High-End Audio Editorial Archives
Editorial By Editor Steven R. Rochlin
Thank You For The Music. Our Two Year Celebration!
What A Show!
Are We Living Or Just Existing?!
Show Me... Without Politics!
In The End What Really Matters...
The "Real" World
Spanning the Globe
What it Takes to Make the
Enjoy the Music.com™ Review Magazine
How DVD-Audio and SACD Sells Turntables and Vinyl
Who Are We... and Why.
Live Music and Musicians
DVD-Audio & the Internet
State of the
Nation - How E-Commerce and "independent reviews" do not mix plus
Enjoy the Music.com becomes full Internet solution provider.
The Future Is What We Make
Present and Future.
Secure Music is an Oxymoron.
Time Keeps On Slipping
Our Humorous Measuring Techniques
Fight For Your Right
Is the High-End Properly Represented?
The Show Must Go On!
Industry Gossip and Eating Your Own Dog Food
A Primer - Attending An Audio Show
Welcome the Not So News Guys!
Times They Are
Enjoyin' The Music?
Book Review - Vixens of Vinyl
Fight The Power! Or Do You Enjoy Losing Your Rights?
How To Survive In An Ever-Changing World
Taking a Bite Out Of The Music Industry Troubles
A Show Unlike Any Other
- Enter The nyNOISE Event
Lucky I'm Sane After All I've Been Through
He Knows Changes Aren't Permanent... But Change Is!
The Calm Before The Storm
It's A Miracle
When You Wish Upon a Star
Eat 'Em And Smile... Music Rules!
And I Don't Know Where I Am Goin' To...
All The World's A Stage
Business... As Usual?
...To The Fountain Of Lamneth.
Us Against Them Mentality
Movers And Shakers
Music And More In The News!
Champagne Wishes And Holiday
Will Video Games Save High-End Audio?
The Best Is Yet To Come!
The Future of HiFi- Future or Feature Creature?
Protect At All Costs?
It's The Music Stupid!
These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things.
Quality Is Job 1
A Spirit With A Vision Is A Dream... With A Mission
Pieces Of Eight Have We Been Led Astray?
Keep On Truckin'
Let The Good Times Roll!
Need Money? Take Over A Successful Business Or Sue One!
New Articles Plus More Show Reports!
Tweaks, Parts, And Snake Oil
Scams, Sock Puppets And Gorilla Marketing
Our Song... It Gives Us A Reason
Celebrating A Decade Of Helping Audiophiles Worldwide!
Audiophiles... Street Track Racers... Comparisons and Contrasts.
The Busy Season Is Upon Us!
What, Or More Precisely Who, Is Enjoy the Music.com™? Reviewer Spotlight
Pet Peeve Plus Reviewer Spotlight Plus We Welcome A New Reviewer
Is Your Computer Being Hijacked Due To Enjoying The Music?
Looking Back At 2005, Blue Notes & Gifts, Protected Disc Roundup And Reviewer Spotlight.
Once Again It's Showtime Plus Another Reviewer
The Show Is Over
Competition Is Good For Business
$80,000 Equipment Contest & Munich Audiophile Show Report
Happy 250th Wolfgang Amadé Mozart
Being Accountable & Responsible Plus Celebrating Our 11th Year!
Discussion Boards, Newsgroups, & Online Chat- The Internet's Wild Wild West.
Our Continuing Expansion In Audiophile Journalism
High-End Audio Is Dead! Or Is It?
Our Audiophile World
2006 Plus Much, Much More!
YEEEEAAAAAHHH!!! A primer on how to include your love of music, an audio show, and celebrate your wedding anniversary in one easy trip.
Digital Music On Hard Formats Is Almost Dead!
Digital Music On Hard Formats Is Almost Dead!
Grammys, Low-Rez Audio, Audio Sound Effects & CES - T.H.E. Show
/ T.H.E. Show 2007 Roundup and Other Thoughts
New Formats On Two Fronts- Our new look makes life easier for you plus the adult entertainment industry effect.
DRM Wars Concern You! A format war that hurts billions of music lovers!
Tunes: Rockin' on the road!
Using Your Senses A feast for the eyes and ears!
Audiophile Shows Galore! Plus
A Winning Team!
A Three-Dimensional Analysis Of A Stradivari & Guarneri Plus Other Acoustic & Measurement Thoughts
The Max Rochlin Memorial Cable
Audiophile Equipment Awards New Writer And The Online Music Evolution
More Music Watermarking Shenanigans. Haven't we been down this road before?
Subs Versus Obs, ABX And Other Ramblings
Sound Practices... An Audio Archeological Expedition
/ THE Show And In Remembrance Of A Legend...
CES / THE Show Plus The Economy
Audio Research Buyout And Other Mergers
Audiophiles Are Not Crazy! We understand about having a magnetic personality.
Best Springtime Audio Show Enthusiasts and manufacturers enjoy amazing benefits in Munich!
Important News! High-End Audio For All! Government and central bankers finally agree on something!
It's The Music Stupid! Part I
(Follow-Up: It's The Music Stupid! Part II)
DIY Thoughts The fun is in the discovery!
hi-fi+ & DIY + More!
Your Input Concerning Awards Sought Should Enjoy the Music.com give away hundreds of awards a year?
Your Comments Concerning Awards Plus new DIY Magazine and updated visuals for this website.
Naim That Bentley: Two proper British brands mobilize their legendary skills.
Audiophile Equipment Awards
Room Part 1! Welcome to my new awesome humble abode.
Room Part 2! Welcome to my new awesome humble abode
Thank You 2008. Enter 2009 As We Grow Strong! Fourteen years... and over 100 shows with 40 writers and counting.
More World Premiere Reviews In 2009! Speeding along to bring you a first look at audiophile products.
Music Servers And The Death Of The CD Player
Is the CD player doomed to be like a VHS tape player in 2009?
Music Servers And The Death Of The CD Player Part II
And let us add the rise of Sonos to the shall we?
The April Fool... Is It Me? At what point does the editor become the fool?
Our May Banquet Of Reviews: Satisfying your hunger for audiophile treats.
More World Premiere Reviews Plus the state of the economy and drum set update.
Toys n' Tweaks I Love Plus Anniversaries! Audiophile tweaks, a cool boombox... and we begin our 14th year online!
A time to remember an old friend.
Blue Note Awards And An Amazing New Record Album!
Industry Notes And Streaming Thoughts
My tour of China... Article By Steven R. Rochlin
Fulfilled To The High-End Audio Community
Las Vegas Shows And The Audiophile Industry
Variety Is The Spice Of Life
Time For A Change
Time For A Vacation
Status Check Taking a pulse on the industry
Blue Note Awards And The Death Of A Good Friend.
Getting A Bit Bored With Your System? Me Too!
Getting Less Bored And other ranting.
Give Your Audiophile That Special Gift.
Equipment Reviews Pus CES
/ T.H.E. Show Preview
New Changes Make Finding Reviews Easier
A Tribute To.... Allen Wright of Vacuum State
Enjoy the Music.com's
Android, Windows Phone 7 and Apple App!
AXPONA, T.H.E. Show and My New System
Computer audio, horn speakers, two show reports and much more!
Of Codecs And Firmware Plus T.H.E. Show In Newport Beach.
Celebrating Our 200th Issue! Article By Steven R. Rochlin
Best Of 2011 Blue Note Awards Plus special mentions of the Dunlavy Signature Collection SC-IV speakers, Dayton Audio DSS4-BC loudspeaker spikes, and Harmonix TU-666M tuning feet.
Quality Or Quantity?
Do you like cheap thrills or desire something truly world-class?
RMAF 2011, TAVES And Streaming Video
The best laid plans of mice and men...
Subtle Changes And Great
Products Highlight 2011
New year, new audiophile reviews and our CES
/ T.H.E. Show 2012 coverage.
Technological advances cuts both ways.
And with technological advances comes the tablet.
Get The Latest Audiophile Craze!!! Do It Yourself Reviewing
High-end audio shows and our special April edition.
More show reports plus Twitter, Facebook and a surprise coming soon!
Hoppin' 'Round The World.
In This Issue... Our $89,750 Contest!
Entering Our 18th Year... Has The Industry Really Progressed?
Best Of 2012 Blue Note Awards Plus special mentions of the CA Electronics Ceramic Cones, the Enacom Audio Noise Eliminators and Rotel's
The Ultimate Guide To High Performance Home Theater book.
TAVES In Days, RMAF Soon Enough Plus Playing w-Bluetooth Boxes
Time to check out the new Logitech UE Boombox, UE Mobile Boombox and soundmatters foxL v2 Platinum powered Bluetooth speakers.
These Are My Confessions...
The high-end audio industry needs a good 'civil war'!
These Are My Confessions...
The high-end audio industry needs a good 'civil war'! Follow Up
Jump, Jive In January 2013! CES, T.H.E. Show 2013 and much more!
High-End Audio Sales, New Writers, Gear Diversity And More!
CES / T.H.E. Show 2013 coverage from afar(!) plus top quality writers and much more happing here at
Enjoy the Music.com!
News Flash! Magazine Editor Has An Epiphany! Oh, and i hung out with mom n' dad, got married and some thoughts on audio-music.
Doin' The Show Shuffle Show are great for attendees, yet how many can the industry support?
What do you love about music?
Huge issue with five World Premieres, two show reports, new Lifestyle & Design section plus much more!
Portable Audio Was Terrible Back In The Day! Ok, perhaps not terrible, but something was indeed amiss.
Three Shows, Two World Premiere Equipment Reviews And More!
My Memo To The Industry
In this age, optimism like that is a revolutionary act...
I just want to be inspired.
This Issue... Many New Reviews And Food For Thought
The Future's So Bright We Have To Wear Shades!
Three world premieres, revisiting my Memo, the much anticipated review of Astell&Kern’s AK120 and more!
High Resolution Music
Never confuse the customer.
Our future is what we make of it.
Thought streams plus mini review of the Marantz SR7008 and Colorfly's C4 Pro PMP.
Some Senseless Ramblings
RMAF / CanJam, The Industry...
And Changing Perspective. Incredibly successful event in Denver and it is time for some new
More show coverage, Dolby remembered, Horowitz and world premiere reviews.
Media, In All Forms, Available Everywhere! During 2014 we will see tremendous growth within the media space.
CES / T.H.E. Show 2014, Grammy Awards And The Future Plus more $250,000+ products and the virtual landscape.
A heartfelt bravo to everyone within the high fidelity audio industry!
Pono, PonoPlayer And PonoMusic
Music, as the artists intended, is finally going mainstream.
April Fools, AXPONA And Adventures In Audio Plus the world’s first live TV studio @ AXPONA 2014!
High-End Audio Is Dead... Or Is It?
Plus AXPONA live streaming and other thoughts.
A Long Overdue Editorial
Life has been so busy that, sadly, many things have been unsaid.
The Best Memories Of My Life Have A Great Soundtrack
Incredibly Wonderful Changes Bring Higher Musical Pleasures
Balanced connections and ye old RCA connector.
Show Extravaganza As Product Launches Remain At All-Time Highs
Incredible growth brings luxurious sounds, and higher quality parts, to all.
Music.com's Best Of 2014 Blue Note Awards
We celebrate our annual Blue Note Awards, provide industry leading coverage of the California Audio Show plus our new Internet servers.
Is Vinyl The New Heroin For Dyed-In-The-Wool Hard-Core Audiophiles?
IRL: I've seen the needle and the damage done.
Senseless Ramblings: In A Time Of Universal Deceit - Telling The Truth Is A Revolutionary Act. – George Orwell
Plus... Is digital really better than analog?
Plus there’s a cold war happening and you’re part of it... sort of.
Senseless Ramblings: Music, Shows And Life Loving music and the condition of being human.
Music.com's Top 20 Best Gear Of 2014
Our top picks of the best gear in 2014.
An Audiophile On Vacation...
Singapore's stereo shops serve up serious sounds.
MY 25 Hi-Fi
Malaysia Group In Kuala Lumpur 2015
Audio Swingin' In Singapore
Step right up folks... and bring a bib!
Because Singapore's shops will make you drool.
All I Want To Do Is... Enjoy the music!
It's April 'N' It's Game Time
Industry-leading world premieres because we're too fast, too furious...
And our ride is only set to 'smooth'... for now.
Technology And Music
Sometimes you have to lose everything to 'win' it all.
Apple Music Streaming Service
Taking a bite (yet again) with Apple's iTunes music Streaming service.
Is Apple Rotten To The Core With Their Streaming Music Service
Would you work for three months without getting paid?
Show Wrap-Ups, Hi-Res Audio And Our Celebration
Plus Enjoy the Music.com's 20th anniversary celebration.
Let's Play The Game 20 Questions
20 Questions To Enjoy the Music.com's Editor And Creative Director Steven R. Rochlin
Music.com's 20 Year Anniversary
We get by with a little help from our friends.
Blue Note Awards, Shows And So Very Much More
We're dancing as fast as we can!
Senseless Ramblings: Music For The Next
We've already 'lost' three generations to lossy MP3.
Can High-End Home Audio Keep Up Within Today's Modern Landscape?
And why is it the industry seems to be failing at certain things?
Apple Watch, Beats Headphones, And Why Advertise To Audiophiles?
You don’t need to offer the best product for top sales(?!?).
What's Goin' On...
Plenty of reviews and perhaps a few NDAs.
Show Reports And Equipment Reviews
Enjoy the Music.com is readying our AXPONA 2016 report as we post our Montreal coverage.
My Memo To The Industry Part II
The future is in your hands.
A Fantastic Opportunity!
Working together brings high-end audio more presence.
Future-Fi 'n' Feeling Fine
Annual Blue Note Awards, technological progress... and memories.
Are Major Record Labels Dinosaurs?
The major music industry labels are at least three years behind the curve... and is Apple's possible 'new' music label about to sleigh the dragons?
Hi-Res Audio And Hi-Res Music Has Arrived!
Plus is CES still relevant for the high-end audio industry?
CanJam SoCal, Montreal Audio Fest, AXPONA And HIGH END Munich
Plus what does audio mean for 2017?
Answers To Questions You May Have
With high-end audio going in so many directions...
We Say Goodbye To 2017 And Hello To 1999
Yes, welcome to 1999 music lovers, and here's why...
Article By Steven R. Rochlin
The Grand Finale