Ohm speakers are performing LIVE

John Strohbeen    Tuesday, February 17, 2015    Events

Ohm speakers are performing LIVE: On February 27 at the NYU’s Skirball Hall with the FLUX string quartet playing Spencer Topel’s composition for a string octet (four live and…

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The Music Goes Round and Round…

John Strohbeen    Tuesday, February 10, 2015    Articles

“The Music Goes Round and Round (and it comes out here)” was a popular song in the 1930s. The original reference was to a three-valve saxophone, but it could just as easily have…

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Moving Parts, Part 2

John Strohbeen    Wednesday, February 4, 2015    Articles

In our last post, we looked at the two most prevalent types of phono cartridges: Moving Magnet and Moving Coil. Now let’s look at some of the more esoteric types including Moving…

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Moving Parts – Part 1

John Strohbeen    Monday, January 26, 2015    Articles

Sales of “Black Vinyl” records are having a resurgence. They are a bright spot in the otherwise dim area of sales of recorded music. In fact, reports are that Black Friday sales…

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New Technology, New Music

John Strohbeen    Tuesday, January 20, 2015    Articles

New technology and changing needs have always changed musical instruments, performance and the way we “hear” music. The harpsichord gave way to the more modern – and louder…

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How Classy is Your Amp?

John Strohbeen    Tuesday, January 13, 2015    Articles

Analog amplifiers are frequently referred to by “Class,” mostly Class A, B or AB. The terminology is not about education, or social standing, but the way in which the…

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