Author Archives: Dr. AIX

HiFi Summit Podcast- Today

Audio trade shows have ceased operations due to the pandemic. No more AXPONA, T.H.E. Show, or Capitol Audio Fest until further notice. But that doesn’t mean they’ve opted out completely from holding “online” shows of one kind or another. I […]
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Audiophile Marketing: Pick Three Letters

DXD CDs I hadn’t planned on writing today. My efforts lately have been focused on the relaunch of iTrax.com. Everyday, I try to add a couple of albums from the AIX Records collection AND from the licensed catalog of other […]
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Surround Music Rules!

There is simply no better way to dramatically enhance music listening experiences than to switch from traditional stereo to immersive surround sound. “No question, it’s better,” encourages Paul MacGowan, head of PS Audio in one of his recent YT videos. […]
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HD-Audio Challenge II: Preliminary Results

The HD-Audio Challenge is coming to an end. Tomorrow is May 1 and it’s time to wrap phase one of this research project and begin the process of analyzing the raw data. It will be a long and arduous task […]
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Find an Expert, Lose the Sales Pitch!

Having been involved in high-end audio for many years as an audio engineer, record producer, writer, and having garnered a reputation as somewhat of a contrarian when it comes to some well-established norms in our hobby, I receive a fair […]
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HD-Audio Challenge II – Extended

The “stay-at-home” orders that exist in most of the states in this country and other in countries and the notice that the HD-Audio Challenge II is nearing the end have resulted in a flood of request and submissions. I received […]
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Final Days! The HD-Audio Challenge Ends Soon.

I’m guessing that all of us have some extra time on our hands due to the pandemic that is wreaking havoc around the world. While our hopes and thoughts go out to those impacted by this horrible affliction, it may […]
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Cable Denial or Deaf Faith?

My sabbatical is officially over. I returned to the classroom last Tuesday to teach Advanced Audio Recording and Strategies for Media Production. I’ve enjoyed being away from the campus, traveling to a couple of trade shows, working on my websites, […]
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2019: Another Year Ends

As we creep closer to the end of another year, I thought I would string together a few words reflecting some of the issues, trends, and observations that occurred during the past 12 months. As I see it, the audiophile […]
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HD-Audio Challenge II: Listening Approaches

Fixing a Hole Where the Rains Gets In Happy Thanksgiving! As I sit here is Southern California, it’s pouring rain outside. I know that many — if not most — the rest of the country is suffering through far worse […]
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