Table of Contents – Issue 196

Table of Contents – Issue 196

Written by Frank Doris

I could feel at the time
There was no way of knowing
Fallen leaves in the night
Who can say where they're blowing? – Roxy Music, “More Than This”

In this issue: Harris Fogel and the Los Angeles and Orange County Audio Society visit AudioQuest, and two California dealers. I pay a visit to the audiologist, and have to face the music. Jay Jay French talks about a few of his major guitar heroes. Anne E. Johnson likes Brooklyn indie band Sunflower Bean and virtuoso composer/harpsichordist Élisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre. B. Jan Montana contemplates Zen and the art of sound reproduction. We rewind Ken Kessler’s series on reel-to-reel tape. John Seetoo finishes his interview with legendary mastering engineer Steve Hoffman.

We have two international guest articles: Canada’s PMA magazine offers advice on improving your sound system with your mind, and Germany’s FIDELITY celebrates the 140th anniversary of turntable legend Thorens. Russ Welton offers advice on subwoofer setup. Professor Larry Schenbeck concludes his series on the role of the violin in the orchestra. J.I. Agnew creates a strange electrochemical synthesizer. We end the issue with a sow’s ear, the look of love, a high-ranking stereo system, and a confusing perspective.


Staff Writers:
J.I. Agnew, Ray Chelstowski, Andrew Daly, Harris Fogel, Jay Jay French, Tom Gibbs, Roy Hall, Rich Isaacs, Anne E. Johnson, Don Kaplan, Ken Kessler, Don Lindich, Stuart Marvin, Tom Methans, B. Jan Montana, Rudy Radelic, Tim Riley, Wayne Robins, Alón Sagee, Ken Sander, John Seetoo, Russ Welton, Adrian Wu

Contributing Editors:
Ivan Berger, Steven Bryan Bieler, Steve Kindig, Ted Shafran, Bob Wood

“Cartoon Bob” D’Amico

James Whitworth, Peter Xeni

Parting Shots:
James Schrimpf, B. Jan Montana, Rich Isaacs (and others)

Audio Anthropology Photos:
Howard Kneller, Steve Rowell

Frank Doris

Paul McGowan

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