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Daniel Kumin  |  Mar 12, 2015  |  2 comments
Remember radio? You turned it on, tuned it in, and got music, for free. (Well, free-ish; of course there were ads.)
Daniel Kumin  |  Nov 11, 2014  |  2 comments
This week, I'm going off on something that really gets me going: drummers.
Daniel Kumin  |  Sep 02, 2014  |  14 comments
I’m mad as hell, and I have no choice but to keep taking it.
Daniel Kumin  |  Jul 30, 2014  |  0 comments
Dirty word, three letters: ABX.
Daniel Kumin  |  Jul 14, 2014  |  1 comments

Get comfortable, everybody; it’s story time.

Daniel Kumin  |  Jun 23, 2014  |  1 comments
Like a lot of guitar players, I used to inwardly sneer, just a little bit, at Mick Taylor with The Stones. I was wrong.
Daniel Kumin  |  Jun 02, 2014  |  10 comments
Fully powered, or “active” loudspeakers have a lot of very real advantages. But can you name three serious models on the market today?
Daniel Kumin  |  May 07, 2014  |  6 comments
Okay, it won’t revolutionize anything. And it’s more of a suggestion than a trick. But it might just enlarge your home theater’s filmsound experience, at least somewhat, and it costs exactly zero and takes all of 45 seconds to implement
Daniel Kumin  |  Apr 22, 2014  |  9 comments
We all remember what happens when we assume, right?
Daniel Kumin  |  Apr 07, 2014  |  1 comments
When shopping for amplifier power, most of us calculate, consciously or otherwise, watts-per-dollar. I’m here to suggest another metric: pounds-per-watt, (kilos, if you prefer), divided by dollars. Amplification by the pound.
Daniel Kumin  |  Mar 24, 2014  |  2 comments
It’s the music, stupid. This is what I try to remember whenever I start worrying about audio.