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A Visit to the Audiologist
We all live with earwax. Some more than others, but none of us are immune.
A buildup of excess wax can potentially cause blockage, tinnitus, an infection, or worse: sudden or partial loss of hearing! (Whatever you do, do not Google image search "earwax buildup.") To the average human, a temporary reduction in hearing is an inconvenience. But to the average audiophile, a temporary reduction in hearing could very well mean fatality. (Said in Mortal Kombat fashion.)
An Expanded TAVES Opens Friday in Toronto
, which bills itself as "Canada's Ultimate Consumer Electronics Show," returns to Toronto's contiguous Sheraton Parkway Toronto North & Best Western Hotels October 2830. With over 120 exhibitors in toto, three quarters of which are either home system audio (approx. 6065) or personal/headphone audio, and close to 300 brands, the show has become one of the largest consumer audio shows in North America.
C.F. Kip Winger: From Rock to Ballet in Hi-Rez
This release from VBI Classic Recordings, C.F. Kip Winger
, is not only for all the rock'n'rollers amongst us, but also for lovers of classical music and ballet. That's because it showcases three ballet-inspired scores by the very same of C.F. Kip Winger who founded and lead the rock group, Winger
. He's also the same Kip Winger who played bass with Alice Cooper from 19851987, and performed and recorded with Alan Parsons, Roger Daltrey, and Bob Dylan.
AudioQuest Warns of Counterfeit DragonFly®s
Friday, October 21, Irvine, CA-based high-end audio manufacturer AudioQuest issued a warning about what appears to be low-priced, inferior-sounding counterfeits of its discontinued AudioQuest DragonFly v1.2
. The matter was brought to AudioQuest's attention by a consumer who saw a thread on Reddit
about a product that resembled the discontinued DragonFly 1.2's proprietary technical features. The real DragonFly is pictured above right with the subject of the Reddit thread on the left.
A Go Go
If there ever was a sure-enough soul man, it was the Big O.
Sony CDP-X77ES CD player Specifications