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    Audeze's Alex Rosson Gives Props to Head-Fi During Bloomberg TV Interview Last Week! NICE touch I thought...

    Just wanted Everybody to know Alex Rosson from @Audeze gave a NICE shout-out to Head-Fi during his interview on Bloomberg TV last week! Nice exposure for everybody, and a nice touch I thought. I was proud of the man - as a friend, and as a fellow hobbyist and music addict!!   Here's the link...
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    Light Harmonic Geek Out EM/1000 Impressions Thread

    Light Harmonic Geek Out 1000   Forgive me in advance if this seems premature  - posting an Impressions AND Appreciation Thread dedicated to Light Harmonics Geek Out 1000:   I've been hearing positive things from other GEEK campaign supporters/early adopters, so I'm hoping some of them find...
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    Music and Sound Lifts Me Up - BIG Props to the Head-Fi Tribe in my Latest Essay

    Hey ya'll,   I wanted to share my latest essay for The High Fidelity Report entitled Music and Sound Lifts Me Up.     This tribe has come to mean a great deal to me over the years - and that relationship only grows as time goes by... This particular article is also HIGHLY PERSONAL. The...
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    CES 2014 Roll-Call - Who's Going????

    Hey Everybody!   I just heard, unfortunately, that my dear friend and partner at Audio360.org @warrenpchi (also one of our lovable mods huh - ) won't be able to make it to CES this year.   I'm totally bummed, as we were gonna room together!!   Will be GREAT to see Jude - and so I was...
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    What is the Future of the High-End Part VI: Can't We All Just Get Along?

    I wanted to share the latest installment of this series for Positive Feedback here:   Sonic Satori - What is the Future of the High-End Part VI: Can't We All Just Get Along?     After all, it was in 09 (when I joined Head-Fi) that I started this series, diving head-first into high end...
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    OCCUPY HI-FI - about Head-Fi (in relation to High End Audio) - GLOVES ARE OFF

    Well,   The gloves came off last night.   PLS check out my latest essay for The High Fidelity Report entitled Occupy Hi-fi:   OCCUPY HI-FI   I've been meaning to write this essay for a long time, and needed the proper place to host it. This is not an indictment of the Hi-fi...
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    Sonic Satori - Reviewing HRT's Music Streamer HD - Reaching Out to the Community

    Hey Everybody,   I've been blown away and humbled by the response to my thread based on my review of the HRT microStreamer - named after the review: HRT Levels the Field with the microStreamer     Since posting and engaging in that thread, many of you have PM'd me about reviewing...
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    How the Mighty TAS (The Absolute Sound) Would've Fallen Without a Bunch of wide-eyed TEENAGERS - Interest in this story????

    I just noticed the thread to THE Show Newport was locked, so I wanted to continue this here (I started it there).  Good thing, locking THE Show Newport's thread.  I was getting tired of reading about how EVERYBODY else was responsible for the success of THE Show in all the audiophile websites...
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    Head-Fi.org Made The Daily Swarm!! - CHECK THIS OUT - The Video Doc YOU GUYS MADE!!!!

    Hey Everybody,   I've often written about the tribe here at Head-Fi.org in my articles at The Daily Swarm.   But I thought the recent video about the history and community deserved a bigger audience, perhaps, as you have ALL created something that high end audio never achieved:   A...
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    Common Ground - What Personal Audio has that High End (Stereo) Doesn't

    Hey Everybody,   I wasn't sure where to post this, and I didn't want to bug Jude about it.  The response to my HRT microStreamer review thread (in computer audio) has been overwhelming (thanks to ALL of you for that), and it sparked this essay I just wrote for Audio Head:   Common Ground...
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    Packin' an AK for Personal Audio! - Essay about My Portable Hi Rez System: Astell & Kern, ALO and Audeze

    Hey Head-Fiers!   I'm psyched to join the team at Part-Time Audiophile.com   My original title for this article was:   Packin' an AK for Personal Audio   But I'm not the editor-in-Chief (who's a great guy and thinks big picture stuff, SEO, things like that) so the title was...
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    LA Head-Fiers: MAY 31-June 2 Headphonium Event @ THE Show Newport - ALO, AUDEZE, CENTRANCE, HiFiMAN, HRT, SCHIIT

    Head-Fiers!   I often salute not just Jude, but all of you in my articles because it feels great to be embraced by this community. After all, as I just wrote to a member here - though I'm a music biz vet and an audiophile industry bum journo - I'm still a relative Nu Jack to high...
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    Pictures of your Favorite Current Portable Headphone rig??

    Hey Guys,   I'm always interested to see what everybody here is listening to on-the-go (whether that means bringing your laptop, or just using a player, any player, for source gear).   We're up in the country this week (Northern California) so I wanted to share what I brought with me...
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    ANYBODY GOIN TO NAMM 2013??

    packin, getting ready for NAMM anybody goin this year??   got my portable rig all ready to go...    
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    Sonic Satori - HRT Levels the Field with the MicroStreamer

    I don't want to waste your time reading more spontaneous prose from yours truly, so lemme say when I got the microStreamer from HRT just prior to release (YES - I worked for them, I lay it out for ALL to see in my review & many know that here) I was so enthralled by its sonic wonderment...
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    Headroom Gear Give-Away Contest at Positive Feedback Online!!!

    I should have posted about this earlier (and not sure how this is going to look, as I'm on my iPad - is there a Head-Fi iPad app??): Positive Feedback is running another gear Give-Away Contest, this time with a sweet stack of Headroom gear!!! Goto Positive Feedback Online's site for details...
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