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This is our bulletin style news blog.
Software reviews, hardware reviews, factory tours, show reports, awards and more, from the site launch in June of 2002 to the present day.
Editorials, show reports, factory tours, technology updates & general think pieces.
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7/28 - Fixing the broken
Reader e-mails from praise to questions, from critiques and outrage to requests and suggestions.
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8/24 - the rub
Reminders on our general review process, operational policies and anything else we think you ought to or might want to know..
Miniature blog-type music reviews in the genres of classical, Jazz, Rock, New Age and World music.
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8/26 - 5 new albums
Original, syndicated and translated two-channel equipment reports, no multi-channel, no video, no car audio, no studio gear, no stage kit.
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9/4 Goldmund
The audioreviews page also sports 2-channel hardware reports in preliminary form. Think teasers or cliffhangers to whet your appetite.
Audio Previews.
Last updated 9/2 Wyred
Further recommended (German) reading