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BLOG #86. StereoPravda Program with Misha Kucherenko
Starting July 9th, AVReport.ru YouTube channel will be broadcasting a bi-weekly program by Misha Kucherenko called “StereoPravda”.
In it, he’ll be discussing various aspects of High End Audio, both home variety and the portable one too, including not only their current state of affairs, but also its future and its past.
The program will be “on the air” every second Thursday at 7 pm, Moscow time.
Initially it will be in Russian, but questions in English are welcomed and will be answered in English.
In the forthcoming future, he’s planning to do an English version of the program too.
The link to the program is here. Read more…

07.07.2020 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  11

BLOG #85. A Few Details About Our New StereoPravda SPearphone “SB-6” Earphones
It took us more than five years to figure out how to package 90+% of our flagship “SB-7”’s sonic assault, combined with the highest possible musical resolution and the most subtle "microdynamics", into a much more “diminutive” “ear-print” of our new model called “SB-6” (pictured left from its “big brother”). Read more…

25.05.2020 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  558

BLOG #84. StereoPravda Introduces A New Model – Spearphone “SB-6”
We just completed our first production sample of the missing link in our line of ear monitors – StereoPravda SPearphone “SB-6” ($2 750 – please, see the attached picture).

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20.05.2020 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  138

BLOG #83. 75th Anniversary of The Soviet Union’s Victory in The Great Patriotic War
To commemorate 75th anniversary of The Soviet Union’s victory in The Great Patriotic War on May the 9th, here is a track from Marc Almond's album "Heart On Snow" which I co-executively produced with Sergei "Afrika" Bugayev in 2002 Read more…

11.05.2020 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  177

BLOG #82. YouTube “Live Broadcast" of Misha Kucherenko’s Interview With AVREPORTrussia
The last "Live Broadcast" of Misha Kucherenko’s interview with AVREPORTrussia  took place yesterday, May the 13th, at 6 pm Moscow Time.

The link to this “Live Broadcast”’s is here.
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08.05.2020 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  70

BLOG #81. YouTube “Live Broadcast" of Misha Kucherenko’s Interview With AVREPORTrussia
"Live Broadcast" of Misha Kucherenko’s interview with AVREPORTrussia took place last Tuesday, April 28th, at 6 pm Moscow Time.

It was in Russian. Read more…

25.04.2020 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  252

BLOG #80. An Essay On Misha Kucherenko’s Book “StereoPravda – A Politically Incorrect Review Of High End Audio” (In English)
My recent book’s (updated, etc.) English translation is pending, but I still can’t really say when we’ll be able to complete the project.

In the meantime, I decided to do my own English language essay on the book .
(with an addition of some extra material in its Introduction).

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20.04.2020 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  282

BLOG #79. HiFi & High End Show-2020 Organizers Provided Live Broadcast With Misha Kucherenko
Yesterday, April the 9th, between 4.30 pm and 5.30 pm, Moscow time, the organizers of Moscow HiFi & High End Show - which was re-scheduled to September 2020 - will provide "live broadcast" with Misha Kucherenko at their facebook page channel.

The link to the recording of the “Live Broadcast” (again, all in Russian) can be found here. Read more…

08.04.2020 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  237

BLOG # 78. Misha Kucherenko’s book "Stereo Pravda - A Politically Incorrect Review Of High End Audio" Is Just Published (in Russian, an English translation is pending)
[N.B. the word “pravda” in Russian stands for the “truth”, while the word “stereo” in Greek stands for the ”solid”, e.g. “stereotype”] Read more…

05.04.2020 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  134

BLOG #77. CanJam NYC-2020: Newton’s First Law In Action
"... in the end, the whole industry, with all its middlemen, is ripening what it sowed: ... it fully relies upon (brought up by them accordingly) a very narrow minded customer base, whose development in this hobby is driven by perception of relatively small increments of change in the products’ sound quality as The Third Coming.
And this is the customer base, which claims, allegedly, having the highest sonic aspirations". Read more…

09.03.2020 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  592

BLOG #76. headphone.guru Just Published a Review of StereoPravda SPearphone “SB-3.5”
To quote,

“…The [“SB-3.5”’s] sound quality is unprecedented, offering a large airy soundstage and an “out-of-your-head” experience with a very musical midrange. It is the perfect earphone for those who truly love the open soundstage of high-end open-backed dynamic headphones but want or need the isolation of an IEM. “

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04.02.2020 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  730

BLOG #75. My Album Of 2019
My album of 2019 is Jacques Brel's two previously released EPs in one called "Ces Gens-La".

It was originally released in 1966, but then it was "refurbished" in high-rez 24/96 in 2016.
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01.01.2020 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  534

BLOG #74. Happy New Year!
We wish you a very happy New Year! Read more…

27.12.2019 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  176

BLOG #73. The Russian Federation’s Intellectual Property Agency Issued One More (Utility Model) Patent For An IEMs’ Technology by Mikhail Kucherenko
On September the 19th, 2019 The Russian Intellectual Property Agency issued one more (Utility Model) patent by Mikhail Kucherenko called “In-The-Ear-Canal Earphone”. Read more…

01.12.2019 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  643

BLOG #72. StereoPravda’s Products Can Be Auditioned At Audio Gourmet-2019 Show in Vilnius, Lithuania
StereoPravda’s products can be auditioned at the forthcoming Audio Gourmet-2019 show in Vilnius, Lithuania (November 22-24) in our Latvian Distributor’s Room #3 (Pro1 Soundstore). Read more…

20.11.2019 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  281

BLOG #71. StereoPravda’s Products Can Be Auditioned At Moscow High End Show-2019
StereoPravda’s products can be auditioned at Moscow High End Show-2019, which is happening right now at Holiday Inn Tagansky (Simonovsky Val, 2),
room 238 (Triumph/RixVox).

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09.11.2019 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  270

BLOG #70. RMAF-2019: A Totally Blurred Vision
"... from the perspective of current High End Audio’s potential “new blood” representatives – the bystanders of the audiophile scene, which are the only ones that can save it from its coming collapse - the High End Audio Utopia is inevitably becoming a Dystopia.

And not because the former’s various fractions’ potential goals and purposes are not fully reachable, actually, they are.

It will become a Dystopia only for a single reason: because these goals are still not tightly focused, and, as such, are not seen at all".
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09.10.2019 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  674

BLOG #69. headfonia.com Published a Review of StereoPravda SPearphone “SB-3.5”
To quote,

“… Listening to the SB IEMS is always an experience. The SPearphones are a one of a kind creation by a unique designer, that’s the least one can say…

… The StereoPravda SB-3.5 will never win a beauty contest or get an award for comfort but the SB-3.5 isn’t about that. Misha’s “no pain, no gain” philosophy is what it is but if you can handle that you can be sure to get a very nice and unique high-end sounding IEM with a sound signature you’ve never heard before. A fine example of a technical masterpiece. The truth and nothing but the truth”.
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03.09.2019 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  738

BLOG #68. Would You Go for a “Mountain”, Or Are You Content with Just a “Molehill”?
"...a customer’s choice for a solution to truly advance the level of his/her audiophile capabilities will be efficient only when it is dictated by some very obvious, dramatic and significant sonic differences, and not by some relatively insignificant flavor-type fluctuations in, basically, an insipid homogeneity of a multitude of barely distinguishable products and all sorts of their even less distinguishable among themselves modifications". Read more…

14.08.2019 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  581

BLOG #67. The Power of Right Relationships – Seeing My Former “Ex-s”
"My portable audio project is fully based on all the knowledge and experience I gained from 25 years of actively participating in all aspects of no-holds-barred home High End Audio. That knowledge, those advanced hearing skills, those insights and that experience constitutes the foundation of our StereoPravda activities, and they all pave the way for it in the future.

Figuratively speaking, our portable audio products are like proverbial bottles which contain the sound of my former audio systems that I can take anywhere with me (and which allow me to share the excitement over their sonics with anybody who would listen)".
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15.07.2019 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  654


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