A few years ago, my wife came up with the best Christmas present ever. An advent calendar for adults. Well, really just for me. But it’s still a great idea for any couple that enjoys, as I affection-ally refer to as, Beer-everages. In this day and age, shopping for others is getting harder and harder. […]
In preparation for the second coming (also known as a 2nd kid), I have been given the keys to the bedroom for a few months. Of course, this means turning it into a dedicated 2-channel nirvana. Before I brought the Rega RS10’s out, I setup my smaller Proac Tablette 10’s. Normally these are used in
Through the years, I’ve always been a Gorillaz fan. Their albums have always taken a bit to warm up to, but once I’m there it’s a party. I would probably get in trouble for calling Plastic Beach one of their “newer albums”. It’s hard to believe that it came out nearly a decade ago. Still,
This is a small follow-up to my previous post. I’ve had some time to reflect. The question we need to be asking is “gut feeling or measurements, what’s more important?” This of course only applies to electronics. I don’t think anyone would disagree that all well-engineered speakers should sound the same. I honestly think there
I’ll say up front that this isn’t a full equipment review. This is merely me talking about my two sides when it comes to choosing audio equipment. My full-time job is as a software engineer. More specifically, I manage the mobile applications. This includes (but usually isn’t limited to), planning what we’re working on, working
Looking back on before kids, I have to admit that I was far too optimistic. When my first kid was born, my wife turned to me and asked “What are you going to do about your speakers?”. “What do you mean? He’ll learn to appreciate expensive things and not touch them.” Boy was I wrong.
A Brief Intro I’ve been into music for a long time. More specifically, I was into classical. Growing up, I played the double bass – or stand-up or contrabass – all through middle and high school. It was 2002, and I signed up for orchestra without any input or inclination from my parents. To be