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High-resolution audio is a lot older than you might have thought

What was the original high-res audio format?

By June 17, 2015


The unusually usefully featured Parasound Halo Integrated amplifier

Full bass management is a rarely found feature in stereo integrated amps, but the Parasound Halo has it, along with superb sound.

By June 13, 2015


iPhone 5 vs. the VPI Traveler turntable

The iPhone 5 may be the star of the moment, but the VPI Traveler could stay in your life for decades.

By September 29, 2012


Pioneer PLX-1000: A DJ turntable an audiophile can love?

Pioneer's new super-solid PLX-1000 turntable shakes up the Audiophiliac.

By November 8, 2014


Cheap and crazy-expensive audio components comingle at the New York Audio Show 2014

The Audiophiliac can't cover even a tiny percentage of the audio shows sprouting up all over the world, but when there's one in his hometown, he's on it!

By October 1, 2014


Finally, a high-end audio dealer who really knows what he's doing

The Audiophiliac visits the Audio Connection store, and gets bowled over by the sound!

By September 20, 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


Brooklyn artist inspired by audio gear

Keil Borrman's abstract paintings were conceived as an homage to the very best local hi-fi manufacturers' gear. The Audiophiliac takes a look.

By April 29, 2014


Come together: Rogue amplifier fuses the best of old and new tech

Straight out of Brodheadsville, Pa. comes an amp that uses vacuum tubes and Class D technology: the Rogue Sphinx is one of the sweetest amps around.

By February 12, 2014


What consumer electronics product has been made for 40 years?

Linn's iconic LP-12 turntable is celebrating its 40th anniversary; the Audiophiliac ponders the meaning of it all.

By September 29, 2013