Equipment

Difference Between USB and MIDI Controllers
Equipment

Difference Between USB and MIDI Controllers

When creating electronic music, the two most popular choices to use today are USB and MIDI controllers. This option can be used with an instrument directly, through an audio pickup, or through adapters and converters. If you’re serious about creating the perfect sound, it’s important to know the differences between […]

Marshall 1960A and 1960B
Equipment, Speakers

Marshall 1960A and 1960B

Cabinets with a 4×12-inch shape deliver excellent sound. They’re built with enough power to handle a live event while giving you a nice punch. Depending on the manufacturer and brand, you can find everything from a modern look to vintage appeal when using this cabinet size. When you look at […]

John Darko DAC Index Is Now Password Protected
Equipment

John Darko DAC Index Is Now Password Protected

DAC stands for “digital to analog conversion.” John Darko has been one of the most consistent reviewers in this category since 2016. Darko compares rating DACs to trying to hit a moving target. You can find upgraded models, re-contextualization, newcomer perspectives, and the RRP movement all provide influences in this […]

Is US Audio Mart a Joke
Equipment

Is US Audio Mart a Joke?

If you want to talk with audiophiles, buy or sell equipment, or have a friendly chat with a fellow enthusiast, most audio sites and forums require a paid membership today. That’s why US Audio Mart stands out right now. It’s a classified ads website used for Hi-Fi, used audio needs, […]

Has Anyone Been Banned from Steve Hoffman Forums
Equipment

Has Anyone Been Banned from Steve Hoffman Forums?

Steve Hoffman is a mastering engineer. You’ve likely heard his work with The Who, Buddy Holly, and many others. After spending several years working on album reissues and direct mastering, Hoffman decided to become an influencer in the audiophile world. When Hoffman works on an album, you don’t need to […]

Disc resurfacing - What is really happening
Equipment

Disc Resurfacing: What Is Really Happening?

If you have a disc with scratches on it, the playback it provides could be affected. You’ll notice skipping and pausing in music, lag on the video, and a refusal for some machines to recognize the medium. This issue occurs because an optical disc has a laser light shined onto […]

Musical Scale Finder Tool
Equipment

Musical Scale Finder Tool

One of the best ways to warm up your voice or to start playing an instrument is to learn the musical scales. Most people learn the bass and treble clef scales as part of their initial orientation to singing or playing. If you’ve gone through those steps already, you might […]