Added to the Archives This Week
Chip Stern is concerned that the upgrade path can sometimes be made steeper by components that combine multiple functions in a single chassis. But in his review of the VTL IT-85 integrated amplifier, Stern finds that sometimes there are exceptions to the rule.
Finally, we present another of George Reisch's insightful "Undercurrents" pieces, Reviews, "Recommended Components," & Metaphysics. Reisch wanders into the audiophile agora and grapples with the inductive leap as it relates to audio reviewing.