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Tubes: The Old Verses the New

Speaker-Time-Phase-Coherence

Home > Support: Library > Speaker Design > Time and Phase Coherence > AIG article<p>Originally published in <i>Audio Ideas Guide</i>, Winter 1997.<p>Loudspeaker …

Audiophile

Finding and Repairing Retro Radios Turned into a Successful Side Hustle

Hello! Who are you and what are you working on?<p>My name is Allen Chiang, and I founded Retro Radio Farm, where I repair and restore old radios. I …

Entrepreneurship

Hi-Fi Professional Tube Amplifier 17W Revision 1.1

Vacuum Tubes are still in use even in modern times. Nowadays their purpose has shifted from audio amplification to high power RF generation, but …

Valve Amps: Valve amp basics

This 7 page chapter on valve amps is centred on understanding the operation of the Williamson Ultra Linear 100 Watt valve amp. Valve technology is …

Hollywood Boulevard is Quentin Tarantino’s 1960s playground

The production of Once Upon a Time in Hollywood recreated old theaters and storefronts with astonishing detail<p>Never question Quentin Tarantino’s commitment to his films. For the past week, a one-block stretch of Hollywood Boulevard—between Las Palmas and Cherokee—has become Tarantino’s vintage Los …

How To Match Speakers And Amps

Speakers and amps: two components that should go together like peanut butter and jelly. You’ve been scouring the Internet in search of the perfect …

Curbed Comparisons: What $3,200 rents in Los Angeles

From Santa Monica to Silver Lake<p>W<i>elcome to</i> <i>Curbed Comparisons</i><i>, where we explore what you can rent or buy for a certain dollar amount in various LA ’hoods. We’ve found five rentals within $100 of today’s price, $3,200. Vote for your favorite below.</i><p>We’ll kick things off with a crisply remodeled duplex …

Real Estate

Step inside the home of LG’s new audio partner in crime, Meridian Audio

TVs get all the glamour, with plenty of discussion focused on the visual spectrum — your 4Ks, 8Ks, HDRs and so on — but it’s around a more visceral …

Demonstration

Spain fights to dispel legend of Inquisition and imperial atrocities

Campaigners want to reclaim the country’s past from ‘distorted propaganda’<p>Beyond the cliched vistas of bullfights and beaches, and beneath the stereotypes of sunshine and sangría, fiestas and siestas there lurks a dark view of Spain that some of its people find bitterly and enduringly unfair.<p>For …

Catholicism

Essential Listening: 10 Stellar Headphone Albums

What, exactly, is a headphone album? Well, the definition changes depending on who you are.<p>For audiophiles, a headphone album is a work that is so …

End of ageing and cancer? Scientists unveil structure of the 'immortality' enzyme telomerase

Making a drug is like trying to pick a lock at the molecular level. There are two ways in which you can proceed. You can try thousands of different …

За Проекта

<b>През 1968 Moody Blues записват в центъра на Прага видеоклип на легендарната си песен Nights in white satin.</b><p><i>През същата 1968 ЦК на БКП настоява да се</i> …

Inside Blind Barber, Highland Park’s Sultry New Cocktail Hideaway

Highland Park’s new culinary ascension continues today with <b>Blind Barber</b>, the upscale speakeasy with a haircutting shop attached. The space is open for limited previews as of last night, so take a look inside.<p>Whereas the carved out 2012-era Culver City location of Blind Barber is trim and simple, …

The 12 Best Day Trips from Sofia: What to Do in Bulgaria

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure page for more details.<p>732 Shares<p>I’ve been calling Sofia home for the last …

Bulgaria

Palo Alto housing guidelines aim to preserve Eichler design, not Eichler philosophy

New Spanish-style homes in Eichler neighborhoods have “sparked outrage”<p>Joseph Eichler wanted to make well-designed homes for the masses. That, in part, was his ethos. The city of Palo Alto, home to many Eichler specimens, wants the opposite. In February, the Silicon Valley town’s Historic Resources …

Silicon Valley

Google starts a push for cross-platform app development with Flutter SDK

As Flutter hits beta 1, Google revs up promotion efforts for a new way to make apps.<p>As part of its Mobile World Congress release slate, Google's …

This Airline Has $99 Flights to Iceland in the Summer

Travel<p>By Dustin Nelson Published On 02/12/2018<p>@dlukenelson<p>By Dustin Nelson @dlukenelson Published On 02/12/2018<p>Watching the Winter Olympics might …

The case against subwoofers for music

For home theater and games, sure, subwoofers can provide deep bass oomph that speakers alone can’t match.<p>Subwoofers for music systems don't make sense to me anymore. For home theater, where movies rely on low-frequency effects subs to make the magic happen, subs are essential. No argument here, but …

Highly Competent White House Spends 22 Minutes Trying to Mute a Conference Call

“You need people that are truly, truly capable” Donald Trump wisely explained to hedge fund manager John Paulson in September of 2016, vowing to …

Sunnyvale Eichler asks $1.8 million

Features atrium and brick fireplace<p>In a town starving for new housing, this Eichler specimen, built in 1968, is sure to get snapped up in no time.<p>Featuring three beds, two baths, and 1,876 feet, 928 Mackenzie comes with all of the signature trappings of the noted developer—atrium, skylights, …

Brokerage

The Ten Most Significant Amplifiers of All Time

<i>Contributors include: Peter Breuninger, Neil Gader, Robert E. Greene, Robert Harley, Dick Olsher, Harry Pearson, Paul Seydor, and Jonathan</b> …

What Exactly Is Hi-Res Audio, and Should I Care About It?

Record labels have always salivated at the opportunity to re-sell you their catalog in some new, “improved” format. Their latest update comes in the form of high-resolution digital audio: Music delivered at better-than-CD quality, intended to come as close as possible to the fidelity of a record’s …

Audiomeca Belladonna - [English]

The most obvious application of Pure Mass is to be seen in the design of Belladonna's platter and main bearing, a design which in simplified form was …

Топ 10 на социалистическите свалячи

Ако някой ви каже, че по времето на социализма не е имало свалячи и че те са чуждестранна измишльотина, не му вярвайте. Имаше, и още как.<br>Да видим …

North Carolina Modernist Houses - Documenting, Preserving, Promoting Residential Modern Architecture

Uh-oh!<p>The content of USModernist moved in early 2018 to a new larger dedicated server at www.usmodernist.org.<p>If you're looking for USModernist …

Midcentury Modern at the Movies: 13 Stylish Film Sets

Eames, Knoll, Saarinen, Mies, George Nelson: the midcentury architects and design icons worshipped by fans were clear signifiers of taste and class from the moment they arrived, self-evidently the most stylish furniture available. Design curator Donald Albrecht believes the real story is slightly …

Mid-Century modern

Rachel Bilson Drops $3.25M on a home in Pasadena

Rachel Bilson is on the move. The actress, who rose to fame on the hit series <i>The O.C.</i> opposite Benjamin McKenzie and later appeared on <i>Hart of Dixie</i> …

1350 Linda Ridge Road, Pasadena , Pasadena, 91103 - 817001053 Other - Los Angeles property

Property 1350 Linda Ridge Road, Pasadena , 91103 -817001053 has 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms with 3678 square feet. Los Angeles Real Estate and Pasadena …

Landmarked midcentury modern by Gregory Ain in Pasadena lists for $3M

Built for supermarket magnate Walter W. Ralphs, Jr.<p>On the market for the first time in six decades is this handsome Pasadena modern designed by Gregory Ain in 1950 for Walter W. Ralphs, Jr., scion of the Ralphs grocery store chain.<p>Built at a cost of $37,000, the sprawling Linda Vista residence was …

Mid-Century modern