Like all hobbies there's competition on the audiophile hobby, it's not the first or even the second time I write about problems in this community which can be very toxic, but today I'm gonna write again about that pet peeve of mine called elitism and sob behavior. I write this from the perspective of both … Continue reading On audiophile snobs.
I already wrote about Discord communities around here, but in the start of 2020 I decided to make my own Discord server which for my great surprise is slowly getting more members. Anyway this is my view on the maintenance a server requires, keep in mind each community is different just like each administrator. Creating … Continue reading Maintaining a small discord server.
As much as a I enjoy being away from some community drama, sooner or later I end up doing moderation work, which depending on a community can be rather fun but also a tiresome duty. Being a moderator on Discord is for most part a tiresome thing. Discord has a lot of toxic users and … Continue reading Discord and moderation.
It was early 2013 when I first started writing on this blog, back then I despised audiophiles who spent hundreds in so called audiophile improvements. Most of those improvements aka tweaks were subjective and from my point of view probably snake oil. In my mind those audiophiles raised the price of gear, because audiophile companies … Continue reading What changed since I started writing about Hi-Fi?
Some years ago, I was rather aggressive on my quest for true music reproduction, during that time I often said and wrote that measurements were the only way to correctly support audiophile claims. I went out of my way to prove I was on what I thought was the correct side of the fence, the objective … Continue reading I’m into music, not measurements.
Some days ago I was organizing my audiophile feed on The Old Reader site, let's just say I have a bit too much on the Hi-Fi topic, so I trimmed down a little. So how does one clean a long list of hobby sites without losing the good stuff? Well, if in the feed of … Continue reading When hobby sites become advertising outlets.