While there are still thousands of vinyl junkies and lossless file obsessives scouring record stores, it seems like weâ€™ve stopped caring quite so much about high fidelity in our music listening experience.
Just think of the tiny speakers you hear on mobile phones, or the muffled strains of an iPod dock. Fidelity has stopped being important. And, without sounding like your dad trying to push his 70’s prog rock on his kids, the trend of poor sound quality is grating on the ears.
Letâ€™s look at the old days, when turntables were the name of the game. Although most people had to put up with less than high quality turntables, their speakers were invariably excellent. They didnâ€™t have to worry about their internet connection timing out or their music buffering.
Indeed, no number of hi-tech laptops can beat a good