Added to the Archives This Week
From January 2004, Keith Howard describes in The Law of Averages, how to squeeze high-resolution sound into a low-resolution carrier like the compact disc. As KH notes, "The best in CD sound quality has improved sufficiently for some to question whether we need the new media at all."
From the February 2004 issue, Barry Willis illustrates the laws of "Video Actions & Audio Reactions." Willis writes, "Just as applicable to business as it is to physics, Newton's Law of Motion goes a long way toward explaining the audio industry's ongoing slump."
Finally, the latest installment in our "Recording of the Month" series for the online archives: Recording of February 2004, Let It Be...Naked. Jon Iverson explains why, even though the new one sounds wonderful, he also misses the fuzzy original.