Solid State Feedback Amplifiers: A Short History

“Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.” ― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland     A Future Without Feedback by Martin Colloms There is no mysticism in amplifier design, just serious science. —Andrey A. Danilov Introduction You will recall from the The Theory of TIM by Matti Otala elsewhere on this site, […]

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My Loudspeakers

I bought a pair of B&W 703’s in about 2003 and they travelled with me all around Asia when I worked there as an expat for ten years. These are big loudspeakers with fantastic bass and mid-range articulation. The treble may be a little forward for some, but for Jazz, big band and rock they […]

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The Tale of Two Recordings

I thought I’d share my thoughts with you on the sound of two LP’s I recently acquired.   Many of you will have heard of the term ‘sound wars’ which has been coined to describe the relentless increase in the use of  dynamic range compression in modern recordings, a development it could be argued from the […]

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