atomicAdam | Bloggers

One of the Most Expensive Speaker in the World

The Gramophone from Swedish company Aesthesis for $85,000.  Happy savings. Specification Designers: John Grieves, Jonas Dolk, Erik Wahlin and Björn Gunnarsson Finish: Polished stainless steel and coated carbon fibre Color: High gloss black (Other colors available upon request) Cabinet principle: Horn and bass reflex Effective frequency range: 37-20.000 Hz Impedance: 8 Ohm Connections: Banana plug […]

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atomicAdam | Bloggers | Press and News

Sony S-Series Has Built In Speakers For Public Speaker Hell

I can’t possibly see how this is going to help my commutes on BART.  Except, who really is going to buy a Sony when iPod still dominates the market.  Can you believe even a technology reporter asked me the other day what phone I had (T-Mobile G1), he had an iPhone. LIKE EVERYONE ELSE, and […]

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atomicAdam | Bloggers

R. Crumb melts a 78 record in the oven – Help find new ones

R. Crumb unsuccessfully attempts to flatten a 78 record in the oven ” Here’s Robert trying to flatten a warped 78 record by heating it in the oven. It’s a difficult process, and one that can easily destroy the record as well. His efforts were unsuccessful this time, and we’re asking you for your help. […]

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atomicAdam | Bloggers

HDMI cables for $10 or $140?

Paul Rako, the Technical Editor at EDN has a good blog post on $10 and $140 HDMI cables spurred by the Christian Science Monitor article Why are HDMI cables so expensive? Just a discerning audiophile having no real experience in home video, not owning a TV myself or feeling the need to ever own one.  […]

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atomicAdam | Bloggers | Editorial Reviews | Feature Articles

Maximo iMetal iM-590 Isolating Earbuds Review

Over the years I’ve had many of earphones of various prices, fit comfort, and quality. I don’t prefer them to standard full sized headphones, but they do the job while commuting, working out or traveling.  I find that once you get in the $50-$100 price range a set of Grado SR60 or similar headphones to […]

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auricauricle

Listening for the First Time: The CAL Tercet MK III

As part of our tribute to vintage gear, Auricauricle has a piece on his new CAL Tercet MK III. – audioREVIEW Written by: Auricauricle The box was delivered with a sudden bump that made both my wife and me jump from our seats, where we sat enjoying a pleasant late-morning breakfast. “What was that?” she […]

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atomicAdam | Bloggers

CNet has me completely confused.

According to CNet’s June 9th blog, Face it: The best stuff is expensive, the best stuff is expensive.  Now on the CNet June 13th blog post of The Top 10 greatest audiophile speakers, as in, the best of the best of audiophile quality speakers, you can get the best of the best Top of the […]

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auricauricle | Bloggers

Confessions of a Tweaker

The current SACD debate is a stimulating one and I, having read your respective posts, would not like to slip through the scene acquiescently. As one who has never listened to SACD, I cannot make a very informed argument for or against the format. I have no doubt that proponents of the medium are very […]

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auricauricle | Bloggers | Feature Articles

Denizens of Electronic Music's Mount Olympus

With the exception of Robert Moog and Leon Theremin, perhaps, many of the names associated with the innovation and development of electronic music have slipped into obscurity. Sad too is the collective anonymity celebrating the memory of the early composers and performers for the electronic medium. Invoke the names Ussachevsky and Leuning and one is apt to not a knowing […]

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auricauricle | Bloggers

I'm A Sax Fiend! Top 10 Saxophones in Rock

Auricauricle IR Regular user gallery Join Date: Jun 2008 Location: Charleston, SC Posts: 1,693 Forum Member Auricauricle has a great post on the 10 best saxophone moments in rock and roll. The saxophone, and horns in general, are can turn a simple song into something full of magic, it can also turn a great song […]

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