To Jeff Fritz,
I want to let you know that the industry needs plain speaking, technical, and authentic reviewers like you. You are doing a fabulous job!
Reviews nowadays are propaganda, great dealers are rare, and improving your own self-knowledge isn’t for the fainthearted. In fact, high-end audio in my view means “high-end struggle and toil.” Thanks for your truthfulness -- it’s priceless!
We are going to witness unimaginable advances in technology in the next decade: exciting times with artificial intelligence, deep learning, and data science. It’s going to impact many things. I was disturbed recently because most of the deep-learning Stanford/MIT professors on advanced technologies are young and not one has white hair!
Your article on the Vivid Audio Giya G1 Spirit stirred my interest and so I auditioned the G1 a few days ago -- you are spot on in the review! Currently, I am enjoying the Soulution 711/725, Magico S7, Double Helix and Gobel cables at the home -- peppered with my own persistent tweaking for the perfect digital source.