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How to take care of your vinyl records

How to take care of your vinyls With vinyl sales at their highest since 1996, suppliers are struggling to keep up with the demand. While there are varying theories on why this surge is happening, one thing is certain: vinyl is back. Audiophiles have long hailed vinyl as superior to digital pl...

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Open-Back vs. Closed-Back Headphones

  On the market for a new pair of headphones? If you’ve been looking around, you’ve probably noticed certain headphones being labeled as open-back and others as closed-back. When investing in high quality headphones, it’s important to know what you’re getting so t...

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The AudioQuest Nighthawk

​It’s been a relatively slow Friday morning here at Gramophone, so I took the opportunity to wander around the show room. While I busied myself initially harassing a few of our Design & Build team and accidentally incorrectly cutting a piece of vinyl flooring, I remembered that we recent...

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The Best Way to Burn a CD in iTunes

By Geoffrey Morrison With storage space on computers and phones at levels that would have seemed absurd just a few years ago, there are fewer and fewer reasons to settle for compressed music. Whether you still buy CDs and import them, or if your CD collection has been collecting dust since you co...

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Joni Mitchell's Blue - An Emotional Masterpiece

It's the season for red, white, and Blue. Joni Mitchell’s Blue can be found on many music and audio critics’ Greatest Recordings lists for its musical brilliance and recording quality. Lifelong audiophile and music historian Ken Swauer tells the intensely personal...

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