Added to the Archives This Week
Our second Archive addition this week is less controversial, but perhaps more important to the music-loving audiophile. In "What Makes a Good Recording?," J. Gordon Holt lays out a "checklist of 16 specifics to consider when evaluating your own or somebody else's live-recording efforts." He also discusses that most elusive of audiophile goals: "Does the recording convey the feel of a live musical experience, or doesn't it? If it doesn't, can it be high fidelity?"