Join us for a special listening event featuring the premiere of GamuT’s new flagship speaker, the Zodiac, and guest appearances from GamuT’s chief designer Benno Baun Meldgaard and U.S. president Michael Vamos.
Join us at 1044 4th Street in Santa Rosa on Friday, September 30th 4-8 pm and Saturday, October 1st 4-8 pm.
Streaming continues to grow as the preferred method of music delivery, but physical media is still strong. Contrary to what many people believe, the CD is not dead.
Statistics from the Recording Industries Association of America (RIAA) report that digital downloads and streaming accounted for approximately 34% each of the industry's American revenue during the 2015 fiscal year. Downloads declined about 10% from the previous year, while streaming rose by 6%. Physical media—CDs and LPs—accounted for almost 29% of revenue.
Our current high-tech culture has caused many folks to purchase all sorts of audio items dating from earlier eras. At a time when you can enjoy your music in the best sound quality ever, what justifies buying old Hi-Fi Audio equipment over new for your Santa Rosa home? Here are some typical reasons, and we will weigh them compared to the benefits of buying new, up-to-date Hi-Fi equipment:
Hi-Fi World first reviewed the MC152 stereo amplifier back in October 2015, saying it had a "big, spacious sound" and "the traditional McIntosh strength of exercising a firm grip over virtually any loudspeaker." It proclaimed it as a must-have for any HiFi audio system.