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audiofi.net - Jan 23, 2017
REVIEW: Getting to the heart and soul of the matter with this DAC/headamp/preamp one-box unit, our reviewer finds more than a few notes of interest to him....
Two Good Ears - Jan 22, 2017
... what a song, folks... and here you'll appreciate some seldom seen pictures from the original covers shots sessions...... and... well: he played classical guitar and he smiles;-)Alway loved and will love his music.Enjoy!...
Two Good Ears - Jan 22, 2017
I recently made it up with Vivaldi!His ubiquitous Le Quattro Stagioni has been a true love&hate affaire for most of my life... 'til yesterday, as I got a pre-owned, pristine conditions CBS Masterworks' disc played by Jean-Claude Malgoire and his L...
AnalogPlanet - Jan 22, 2017
The Berlin Philharmonic's Direct-to-Disk Four Brahms Symphony box set currently available for purchase on the orchestra's website store will also be available for purchase in America beginning January 27th, 2017 on the website of Naxos USA....
Two Good Ears - Jan 22, 2017
ECM's porn, folks... a treasure cave full of music... no dusty place, but a laboratory-grade warehouse for these gems.Bravo to Manfred Eicher and his staff, more and more....
Dagogo - Jan 22, 2017
Conrad-Johnson Classic Sixty-Two stereo amplifier Conrad-Johnson is excited to kick off the new year of 2017 with two new amplifiers in our popular Classic range of products, the Classic Sixty-Two and the Classic One-Twenty. These products represent a ful...
Mono & Stereo - Jan 21, 2017
Here is finally, the long awaited official info about the Gryphon Kodo Reference Standard Loudspeaker System...Elegant and deceptively simple, the four towers that make up the Gryphon Kodo system are carefully conceived and executed multi-layer constructi...
Mono & Stereo - Jan 21, 2017
“Kroma Audio presents a new and spectacular finish available for its two models of speakers. This finish is made entirely by hand by a Master gilder, specialized in restoring the Easter procession floats, with authentic 24k gold leaf. This turns our speak...
Mono & Stereo - Jan 21, 2017
I recently made it up with Vivaldi!His ubiquitous Le Quattro Stagioni was a true love&hate affaire for most of my life... 'til yesterday, as I got a pre-owned, pristine conditions CBS Masterworks' disc played by Jean-Claude Malgoire and his La Grande Ecur...
Mono & Stereo - Jan 21, 2017
"Wooden Bull Audiophile Turntable Mats combine the best qualities of leather and cork to create a superior mat for your turntable. Gluing the leather to the cork serves to completely flatten the leather surface. The flatness of the surface combined with t...
Two Good Ears - Jan 21, 2017
I almost broke my back, but I took away and put on a shelf the mighty... ahem: bulky EMT 930st and its seismic base.I swapped it for my beloved Lenco/Goldring G88 in slate plinth, with Micro CU-180 mat... in the next days, will install the matching slate/...
Two Good Ears - Jan 21, 2017
... I'm playing every day as I didn't in eons... my Lanaro flamenco classical guitar, 700 grams of maple and red Paneveggio spruce, (pre-ban) ivory and ebony tuners built by luthier after my beloved Oskar Teller, a nice guitar I had when I was you...
Two Good Ears - Jan 21, 2017
Yes!Ikea loves music collectors and audiophiles... by chance or not, their Dröna foldable records box, is an elegant (I got the above charcoal grey color), humble, cheap (at € 3,50/each) genius stroke to contain my beloved waxes... waiting for a new Kalla...
Enjoy The Music: News - Jan 21, 2017
Overall, CES 2017 was a successful and (semi) relaxing trip for Yours Truly. Yes there are fewer and fewer high-end audio manufacturers/rooms, yet the quality of the sound was very high. Where else can you hang out with your friends, listen to (and view) ...
Mono & Stereo - Jan 21, 2017
A turntable is just a spinning platter with a tone arm, yes? And a tone arm is just an arm plus cartridge with a lifter to help things, correct?I have played with the likes of Davinci, Fidelity Research, SME, SAEC, Rega, Linn…long list…and what always got...
Mono & Stereo - Jan 21, 2017
Ultra high end audio “The Barn”, at Lenco Heaven Audio Meeting Beauvechain. Via Tatsuyoshi Moriyama...
Mono & Stereo - Jan 21, 2017
We’re often talking about the importance of room acoustics in high-end audio. The biggest challenge is for sure practical implementation of acoustical treatment, that keeps the organic flow of the music and stray away for creating the pro audio studio lik...
audiofi.net - Jan 21, 2017
FEATURE: We pick some interesting stuff shown at CES 2017 early this month... there was a surprising vinyl product or two, while the digital boys stepped up their game....
AnalogPlanet - Jan 21, 2017
Ann Arbor, Michigan-based Paragon Sight & Sound brings a sophisticated audio road show to Chicago January 28th and 29th. The Fine Audio Show will be at the Chicago Symphony Center. 220 S. Michigan Avenue....
Mono & Stereo - Jan 20, 2017
Few photos from the grand opening of The Museum with the special guest - Mark Levinson/Daniel Hertz....
The Absolute Sound - Jan 20, 2017
The following is a press release issued by Totem Acoustic. Montreal, Quebec, Canada | January 17, 2017: Totem Acoustic, soon to be proudly celebrating its 30th year of designing and manufacturing innovative, category leading, loudspeakers, has officially ...
Stereophile - Jan 20, 2017
Even if you think you’ve heard Ray do "Georgia" one too many times, this version will surprise— it’s really something special.Fri, 01/20/2017...
The Vinyl Anachronist - Jan 20, 2017
Live at the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival may not roll off the tongue like Sunday at the Village Vanguard or A Night at Birdland, but to pianist Laura Dubin it's a very special venue. As a young Rochester girl, the festival influenced her lo...
Mono & Stereo - Jan 20, 2017
Interesting, custom implementation of the Daniel Hertz M1 Reference Speakers in collaboration with Italian luxury furniture brand FAOMA.www.danielhertz.com...
Stereonomono - Jan 20, 2017
If the essence of music is art, then th eessence of music reproduction is technique. And the quintessence of that technique is Wadia. As we continue to make pioneering advances in digital reproduction, by applying advanced computer technology and patente...
Mono & Stereo - Jan 20, 2017
The Spatial X1 Uniwave speakers are now available, starting at $14,000 per pair. Official, updated infoinfo...DIPOLAR POINT SOURCEThe entire spectrum above 300Hz is reproduced by a low distortion compression driver/waveguide assembly of the highest qualit...
Mono & Stereo - Jan 20, 2017
Many of you might remember RELAXA isolation audio platform. It evolved through model 2, 2 PLUS, 3 PLUS and 4. The final version of RELAXA 4, was released in 2006. After almost ten years SAP is brining back the all new RELAXA 530, that follows the design i...
Mono & Stereo - Jan 20, 2017
Conrad-Johnson just announced new Classic Amplifiers, The Classic Sixty-Two (CL62) and the Classic One-Twenty (CL120).The CL62 uses a pair of EL34 output tubes per channel to produce 60 Watts/channel. The CL120 uses two pair of EL34s for 125 Watts/channel...
Computer Audiophile - Jan 20, 2017
This might be a short one today, because it?s all about a story I heard once, and it?s a short one at that. But I never use three words when I can get away with ten, so sit down and we?ll begin with a visit to the Bay Area. I was up there for Thanksgiving...
Canada HiFi - Jan 20, 2017
Monitor Audio CP-IW460X In-wall Speakers with the grills off Modern living environments and contemporary décor trends generally don’t embrace traditional...
The Absolute Sound - Jan 20, 2017
A new Reference tube amplifier from venerable manufacturer Audio Research is always a big deal. Incorporating significant upgrades from its Reference 250 predecessor, the Reference 250 SE mono amplifier features Tung-Sol’s latest high-current output tube,...
AudioStream - Jan 20, 2017
A voice like sweet summer rain. I don't recall how I ended up on Julie Byrne's Bandcamp page, but I did. This was late last year, before Not Even Happiness was released, but there were a few tracks available to sample. After a few bars of "Follo...
Mono & Stereo - Jan 20, 2017
Georg Solti - Venice (Royal Opera House Orchestra), the Iconic classical title, that usually comes with rocket high price sticker is coming to the Analogue Production, as 200-gram LP, mastered by Willem Makee from the original analog tape.Coming on the h...
Enjoy The Music: News - Jan 20, 2017
iFi Audio's new micro iTube2 ($375) is reloaded for the next generation of music enthusiast. The original iTube became the company's go to tube buffer for any and every home audio system. The iTube2 with trickle-down technology from the flagship Pro serie...
Mono & Stereo - Jan 20, 2017
The original iTube became the ‘go to’ tube buffer for any and every home audio system. The iTube2 with trickle-down technology from the flagship ‘Pro’ series has been redesigned with new parts and new circuitry. Only the GE5670 tube remains.The iTube2 is ...
Enjoy The Music: News - Jan 20, 2017
Tuff Gong International is honored to announce the relaunch of our vinyl manufacturing services this February in partnership with Sunpress Vinyl. Considered by music purists to provide the premium listening experience, sales of vinyl LP records are on the...
Retro Vintage Modern Hi-Fi - Jan 20, 2017
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Mono & Stereo - Jan 20, 2017
SE 300B-iS Officina Tron-audio amplifier is Tony Montana’s nod to the heritage of Sakuma San tube designs.SE 300B-iS implements Emission Labs reference EML 300B tubes, Monolith's Magnetic ITA-01 Amorphous inter-stage transformers, selected components and ...
Mono & Stereo - Jan 20, 2017
Peek under the hood of the Silbatone P-106 exotic, hybrid single ended tube amplifier, that uses 45 output tube.Via Silbatone SEA...
Mono & Stereo - Jan 20, 2017
Elac Concentro flagship speakers at customers luxury home in Taiwan, partnered with Goldmund electronics…www.elac.com...
AV2DAY.com - Jan 20, 2017
One more turntable manufacturer has come up with limited editions featuring pop stars. While Rega launched a Queen turntable recently, Pro-Ject is launching a turntable for Beatles and George Harrison fans. Next month, the George Harrison limited edit...
AnalogPlanet - Jan 19, 2017
Jack White's Third Man Records today announced the opening on February 25th of its new Detroit pressing plant in the heart of the city's historic Cass corridor neighborhood, down the block from the Shinola store....
InnerFidelity - Jan 19, 2017
Word on the street—the high-end audio street—is that CES was a bust....
The Absolute Sound - Jan 19, 2017
Charlie Parker was one of the greatest jazz musicians who ever lived, and any set that presents previously unknown Parker recordings is important, especially when the material comes from studio sessions not blighted by the lo-fi audio that affects most of...
Mono & Stereo - Jan 19, 2017
And finally first, official info about the Aramis Acoustic completely active and DSP based speaker system with 100+ dB sensitivity. I'll be visiting the Aramis headquarters soon. Stay tuned for full report and more...Specifications Driver complement/ side...
The Vinyl Anachronist - Jan 19, 2017
I'm hanging out at my Syracuse dealer's store, and some guy who looked suspiciously like singer-songwriter Stephen Douglas Wolfe walks in with a bunch of music from Stephen Douglas Wolfe and says, "thank you for reviewing that 7" single from Stephen Dougl...
Mono & Stereo - Jan 19, 2017
“Few people are aware of a phenomena that occurs when the SRA - stylus rake angle - is set with the record not spinning. Once the record is being played, the friction with the stylus generates a pulling force that affects the cartridge suspension, making ...
Mono & Stereo - Jan 19, 2017
With Teac Reference 7 CD, iconic Japanese brand is trying to blend CD/network player, DAC and power amplifier in one box with a design that resembles both past and present. Reference 7 can converts/up-sample signal up to to the DSD 11.2 MHz format and up-...
Stereonomono - Jan 19, 2017
KEF loudspeakers are designed to reproduce natural sound, free from exaggerated effects of balance and with the lowest possible distortion. Many hundreds of separate items are used to build a loudspeaker system and the electrical and machanicl interaction...
Mono & Stereo - Jan 19, 2017
Aramis Acoustic new Amplifier is a multi channel power amplifier designed for their fully active speaker system with fully DSP based hearth. Preliminary info:Amplifier specifications / channel:Class-DS/N ratio: snr 134 db (unweighted, add 2 dB for A- wei...