Tag: downloads

Music You Need To Hear: Nas – “illmatic: Live From The Kennedy Center”

Man, when I first heard this crazy dude named Nasty Nas jump all over the track on Main Source’s “Live At The Barbeque”, I just knew this cat was something special. A few years later,

Q Acoustics Improves a Winning Formula With New 3000i Series Speakers

When a product has already been called “The Best Bookshelf Speaker for Most Stereos” you would think not much improvement is needed. But in a competitive racket like budget loudspeaker design, resting on your laurels

AXPONA 2018: Checking Out The Big Show In Chicago (Elac, Hsu Research, Vanatoo)

The Audio Expo North America, better known as AXPONA, kicked off this past weekend in its new digs at the Renaissance Hotel & Convention Center in Schaumburg Illinois. The organizers moved it to a new location

Portable Hi-Res: MQA Streaming With Tidal Masters On the LG V30!

In January, I wrote a post called “LG V30: The Ultimate Hi-Fi Audiophile Review”, and in that post, I talked about MQA (Click here if you don’t know what it is), and how the V30

Music Monday: Wynton Marsalis Septet-“United We Swing”

I’m really digging this all-star jazz and blues jam session featuring some of the most iconic voices to ever record music…we’re talking Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Ray Charles, Audra McDonald and many more…all accompanied by

Music Monday: Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock, Jack DeJohnette-“After The Fall”

I’m a huge fan of classic trio recordings and this one features a trio of masters performing a live improvisational tour-de-force. One of the best of the year so far…and the first track “The Masquerade Is Over”, is

Music Monday: Some Great New Albums for Headphone Listening!

I don’t know about you, but I prefer to listen to certain albums on headphones. It’s like the intimacy of the presentation showcases the effects and the instrumentation, enhancing the experience. Over the last couple