This showed up today in my email from Electronic Design (an industry standard magazine). I thought it was pretty funny as they are usually taking about the latest semiconductor stuff....
The link to the article....Tubes Are Still Better Than Transistors For Audio Amplifiers
Louis E. Frenzel, Communications Editor
Millions of guitar players cant be wrong, as more than 80% of guitar amps still use vacuum tubes. The tube amp simply sounds sweeter than the transistor amp. High-end audiophiles prefer tubes for their surroundsound systems as well. So what do these musical treasures have that their contemporary competition lacks?