Roth Music Cocoon MC4 valve amp with iPod dock and remote - reviewed
- date: August 20, 2007
We all like good looking, well made gadgets. We own iPods, after all. But at the end of the day, what counts in any audio equipment is how it improves our listening experience. We chose iPods, after all. And to me, and Iím sure to you, performance matters more than looks.
So when it comes to amps and speakers what matters most to me is what they make my music sound like.
I donít care much for the pointless, sterile arguments about the pros and cons of valve amplifiers, and about whether or not compressed music files can or canít benefit. I just plug my iPod in and listen, and if it sounds better, then it gets the tick in the box, and if it doesnít then it doesnít.
Iíve been using a Fatman iTube for some months, now, after first encountering one in my local John Lewis Department Store. Plugging my iPod in, even in a cavernous store, the sound was lovely Ė and different enough from the sound produced by the dem
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