Not quite a meeting of the minds at Home Entertainment 2004: Michael Fremer (right) explains to Ken Kessler (left) why LPs sound better than CDs. (Photo: John Atkinson)


It wasn’t exactly heroic or even particularly daring, but has anyone ever attempted to install a phono cartridge while facing a room full of audiophiles at a hi-fi show, as I did during my “Analog Clinic” at Home Entertainment 2004 in May? Not that I know of.


Despite the Clinic’s being scheduled at 2:30 Sunday afternoon, the butt end of the Show, the seats were filled.