I’m fed up and words you can’t use when talking about audio gear

I was at an event with a large audio club last week and I guess I ran across the straw that breaks the camel’s back. For the thousandth time I witnessed deplorable behavior from one of the members towards a table full of people. It was the usual “I’m more important than you, you are all ill-behaved and losers, etc.” Completely uncalled for of course. Suffice it to say that at least half the members of this club are similar! I am just sick and tired of the attitudes of audiophiles and their ilk. The further underlying problem is that this behavior is now the new norm! We already have more than enough of such behavior and what makes it especially irritating is that this behavior is systemic in a hobby that like all hobbies, is supposed to be fun and where one would think it would normally be unwelcome. Hi Fi is supposed to be fun! Continue reading

What’s in the record bag – November 2017

Hello everybody, it is time for another episode of “What’s in the record bag”. This time is for November 2017. I just returned from my local record fair. After months of being skunked or very slim picks, I finally did pretty well this time. So let me show you what I picked up. Continue reading