Audio Enthusiasts – The Walkman Archive.

I interviewed Hugo the writer of "The Walkman Archive" and one of the administrators of the forum "Stereo2Go" a year ago. Hugo lives in Barcelona, Spain and is a very dedicated Walkman collector and analogue enthusiast. The Walkman Archive is a site I recommend wholeheartedly if you enjoy vintage portable gear.This interview was made in … Continue reading Audio Enthusiasts – The Walkman Archive.

Why you might not need a better headphone amplifier.

When I first jumped to the portable audio enthusiast train, my first pairs of headphones didn't need a portable amplifier to sound great. I don't say this in jest, it's the truth. Sure, my music players were mostly Sony Walkman's at the time, so they had decent sounding inbuilt amplifiers, this was in 90's so … Continue reading Why you might not need a better headphone amplifier.

Crazy collector prices in ebay and other strange occurrences.

Since my last article about the history of Beyerdynamic, I had very little free time for writing, after all this is a personal blog and I work night shifts, so inspiration is not really around the corner. On a very personal level some important things happened or are happening right now, so these days my … Continue reading Crazy collector prices in ebay and other strange occurrences.

Portable audio quality since the 80s.

Gear centered audiophiles rave about portable audio players all the time, most follow reviews sites in the quest for the audio quality grail. Often young enthusiasts search for audio quality like its some elusive thing that only the newest most expensive players will deliver, but sound quality is not a new thing. In-fact brands marketed portable … Continue reading Portable audio quality since the 80s.