The JP1 Hybrid Headphones

Closed back Over ear (Circum aural) Headphones “Literally possess the essence of flagship headphones costing more than triple its price.” Driver Type : Hybrid -  Dynamic, electrostatic PROS: Portability, Voice Clarity, Details, PRAT, Upper bass, Mid-bass, Mids, Lower trebles, Soundstage Height, Soundstage width, percussions, Strings CONS: Nothing worth writing The package High quality white cardboard ...

It’s The Music Baby!

What started out as a swap meet between Wiredstate.com members in 2004 became what is now known as the premier and only High Fidelity show in the country to date. The show started with dealers and sellers sharing one big space...

Budget Turntable – Big Sound

The Audio Technica AT-LP60-USB is a turntable for the modern enthusiast who values good sound but doesn’t want to break the bank.

Piano Man…

A musician plays the piano at a posh shopping mall in Makati City, Metro Manila. He plays a wide variety of tunes, from pop to jazz. He gets occasional music requests as well as tips from admiring shoppers/mall visitors. #everydayphilippines Claro Cortes IV is a Freelance Photo Journalist. He was Senior Photographer and Editor In Charge for ...

Swing to Solo – The Great Jazz Transition

Anyone who’s listened to Chris Botti, Chuck Mangione, Tom Scott, Earl Klugh and David Benoit know just how powerful Jazz Soloists are. Sure, it often takes an entire band to make beautiful music but in the case of these performers, its more desirable than it is absolute.

No Money, No Honey

Ohio Players played the fans by stating that the cover girl was killed...

Bridge Over Troubled Waters

A man looks afar while crossing Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge in Makati, Metro Manila. Claro Cortes IV is a Freelance Photo Journalist. He was Senior Photographer and Editor In Charge for Reuters for 28 years before moving back to the Philippines. Photo © Claro Cortes IV All Rights Reserved 2017

Lutang Pariwara

Let's Groove PH joined indie record label Offshore Music Ely Buendia and The Itchyworms at the Lutang Pariwara vinyl launch at Boss Juan in BF Homes Paranaque. Master Sessionist Jun Lopito opened the mini concert, followed by super funky band Farewell Fair Weather. It was a great night of music paired with food, brews and good ...

A Special Love Song

People love talking about the good old days, don't they? Whether its gigs at  Kalye or folks from the past, its always a great feeling to share memories with those who went through them with you. I had my fill recently while listening to a playlist created by LetsGroovePH on Spotify. The list is called ...

Stan Ricker, The Master of Masters

Stan Ricker first made his mastering presence known as a disc cutter along with Jack Hunt, for the original Mobile Fidelity 1/2 speed mastered LPs released in the 1970s and 1980s including this POCO album above. Ricker mastered the controversial original Mo-Fi Beatles box set in the early '80s. It was controversial because the equalization ...