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It’s the soundstage, stupid…

Two questions I’m often asked are ‘What got you into hi-fi?’ and ‘What got you into music?’. First one’s easy: over-indulgent grandparents who bough my sister and I first early transistor radios, then Philips cassette recorders – so handy for recording off the radio – and finally briefcase-sized folding record players, so we always had […]

Why are fanatics so fanatical?

Interested to discover from this New York Times piece just how rabid camera enthusiasts can be when they feel they have been scorned – or just ill-served – by something they’ve read online. And I thought hi-fi fanatics – and indeed anti-hi-fi fanatics were bad… I’ve always found it completely bonkers that people can get […]