Everyone recognizes that the dice are packed
Everyone rolls with their fingers went across
Everyone recognizes the battle mores than
Everyone recognizes the heros shed
Everyone recognizes the battle was taken care of

Everyone recognizes. Penalty for a Leonard Cohen tune yet when viewed as component of basic discussion we might ask ourselves: exactly how might any type of among us recognize everyone else and/or what they are assuming? Merging our very own viewpoint with open secret is a typical negative effects of a robustly-expressed viewpoint. A go back as well as a deep breath aids us become aware that the toughness of our viewpoint isn’t always straight associated with its universality. As Well As Everyone Knows is where we begin our most current round of Letters to the Editor.

Mark D. composes …

I am mosting likely to make an apparent factor that every audiophile understands, yet that appeared to thwart you throughout your discussion in the last podcast with Jeff Dorgay. Just one in 3 (I am being extremely charitable) recordings audio excellent on a hi-end system. This has actually held true because the vinyl-only period. Extremely little modern digital or rock-and-roll seems excellent on hi-end sound. Actually, it seems like shite. Everybody recognizes this. Nonetheless, seems great on Bluetooth audio speakers as well as lowish end in earphones, the media it was planned for. Everybody recognizes this as well. As quickly as you begin to stress regarding the noise you familiarize exactly how crap most recordings are. This is the rate you spend for being an audiophile as well as clarifies why noise is commonly blessed over the songs.

James B. composes …

Last weekend break my child as well as I mosted likely to the Florida Sound Exposition as we did in 2015. We listened to a great deal of wonderful things yet it was just when we paid attention to Billie Eilish on the Piega Costs 701 powered audio speakers that my child used a point of view.“I never knew Billie Eilish could sound that good. You miss so much on the car radio or the earbuds” That’s the response makers desire. Which reaches the actual trouble. Skilled audiences can acknowledge excellent noise also if played strange product. Newbies do not have that capability yet. They require to pay attention to songs they recognize with as well as hold enclose order to listen to the distinction as well as obtain that wow. Relating to the program, earphones are the portal medicine as well as I could not [see?] any type of on Friday. They likewise permit people to pay attention to their very own songs without irritating the pipeline as well as coat collection.

Lance. R composes …

I like your YouTube as well as Darko.Audio site! You have actually made me really familiar with exactly how fantastic the audio globe is. Though still entirely frustrating as well as complicated, you have actually assisted me translucent the haze as well as sound as well as to advise me to QUIT. LISTEN. ENJOY. The songs. Not to tension regarding this or that, yet just unwind … appreciate the songs. Smile, have a mug of coffee as well as allow the songs take us to an additional location. Due to you, I currently experience songs on an additional degree. Amps, DACs, audio speakers as well as earphones. I have actually updated them all as well as in many cases in fact acquired one (DAC). Songs has actually never ever appeared so individual.

The factor I am in fact contacting you tho is that I actually value your songs listings. Presently paying attention to Meze Rai Penta (Spotify) checklist you so kindly assembled for us. I believe you missed your calling as a DJ (never ever far too late). Thanks for presenting me to songs I would certainly or else have actually lost out on. Eagerly anticipating your following checklist!

Obtained Qobuz? Go here. Got Spotify? Go here.

Jimmie L. composes …

Excellent night!

Initially, the necessary, I like what you do comment. I actually like your handle testimonials as well as you appear to be an audiophile that would certainly be enjoyable at celebrations, as well as those are difficult to discover.

I recognize that there are a great deal of audio speakers you want to examine, yet do not have the moment.
I would certainly much like to aim your eyes, as well as ears, in the direction of Dynaudio as well as their most current Xeo as well as Xeo XD array.

That is all.

Joe I. composes …

My name is Joe. This is just a little brief message to state, I have actually been a HiFi as well as songs fanatic because a young buy. I had heaps of HIFi mags that I would certainly hoard as well as fantasize with. I relied on the voices of those publications, later on in life I became aware a lot of those alternatives were developed for various other factors aside from the items development as well as well worth, I presume cash talks.

However your journalism shows up real as well as real, it’s revitalizing as well as it’s what we require in the market. Maintain going, it’s been beautiful to see your appeal as well as effect expand. Your understanding as well as ideas are vast as well as intricate as well as all of us like that. Maintain solid to your interest, we require you in this video game.

Ronald E. composes.

The audiophile globe obtains cooler as well as cooler with every passing day. Not precisely certain what the heck they’re claiming … BUT, the insurance claim is for triode tubey-ness for IBASSSO songs gamers! Examine it on your own below. Discovered this as I was doing some study on the KORG Nutube tool as well as some items that utilize it. Call me old yet it attracts the spunk out of me.

Paul B. composes …

HI John

The website remains to be terrific as constantly– a great mix of devices as well as viewpoint without the absurd audiophile rubbish. If you have not yet, take a look at the Khadas Tone Board– solitary board DAC component. Can be included in their very own SBC or stand-alone (with some crafting of an instance). Efficiency per buck is impressive.

Frederik N. composes …

Hey There John,

I like your method to hi-fi screening as well as share your preference in songs. I particularly like your current YouTube video clips regarding Raspberry Pi streaming as well as various other contemporary handles a hi-fi arrangement, like the KEF LS50 Wireless as well as Bluesound Powernode 2i.

One item (with a Swedish heritage) I would certainly like to see you evaluation is the Teen Design OD-11, a contemporary take on the Sonab OD-11 from 1974, the original was developed by famous audio wizard Stig Carlsson. This is not a brand-new item, I believe it was presented in 2015 or 2016 yet it sustains Spotify Link as well as AirPlay 2.

Steve O. composes …

Maybe you can examine some JMR audio speakers (France) eventually. Not popular below in the States yet most likely ought to be based upon their efficiency as well as loved one price. Simply a pointer. You are a terrific possession to the globe of sound, incidentally!

Steve D. composes …

[Re. Jerry Raskin The Needle Doctor calling it a day] I simply discovered this out today, unsure if you understood of business yet it was famous. The audio globe is international yet getting on the opposite from us you might not listen to some points. No requirement to respond, simply assumed you could be interested.


A short article from 1997:


I like the method he began making use of Hamburger King auto parking for his customers, as well as keep in mind exactly how he utilized a microphone in his document shop when he was a pupil to market to various other trainees. Gradually his organisation did actually well economically.

Andrew H. composes …

Hi John,

I have actually been a paid-up participant of the Future-Fi activity because Slim Gadgets days, as well as with all that time the equipment’s led the managing software application. Currently it’s more difficult than ever before to manage alternatives, with assistance for different streaming solutions either with a solution’s indigenous modern technology as well as an exclusive application, or by leveraging a (semi) conventional like Chromecast.

My current acquisition of a Raumfeld Teufel Controller has me damaging my head once more in look for a lossless streaming solution that plays gapless regulated by an Android tool running an application that does not draw.

I make sure you have actually discovered this sensation. It’s the software application that makes the experience.

I have actually not bet to attempt them, yet I recognize that Roon as well as BluOS aren’t negative, yet they’re not suitable with the (truthfully, affordable) choice I chose. I assumed I would certainly discovered a deal, and now I’m beginning to be sorry for the choice based simply on its inadequate controller software application.

I ask yourself whether this is something you might think about as a subject, so as an alerting to prospective buyers like me? I have actually been looking around for info on different 3rd party applications in my mission for a service, which solutions they sustain, whether they sustain gapless playback and so on, yet no-one appears to have actually tackled it yet. Of what it deserves my existing concession is Tidal over the Raumfeld application, once again it’s doing not have some relatively fundamental UX layout job.

Apologies if you have actually covered this in other places, yet my search of your web content really did not transform anything up.

My reply: I can just actually deal with gapless as well as application UX on an instance by situation basis. i.e. each time I examine a streaming tool. I made a video clip just recently with Terry Medalen from Primare regarding exactly how vital gapless playback is. This is why I normally keep away from UPnP. It’s excessive of a gapless lottery game, as you have actually however uncovered.

Ronald E. composes …

You go browsing the internet for simply fundamental solution to fundamental inquiries. What you obtain a lot of the moment is an entire lot of absolutely nothing. Fussing, dealing with, complication. The head rotates. So, many thanks for this reassuring meeting. I recognize currently I’m not insane. Or, if I am, I remain in actually excellent firm.

As Well As Paul, I used that exact same ape match as well as rested behind a nearly similar console in the late 1970’s. In my situation, it remained in D.C. at the Navy Backyard, helping AIRS (Military Details Radio Solution). Spinning 45’s as well as giving the military’s brand name of customer info.

John X. composes …

I simply intended to drop you a fast message as well as allow you recognize just how much I have actually appreciated the meeting video clips you have actually published with Mike as well as Jason. I am interested by their tale, viewpoints as well as their firm. I have actually bought a Magni as well as a Modi as well as am thinking about buying even more of the items. I desire you had much more video clip of meetings with Jason as well as Mike. I am likewise wishing Mike’s health and wellness has actually enhanced yet the absence of info would certainly recommend it has actually not enhanced. I appreciate your various other video clips also. Maintain the magnum opus …

Daniel K. composes …

Songs initially, right? You as well as I share a comparable preference in songs (as well as are deportees in Germany).

I desired the share some bands I am actually right into that I have not seen on playlists or in the video clips. Wishing it is something you such as!!

The Sidewalks as well as Skeletons cd White Light might be optimal for your Sunday regimen

Young Boy Harsher
Sidewalks as well as Skeletons
Mr. Cat
She Past Away
Linea Aspera
Rue Oberkampf
Henric De La Cour
Fraunhofer Diffraction

Many thanks for placing songs initially!

Art X. composes …

Precious John,
Many thanks to your testimonials as well as loosened up view stereos as well as songs option, I am once more finding brand-new songs which is extremely important to me. You examine the equipment on the wonderful area. Many thanks once more as well as maintain the great, joys! (no reaction is called for).

Colin C. composes …

I am a current audience of your network, as well as I intended to thanks significantly for your initiatives. I have actually appreciated your testimonials, as well as been informed by your web content in researching for a forced updated to our workshop. We lie in Sea City Maryland, U.S.A..

Please do not transform a point– I make sure individuals inform you constantly you require this or that … what you are doing is superior. I’m extremely delighted for your future evaluation of the Bluesound Powernode 2i– I have an interest in the none powered variation as I currently have boosting yet waited based upon the testimonials of the Application from the Apple Application Shop. I’m eagerly anticipating your evaluation for contrast.

I am exercising a brand-new service for our workshop surveillance as we have actually updated to Mac Pros 2019 s from the trashcan macs, which do not have optical sound outs as well as provide our initial Standard DAC1s pointless with the brand-new job terminals. We are considering selecting the DENAFRIPS ARES II R2R DAC, as well as a different quantity attenuator like the items from GoldPoint Sound. Or maybe we choose a Mytek item or the Dangerous Sound Resource. We aren’t certain yet … yet we would not have actually learnt about most of these alternatives if it had not been for your network as well as website.

So many thanks once more, as well as continue. If you had any type of understanding on our computer system sound DAC requires it would certainly be enjoyable to listen to.