Michael Kramp

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Woo Audio 234 – Dream Machines

You know what drives audio Objectivists especially crazy? What raises their hackles, ups their blood pressure, acidifies their gut and tunes their …

Submerged Turntable by Evan Holm | Colossal

<p>Apparently with the right electronics you can submerge a record player and still get nearly perfect audio, as demonstrated in this Submerged …

Come together: Rogue amplifier fuses the best of old and new tech

The Rogue Audio Sphinx is a cool-running vacuum tube/Class D hybrid design, but it feels and acts like a classic 1980s high-end integrated amplifier, and that's a compliment. If you need Bluetooth or digital inputs, sorry, the Sphinx won't cut it -- check out the NAD D 3020. That NAD is wonderful, …

How Do You Want Your High-Res?

High-resolution audio (HRA) can enter your life in more than one way, as I discovered when reviewing two HRA products practically end to end. Both …

Download FLAC at Murfie

<b>Murfie is one of the few sites on the web where you can download music in FLAC format.</b><p>What is FLAC music, you ask? Most audiophiles know the answer, …

Murfie Vinyl is Coming!

Meet the RPM 5.1 by Pro-Ject Audio. The RPM 5.1 features a newly upgraded low-resonance MDF main platter; a completely decoupled motor with a finely …

Has M A Recordings Produced the World's Finest Inner Sleeves?

M A Recordings is best known for its catalog of superbly recorded "world" music. Producer/engineer Todd Garfinkle records at 176.4/24 bit using a …

What's in a Name? HD, HRA, DXD, DSD...

If we'd like to promote the notion of better-than-CD-quality downloads, a good place to begin is deciding what to call them out in the real world. …

USB DAC review: Six compact components for upgrading your computer’s audio

I’ve got some bad news: Those nice headphones and great speakers that you spent so much money on? They probably don’t sound as good as they could. …

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Volumio Audiophile Music Player

The Open<br>audiophile<br>music player<p>Enjoy your music as you never did before<p>DISCOVERGET STARTED<p>Play<br>Everything<p>One DAP (Digital Audio Player) for all your …

Digital Music Convenience for Audiophiles

Daphile is an audiophile class music server & player OS – targeted to dedicated headless PC.<p>Overview<p>The Daphile is the heart of a digital music …

About Audiophile Linux

Audiophile Linux is the operating system optimized for high quality digital audio reproduction. Created by audiophiles for people who share the same …

AURALiC VEGA D/A processor

I was alerted to the new VEGA D/A processor from Chinese manufacturer AURALiC by Michael Lavorgna's rave review for our sister site AudioStream.com …

How to make LPs sound better than ever

The vinyl boom isn't slowing. Here in NYC, Rough Trade opened a new 15,000-square-foot record store, and the display space is evenly split between LPs and CDs. Vinyl sales were up 18 percent in 2012, and that growth continued in 2013.<p>To get the best sound from an LP, you need a decent turntable, …

HD Audio Converter ISO DFF DSF FLAC WAV AIFF mp3 - AuI ConverteR 48x44

<b>FREE</b><p><b>...we use AuI ConverteR 48x44 software, so that we can provide right examples...</b><p><i>"We do develop and built high end HiFi devices like integrated</i> …

McIntosh MA8000 Integrated Amplifier

The audio world has undergone dramatic change since stacks of McIntosh amplifiers powered the iconic Woodstock Festival in 1969. One thing that …

How small can a bona fide high-end headphone amplifier be?

Meridian Audio may be one of Britain's oldest high-end audio brands. It was founded in the late 1970s, but it was always exploring new technologies. It introduced the world's first high-end CD player in 1984, advanced the state of the art in self-powered speakers, and pioneered digital …

Harmonix Mk2

FLOORSTANDING<p>Known for their musicality, these 3 way speakers produce a truly natural, all-encompassing sound. Positioning is made easy with …

You bought a pair of audiophile headphones -- now what?

If you've laid down serious cash for a great pair of headphones but they're plugged into your phone or computer, you're missing out on a lot of the sound quality you paid for. Don't get me wrong, phones and tablets can sound acceptable, but their designers didn't focus on sound quality -- that's …

Gebrauchte Hifigeräte kaufen

Luxman M-375 Benytone Thorens TD-126 Teac BX-330 Sony MXP-2916 T A 820 M Accuphase Denon POA-3000 Garrard 401 Kirksaeter Lab Nakamichi Kef 105.4 …

Mastering engineer says the LP is the most accessible high-resolution music format

The timing of my visit was perfect, I strolled into Alex DeTurk's studio at Masterdisk just as he was cutting an LP. DeTurk was moving to the music, totally engaged with the sound as the big record mastering lathe was literally cutting the groove into the disc. After the side was complete he …

Sennheiser HD6 MIX, HD7 DJ, HD8 DJ hands-on: pro-performance in black

This week Sennheiser has brought a collection of headphones to the public, rolling out earbuds, a brand new color for their classic headsets, and …

iFi iDSD Mini DAC

AMR's iFi line starts dinky with the iDSD Nano, gets slightly larger with the iDAC line and then tops out (as far as size goes) with the new iFi iDSD …

Music in the Round #64

In my November 2013 column, I looked at the NuForce AVP-18 multichannel preamplifier-processor ($1095) and the exaSound e28 multichannel DAC ($3299), …

SoundStage! Global | SoundStageGlobal.com - Three of the Finest Monoblock Amplifiers of CES 2014

CES 2014 - Las Vegas, USA<p>DetailsWritten by Hans Wetzel Hans WetzelParent Category: CES 2014 CES 2014Created: 09 January 2014 09 January 2014<p>There's …

Listening #133

If you travel along Route 20 in upstate New York, you might see the hitchhiker my family and I refer to as the Old Soldier—so called because this …

Meridian Sooloos Control 15 in Black

Meridian didn't have any new digital products for me this year (I guess they've been busy outfitting those Jaguars with premium sound systems), so …

Aurender X100L and X100S Digital Music Servers

Korean manufacturer Aurender was on hand to debut the new X100L and X100S digital music players. The L and S designations are for long and short and …