Brent Butterworth has been a professional audio journalist since 1989, and has evaluated and measured thousands of audio products. He is currently a writer at Wirecutter and editor of the SoundStage Solo headphone site; served as an editor at such magazines as Sound & Vision and Home Theater; and worked as marketing director for Dolby Laboratories. He also plays double bass with several jazz groups in Los Angeles.
Traditional stereo systems sound better than wireless all-in-one speakers like Sonos, but they’ve largely fallen out of favor—no surprise when you can get a good … Read More “Audio Files: Class D Amps”
Simple as stereos might seem, they’ve become complicated in recent years. Not only have new technologies such as high-resolution audio, network-distributed music files and streaming … Read More “Avoiding Audio Mistakes”
Audiophiles are notorious for embracing dated technologies, but their latest move might leave some wondering if they’ve lost their marbles. Incredibly, the audio world is … Read More “The Reel-to-Reel Deal”