What Is Sonic Elevation? – Using Music As Medicine

  What is Sonic Elevation? You’re probably wondering what it is, what it means, or both. By the end of this post, you’ll have a pretty good grasp on what Sonic Elevation is, and how you can apply the concept to your life (or at least give you some food for thought).  You’ve probably heard people say things like “music […]

What Is High Res Audio? Is It A Hoax?!

What is high res audio? Chances are, you’ve probably seen the tiny black and yellow hi-res sticker at least once or twice. Does it mean that the headphones inside the box sound 10x better than headphones without it? Can you actually hear a night and day difference, or is it something that’s only fully captured on a frequency response graph? Many […]

20 Thoughtful Gifts For An Audiophile

We know it’s not always easy to shop for someone who has a hobby that’s pretty much as niche as it gets. If you want to spoil the audio fanatic in your life with a thoughtful gift, we’re glad you found our guide! When they unwrap your present, it’ll prove once and for all that your ears don’t completely stop […]

Digital vs Analog Audio For Dummies

Sound waves recorded and stored for our listening pleasure can pretty much be broken down into 2 main categories. The reason you’re here is that you want to learn more about these important aspects of sound – how it’s recorded, how it’s stored, and ultimately, how it will sound.  All 3 of these factors play an extremely important role in […]

Why Do People Like Heavy Metal Music?

Metal music is by far one of the most misunderstood genres of music. If you’re not what’s known as a “metal-head”, you’re probably wondering how any sane person could possibly enjoy fast, angry-sounding, and extreme music. Why do people like heavy metal music?  There’s no right or wrong answer to that question and it tends to vary from person to […]

What’s The Difference Between WAV and MP3?

In the audio community there’s a constant discussion about which audio file format sounds better than the other – and why. Two of the most popular formats for storing digital audio data are WAV files and MP3 files. What’s the difference between WAV and MP3 files? We’ll give you a rundown of each file type, then compare the pros and […]

Does Music Improve Memory? Listen, Study, Repeat

Music is one of the most powerful forms of entertainment… but is it just entertainment? Does it have any real value beyond creating a fun, upbeat atmosphere? Our emotions have a pretty noticeable effect on how well we can (or can’t) remember certain people, places, and events. We all know that music can alter, elevate, or (in the worst case) […]

20 Awesome Music Lovers Gifts You Can Give

One the market for the best music lovers gifts? Finding the right present to give around holidays, birthdays, and other special occasions can be difficult – especially if you don’t know where to look. People who love music really love it and they also love to show other people how much they love it!  Sometimes they show their love by […]