Archive for October, 2012

Vinyl Record Brush

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

I’ve been playing records lately, and have been considering one of the big expensive Record Cleaning Machines.  I’ll probably buy one, in fact.  In the meantime, and to handle surface dust, I ordered a carbon fiber brush to use dry.  I’m really impressed at how effective it is!  It’s easy, quick, inexpensive, and makes a big difference.  Highly recommended!


Why I Dislike Autodie

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

Many people have suggested I use autodie. I have never been interested in the functionality it provides, and don’t use it. I think there’s primarily two reasons why that is. I might know a way to address one of them, but it’s tricky. (more…)

About Lifehacker’s Headphone Picks

Monday, October 8th, 2012

A friend sent me a link to an article from Lifehacker, where they picked their Five Best Headphones.  My friend knew that I like headphones.  I try not to be too into audiophile headphones.  I only own one pair of headphones worth over $1,000, so I’ve not gone completely overboard.  Trust me.  Or don’t and go over to Head-Fi and read what all the nice people there have to say about headphones.

I replied to my friend, discussing that article on Lifehacker, and he suggested I publish it as there was a ton of additional information in it.  So, here it is, a reply to Lifehacker’s article: (more…)