With modest service requirements needing to be addressed only after decades of use, the 54-year-old QUAD 303 power amplifier and its matching 33 control preamplifier are two of the most elegant hi-fi bargains to ever play music.
Coffee, Wes Anderson and mix tapes. Three things coveted by individuals of a certain age bracket. Upon hearing from a friend that Victoria coffee roaster Be Still Cody (named after a line from The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou) included custom mix tapes with their beans, I immediately ordered some.
The Pure Fidelity Horizon extracted information from the groove in a musical, accurate and resolution-oriented manner in line with its purview of spinning an LP at a sustained speed. But, much like sense, while these achievements may come off as simple, there is nothing common about the accomplishments of the Horizon.
Understanding how time limits and binds the human capacity for awareness is the key to breaking an interstellar code for a linguist and physicist in Canadian director Denis Villeneuve’s stark, contemporaneous and cerebral 2016 sci-fi thriller Arrival.