Saturday, August 19, 2017


Feeling the FUNK! 
Great documentary on the genius of George Clinton.

Friday, August 18, 2017

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Low in Size Hi in Fi

Here is a mini Karlson. I wonder if PWK would have flashed a mini BS Button?

Monday, August 14, 2017



Saturday, August 12, 2017

All You Need Is Love

Excuse my outburst earlier today. There is only one way to combat hatred and evil. 

Friday, August 11, 2017

Retro Hi-Fi Girl Friday

Check out the size of that iron!

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Ultra-Linear Operation Of The Williamson Amplifer

Early Hafler article on the KT66 Ultra Linear amplifier.

Monday, August 7, 2017

MIghy Mite Triplitt meter

I dig these old meters hard not to buy every one I find.

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Eek A Mouse REDUX

One of the best vocalist not just in reggae but in any genre.

Ganja Smuggling


Wah Do Dem

Eek A Mouse Circa 1984 

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Punk 2:42


Friday, August 4, 2017

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

1936 EIMAC 35T Ad

Just found this ad for the EIMAC 35T is a cute little triode but likely difficult to use.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Record Player Maintenance 1957

 Check out your idler. Record player maintenance via 1957.

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Twin Peaks Returns NIN

The new Twin Peaks is incredible for those that love the surreal. Actually all the musical guest are superb.

Friday, July 28, 2017

Thursday, July 27, 2017


My first steps into DIY had me cursing. I got there the hard way. Then my friend Chris introduced me to the glories of greenlee punches... Ahhhhhh.

Monday, July 24, 2017

Off-beat Enclosures Prove To Be On-beat For Hi-Fi

Love this article on enclosures from 1956. Good stuff.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Retro Hi-Fi Girl Friday

One of my favorite actresses,

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Kuba Komet 1957-58

They certainly don't build them like this anymore.. 

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Roll Your Own Capacitors -1956

Is this worth doing given the price of foil caps? Anyone out there venture down this DIY road?

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Lexicon Of The Hi-Fi Builder

HAH This is great.

Friday, July 14, 2017

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Strange Allergies Of Hi-Fi

 A vintage DIY article to guide you through troubleshooting Hi-Fi problems...

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Friday, July 7, 2017

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Variable AC Power For Your Workshop

Just looks like a variac on a board lol...

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Electro-Voice Step-Up To Stereo... On A Budget

I'm not a fan of small speakers but they packed a lot of sound in this small box. Never seen one in the wild.

Friday, June 30, 2017

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Fisher 80 - AZ

I've always love the look of The Fisher 80-AZ. Utilitarian and compact. Wish I could build like Fisher.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Rare Pearsian Nutwood Klipschorns

A good friend is selling his extremely rare 1982 Klipschorns. These feature a rare engineered veneer. I believe Klipsch had Persian Nutwood and Rambling Rose. I've only spotted a couple of these in the wild. It is speculated that maybe they made up to 50 speakers in each veneer.

Friday, June 23, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017


What's In An Enclosure? I love the Tannoy speakers but they never show up in the south. I've only seen one pair. Good stuff.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Start Your Stereo

Three paths to STEREO 1958

Sunday, June 18, 2017


Can't stop listening to MIA today. Always something great from her. Blasting her loud enough for the neighbors to hear and to feel with my new horn loaded sub. Found all sorts of new vibrations in the house.

Bring The Noize


Bad Girls