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"I was intrigued a few months ago to notice that Jim Hagerman, of Hagerman Technology and Hagerman Audio Labs was running a project on KickStarter for the new version of the Bugle 2 phono preamp..." writes John Reekie. He asks Jim for his insights on the KickStarter experience.
Light Harmonic recently launched a new, inexpensive DAC and headphone amp called the "Geek" with a campaign on KickStarter. The Geek's compact size and impressive specifications attracted John Reekie's attention, and he asked Gavin Fish about the Geek and the Kickstarter campaign.
"Whether in a conscious state of reverie or in the pre-waking hours when fleeting visions come forth into the camera obscura of the mind, there are moments where hanging onto the edges of dreams is perhaps more desirable than even slumber." Walker Burns reviews Green Kingdom's latest album.
"The more one submerges oneself in the audiophile habit (or addiction) the more difficult it can become to determine the primacy of gear vs. music. What are your experiences with recordings where the performance is so superb that it makes issues of fidelity less important?," asks Peter D'Amario.