My last post was about honesty in audio. And I’ve written extensively about trust and integrity in all things music and audio in previous articles. The topic is especially poignant in this age of blogs and “fake news”. But it’s […]
Cell. Mobile. Handy. Three different words from three different countries (USA, UK, Germany) used to describe a (smart)phone. Light Reading this week gave us a first glimpse of the 5G pricing/data plans about to land Stateside. Anecdotally, the most common responses echo those of 4G’s introduction: prices will come down (in time) as adoption increases.
But what about existing data allowances? Audiophiles with their proverbial shit together and streaming from Tidal and/or Qobuz will almost certainly be rocking a home internet connection with generous data accommodation.… Read the full article
90 minutes. 90 tracks. 13 exclusives. These are the vital statistics of Ostgut Ton’s latest DJ mix release Berghain 9. Curated and mixed by relatively new Berghain resident Vatican Shadow (Dominic Fernow), the mix is part field recording, part industrial, part noise, all underpinned by a foreboding techno sound:
“My interest in DJing developed naturally out of industrial music traditions such as mail art, tape trading, and sound collage. While this mix, of course, does not solely focus on cassettes, they were used as the bridge between the seemingly disparate areas and cross-sections of underground electronic edits you will find sewn together from diverse factions to create a sonic ‘cut up’.… Read the full article
I watched a 20-minute YouTube video this morning titled, “Battle of the Streams: Tidal vs. Qobuz!” produced and presented by The Seltzertron and was surprised to hear my name mentioned during the discussion of hi-res music. He participated in the […]
I received an email from a long time reader this morning asking my thoughts about the album “The Ocean’s Breath – by Quo Continuum” a new project offered by Blue Coast Music featuring label owner, producer, engineer, and musician, Cookie […]
I know, I know. Talking about cables is a sure fire way to start a protracted — and unruly — discussion among audiophiles. The subjectivists write flowery prosaic descriptions while those of use who prefer to trust facts and science […]