I have to admit I was skeptical when I first heard about the Save the Stereo Project. There have been other efforts to save — or at least promote the idea 0f — the traditional stereo system. And with good reason, because as most audio experts would agree, a traditional two-channel stereo system, with speakers in a room and the listener sitting equidistant from them, is still the best, most realistic way to experience stereo music recordings.
But most of those efforts have gotten nowhere. I think Save the Stereos might be different. Not because the plan is so much better; in fact, the plan is still being formed. It’s because the plan is being formulated by a guy who has experience in a similar project, and who isn’t bogged down by the politics of the audio industry.