Today’s Birthday (Jun 20)

Chester Burton “Chet” Atkins, Mister Guitar (1924) Atkins got his first guitar by making a trade with his brother, and it was arguably the best deal he ever made. Although he struggled with shyness and suffered from severe asthma—he had to sleep sitting up and often fell asleep still holding his guitar—he became an accomplished […]

And the ‘Sui can rock too!

Q. What is your favorite analog audio amplifier manufacturer and model name? answered by Kreshna Aryaguna Nurzaman (Audiophiles · Audiophile since 12 years-old) Easily Sansui AU-7900. No, I’m not saying vintage audio gears always sound better than modern gears. In fact, I have heard a lot of excellent-sounding modern audio gears: NHT SuperZero, Rotel RB-985, KEF LS50, Audiolab 6000A, […]

… and relax with this library of the best soundscapes.

The idea behind myNoise is to use the noises you most enjoy to mask the noises you don’t want to hear: chatty colleagues, your tinnitus, or even your inner voice when you can’t shut it down! The concept is simple, works extremely well, and doesn’t require expensive noise-cancelling headphones. Thanks to its sound quality and […]

The Rise and Fall of MP3

by Francesco Schiavon Are you still listening to your music in MP3 format? Please, please stop already! Francesco Schiavon charts the rise and fall of this popular audio format and explains why it’s time for us to move on. As time goes by, new technologies replace old ones and it’s with mixed feelings that I […]