At this year’s AXPONA (Audio Expo North America) in Atlanta (April 14-17), Goldmine picked some standout turntables to show off via Web video.
Boost your audio setup with one of these budget-friendly options
Will Ackerman founded Windham Hill as a guitar-playing carpenter, with no reason to believe that his roster of eclectic — and wildly talented — musicians would achieve widespread popularity
Most audiophiles are faced with budgets that make owning many company’s “reference” and “flagship” components just a dream. Such entry usually requires $5,000 — often much more — to sit at the head of the audio table, regardless of whether you’re lusting after a top-end turntable, loudspeaker, amplifier or even speaker cables and interconnects. Therefore, when a manufacturer’s zenith product can be had for less than $1,400, I want to know more, particularly when that product happens to be a pair of floorstanding loudspeakers.
Reprise Records will release Neil Young Archives Vol. 1 1963-1972 in three different formats June 2: Blu-ray, DVD and CD. The Blu-ray edition uses an interactive platform with music, video and text, and allows for material to be added later via the internet.
The better your music sounds, the more you’ll listen to it — and enjoy it. This audiophile glossary will help you get familiar with some commonly encountered terms.