I thought I would share this blog entry from Steven Stone which questions the adage in the audiophile world that (vacuum) “Tubes Rule!” by asking “Really?” He points out that the controlled chaos of distortion in the music creation business is mostly aimed at the electric guitar player. He maintains that the popularity of vacuum tubes in the face of the inferred superiority and durability of solid state audio electronics is due to their contiguous availability and their relative reliability for the last fifty years.
Do you agree? What’s your take?
Read the full article here:
Tubes Rule! Really?