(Kunchur, 2021) has recently published a peer reviewed article: 'Cable pathways between audio components can affect perceived sound' where he seeks to debunk controversial claims and contentious issues surrounding whether the cables and topology used to interlink components together make an audible difference and the disparity between anecdotal experiences reported by audiophiles and published formal scientific research.
Interesting read and can be found here: https://www.aes.org/e-lib/browse.cfm?elib=21109
Kunchur, M. N., 2021. Cable pathways between audio components can. Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, 69(6), pp. 398-409.