Issue 112 Opening Salvo: Tiptoe Through the Tweeters This Issue’s Cover: Bob Dylan (born 1941). The times they are a changin’ indeed. Issue 112...evoking Route 112 on Long...read moreToo Much Tchaikovsky: Routine, Ritual and Wabi-Sabi In the past few weeks, I’ve rediscovered something: routines can be comforting. They offer a sense of order when things...read moreMusic, Audio, and Other Illnesses: It's a Lonely World, Redux I didn’t set out to be a hired gun, but it occurred to me pretty quickly that this was the...read moreWayne's Words: Fiona Apple: Fetch the Bolt Cutters I knew I was all in with the new Fiona Apple album was when I had my “Shameika” moment. “Shameika”...read moreFrankly Speaking: How I Met Buck Dharma of Blue Öyster Cult When I was a teenager I wanted to be a rock star. Every month, the magazines Creem and Circus came...read moreTwisted Systems: Donovan’s Muse: an interview with the Real Jennifer Juniper For those who don’t know, Jenny Boyd is a former model and was a big part of the 1960s British...read moreOff the Charts: Diving Into Dire Straits It was the late 1970s in London. Two guitar-playing brothers from Newcastle, Mark and David Knopfler, had been active in...read moreRevolutions Per Minute: Vinyl and Absolute Polarity: Q&A Bob Lehman, a classically-educated retired electrical engineer and long-term audiophile, asked some very good questions upon reading my column in...read moreMusic to My Ears: Little Richard: The Architect of Rock and Roll This incredible story is about one of the most influential vocal stylists of our generation and generations to come. Giants...read moreTrading Eights: Lee Morgan: Eight Great Tracks, Redux [FYI: from Columbia University's Jazz Glossary---yes, there is such a thing: "Also 'trading fours,' etc. Soloists taking turns at improvising,...read moreTo Be Determined: A Quartet of Outstanding New Releases I’ve been away for a few issues; and besides, there haven’t been an exceptional number of interesting new releases coming...read moreIndustry News: Axiom Audio Celebrates its 40th Anniversary Canadian loudspeaker and electronics manufacturer Axiom Audio is celebrating their 40th anniversary this year. Located in Dwight, Muskoka, Ontario, the...read moreFeatured: Songs of Praise From Unlikely Artists, Part One Sex, drugs and rock and roll – the phrase is a catchall euphemism for the debauchery and revelry associated with...read moreFeatured: Tales of an Audio Forum Administrator, Part Three My last installment gave an in-depth look at what many forum moderators experience on a day-to-day basis. It isn’t the...read moreSpeaker Stories: Attack of the 20-Foot Tweeter Editor’s Note: Chris Brunhaver is the senior speaker design engineer at PS Audio. We asked him about what inspired him...read moreAudio Anthropology: Where the Action Is! Man, I can dig it! Take me to school! From Audio, August 1966. Admit it, you remember this ad....read moreThe Run-Out Groove: Passed Down Through Generations Parting Shot: Riders in the Sky Contributed by reader Michael Walker. These bicycles look ready to go places.