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The Audio Chain: Reel to Reel Tape

By | October 17th, 2019|Categories: Real HD-Audio|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

An old idiom states, “a chain is only as strong as its weakest link”. As audiophiles, we are constantly striving to improve the fidelity of our playback systems by identifying the weakest links in our systems and looking at equipment […]

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Rocky Mountain Audio High

By | August 31st, 2019|Categories: Real HD-Audio|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Earlier morning, I attached 50 copies of the Music and Audio demo Blu-ray disc to the inside cover of my Music and Audio: A User Guide to Better Sound book in preparation for the Rocky Mountain Audio Fest next weekend. […]

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The Audio Chain: Classic Vinyl

By | August 25th, 2019|Categories: Real HD-Audio|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A New Semester — and An Old Problem! A new semester begins on Monday at CSU Dominguez Hills tomorrow. I’ve taught audio recording, digital media, and production for over 25 years at this institution and have enjoyed working with students […]

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Apple Digital Masters: More Hi-Res Nonsense

By | August 15th, 2019|Categories: Real HD-Audio|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

On August 7, 2019, Apple announced that iTunes was being replaced by Apple Music and that “Mastered for iTunes” — their high quality moniker for ultimate fidelity begun in 2012 — would be known as “Apple Digital Masters” going forward. […]

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YARRA 3DX Has Arrived…Finally!

By | August 5th, 2019|Categories: Real HD-Audio|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Backers of the YARRA 3DX Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns have begun to receive their production units. As a key member of the effort to bring this product to several thousand backers, I was especially pleased to see my own two […]

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A Musician’s Life

By | July 21st, 2019|Categories: Real HD-Audio|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

My interest in music started early. I wasn’t offered piano lessons or encouraged to learn to play an instrument by my parents or through programs at school. But I did spend hours sitting in front of my father’s monophonic HiFi […]

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Sony’s 360 Reality Audio

By | July 16th, 2019|Categories: Real HD-Audio|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I’ve been a huge fan of immersive audio for many years. When DVD entered the marketplace back in 1997, it was its ability to deliver 5.1 surround sound that really appealed to me. Yes, the video was much better than […]

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Made My Day

By | July 11th, 2019|Categories: Real HD-Audio|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

There isn’t a lot of money to be made running a small audiophile record label and I knew that when I started AIX Records back in 2000. But I proceeded anyway because I was convinced the introduction of a new […]

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AIX Records Site: Reborn

By | July 3rd, 2019|Categories: Real HD-Audio|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The AIX Records and iTrax digital music download sites have been down for many months. The machine that served both sites (and some others including this blog) couldn’t be upgraded to accommodate newer software so I needed to identify an […]

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T.H.E. Show: A Great Show by Audiophiles

By | June 10th, 2019|Categories: Real HD-Audio|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The 2019 edition of The Home Entertainment Show is over. Unlike years past, I didn’t drive home every night. After an unfortunate experience at a nearby Travelodge (loud music coming from the adjacent room and no option to swap rooms), […]

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