The Sony Walkman downfall.

Maybe it's nostalgia but I think the golden age for Sony portable audio was in the late 90's, some years before the release of the original Apple iPod. I already wrote about portable audio in the 90's and also about the quality improvements in portable audio since the 80's, but I want to write about... Continue Reading →

Audio Enthusiasts – Alex Rowe.

I have been following Alex Rowe reviews for a while now, he's one of the most accessible reviewers that I know of on our hobby, and has true technical know-how on both critical writing and audio production.If you are into headphones I really recommend a visit to his site worldbolding.com. Also, he's a fellow Beyerdynamic/SoundBlaster... Continue Reading →

Audio Enthusiasts – Mo.

I enjoy talking about a lot of things with Mo, he's a headphone enthusiast I relate to because we share the love for anime (which includes some very well-endowed female characters) and games. I highly value his opinion on a lot of subjects, and I will go to great lengths to hear his recommended headphones.A... Continue Reading →

Mainstream headphones.

Audiophile headphones* are a niche market, a profitable one but still small when compared with the professional and the mainstream markets. In this hobby most of us, if not all, tend to have a "limited" view based on our experience with gear, audio/music related knowledge and the communities we interact with. Let's imagine that our... Continue Reading →

Audio Enthusiasts – Hyp0xia29.

Hyp0xia29 is someone I respect a lot even without personally knowing him. His impressive knowledge on headphones is something all enthusiasts should strive to achieve and his headphone collection is second to none. For a subjective headphone enthusiast he can be rather objective on his reviews. As audiophiles go he's the real deal and I... Continue Reading →

Audiophiles please be nice online.

I should say that in the past I was very aggressive towards some of the bullshit in the audiophile hobby, these days I'm less inclined to attack fellow audiophiles. It's also no secret I can be very blunt if someone tries to shove pseudoscience up my ass, seriously don't even try it. With that out... Continue Reading →

Innerfidelity after Tyll Hertsens.

So Tyll retired to travel the world in his van Putt, hope he's having fun and also hope he shares that fun with his old readers. After all, some of us enjoy other things besides Headphones. Anyway, the new editor behind Innerfidelity is the reason I'm writing this entry, you see Mr. Rafe Arnott is... Continue Reading →

Why I don’t like Head-Fi.

Yep! I really don't like Head-Fi! Some of you might have noticed that I don't link or mention much the so-called biggest headphone related community in the world. There are some reasons for that and I will explain them next. You see, before Head-Fi there was HeadWize.com the first true hub of headphone enthusiasts in the... Continue Reading →

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