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A wonderfully cheeky video from John Darko on how plants affect the sound of your listening room.
If you’ve ever visited audiophile message boards, you’ll notice they’re filled with helpful, but often quite serious discussions on sound. How much do cables actually improve the sound of your listening setup? Can you actually tell the difference between DACs? Is vibration isolation or vibration damping possible for electronic components? The list goes on.
This video from audiophile John Darko is a welcome distraction from all that deep hi-fi talk. Released on April Fools just a few weeks ago, “Houseplants for Audiophiles” answers the question, “What type of plants should I buy for my listening room?” in a hilariously serious way. John reviews each of the plants in his room and what role they play in improving sound, somehow with a completely deadpan delivery.
“The bigger, thicker leaves momentarily store the bass, a bit like a capacitor, and re-release it in a slightly improved form…”
Watch the video below and be sure to follow John’s channel: