|Founder||J. Gordon Holt|
|First issue||September 1962|
|Company||Source Interlink Media|
|Based in||New York City|
History and profile
The magazine was founded in 1962 by J. Gordon Holt. As of 2014, the editor was John Atkinson, who joined the magazine in May 1986. Stereophile is published in New York by The Enthusiast Network, a publisher of special interest magazines. The magazine was formerly based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. During this period it was published eight times a year.
Features include their annual "Records to Die For" section, where each editor and writer reviews two outstanding albums of their choice, and the bi-annual "Recommended Components" issue in which audio equipment which has been reviewed in the recent past are classified as "A, B, C or D" level components, with "A" being the most highly recommended.