Author Archives: Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi

Analog vs. Digital Recording

Warm or Not to Warm: the Dichotomy of Analog vs. Digital Recording

By Dawoud Kringle 

One of the most polarizing controversies among audiophiles is the dichotomy between analogue and digital recording. Surely you, dear reader, have been subjected to (or subjected someone else to) an impassioned soliloquy about how much warmer analog recording sound than digital. 

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Trump Continues to Threaten US Musicians and Musical Instrument Manufacturers

Text by  Dawoud Kringle

TrumpThe Trump tariff fiasco has reached a predictable outcome.

China played its hand as well as it could have. The thing that Trump and his like cannot understand is that China rarely thinks in terms of short term gains: they think in terms of decades and centuries. Trump underestimated them, and US businesses and economies are suffering because of it.

Of course Trump needs to scapegoat China with an economic war to detract people from his domestic filth, in an effort to win another election term. China is an easy target for his voting base. They fear China because US companies have become dependent upon buying from China. Trump squeezes the idea of IP theft for everything he can get from it; and it’s a fair assessment.  But every country is engaged in this game, including the US. Ultimately China has strongly contributed to almost 20 years of global prosperity. Slowing China is bad for the US, even though it hurts Trump’s ego (and his follower’s egos) to know that any other country is prospering.

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MFM Endorsment: World Peace Earth Day Celebration & Benefit 2019

World Peace Earth Day

On Sunday April 21, 2019 (3:00 – 8:00 PM), Planet Heart presents its World Peace Earth Day Celebration & Benefit: Awakening Humanity’s Consciousness as One, Celebrating Our Planet, Healing Our Heart.

This will happen at 4 West 43rd Street (near 5th Avenue), Social Hall, New York, NY 10036.

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