
The iPhone 5 may be the star of the moment, but the VPI Traveler could stay in your life for decades.
Reviewers have opinions, just like everybody else. The difference is audio critics have listened to a vast range of products.
Blu-ray players, cell phones, digital cameras, etc may be replaced every few years. Hi-fis, on the other hand, last for decades.
No one "needs" a Corvette, a $4,000 vacation, or a high-end audio system. But if you can afford these things, why not enjoy them?
Scotland's Linn Products announced it will stop making CD players at the start of 2010. Is this the beginning of a trend?
Audiophiles have been known to develop unnaturally strong bonds with their gear, but civilians also have their faves.
High-end audio flat-out sounds better; it's a better investment than mass market audio, and it looks great. Most high-end audio bashers don't know what they're talking about.
iPods are disposable tech, high-end audio lasts a long, long time. The Audiophiliac ponders why more folks don't buy for the long haul.