Starting with a wide-angle, let’s put our hobby up against the backdrop of the current state of our larger world and the US. There’s a lot to worry about. I’m thankful I’ve the time and means to also worry about how my hifi sounds. Perspective. I am, I suppose, format-agnostic. I stream music using Tidal […]
Back in February, I was rewiring my Tekton Lore with the Duelund tinned copper wire. An internal rewire. Which, by the way, was an excellent exercise that illustrated to me once again that everything matters. The electronics inside the speaker are critical to the sound quality, and you can alter that sound with simple […]
Proper Introductions Before we get into the Uptone Audio LPS-1 impressions, I want to take a moment to comment on what we’re doing here at thenewold.co. If this isn’t your first time here, then you know I am generous in my “reviews”. Well, that’s because almost every bit (unless otherwise noted) of gear I’ve written […]
I have a new Double Helix cables Molecule SE for my Nighthawks. Peter Bradstock makes these cables by hand – I hope with some extra hands for support – as, it seems business is good. No wonder, because this is an excellent product. The build and design appeal to me. I like the look of […]
And it makes me groove more than any other bit of gear before it. We’ve been together three weeks now, and I think it’s enough, at least, to share some thoughts. And, as much as I do appreciate a detailed technical exercise, I’ll be staying where I’m most comfortable, and leaving the engineering debate to […]
How to make my digital library sound more like music? This is what I’m working on.
http://anticables.com/ I picked up a .5 meter 3.1 Reference Series USB cable this week. Plugged it in, and, will run it in for some time before I do any critical listening. We’ll hear what’s next…