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20th Century Rebels

Those of us who collect vinyl do it for so many reasons.  Some are unique, and some we all share.  I collect in part for the nostalgia.  I’ll be flipping …

It’s Patio Speaker Time

OK – it’s patio and with patio time you need great music outdoors.  At one point I ran speaker wires from my amp through the living room floor across the …

Harmon-Kardon Linear Tracking Turntable

Inner Groove Distortion

Vinyl is not perfect, but then neither are digital recordings.  One of the inherent flaws in vinyl that, truthfully, I think may be reserved for the truly obsessive in “inner …

Highway Hi-Fi

Highway Hi-Fi

The first LPs were introduced to the world more than seventy years ago.  This was right around the time North Americans became obsessed with their automobiles.  The Eisenhower administration was …

RokBlok

The RokBlok

I know I’m not going to win any vinyl or audiophile fans by blogging about the RokBlok, but you’ve got to be impressed with the ingenuity.  The usual means to …

Grammy

The Grammys are Coming!

Love em or hate em, they are coming in a few days. Like all awards, winners will be happy (generally) and the “also-rans” will bravely say “it was an honor …