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Gary Alan Barker

What I Think, What’s New On Qobuz

I wanted to take a moment and talk about one of the reasons that Qobuz is better than its competitors,

Gary Alan Barker

What I Think, What’s New On Qobuz

Another month and another spate of intriguing new release offerings from Qobuz. Jumping right into it, my first exploration was

Gary Alan Barker

What I Think, What’s New On Qobuz

High-Resolution Streaming services like Qobuz open up a whole world of music to people like me who cannot get enough.

Gary Alan Barker

What I Think – Imaging vs. Soundstage

Hi, it’s been a while since I have done one of these little monthly chats, a year to be exact,

Gary Alan Barker

What’s New On Qobuz – HiFiAudio.Guru Top Ten Songs for November

As we quickly approach the end of the year, I decided to dedicate November to guitar players. Some of these

Gary Alan Barker

What’s New On Qobuz – HiFiAudio.Guru Top Ten Songs for October

As promised this month’s list will include some new songs as well as rounding out my list of female singers.

Gary Alan Barker

What’s New On Qobuz – HiFiAudio.Guru Top Ten Songs for September

Back in the ’70s, I made a mix tape of my favorite female singers to use to demonstrate hi-fi gear,

Gary Alan Barker

What’s New On Qobuz – HiFiAudio.Guru Top Ten Songs for August

My first announcement for the month is that I have put up a playlist on Qobuz under the title Headphone.Guru

Gary Alan Barker

What’s New On Qobuz – HiFiAudio.Guru Top Ten Songs for July

Yet another month has slipped by and another HiFi Show. One thing I have noticed is that the favored streaming

Gary Alan Barker

What’s New On Qobuz – HiFiAudio.Guru Top Ten Songs for June

With T.H.E. Show 2022 and CanJam Chicago 2022 back to back, this has been an extremely busy month and I

Gary Alan Barker

What’s New On Qobuz – HiFiAudio.Guru Top Ten Songs for May

It’s been a busy month with AXPONA and all, but music is what gets us through. And it’s been a

Gary Alan Barker

What’s New On Qobuz – HiFiAudio.Guru Top Ten Songs for April

At the beginning of the COVID pandemic, Toyah Willcox & Robert Fripp began doing a Sunday Lunch video on YouTube

Gary Alan Barker

What’s New On Qobuz – HiFiAudio.Guru Top Ten Songs for March

It has been a busy and eventful month for me, and given recent world events music is about all there

Gary Alan Barker

What’s New On Qobuz – HiFiAudio.Guru Top Ten Songs for February

It seems that almost every time I went to Qobuz working on a review this month there was new music

Gary Alan Barker

It’s About The Music – What’s New On Qobuz? Pt. 12

Happy Holidays to everyone. I decided to run my review a little early this month since I decided to theme

Gary Alan Barker

It’s About The Music – What’s New On Qobuz? Pt. 11

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! In the spirit of Ben Franklin it is time to be thankful for the good things (not

Gary Alan Barker

It’s About The Music – What’s New On Qobuz? Pt. 10

There were a lot of interesting offerings to choose from this month, a couple of obvious classical recordings, a bunch

Gary Alan Barker

It’s About The Music – What’s New On Qobuz? Pt. 9

“Fly to the Rainbow” was the first Scorpions album I ever heard and it was admittedly a mess, so much

Gary Alan Barker

It’s About The Music – What’s New On Qobuz? Pt. 8

It’s been a rough month with our sister site being hacked and all, but there is one constant that offers

Gary Alan Barker

It’s About The Music – What’s New On Qobuz? Pt. 7

Captain Beefheart is either a genius capable of composing and performing the most intricate and complex rhythms or he is

Gary Alan Barker

It’s About The Music – What’s New On Qobuz? Pt. 6

My first selection this month is a recording I discovered while performing a review for our sister magazine Headphone.Guru, it

Gary Alan Barker

It’s About The Music – What’s New On Qobuz? Pt. 5

Once again, I find Qobuz has launched something exciting from something old, in this case, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young’s

Gary Alan Barker

It’s About The Music – What’s New On Qobuz? Pt. 4

One of the more exciting developments on Qobuz recently was the release of nine of Frank Zappa’s albums in “Hi-Res”

Gary Alan Barker

It’s About The Music – What’s New On Qobuz? Pt. 3

The wonderful thing about Qobuz is it is a great way to catch up with old friends. Kayak is one