Archive for May, 2012 – Hires video reviews, factory tours, and show reports

For those of you looking for additional Memorial Day entertainment, check out the AVshowrooms web site.

Lots of high definition audiophile video. I found the Audio Note UK tour particularly enjoyable. Old world, minimalist design ethos. The YG Acoustics tour was a nice bookend – new world, high-tech approach and materials.

I like the overall concept. It strikes me as a useful adjunct to the written word, and valid means of getting greater exposure to the brands. I would think that quality manufacturers would value the service as well.

Sample below. Go “full screen” for best effect.




Monday, May 28th, 2012 Audiophile, Bob, Equipment, General, Video Comments Off

How musical are you – really?

Go to this link to take a very interesting “test” of your musical skills and proclivities.

You’ll also be helping the BBC with their research.

Hint: A couple of the tests take a while to load. Don’t do what I did and skip them. You will get a low score! (Like me….)




Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 Announcements, Audiophile, Bob, General, Music Comments Off

Throw on some vinyl – literally

I suspect that many of our analog members are wincing….


Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 Analog, Audiophile, Bob, Humor, Video Comments Off

Attend the California Audio Show and BAAS Membership is only $10

The California Audio Show (CAS) is running a promotion wherein BAAS members get a $10 discount on their 3-day tickets.

Since the membership fee for BAAS is only $20, new members can essentially join BAAS for free!

Just follow the link above to join, and I’ll send you the link for the $10 discount to CAS.

Great deal for Bay Area audiophiles….


Wednesday, May 9th, 2012 Announcements, Audiophile, Bob, Events, General 2 Comments