Mar 152016
 
YAQIN SD-CD3 Tube Buffer - Can Vacuum Tubes Improve the Sound of Digital Audio?

Excellent Analog Sound Has Set the Bar High
Thanks to a rediscovery of vinyl records, I have been listening to a lot more music.  Consequently, I upgraded my phono pre-amp to a Pro-Ject Tube Box S and purchased an audiophile quality phono cartridge, a Grado Statement Sonata 1.  Normally I would not consider such an expensive cartridge, but I […]

Jan 132016
 
A Visit to Zap Records in Cobourg

Vinyl records are experiencing 40% or so annual growth in sales, yet true record stores are still few and far between. Only two such stores are within a reasonable driving distance from my home: Star Records in Oshawa and Zap Records in Cobourg. Recently I published a post about my experience at Star Records who […]