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5 months, 1 week ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes, Headphones

This weekend I’ve been invited to join an extraordinary event here in Catalonia (Lleida, actually). The meeting was started by Sisco (aka Stersa at Auriculares-hifi.com forums) and the place was the Llotja at Lleida, which is an impressive building: The meeting consist in just sharing our equipment and experiences and enjoy as much as you can. […]

5 months, 4 weeks ago 0
Posted in: MP3

But now, 22 years later, the MP3 truly is dead, according to the people who invented it. The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits, a division of the state-funded German research institution that bankrolled the MP3′s development in the late ’80s, recently announced that its “licensing program for certain MP3 related patents and software of Technicolor and Fraunhofer IIS has […]

7 months ago 0
Posted in: HI-FI

Recently I have been given (yes, for free!) this wonderful device. I have never had a preamp and I confess I didn’t even knew what they were for. Once I knew they are aimed to ‘correct’ any non-linearity of your turntable setup or deck, to send the signal ‘corrected’ to an amplifier or to another […]

7 months, 1 week ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes, Walkmans

This past weekend has been definitely a date to put a mark in the calendar. I don’t remember to have such a great time recently… I was CJ’ing myself for the first time in my life! Yes, I’m CJ Walkman Archive (CJ for Cassette Jockey) since then The party had place in the new bar […]

8 months ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes, Walkmans

My friend and also owner of Stereo2go forums with me (and other two friends) was interviewed a few days ago, as I already published. But this time a TV show (in spanish) called Vodafone Yu has called him and asked to travel to Madrid and go to their show, live, to show off their walkmans and […]

8 months, 2 weeks ago 0
Posted in: Walkmans

I want to re-publish some of my best posts in the old Stereo2Go forum that I did since 2010 qhen I first joined the community, and here’s the first one:   Some of the SONY’s most elegant players   This article will be permanently accessible through the new ‘Featured’ menu.

8 months, 2 weeks ago 1
Posted in: Walkmans

This is a translation of an article published at Tentaciones EL PAIS, a very well known magazine in Spain. By Anonimo García. “You have to stop the stigma of the tapes. They can sound even better than a vinyl.” With this sentence Lorenzo Charlez, after whom TJ Autoreverse is hidden, begins a lit defense of […]

8 months, 2 weeks ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes

While I was in travel for a work, I could take a walk and see some old electronic stores that still survive since the 80s and 90s. Luckily I could find some brand new, SONY sealed cassettes there… but I didn’t figure out what did I really bought until later… Then I came home with my trophies […]

8 months, 3 weeks ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes

I recently noticed that there are new labels releasing new music on cassette. Based on what I’ve learnt regarding the quality of prerecorded cassettes, I thought I’d give them a try. I also knew about a small label called Kissability, ran by Jen Long that I knew of in this video I’ve recently posted here. […]

8 months, 3 weeks ago 0
Posted in: Cassettes

While listening to one of the most extraordinary tapes ever made, the TDK MA-XG, I had a very bad experience: the tape was eaten by one deck of a friend that I’ve just got repaired.  I was very surprised because the deck was working perfectly, the rollers and capstans were totally clean, so I couldn’t […]

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