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Jul 1, 2020

On today's episode I tell a story of how I (almost) got scammed buying a pair of KEF LS50's, used, how I'm setting up a new listening room from scratch, and did a bake-off of the LS50 Passive vs. Wireless.


Apr 27, 2020

On today's ep. I chat about my new Long Beach House, and break down the system. (Check out http://instagram.com/beginneraudiophile for pics) Then I get into why headphones have gotten so important over the last couple of months.  Finally, I chat with Eric Johnson, founder of HELM audio, about their new program for...


Apr 20, 2020

LONG overdue, on this ep I bring vintage audio expert Mark Ceresuolo on, and we talk all things vintage audio, from which companies made the great gear, some origin stories, and what to look for in vintage receivers, speakers, and turntables.  


Feb 13, 2020

During the course of creating this show, I set a mental "cap" that no piece of equipment would cost more than $3000.  With few exceptions, I've stuck to that directive.  Today however, we push right up to the edge of that limit with three different units:  The $2999 Peachtree Nova 500, the $2499 Vincent Audio 247mkII,...


Feb 6, 2020

On today's solo episode, I talk about CES 2020, the state of audio, and what's up with the show.  Then I break down ported vs. non-ported subwoofers.  Finally, a review of the Jabra Elite 65T True Wireless earbuds, and the 85H headphones.