Archives: Background

Alpha Audio – 2011 to 2020

It’s a bit of a surprise. But when we went through our Google Pictures, we came to the conclusion that we are already working on Alpha Audio for more than ten years. Officially the domain ‘alpha-audio’ was registered in 2005 (The Dutch version). And before that – 2002 – it was known as audiofreak. But […]

Pure Music – Wharfedale Linton Heritage – Audiolab 6000A – Metrum Acoustics

Some images do not require any textual clarification. The only thing they need is music! Our goal is to make samples of as many products as possible. Purely, because in our opinion, it can be fun and useful to just listen to equipment. This time: Wharfedale Linton Heritage connected to an Audiolab 6000A and Metrum […]

Pure Music – DALI Rubicon 6 – Pass Labs – Bryston – Metrum Acoustics

Some images do not require any textual clarification. The only thing they need is music! Our goal is to make samples of as many products as possible. Purely, because in our opinion, it can be fun and useful to just listen to equipment. This time: DALI Rubicon 6, connected to our reference system! So: Pass […]

JPlay with ASIO Bridge and Kodi

As some readers may know, your editor has long been an avid user of Kodi (formerly Xbmc). It is a handy and versatile media package. But there is a drawback: it does not support ASIO. And therefore – for example – not JPlay’s driver. But what if you just want to use it? Well: that’s […]

Pure Music – Bowers & Wilkins 805D3 – Pass Labs – Bryston – Metrum Acoustics

Some images do not require any textual clarification. The only thing they need is music! Our goal is to make samples of as many products as possible. Purely, because in our opinion, it can be fun and useful to just listen to equipment. This time: Bowers & Wilkins 805D3, connected to our reference system! So: […]

Pure Music – Focal Sopra No1 – Pass Labs – Bryston – Metrum Acoustics

Some images do not require any textual clarification. The only thing they need is music! Our goal is to make samples of as many products as possible. Purely because in our opinion it can be fun and useful to just listen to equipment. This time: our complete reference system! The Focal Sopra No1, Pass Labs […]

Play from anywhere in the world – with ROON!

Roon is great software. It is user friendly and the sound quality is just… ‘delicious’. But there is one drawback: it is only available in the network where the ROON server is running. But we wouldn’t be Alpha Audio if we didn’t try to work around that. Because suppose you are on holiday and want […]

Peter Buwalda - Bonita Avenue

We are family

Because it doesn’t always have to be music that we discuss in these kind of articles, I have a literature-advice for you this week. And although I immediately realize that this book may have been a bestseller in the Netherlands, I would still like to give this a second chance and warmly recommend it to […]

Richard Fryer - Spectral Audio

Video – Interview Richard Fryer – Spectral Audio

Previously, colleague René van Es wrote an extensive article in which he asked Richard Fryer about the history and philosophy of the company. We continue and go into the basis of the brand, the new products and the ‘why’ of Spectral Audio. Because… well: it is a bit of a ‘different’ brand, as you will […]

Richard Fryer - Spectral Audio

Interview Richard Fryer – Spectral Audio

Partly because of the 40th anniversary of the American company Spectral (in 2018), Richard Fryer, president of Spectral Incorporated, visited distributor More Music to introduce Spectral’s latest creations. A great opportunity to learn more about the man and the company. Where are the roots, what is the Spectral philosophy, in short why is Spectral so […]