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A Brief Guide to Audio for the Skeptical Consumer

On January 28, 2014

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Or What I Wish I’d Known Before Ever Setting Foot in a Hi-fi Store…   I’ve come to understand that much of what is purported as truth in the audio industry is as objectively false as the alleged facts used to peddle most vitamins, new age mysticism, and cuckoo conspiracy theories. I find it baffling […]

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The woeful, yet redemptive tale of two JBL horns

On January 24, 2014

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Last September, we introduced you to Kevin Manz, aka Audiogoner Maize10, and his passion for restoring vintage audio.  Since then, he’s been hard at work breathing the life back into some JBL 4560 Pro cabs.  To say this was a time-consuming project would be an understatement, but the results are beautiful.  We love a good […]

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Famous people hanging out with their vinyl

On January 24, 2014

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  Whenever I’m in the dentist’s waiting room paging through their scintillating magazine collection, I’ll find stories about celebrities being “just like us.”  They get coffee! They wear sweats! They’re over-ambitious when it comes to carrying groceries!  Silly. But once in a while, you do come across something interesting.

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Why music slows down when you yawn

On January 23, 2014

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Some people have noticed that when they’re listening to music through headphones and they yawn, the music slows way down. This might be due to a little thing called chronostasis.

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Recreating Great Album Art with Legos

On January 16, 2014

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  Harry, a 17-year old from the UK, has developed a following dedicated to his block-by-block lego recreations of album covers.  Part impressionist art and part engineering expertise (seriously, don’t you remember how frustrating it was to find the right piece?), his tumblr feed represents hours of work based his own collection and fan requests. […]

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Revisiting George Martin: In My Life

On January 14, 2014

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  Not too long ago, a buddy posted a very dated group photo of some old friends.  Aside from the glorious 90’s fashion, the other striking thing about the picture were his mother’s Beatles’ records strewn about the floor.  Right around Thanksgiving 1995, many Americans weren’t concerned with the bird or shopping – we were […]

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10 Things Not To Do to Vinyl

On January 3, 2014

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  The fine folks at Discomusic.com came up with a great list of 10 Things Not to Do to Vinyl. We added a few comments, but if you’re new or new to vinyl, keep these in mind. 1. Be patient for your favorite song  So you finally picked up “More Songs About Buildings and Food.” […]

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How’d You Like This In Your Christmas Stocking?

On December 25, 2013

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The Earo Eight is an instrument of revelation and will flatter good recordings while uncovering poor ones. The Eight produces a broad, detailed and dynamic soundfield with very low distortion making it a listeners speaker due to the controlled dispersion, you sit down and become immersed in the musical performance. Shown above in Ferrari Red, it […]

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Audiogon’s Top 10 Listings of the Week

On December 19, 2013

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  Handpicked for your viewing (and possibly, your future listening) pleasure. Click on the links/pics to see more about each item. Brocksieper Arabeske German Loudspeakers    Thiel 3.7 Brand New Factory Sealed in Box – Morado Finish Recently Reduced Price! Devialet D-Premier Matte Black Edition Core Audio Designs “plyKraft”4L M/W (Maple Shelves with Walnut Legs) […]

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Behind the Scenes at Audiogon

On November 21, 2013

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What to watch for in the next few months on Audiogon: Expanded Flat Fee Listing options Nearly two months ago, Audiogon launched the $25 Flat Fee Listing option. Due to the overwhelmingly positive response, we will be adding new listing options in the coming weeks. Are you sick of transaction fees? Then choose a Flat […]

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