Is­sue One

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Is­sue one of Sound+Im­age was un­dated — per­haps so as not to jinx a sec­ond is­sue... but Editor Richard Mor­gan im­me­di­ately es­tab­lished our com­bi­na­tion of both au­dio and the ris­ing tide of video gear. There were ‘com­po­nent check­lists’ for amps, CD play­ers (still quite new), Hi-fi VCRs, speak­ers and stereo tele­vi­sions, a bit of life­style jour­nal­ism with a Tony Ben­nett in­ter­view, and an em­pha­sis on qual­ity even in the ad­ver­tis­ing. “Bruce Spring­steen’s lat­est al­bum cost him 10 years of his life”, was the head­line on an Akai ad, fol­lowed by “Now, how much do you want to spend on a hi-fi sys­tem?”

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