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stereophile

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The perfect-sound myth

If digital recordings were truly better than analog, they would sound more like real music, but digital just sounds different, not better.

By October 20, 2012

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Speakers and art, together at last

Josh Ray's Urban Fidelity Kickstarter project puts art and clever speaker design together in California.

By July 31, 2012

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What's the best-sounding record you ever heard?

Was it from long ago, or something more recent? What made it memorable?

By June 3, 2012

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The New York Audio & AV Show starts today

The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in NYC is hosting a high-end audio show! Come see and hear the best of the best gear this weekend.

By April 13, 2012

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Is technology robbing music's soul?

Is there a hole in the soul of music? Have human imperfections been completely removed from nearly all music, and is that a bad thing?

By March 21, 2012

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Stereophile 2010 Buyer's Guide: A hi-fi shopper's resource

Stereophile magazine has just published its "2010 Buyer's Guide," a tell-all "book" for audiophiles on the prowl for new gear.

By November 14, 2009

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High-end audio rocks CES, part 2

Smartphones, tablets, and OLED displays may get the lion's share of attention at CES, but what about audio? Here's a choice sampling of the very best of CES.

By January 15, 2012

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Is music too loud?

The 'Loudness Wars' aren't about loud music, they're more about how music is mixed or mastered to eliminate the soft-to-loud variations in live music.

By November 2, 2011

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Are any rock musicians audiophiles?

If music plays such a large role in their lives, why are there so few musician audiophiles?

By August 6, 2011

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Are concrete speakers a solid idea?

Designer molds a pair of floor-standing concrete speakers based on horn loudspeaker technology. Their weight: a hefty 123 pounds a pair.

By July 8, 2011