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.
April 28th, 2017 | 34 mins 27 secs
Developer Paul Kafasis joins us to discuss in-house streaming: AirPlay, Bluetooth, and Google Cast.
April 21st, 2017 | 29 mins 55 secs
Doug and Kirk take a look at common misconceptions people have about iTunes.
♫ Episode #48 – Musician Dave Harrington of DARKSIDE and the Dave Harrington Group on Music Between Genres
April 14th, 2017 | 34 mins 33 secs
Dave Harrington of DARKSIDE and the Dave Harrington Group talks about music between genres.
April 7th, 2017 | 29 mins 1 sec
We discuss the ten ways you can connect your computer to an amplifier or receiver.
March 31st, 2017 | 32 mins 12 secs
We talk with percussionist Colin Currie, who discusses performing and recording Steve Reich's seminal minimalist work Drumming.
March 24th, 2017 | 33 mins 8 secs
We welcome Andy Doe for another Ask Andy episode, where we discuss hi-fi equipment and speaker placement.
March 17th, 2017 | 29 mins 30 secs
We discuss bootleg recordings, live recordings, and torrents.
March 10th, 2017 | 29 mins 24 secs
Chris Connaker joins us to discuss how music streaming service can make the next step.
March 3rd, 2017 | 30 mins 4 secs
We take a close look at playlists. What they are, where they came from, and what you can do with them.
February 24th, 2017 | 28 mins
Andy Doe joins us to talk about EQ. What is it, how does it work, do you need it, and where did it go?
February 17th, 2017 | 34 mins 12 secs
Author David Sax talks about his book The Revenge of Analog: why people like vinyl, and why other analog technologies are popular today.
February 10th, 2017 | 27 mins 59 secs
Doug and Kirk discuss storing a media library on a network-attached storage device.
February 3rd, 2017 | 36 mins 27 secs
Chris Connaker went to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. He reports for us on new audio equipment and the MQA music format.
January 27th, 2017 | 30 mins 39 secs
Mac writer Rob Griffiths tells us how to efficiently rip DVDs and Blu-Rays.
January 20th, 2017 | 32 mins 24 secs
Andy Doe returns to discuss how music consumption has changed in this era of fragmented media.
January 13th, 2017 | 32 mins 26 secs
Musician and developer Peter Chilvers discusses making apps with Brian Eno, including the new generative music composition Reflection.