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New neighbors are noise-intolerant

On April 3, 2014

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What happens when you move into a new apartment or condo and your new neighbor isn’t really a fan of your hobby no matter the time of day?  David99 finds himself in that very situation right now and it’s not fun. I recently moved from my house to a 2nd floor apt with one apt […]

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Your latest album purchases?

On April 2, 2014

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What have been your recent purchases and what should people look out for? Trainleader Artist: Roger Waters, Album: Amuzed to death. So..now is this “must have” album also in my possession. Pbnaudio Paul Rogers, The Royal Sessions. A few years back I picked up Amused to Death, the most expensive album I’ve bought. How much […]

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Record Store Day 2014 – List of New Releases

On April 2, 2014

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New Vinyl | Record Store Day 2014 |4-19-14 Thanks to GigWise for the info!

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The Real First Portable Bluetooth Speaker to Sound Good?

On March 27, 2014

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by Eliot Van Buskirk evolver.fm Hard-won advances in battery technology, Bluetooth audio, Class-D amplifiers, and tough, rubberized design conspired to transform portable music by allowing people to carry around decent sound without relying on headphones or wired-up, still-battery-deficient speakers. The Jambox became the first breakout hit in this new category, design-wise, spawning many copycats, some of which are quite excellent devices as […]

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$10 Premium Listing and Updated New Listing Form

On March 26, 2014

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Of all the feedback we’ve gotten since we first introduced Premium listings, the thing we’ve heard more than anything else is that you want Premium features for items with a lower asking price. You got it. As of today you can buy a Premium listing for items valued up to $999 for just ten bucks. You […]

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HiFi Stuff Your Kids Ruined

On March 25, 2014

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  One of the perks of working at a family company like Audiogon is that we occasionally get to hear stories about our bosses doing silly things when they were kids. Over lunch one day,  Steve Clay couldn’t remember which of his children twisted the pots off his receiver.  The response? “It wasn’t me, Dad! We weren’t […]

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Bowers & Wilkins: 20 years goes into new 600 series design

On March 20, 2014

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As the new 600 Series breaks cover, what better time to look back over almost two decades of Bowers & Wilkins engineering excellence applied to its best-value speaker range, and the acclaim with which successive series have been greeted, making them some of the world’s best-selling speakers? Keep reading the Bowers & Wilkins 600 series story here

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Frank Gossner: The archaeologist of African vinyl

On March 20, 2014

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“It actually pretty much happened overnight in Africa that LPs got replaced by music cassettes,” he says. “Within only a short amount of time basically there was no more market interest.” A single 20-foot container in Conakry was the only official vinyl store he found in West Africa. But after a while, he began to […]

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Svelte Entry-Level Vinyl

On March 17, 2014

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  Svelte Systems for Spinning Vinyl by JESSE WILL (view original article here)   image credit Music Hall EVEN IF YOU haven’t purchased a physical CD in years and your main audio system is a smartphone and a Bluetooth speaker, chances are you’ve heard the news: Vinyl is making a comeback. Every year for the last […]

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Neil Young’s Pono Hi-Res Digital Music Player Kickstarter

On March 11, 2014

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  03.12.14 UPDATE: Well, that was fast. Neil Young’s Pono startup, which wants to build a high-resolution digital music player by the same name, shot past its $800,000 funding goal on day one of its Kickstarter campaign. Pono launched a Kickstarter campaign to finance the production of its player Tuesday morning, and at 10pm, it already had raised more than […]

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