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Review: Getting my groove on with one-step vinyl releases

By | December 17th, 2017|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In business, it can be advantageous to cut out the middle man. In vinyl record production, too, less can be more. The latest mini-trend in the audiophile world is one-step recordings, which eliminate two parts of the manufacturing process.

Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab dropped its first one-step record in 2016 with Santana’s Abraxas, followed early this year by the Bill Evans Trio’s Sunday at the Village Vanguard. Both quickly sold out. This fall, MFSL added Donald Fagen’s The Nightfly and reportedly is planning a handful more in 2018.… Read the full article

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AXPONA 2017: A Place In The Market

By | May 7th, 2017|Categories: Nordost, Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |



A photojournal by Eric Franklin Shook

“Success is 5% perspiration and 95% getting your name out there.” -Albert Einstein

Often the reason I get from dealers and manufacturers who have already “arrived” at their place in the audiophile market is: “We do the show circuit to stay relevant. If we don’t show, people would begin to speculate as to what’s wrong with our company.” It’s sad, it’s true, but you get to a point where your own ubiquity becomes a burden — people expect you to be there.… Read the full article

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