Issue 107 Opening Salvo: All Together Separately Cover: violinist Jascha Heifetz (1901 - 1987). Many consider him to be the greatest violinist ever. He was one of...read moreToo Much Tchaikovsky: A New American Oratorio It’s been a while since we featured any oratorios in this column. Maybe the last time was 2016, when the...read moreMusic, Audio, and Other Illnesses: Why Don’t Musicians Use Audiophile Speakers? Well, actually, they do – sometimes. I’m writing this in response to a recent “Ask Paul” video, where he was...read moreWayne's Words: Operating Manual for Reviewing Miss Anthropocene by Grimes 1. Go to YouTube. Watch video for “Delete Forever.” Grimes’ multihued but definitely orange-ish hair is parted in the middle,...read moreFrankly Speaking: The Shows Must Go On I never thought I’d have to write a piece like this. Well, none of us can keep our heads in...read moreBack to Basics: Audio Minus 80 Books on audio weren’t plentiful 80 years ago, but the 1940 edition of Audels New Radioman’s Guide gives a glimpse...read moreOff the Charts: The Kinks: Well Respected Men In suburban North London circa 1960, two talented brothers, Ray and Dave Davies, taught themselves guitar so they could play...read moreRevolutions Per Minute: Linearity in Audio, Part Two Another common usage of the term “linearity” in electronics refers to linearity in amplification at different levels; this can be...read moreTrue-Life Radio Tales: Station Break Toward the end of my tenure in radio, which happened around 2004, automation came into widespread use – and helped...read moreTrading Eights: He Sang It His Way: Frank Sinatra In Hoboken, New Jersey, in the year 1915, two Italian immigrants welcomed a baby boy who would grow up to...read moreTo Be Determined: Three Winners and One Clear Loser Brandy Clark - Your Life is a Record Brandy Clark may not be a household name to many other than...read moreIndustry News: CanJam NYC 2020 Show Report, Part Two Part One of this report appeared in Issue 106. CanJam NYC 2020 took place on February 15 – 16 at...read moreFeatured: Complete Recovery: Unusual Takes on Others' Songs Sometimes an artist is so taken with another artist’s song that they just have to do their own performance of...read moreFeatured: Audio System Revelations: Electrostatic Ecstacy I can trace my audiophile roots back to a certain Admiral hi-fi console in my parents’ basement, back in the...read moreAudio Anthropology: Silent Partner This guy likes to relax while listening. From Audio, November 1958. Man, this guy really likes to relax while...read moreThe Run-Out Groove: Are Ewes Listening? Parting Shot: Last Call Lee's Liquor Lounge, Minneapolis. Once a vibrant music venue, it closed in 2019 after 62 years.