September 16, 2021

Type 7 Films: Devon Turnbull and the pursuit of High Fidelity

Putting together a film about high fidelity that focuses on the importance of enjoying music is the exception, not the rule. So, as I watched Type 7 Film’s feature short on Devon Turnbull and his OJAS brand of bespoke loudspeaker, amplifier and cable designs, I was struck at how truly unique the approach was.
September 12, 2021

Soundtrack: Kill Bill Vol. 1 – Quentin Tarantino

A single screening of a pop culture obsessive’s homage to martial arts/grindhouse cinema is all it takes to seriously consider director Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill Vol. 1 as possibly film’s greatest soundtrack mash-up.
September 3, 2021

Forager Records: Further Refining the Compilation Album

While some who see themselves as serious music collectors may hold the compilation album in low esteem, its value should never be underestimated. Often a compilation album’s true worth lies in its ability to bring difficult-to-find music to a wider audience.
August 27, 2021

O/Baby – A New Loudspeaker from DeVore Fidelity

Twenty years after raising eyebrows with a svelte, two-way floorstanding loudspeaker design called the Gibbon Eight, John DeVore is back at it with a petit standmount playfully named the O/Baby.