Why Tubes Sound Better

by KenRockwell.com

McIntosh MC240 (rated 40 watts per channel, 56 pounds/25.4 kg, measured 145 watts idle power draw, about $2,400 used). enlarge.

This ad-free website’s biggest source of support is when you use those or any of these links to approved sources when you get anything, regardless of the country in which you live.… Continues

Watch A Tuned C8 Corvette Drag Race A Stock Lamborghini Huracan

by Jeffrey N. Ross | Motorious

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See how this American sports car stacks up against its Italian competition.

Hennessey Performance is definitely having fun as it continues to tune the C8 Corvette, and that includes drag racing the mid-engine ‘Vette against the 2020 Shelby GT500 and even a C7 Corvette.… Continues

The holy grail of vinyl: the art of half-speed mastering

What exactly does the process involve? Miles Showell reveals all…

By Andrew Murphy | WHAT HI*FI?

(This interview was originally published by What Hi-Fi? in October 2017.)

Miles Showell began his career in 1984, learning the art of disc cutting and tape copying.… Continues

3 dream stereo systems for lovers of high-end hi-fi

The best a year’s wages can buy

By Andrew Murphy | WHAT HI*FI?

(Image credit: Future)

High-end hi-fi is not just for those who can afford it. Much as car enthusiasts pore over every detail of the latest six-figure super vehicle, and those fated to a life of renting spend afternoons idly watching home renovation programmes, there is great joy to be had in looking at speakers and amplifiers you are never likely to own.… Continues