Author Archives: David W. Robinson

Brief Impressions:  High Definition Tape Transfer’s DSD256 of Bernstein Conducts and the DSD128 of Bernstein’s Stravinsky/Debussy

Ye Olde Editor in the midst of holy smoke and fine drink...  (portrait by John Robinson) Time for a quick shout-out for two recordings from HDTT:  one, a wonderful Quad DSD (DSD256) recording that you should be aware of, while the other is of a remarkable Double DSD (DSD128) album. Both belong in your DSD... Read More »

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PS Audio Is Now Shipping Its New Stellar™ M1200 Monoblock Power Amplifier

1200-watt mono power amp features hybrid tube/ICE Edge design, balanced circuitry, ultra-efficient operation and extraordinary musical performance Boulder, Colorado, May 7, 2020 – PS Audio today announced it is now shipping its new Stellar M1200 Power Amplifier. Designed to deliver extraordinarily clear, detailed and musically accurate performance, the monoblock M1200 features an all-new hybrid design... Read More »

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Martin DeWulf of Bound for Sound Magazine Has Passed Away

Yet more sad news: I've received the belated word today that Marty DeWulf, editor and publisher of Bound for Sound, another well-known high-end audio journal from the late 1980s until the early 2000s, passed away at the relatively young age of 65 on March 22, 2020. Marty's health had apparently not been good for a... Read More »

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From an Editor’s Notebook:  An update on the Petition to JD Events/AXPONA 2020

Ye Olde Editor:  a portrait (Photograph by John Robinson) Last week PF published an "Open Letter to Joel Davis of JD Events/AXPONA 2020" in our Industry News section. It included some 20 supporting signatures from those protesting JD Events' unwillingness to give exhibitors either the option of cancelling their reservation and receiving a full refund,... Read More »

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Impressions:  the Mola Mola Tambaqui DAC

Ye Olde Editor, a moment. (Portrait by John Robinson) Bill Parish of GTT Audio is a great longtime audiobud of mine. We go back nearly 20 years now. During that time, I've come to develop a real respect for his line card, which is always excellent, and pay a lot of attention to his recommendations... Read More »

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From an Editor’s Notebook:  Regarding AXPONA 2020 and THE Show Long Beach 2020

We are living in strange and terrible times. It is the Golden Age of Audio right now, but that Golden Age has been swallowed up by the COVID-19 pandemic so suddenly that it is hard to remember just a few months ago, when 2020 looked like it would be a very good year for fine... Read More »

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Clark Johnsen:  The End of an Audio Diary

Clark Johnsen, Private Ear (series drawing no. 1, by Bruce Walker, 1993) I got the news first thing in the morning last week. Clark Johnsen has passed away of cancer, at the ripe age of 78. I wasn't surprised; a mutual friend had warned me four or five months ago that Clark was in a... Read More »

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AXPONA 2020 Has Been Rescheduled!

Heads up! I have just received the following very important letter from Joel Davis of JD Events regarding the rescheduling of AXPONA 2020, and share it with our readers: "Dear AXPONA Community, AXPONA has been rescheduled from April 17-19 to August 7-9, 2020 out of concern for the health and safety of all participants due... Read More »

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