Last week we asked about the oldest recording you listen to, this week, reader Saul Ziegler would like to know what is the most recent recording you have acquired?
People have been making recordings for more than a century. What is the oldest recording you own that you still find time to listen to?
There's been a lot of speculation about what the music industry should do with high-resolution audio. What is your suggestion?
Responses were surprisingly evenly distributed in last week's Vote, so this week we'll focus on your AC outlets and wiring. Have you upgraded your AC path from the pole to the socket you plug your equipment into?
Can the power cord make or break a particular component? Some say it does and others say it doesn't. Have you upgraded the power cords on any of your equipment?
In the February issue, <I>Stereophile</I> scribes pen their <A HREF="http://www.stereophile.com/records2die4/">Records 2 Die 4</A>. Now it's your turn: give us the one or two discs that topped your list in 2004.
Do you still listen to the radio? With regular FM stations coming in for heavy criticism and satellite, Web, and cable radio readily available, we're wondering how or if you generally listen to broadcast music.
Faithfully reproducing the sound of real, live musicians in our listening rooms is the audiophile Holy Grail. Have you ever heard a system do this? If so, what was it?
The Consumer Electronics Show is open only to the industry each year, but if you could go, what would you want to see most?
Low-rez formats, high-rez formats, media servers, satellite radio, more vinyl, iTunes, <I>etc</I>. What do you think was the most important audio issue or event last year?
It is often said that audiophiles enjoy a lonely hobby. Do you have a spouse who shares your audiophile tendencies?
In the January 2005 issue of <I>Stereophile</I>, reader "KCA" suggests rather impolitely that the magazine recommends too many components. What do you think?
Reader Tom Sanchez says he loves ambient music and wonders how many <I>Stereophile</I> readers share his passion?
A friend recently explained that he favors "chance and luck when choosing components." Do <I>you</I> think a little unexplained audio mystery a good thing? Do you like to carefully study the physics of your room and the technology behind the components, or do you prefer to go with your instinct for good sound?
<I>Stereophile</I> has put its toe in the multichannel waters with Kal Rubinson's <A HREF="http://www.stereophile.com/musicintheround">Music in the Round</A>" column and periodic industry updates. But should the magazine be doing even more in this area?