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Tone Publications - Jun 23, 2017
One of the questions I’m often asked by fans of vintage hifi, is where to find an upgraded interconnect cable that sounds better than standard issue Best Buy/Radio Shack cable, but doesn’t have a four figure price tag. Just as you can’t ...
The Vinyl Anachronist - Jun 22, 2017
This new CD from the man who calls himself the Organ Monk starts off like so many other jazz albums I've heard of late--loose, free and delirious. The only difference to the chaotic, guttural rumblings that begin this album is the presence of a big, meaty...
Dagogo - Jun 22, 2017
6/22/2017 – Pre-ordering of the Nelson Pass-designed PureAudioProject two-way Custom Active Analog Crossover (PAP-C1) is ending soon, according to the company. The PAP-C1 is a joint effort between First Watt and PureAudioProject for fans of open baf...
The Absolute Sound - Jun 22, 2017
I first encountered Starke Sound loudspeakers at T.H.E. Show Newport a couple of years ago. As I elbowed my way into Starke’s crowded demo room, I was impressed by the buzz of excitement from the mostly younger attendees—good news as I’m always on the loo...
Enjoy The Music: News - Jun 22, 2017
The Zappa Family Trust will mark the 50th anniversary of Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention's politically-charged, envelope-pushing sophomore album, Absolutely Free, with an expanded vinyl-exclusive edition on September 29 via Zappa Records/UMe. This ...
audiofi.net - Jun 22, 2017
NEWS: If you consider phono cartridges to be the hi-fi equivalent of a musical instrument, then the van den Hul Crimson Stradivarius is surely something you'll want to hear in performance....
The Absolute Sound - Jun 21, 2017
Between 1971 and 1974 Carly Simon released her first four solo albums. Drawing on three different producers (Richard Perry handled the last two records) and some top-shelf session musicians, Carly kept the hits coming, as well as deep cuts that are often ...
Mono & Stereo - Jun 21, 2017
First production pair of Metaxsa Macrophones monitor speakers are ready for the North West Audio Show... www.metaxas.com...
Mono & Stereo - Jun 21, 2017
Mstislav Rostropovich - Shostakovich: Symphony No. 11, 'The Year 1905' DSD (Single Rate) 2.8MHz/64fs Download.When Mstislav Rostropovich conducts Shostakovich's music, the results are never less than sensational. The two were close friends and Rostropovic...
Mono & Stereo - Jun 21, 2017
Tripoint Troy Elite is Miguel Alvarez's definitive statement device in draining away ground noises. Troy Elite is replacing the gigantic Emperor ground as the new flagship in a much more compact package. It is meant to be a shocking revelation of musicali...
The Absolute Sound - Jun 21, 2017
The following is a press release issued by Focal. Alberta, CANADA | June 21, 2017 — Focal®, a leading French speaker and headphone manufacturer, today unveils the company’s newest line of mobile headphones - Premium closed-back wireless over-ear Listen Wi...
VinylSavor - Jun 21, 2017
Hi!Among all the components I make, the D3a LCR RIAA phono stage is probably the most popular. Here two recently built ones in different color schemes.The circuit is unchanged since the last iteration which was introduced in 2015 first with EC8020 tubes a...
The Vinyl Anachronist - Jun 21, 2017
Oliver Lake is a saxophone player who has built a career upon daring, progressive jazz. He plays with his noteworthy Organ Quartet, as well as a number of big band ensembles. He's dipped into world music with some success, having teamed up with Meshell Nd...
Enjoy The Music: News - Jun 21, 2017
dCS has proudly announced the July release date of their Vivaldi One £55,000), which is a limited edition digital music player that is specially designed to mark the company's thirtieth anniversary. Limited to just 250 uniquely numbered pieces, this unit ...
Audio Head - Jun 21, 2017
The dominoes continue to fall towards a more wireless existence for the world of headphones. As each headphone company starts...
Headphone.Guru - Jun 21, 2017
Focal is one of the older audiophile speaker manufacturers, dating back to the late 70s, and has been fundamental in the creation of some... The post The Focal Spark In-Ear Monitor – Mighty Bang for the Buck appeared first on Headphone.Guru....
Mono & Stereo - Jun 21, 2017
Trafomatic Audio Evolution Elegance Tube Power amplifier and Evolution Line One in a custom Red Pearl Ruby colour finish. www.trafomaticaudio.com...
Mono & Stereo - Jun 21, 2017
And another sparkling arrival turning focus a bit back to the analog. Today's package revealed the Zavfino Graphene Gold Rush AU/AG OCC/pure silver tonearm cable. Going on the tonearm later tonight and let the sonic fun begin :).www.zavfino1877.com...
Redspade Audio - Jun 21, 2017
We now have a standard flat pack for the Rythmik 300W kit:This is designed for the 300W Hypex amp version, which has a slightly larger enclosure than F12. The height is increased to gain extra volume....
Redspade Audio - Jun 21, 2017
We're offering this prototype build for sale. Contact us to express interest.CAD diagrams show the design details which might not be as clear in the photos....
Headphone.Guru - Jun 21, 2017
One of the most exciting discoveries at LAAS 2017 was the ModWright OPPO Sonica DAC Mod ($2,500 USD plus customer supplied OPPO Sonica). I... The post Los Angeles Audio Show 2017 PT – 2 appeared first on Headphone.Guru....
Mono & Stereo - Jun 20, 2017
SJS Electroacoustics new Model 7 line stage preamplifier has been designed as the 20th Anniversary re-imagination of the original Arcadia Model 1 line stage pre-amplifier, which was first delivered to customers in early 1997.The Arcadia Model 7 line stage...
Stereonomono - Jun 20, 2017
The Beomaster 1900 Receiver The dramatic center of the Beosystem 1900 is the Beomaster 1900 receiver. Its operation borders on magical, its performance is without audible flaw,,its aesthetics are beyond reproach. It is a component which has truly domesti...
Canada HiFi - Jun 20, 2017
VRTO 2017 is set to announce a breakthrough in autism research, and features more than 65 international expert speakers, 40...
The Vinyl Anachronist - Jun 20, 2017
"Ståle Kleiberg's Mass for Modern Man is about the loss of existential meaning as an antithesis to faith and belief. The work commutes between these two extremes, and raises the following underlying question: Is belief possible for modern man? In this wor...
Mono & Stereo - Jun 20, 2017
And last photo report from the Munich High End Audio Show 2017. Our official sharp shooter Laszlo Szabo focused on the headphones, headphone amplifiers and associated paraphernalia. Yes, headphone market is growing rapidly by each year. There are 130+ pho...
Audiophile Review - Jun 20, 2017
Chris Klein begins a new series on listening room acoustics......
AV2DAY.com - Jun 20, 2017
The ELAC Miracord 90 Anniversary turntable. By Lam Seng Fatt Most of us are aware that ELAC from Germany makes speakers. Not many know that the first consumer product made by ELAC (Electroacustic GmbH) way back in 1948 was a record player – the ...
Headphone.Guru - Jun 20, 2017
The Making of TuTu Part 3 So When we last left this scenario I made it through meeting Miles, doing the demos, started to... The post The Making Of TuTu..Pt 3 appeared first on Headphone.Guru....
Enjoy The Music: News - Jun 20, 2017
Rounding out my final coverage update, part 5 of my LAAS 2017 show report, we start off with Ryan speakers and AURALiC. Holy crap the widest soundscape ever! All day wonderful sound from the Polaris wireless streaming amplifier ($3799) with Ryan R620 spea...
Retro Vintage Modern Hi-Fi - Jun 20, 2017
Three paths to STEREO 1958http://www.itishifi.com...
Enjoy The Music: News - Jun 20, 2017
The new Nola Metro Grand Reference Gold 2 loudspeakers ($40,000 per pair.) is an ultra-high-end compact 3.5-way floorstanding loudspeaker designed for smaller to medium-sized rooms. The Metro Gold Series 2's updated dual 6.5" magnesium cone Alnico-ring-ma...
The Absolute Sound - Jun 19, 2017
The premier of the LA Audio Show was something of a mixed bag. With veteran show organizer Marine Presson at the helm and Bob Levi and the LA and Orange County Audio Society behind it, I had high hopes the LA Show would be packed. While it seemed to be fi...
Dagogo - Jun 19, 2017
I took up my position on the elliptical machine at the health club in the front row, the one that catches the morning sunlight. For twenty years I ran outdoors year-round and always enjoyed heading into the first rays of the day. Especially on cold winter...
Canada HiFi - Jun 19, 2017
Distributor Tri-Cell Enterprises (www.tricellenterprises.com) has just announced the availability of Mitchell and Johnson HiFi products to Canadian customers.  This British brand...
Canada HiFi - Jun 19, 2017
Are you thinking about picking up a drone this summer?  Or perhaps you’d like to learn how to fly your...
The Absolute Sound - Jun 19, 2017
The following is a press release issued by Goldmund. June 19, 2017 - Goldmund is proud to announce the opening of its first retail store in the USA. Located in Wellington, West Palm Beach, Florida (the world-famous place for equestrian and polo events), i...
The Absolute Sound - Jun 19, 2017
During the time that I’ve been a reviewer for The Absolute Sound I’ve played host to many power amps. Some were large, heavy, and sucked juice from my AC outlets like a dehydrated Great Dane, while others were so small that they could even fit into one of...
Mono & Stereo - Jun 19, 2017
A surprise package just arrived in the morning the Italy. from Massimiliano Magri has sent over his latest creation, the all new Grandinote Genesi Ultimate preamplifier. I don't know the specs, I don't know the price nor exact inner working. Max just want...
Tone Publications - Jun 19, 2017
There is a coherence to the single ended triode design that is tough to ignore. Passing the signal through a single triode in the output stage has a grain free purity that will have you converted in no time at all. Critics around the world raved about the...
Mono & Stereo - Jun 19, 2017
Van den Hul releases new ‘Stradivarius’ edition of Crimson phono cartridge (and the name’s no coincidence…). Like the violins, violas and cellos crafted by the Stradivari family during the 17th and 18th centuries, almost all of van den Hul’s phono cartrid...
Enjoy The Music: News - Jun 19, 2017
Coming after their Ensis model, Aequo Audio has announced to launch two brand new loudspeakers. The Dutch manufacturer extends the portfolio at both ends with the smaller Stilla and larger Diluvium. From first view it seems Aequo Audio's team has develope...
Tone Publications - Jun 19, 2017
Steve Earle is an esteemed musical veteran, but there was a time when the Texas troubadour was the new kid on the block. He first landed in Nashville in 1974 at the age of 19, just in time to see the outlaw movement break wide open with Waylon Jennings an...
Mono & Stereo - Jun 19, 2017
The FINAL-Cable from the Mozart city of Salzburg will soon introduce all new series of handcrafted high end audio cables with exclusive design and technique. More info will follow soon, but here are few of the teaser photos...www.finalcable.com...
KnobFeel - Jun 19, 2017
noblechairs - ICON - Gaming Chair - Knob Feel ReviewI could gush about the lovely, soft, PU Leather… I could talk about the enormous amount of customisability… or even the tasteful nature of a usually gaudy product range. But of course, the star is the gr...
Headphone.Guru - Jun 19, 2017
Focal’s new lineup of reference headphones made thunder in the headphone community, The Utopia, and its little sister the Elear, created a barnstorm of... The post Focal’s New Super Hero-The Elear appeared first on Headphone.Guru....
VinylSavor - Jun 18, 2017
Hi!Something new is in the works. A pair of mono blocks dedicated for the treble and midrange only.They will be used in an active system just to drive the tweeters. Here a view of one of the amps partly assembled:The transformers are made by Tango. The ou...
The Vinyl Anachronist - Jun 18, 2017
My review of The Secret Sisters' beautiful new album, You Don't Own Me Anymore, is now live at Positive Feedback! You can read it here....
Mono & Stereo - Jun 18, 2017
The very first device of the new and upcoming Trinity Golden Reference Edition, Trinity central Power Supply Unit, milled from one of aluminium block and optimize to serve complete range of Trinity products.www.trinity-ed.de...
Retro Vintage Modern Hi-Fi - Jun 18, 2017
Can't stop listening to MIA today. Always something great from her. Blasting her loud enough for the neighbors to hear and to feel with my new horn loaded sub. Found all sorts of new vibrations in the house.Bring The Noize Borders Bad Girls http://w...