Is high fidelity audio dead in our very digitally-centered world? Will convenience win over audio quality? What ever happened to those 50-pound speakers in everyone’s living room? Brian and Malinda dive into the world of audio to discuss its history, where it may be headed, and some of the changes in the industry. Tune in to this week’s episode to find out more.
Summary: Sure we’ve seen a major uptick in vinyl record sales, but what does that mean for the future of sound? Will higher quality audio beat out convenience? What is the difference between AM and FM radio? Will Malinda reunite with her iPod shuffle? Will Bose engineers everywhere be buying Brian voodoo dolls? Brian and Malinda discuss audio industry trends as well as their own experiences with audio technology in their everyday lives. Listen to this week’s episode to hear more.
What We Covered:
2:00 – War and conflict played a major role
in communication and audio.
19:00 – Tidal
- High fidelity streaming services.
21:00 – Sonos
is changing the home audio game.
23:00 – Wireless
technology is changing how we listen
26:00 – Similar changes
are happening in the camera industry
30:00 – Bose
– Focusing on quality or design.
36:00 – A Podcast about Podcasts
episode – The crowded podcast market has caused a need for higher audio quality podcasts.
42:00 – Vinyl’s revival
– 2017 had the highest number of vinyl’s sold since 1991.