Kirk McElhearn is a freelance journalist. He writes on his website Kirkville, and is Senior Contributor to Macworld, where he is The iTunes Guy. He is also a regular contributor to TidBITS, as well as several other web sites and magazines. He is co-host of The Committed podcast. Kirk has written more than twenty books, including Take Control of iTunes. On Twitter, he's @mcelhearn, and he has a Facebook page.
June 24th, 2016 | 31 mins 3 secs
We welcome Chris Connaker, of the Computer Audiophile website, to discuss high-resolution audio. What are the pros? The cons? Is high-res for you?
June 17th, 2016 | 29 mins 7 secs
We discuss new features coming to Apple Music, then discuss listening to music with speakers or headphones
June 10th, 2016 | 32 mins 45 secs
Doug Adams and Kirk McElhearn welcome special guest Andy Doe, digital music consultant and classical record label head, to discuss some streaming music shenanigans, and audio file metadata, the information that tells you who a track is by, its name,
June 3rd, 2016 | 28 mins 32 secs
Doug and Kirk discuss the various audio file formats you may encounter when you listen to digital music.
May 27th, 2016 | 30 mins 50 secs
To stream or to own? That is the question.
May 21st, 2016 | 28 mins 9 secs
Doug Adams and Kirk McElhearn discuss the history of music listening, from songs to albums to songs.