Clickbait: John Lennon was the true culprit.

Paul McCartney says John Lennon ‘instigated’ the Beatles’ break-up by Mark Savage For almost 50 years, Sir Paul McCartney has shouldered the blame for breaking up the Beatles. The supposed evidence was a press release for his 1970 solo album, McCartney, where he revealed he was on a “break” from rock’s biggest band. Interviewing himself, Sir […]

What is hi-res audio and how can you experience it right now?

By Simon Cohen | digitaltrends High-resolution audio, hi-res audio, or even HD audio: Whatever you decide to call it (for the record, the industry prefers “hi-res audio”), it’s a catchall term that describes a type of digital audio that goes well beyond your garden-variety MP3 file. With several music streaming services like Deezer, Tidal, Amazon […]

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Sound Brings CD Lossless Quality to Bluetooth Users

Qualcomm first announced its Snapdragon Sound technology back in March, stating that the technology would hopefully one day be able to offer “high-resolution, wired quality audio, wirelessly.” And now, the company is poised to deliver that soon. At the company’s recent event in New York City, Qualcomm shared that Snapdragon Sound is bringing “bit-for-bit CD Lossless quality” to […]

When Is Lossless Audio Streaming Actually Worth It?

by TIM BROOKES | How-To Geek Many streaming music services have started offering lossless audio streams including Apple Music, Deezer, and Spotify. While listening to music in pristine quality sounds great on paper, there are a few hurdles to entry that might catch you out. What Is Lossless Audio? Most digital music is encoded with “lossy” […]

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, […]