While the last 6 months were a whirlwind of events for almost everyone on the planet, the hifi community still managed to huddle together to produce some good musical vibes and some new audio products designed to impress. This week’s episode of The Occasional Podcast features the “Best of” for Season 6. The products of the season are all the new and exciting gear that drove value and quality for the show and the writers at PartTimeAudiophile.
Marc Phillips, Mohammed Samji, Grover Neville and Brian Hunter all weigh in on what sounded best this year, and there was no shortage of new releases either.
The Occasional Podcast has just hit episode 8 for their sixth season. Previous episodes include interviews, how to’s and more from audio’s greatest talents, including another interesting conversation about the History Of The BBC’s LS3/5a Loudspeaker, A Beginner’s Guide To Tube Amplifiers and A View From The Booth: Reference Systems, Accuracy & Why Audiophiles Love Jazz So Much: including rare interview with the late audio legend engineer Al Schmitt. The finale from season 5 includes the yearly “best of awards” and you can also find episodes covering British HiFi, Subwoofers/Setup/Tips, and the how to: Budgeting From Entry Level To High End. Season 4 highlights include Joseph Audio, Pro-Ject Turntables, and Rob Watts. One can still download this season’s educational show with TOP’s Beginners Primer To High Fidelity Digital Audio alongside the latest on Two-Way Speaker Design. Fan favorite What Is Mastering? What Happens When An Album Is Remastered? is also still available as well. If you are interested in further exploring the analog realm, the Guide To Buying A Turntable (and records) might point you in the right direction.
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