Once upon a time, Dallas Taylor remembers, it was a compliment to call someone an "audiophile."
"Traditionally, audiophiles have been people who are super into Hi-Fi and putting together great systems. But over time, it turned into, at least the way that I hear it ... It's kind of a snobbish thing."
But he says his "mission," as professional sound designer and the host of a podcast that celebrates sound design, Twenty Thousand Hertz, is to remind people that we are all audiophiles, even if we wouldn't call ourselves that.
"You don't need extra permission to think and curate sound around you, just like you don't have to with all of your other human experiences and core senses."
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