Musical Fidelity

24 Jun 19
Galaktika Poetike "ATUNIS"

Le Ngoc Ninh (Vietnam)   Le Ngoc Ninh is PhD of mining science, his pen name is Ngoc Le Ninh, given birth October 24 th 1969. He was born in Hai Nhan village, Tinh Gia district, Thanh Hoa province, Viet Nam. He lives in Ha Noi Capital and working at General Department of Environment, VIETNAM […]

24 Jun 19
Joseph Ehlinger | Copywriter

Front Row Seat I had the best seat in the house – right behind a gleaming 48-channel Neve mixing console. I was sitting in the control room of the Warehouse recording studio on West 46th Street. Don’t look for it today. Like many of New York’s recording havens, it’s long gone, a victim to rising […]

24 Jun 19
All You Need Is The Beatles

And so, it is 2019. I haven’t had much time to reflect on this, however, as I have finally reached the apex of my life to date: I am over halfway through my — as our American friends would say — “Senior Year” of high school! It’s all been a bit stressful. I’ve had some […]

23 Jun 19
Part-Time Audiophile

Wow! What is it about Italian audio gear? I have been recently blessed with a veritable feast for both the eyes and the ears …. Right at the tail-end of my time with the lovely Sonus Faber Sonetto II speakers, this lovely morsel shows up: the Gold Note Mediterraneo turntable (website) fitted out with the company’s B7 […]

22 Jun 19
The Camo Pulpit

“It’s shite. Complete, low effort shite.” – Facebook user When I recorded my demo under the name Lichen Clinging Determinedly To Existence, I had sort of expected criticisms like this. It’s an ultra lo-fi, repetitive minimalist piece that I recorded on a phone during a rainstorm; if you come into it seeking the polish of […]

22 Jun 19
Newsy Today

►Jesus, master of inner life Joel Guibert, Artège, 344 p., € 18.90 ►To know Jesus from James Alison, Artège, 228 p., € 17.90 All spiritual life consists, for a Christian, constantly "To leave Christ"according to the formula of Pope John Paul II. Two works propose, each in his own way, to lead to a more […]

22 Jun 19
Part-Time Audiophile

LOS ANGELES (PTA) — This year’s CanJam SoCal 2019 is bigger, better, and already on track to be the most newsworthy yet. There are over 1,000,000 brands exhibiting here at the Marriott Irvine — okay, okay — maybe not a million brands exactly, but the 100+ brands that are have brought their A-game. CanJam SoCal […]

22 Jun 19
Comrade Finnegan

This: or this: Robert Conquest was an on the payroll British intelligence services propagandist who created anti-communist work made to look scholarly and distributed it to journalists, academics, and other information providers. He is the one that gave us the supposed “20+ million killed by Stalin.” He was so effective that later work by academics […]

22 Jun 19
Top New Review

The vinyl countdown Can this bold phono stage challenge Cyrus’ Phono Signature for the best sound at the price? Ed Selley takes it for a spin to find out Musical Fidelity has undergone a reinvigoration since the brand’s move to Austrian ownership last year, and we’ve seen several HFC badge-winning components during this time. The […]

21 Jun 19
News Directory

The North Shore Music Band Summer Concert Series will commence at 7 p.m. 25 June at Robert Hayes Concert at Salem Willows, 165 Fort Ave. The series of six free outdoor concerts begins with “From Sea to Shining Sea,” a musical tribute to American music depicting the country from coast to coast. The concert is […]

21 Jun 19
Hannah Selby-Hughes

My friend, Emma, contacted me a few weeks ago with a Wikipedia link to a Middle English poem, author unknown, published in the 13th Century (Anon, 2018).  Emma had previously sung on two of my other entries for Context & Culture, and thought I would be interested in looking at this piece in line with […]