Tony Visconti is an American record producer, musician and singer. Since the late 1960s, he has worked with a vast number of artist on an incredible discography spanning decades. His lengthiest involvement with any artist is with David Bowie, and from the 1969 … Continued
Before I deliberately chose to specialize in the narrow field of audio restoration, I read books about noise. Some audio engineers devour gear manuals, debating the merits of particular capacitors and tubes, or they read music biographies that detail the … Continued
Contributor Brad Williams challenges the pseudo-intellectualism behind the notion of objectively judging “sound quality,” while arguing that subjective terms like “warm” simply indicate the limitations of technical jargon.
This essay investigates audioworkers’ over-reliance on Blind ABX comparisons and suggests that subconscious responses to sound will become the new frontier of human auditory research.