PS Audio founder and CEO, Paul McGowan, writes a daily blog: short, informative, fun, often controversial, but always interesting. Subjects range from personal stories, how to setup your system, news of the day, streaming, vinyl, tubes, transistors, loudspeakers, holographic imaging and more. Kind of like the Car Talk of audio. Not much is sacred, and there’s rarely a mention of our own products.

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Paul's Posts

Leave it on

Paul McGowan

There seems to be a common misconception that it's better to turn the power to your equipment off when you're not using it when just the opposite is true.

Learning from Budweiser

Paul McGowan

There's a lot we in the high-end can learn from advertising giants like Budweiser and Bose and here's what it is.

Who is the customer?

Paul McGowan

Who do designers target their new products to? The dealers who sell them, the customers that may buy them or themselves?

Luxury or necessity?

Paul McGowan

High-end audio - luxury or basic necessity?

Hot sauce

Paul McGowan

I put hot sauce on my eggs in the morning despite surprised looks from those that think it's weird and share crazy ideas without fear of ridicule. It's good to...

Merry Christmas

Paul McGowan

Just a note today of cheer and joy. May you and your family have a wonderful Christmas.