Month: May 2016

Great music that sounds like shit.

Dear Steve Lukather …

Toto put out a fabulous album a few months ago. “21st Century Blues“, with Keith shufflin’ the hell out of the tune, is perhaps my favorite song of the past many years. Really. Fabulous. Stuff.

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Just when I had given up on films altogether, along came this little gem of a film that I liked a lot better than “The Fault in Our Stars” (2014), a film it is naturally

My desktop wallpaper.

Audio Notebook

After almost two full days of bending Windows 7 to my will, I have a nearly perfect “audio notebook” running next to my cherished Marantz stereo system (PM-14S1 and SA-14S1). The other day I wrote

Alien visitor.

I Beg to Differ

I think we may have been visited already. We don’t know for sure. – Hillary Clinton

Independence Day (1996).

We’re gonna have to work on our communication.

Captain Steven Hiller: [after reversing into the rear wall] Oops. David Levinson: W-what do you mean, oops? Captain Steven Hiller: Some jerk put this… [Turns the piece of paper round] Captain Steven Hiller: the wrong

High Resolution audio.

Flawless USB HiRes Playback with the Marantz SA-14S1 and Foobar2000

One of the best things about the Marantz SA-14S1 is its USB-DAC (USB-B) plug in the back. It’s one of the reasons I opted for this model, besides the fact that I’ve always been a