Philip’s Musings

Philip O’Hanlon’s passion to find and great music sparked the start of his journey in connecting with high end audio manufacturers, artists, composers, engineers, audio consultants and music lovers at large.  Philip’s musings share many of his fun experiences, opening a dialogue with our community to fuel the passion.

The Three Analog Heads: Listening notes on Stravinsky ‎– L’Histoire Du Soldat (A Soldier’s Tale)

April 27, 2023 Three of us shared friendship and the love of music for decades.  Recently, we have been getting…

5 months ago

Show Report: Midrange Magic in D.C. at Capital Audio Fest. November 11, 2022 – November 13, 2022

Attending Audio Shows and Dealer Events has been one of the highlights of my work life.  Aside from catching up…

7 months ago

CAF 2022 playlist highlight and music notes

[gallery link="file" size="full" ids="19451,18953,19452"] Imelda May & Jeff Beck - Black Tears from Life. Love. Flesh. Blood 2017 The Irish…

7 months ago

“Miss Perfumado” by Cesaria Evora

Our armchair travels continue this time to an island off of the West coast of Senegal. Miss Perfumado was originally…

7 months ago

Philip’s Demo XXIII is out!

With great deliberation, 19 songs made it to Philip's Demo XXIII compilation.  This year, he went through the extra steps…

11 months ago

Concerts & Record Shopping in Buenos Aires

Travel tips, music lover, audiophile shopping tips in Buenos Aires

11 months ago

Palladino, Notes with Attachments, music notes from Philip O’Hanlon

Palladino is a London-based session musician who has spent forty years of touring and/or recording with high-end rock, funk and…

11 months ago

Westside Story 2021 – Philip’s Music Notes

This is truly a stellar recording with reference quality, available on CD, LP, and streaming.  Even if you don’t normally like…

11 months ago

Karen Souza – Hotel Souza

Join Karen at her warm & inviting Hotel Souza.  Let your eyes linger on the sexy and sultry blonde but…

11 months ago

UPDATED: Midrange Magic+ Music Seminars aggregated Playlist updated

We try to keep our Midrange Magic+ playlist fresh.  We also attempt to incorporate local taste, new music, newly re-released…

11 months ago