Audiophile websites cover every niche of the hobby, and new ones are always fun to find. Are there any worthy audiophile links that <I>Stereophile</I> readers may not be aware of?
The vinyl boom is one thing, but do analog-loving audiophiles actually buy new records? How about you? Do you buy new LP records?
Storing downloads is always a balance between fidelity and hard-drive space/costs. If you had to pick one, which of the following formats would you choose for your downloads?
Is it the atmosphere? The power line? Your brain? Does your system's sound quality vary from day to day?
There are dozens of CD- or higher-resolution download sites now online. Which begs the question: How much of the music you acquire is in the form of downloads, either low- and/or high-resolution?
Time to bust or confirm an audiophile stereotype: David Chesky is wondering if you ever listen to rap or hip-hop music?
Everyone knows not to judge an album by its cover. But sometimes we can't resist the visual allure created to tempt the unwary shopper. Have you ever bought an album just for the cover? How did it turn out?
Getting the right components is half the battle. The other half is setting them up for maximum effect. How much time did you spend placing your loudspeakers?
In the spirit of doing our part for the audio economy, if you had $1000 to spend on audio equipment right now, what would you use it for?
The Internet has been a boon to buyers and sellers of used audio components. Reader Mark Lemelin wonders whether you mostly buy used gear, or do you buy new equipment on the Web?
Another Consumer Electronics Show has come and gone with thousands of new audio products announced. What stood out for you at the 2009 CES?
Will it be more of the same or is there a big development lurking around the corner? What are your audiophile predictions for 2009?
<I>Stereophile</I>'s annual "Records 2 Die 4" will be coming out shortly, but here's your chance to get a jump on the reviewers: What recording from the last 365 days ended up at the top of your musical heap?
Once you've been identified by your family and friends as an audiophile, they might try to give you gifts to support your habit. What would be the <I>worst</I> audiophile gift you could imagine?
It's been a tumultuous year for many around the world, but the audiophile keeps listening to music and searching for better sound. What is your pick for the most important audio development this year, be it a technology, trend, or component?