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Did You Hear That? The Police - Roxanne

This week’s edition of Did You Hear That? is easy. You don’t even need to be paying much attention to hear one of the most recognizable goofs in rock and roll history. 

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The History Of How Music Is Written and Produced For the Way We Listen

Music has also been described as the “universal language,” but that’s not necessarily true. Rhythm may be universal, but music is the product of the culture from which it comes, and each culture has its own vocabulary, idiom and story-telling rules. Music is also written for the way the audience is going to listen to it. 

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Did You Hear That? Vince Guaraldi Trio - Linus and Lucy

It would be a fair statement to say that if you are a person, aware of Charlie Brown or Christmas, or were born after 1955 (or any of the above), you have a personal relationship with the song Linus & Lucy from the 1965 Peanuts television special A Charlie Brown Christmas, but...did you hear that?

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What Exactly Is 'Hi-Fi' Anyway?

Back in the day, to the general consumer ‘hi-fi’ meant expensive equipment that let the neighbors know things were going quite well, thank you very much. To the discerning music fan ‘hi-fi’ became a differentiator between standard equipment and gear that did a superior job of replicating the sound, scope and power of a musical passage. Have the definitions changed all that much over time?

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Lo-Fi and Hi-Fi Today and Yesterday - A Look At the History of Fidelity
The definitions of low fidelity and high fidelity music have changed over the years, and we (and our friends the audiophile) have changed accordingly.
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What Is A 'Point Source'?
In the audio world, you hear a lot about 'point source,' but what exactly is a 'point source?'
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