I love music and like most audiophiles adore new shinny toys, be it new or vintage. Sadly these days I'm getting a bit tired of most audiophile gear related magazines, sites and blogs, and it all started when I bought yet another magazine. I picked up the 4€ monthly volume skimmed a bit and found … Continue reading The audiophile cult of High-End.
They are faces of the same coin, in one you can read about audiophile gear and in the other you can read about music. They are called “Audio & Cinema em Casa” and “Blitz” These two magazines are old in Portugal, the audiophile one is about 20 years old and the music one comes from … Continue reading Magazines, news, written stuff and some thoughts.
I believe ads are a necessary evil in this consumer oriented world, good ads sell stuff and that’s a good thing for companies that need to make some money, the main problem is when ads are full of bullshit, and it does happen a lot in the audiophile world but not so much in the … Continue reading About ads & audio magazines.
A candy box should protect and advertise in a good way the candies inside, just like any good audiophile gear does the same in hope that what’s inside should feel as pretty as the outside is. Not always true but people love candy boxes and some even collect them without the candies! The same is … Continue reading Audiophile candy boxes.
Everybody wants to be special or at least have something special in his or her life. I’m not special in any way to the world, or at least I don’t feel like it from that point of view. I’m special for my family and friends, because I’m a part of their life, that’s the best gift I … Continue reading The “special” marketing plague in Hi-Fi gear and brands.
I’m an amateur writer but I always try to be professional when writing an article. This means I need to have a no bias approach about the person or product I writing about. I don’t like the fan-boy attitude of some online magazine editors that bow down to the brands they review just because they use their products in reference systems or those … Continue reading Pro reviewers and biased articles.