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Audio Matters - Jun 23, 2018
Caught the show this week at the Moody Theater in Austin. Not my favorite venue, sort of soulless vibe with high pitched banks of seats, but at least you can see the stage from most parts and the sound is better than other venues about town. Krall played ...
audiofi.net - Jun 23, 2018
NEWS: All the hype surrounding MQA doesn't justify further exploration, says EXOGAL head, as there's just no market demand for the technology....
The Vinyl Anachronist - Jun 22, 2018
"Well, I don't think that title's nice. It's not nice at all. Nope, I don't like it one bit!"It's hard to believe it's been more than five years since I reviewed The Smoking Flowers' 2 Guns right here. I really liked that one, the way this married duo rem...
The Vinyl Anachronist - Jun 22, 2018
Listening to guitar duos is so soothing and relaxing. For some strange reason, this is even more so when one of the guitars is electric and the other is acoustic. This applies specifically to the jazz style, of course, where the traditional electric guita...
The Absolute Sound - Jun 22, 2018
The distinguished Finnish loudspeaker designer and one of the greatest theoreticians of speaker acoustics of modern times, Jorma Salmi passed away suddenly on May 27, 2018. Salmi’s work at Gradient became a portal into what ought to be the future of louds...
Mono & Stereo - Jun 22, 2018
“Imagine stepping back in time to the very beginning of great sound. In 1946, Paul W. Klipsch (PWK) changed the face of the audio industry by inventing, discovering, hypothesizing, and proving that it was darn well possible to make and reproduce exciting,...
Enjoy The Music: News - Jun 22, 2018
After winning the 2015 Sarah Vaughan International Vocal Competition then performing at the Montreal International Jazz Festival the following year, 25-year-old singer and songwriter Arianna Neikrug makes her grander introduction to the music world with t...
Mono & Stereo - Jun 22, 2018
Flemming E. Rasmussen in a relaxed discussion about Gryphons future with Jakob Odgaard, the new keeper of the Gryphon flame.www.gryphon-audio.dk...
Retro Vintage Modern Hi-Fi - Jun 22, 2018
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Mono & Stereo - Jun 21, 2018
“Dear friends. Some of you may have read or heard about our bankruptcy, it’s nice to start with these few words - IT’S ALL OK AGAIN! We are back in business! The people are the same, but financially we are much stronger. With fresh investments onboard, we...
Mono & Stereo - Jun 21, 2018
Take a look at our latest exclusive video from the Munich High End Audio Show 2018. This time we're presenting Thrax Audio room/products and an interview with Rumen Artarski. Rumen reveals Thrax's latest state of the art creation -- Spartacus 300, the pur...
The Absolute Sound - Jun 21, 2018
Eighth Blackbird is a consistently cutting-edge chamber ensemble. But “cutting edge” doesn’t necessarily mean abstract, difficult music. The group’s projects are all over the map stylistically, and their latest, Olagón—”a conflicted wail of both mourning ...
Mono & Stereo - Jun 21, 2018
Teaser photos of Göbel High End Divin Noblesse, that will be exclusively premiered at the AE Super Hi End Audio Gala in two weeks. Yes, its finalized! Stay tuned for more...audioexotics.hkwww.goebel-highend.de...
The Vinyl Anachronist - Jun 21, 2018
I'm not sure if this has ever been done before, or if it's even a fairly common thing, but it's incredible. On pianist Hakon Skogstad's new album Two Hands to Tango, he sets out to play some of the great tango songs of all time--on solo piano. There is no...
The Vinyl Anachronist - Jun 21, 2018
I once had a girlfriend who told me that her favorite band of all time was A Flock of Seagulls. It's not that I had anything against the band, they were always "fine" with me--unlike the '80s synth pop bands that really aggravated me like Depeche Mode, Er...
Retro Vintage Modern Hi-Fi - Jun 21, 2018
Please visit https://www.klipschmuseum.org/The Klipsch museum of course is centered around the life of Paul W Klipsch and his inventions but the archives are huge and diverse. This is an amazing glimpse into the glory days of Hi-Fi. PWK coresponded with a...
Enjoy The Music: News - Jun 21, 2018
Yes, I can confirm it: Roger Waters smiles. And laughs. A lot. During an hour-long in-person conversation with the man in the Sony Club atop Madison Avenue in New York City in mid-September, Waters, the co-founder of Pink Floyd, was quite amused and very ...
Enjoy The Music: News - Jun 21, 2018
Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters wants his music to be reproduced at the highest quality, and he turns to one man to make sure he achieves that goal: producer and engineer James Guthrie. Guthrie and Waters have worked together for decades, starting with...
Enjoy The Music: News - Jun 21, 2018
Texas Instruments new TAS5825M chip is a stereo 38 Wpc features inductor-less, digital input, closed-poop Class-D audio amplification and 192kHz DAC. The powerful DSP audio processing core supports several advanced audio process flows. With the 192kHz arc...
Enjoy The Music: News - Jun 21, 2018
On Saturday, June 23 @ 2pm the Boston Audio Society will proudly present living legend Bob Carver, President of Carver Audio. Taking place at Boston University's Life Science & Engineering Bldg, 24 Cummington Mall, 1st Floor Conference Room 103, Boston, M...
AV2DAY.com - Jun 21, 2018
The Pioneer VSX-933 AV receiver Pioneer’s new midrange AV receiver, the VSX-933, replaces the VSX-932 and after Pioneer had merged with Onkyo, its products have set new benchmarks in the home theatre business. The VSX-933’s attraction is t...
Two Good Ears - Jun 21, 2018
Repetita juvant, folks... I already talked about these lovely 1965 vintage Tandberg's speakers... their transparency and zestness put to shame many high regarded so-called hi-end speakers.They were the top-of-the-line model back then.I repeat myself s...
audiofi.net - Jun 21, 2018
REVIEW: Loads of streaming and networking fun to be had from this cheerful little box of tricks from Cambridge Audio - the CXN, now in its second iteration....
Mono & Stereo - Jun 20, 2018
Around the time of the introduction of offset printing in the mid-1950s, the Deutsche Grammophon label changed color slightly. The four colors available obviously included a yellow, which was by far the most beautuful color of the four. So the yellow beca...
Audio Andromeda - Jun 20, 2018
One of the problems that commonly afflicts the Acos tonearms is the plastic collar placed at the base of the arm. Here are some pics of the mod I made......
Mono & Stereo - Jun 20, 2018
“So how does an amplifier made by Sugden 50years ago compare to our current range? One thing that hasn’t changed is the way they are manufactured, all Sugden products are still handmade at our West Yorkshire factory. As the original 1967 A21 provides a lo...
The Vinyl Anachronist - Jun 20, 2018
Sarah Wolff is serenely beautiful, and Blaine Heinonen is rough and tumble, which presumably explains the name of this alt-country duo from Portland. The same thing could be said for their music, which is comprised of their beautiful harmonies blended wit...
The Absolute Sound - Jun 20, 2018
Since my initial review of the Dynamo 34SE in 2015, the amp has undergone several significant revisions. On balance, the Mk. II version of this low-cost SET amp ($1495, 8Wpc) should be thought of as nothing less than a Dynamo on steroids. For starters, it...
Enjoy The Music: News - Jun 20, 2018
Ahhhh, beauty in music meets beauty in design. Welcome to EnjoyTheMusic.com's Turntable Lust pages! We feature various turntables where form and function unite. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder of course. Well, enough of my rambling... Read More...
Enjoy The Music: News - Jun 20, 2018
On Sunday December 2nd the Los Angeles and Orange County Audio Society (LAOCAS) will be holding their All Star Gala event. As their very special 25th Anniversary All Star Annual Gala, the special award ceremony takes place from 11am through 3:30pm at Holi...
Mono & Stereo - Jun 20, 2018
First photos of the Dachorn Kron active speakers with integrated DSP, that allows optimization for every room. Kron comes as a two or three way system, depending on model. More info, webpage and photos coming soon....Contact: dachanalog@gmail.com...
Mono & Stereo - Jun 20, 2018
Marohei-cables is a small company specialized in high-end audio cables production with over 30 years of work and experience in high fidelity sound quality reproduction. Here are the photos of the all-new Maduro S flagship cable line.RCA interconnects (WBT...
The Vinyl Anachronist - Jun 19, 2018
First things first--I hope I don't get in trouble for calling this an album from the Pat Battstone Sextet. The six names you see on the cover are the designated performers, and I can't see typing that over and over. On Pat Battstone's website, he has this...
The Vinyl Anachronist - Jun 19, 2018
How do you feel about party bands?I have to admit I love them. It's not the kind of music that I play on the big system in my dedicated listening room while evaluating a new piece of hi-fi gear that retails for five figures. But in my college days, and fo...
The Absolute Sound - Jun 19, 2018
The following is a press release issued by MartinLogan. Lawrence, Kansas | June 19, 2018 – MartinLogan is proud to announce their new line of subwoofers: Dynamo 400, 600X, 800X, 1100X, and 1600X. These Dynamo subwoofers represents the most advanced, high-...
Retro Vintage Modern Hi-Fi - Jun 19, 2018
I assume this is the same as the 866A and 866. I'd love another pair of unshielded 866. The one I have is abit scary looking. http://www.itishifi.com...
Two Good Ears - Jun 19, 2018
Happy birthday to the LP record, turning 70 today. LP developer Peter Goldmark of Columbia Records holds the initial LP launch catalog, while standing next to the same music on 78s. Picture taken on June 18, 1948 at Waldorf Astoria Hotel in NYC....
Mono & Stereo - Jun 19, 2018
Top Wing Corporation Suzaku (Red Sparrow) coreless straight-flux cartridge is finally here. Another gem from Japan, that tickles my inner sensors and imagination. Yes, review is coming up in due time!www.topwing.jp...
Enjoy The Music: News - Jun 19, 2018
With a single dynamic driver plus three balanced armatures, these four drivers fill FiiO's new FH5 ($259.99). The FH5's mids and treble are effortlessly handled by three balanced armature units, while the bass is taken care of with a 10mm polymer nanocomp...
Enjoy The Music: News - Jun 19, 2018
HiFiMAN announced availability of their Ananda ($999) open back planar magnetic stereo headphones. "Ananda is designed for music lovers who want one high-performance, extraordinarily comfortable headphone for all personal listening, whether it's a home sy...
Mono & Stereo - Jun 19, 2018
Very nice gift arrived today at my mail box. Thanks V for such a nice surprise......
Mono & Stereo - Jun 19, 2018
Soundspace Systems Aidoni speakers were introduced at this year Munich High End Audio Show. Take a look at the official info about these stand out speakers with more insights coming soon... "Aidoni – accurate, powerful, iconic! Aidoni was created in the s...
Mono & Stereo - Jun 19, 2018
Few photos from the production of the Gregor Rothensee's Project PBN Groovemaster turntable. The milling and cutting part......
Mono & Stereo - Jun 19, 2018
Nasotec Denon DL 103(R) and Swing Headshell. Nasotec sells either sole aluminum housing ($128) or a complete package with the Denon DL 103(R) cartridge ($499). Below you can find two videos showing the removal of the original plastic body and easy inserti...
AV2DAY.com - Jun 19, 2018
James Chin, the owner of YL Audio By Lam Seng Fatt For the past few months, many Malaysian audiophiles have been asking these questions on social media: “Never heard of YL Audio before, is it a new company? Who is behind YL Audio?” The a...
Mono & Stereo - Jun 19, 2018
"Furtwängler’s successful collaboration with this outstanding orchestra is showed on this work. In the weighty and trenchant 1951 performance of Beethoven’s ‘Emperor’ Piano Concerto, soloist Edwin Fischer establishes a commanding presence from the beginni...
Mono & Stereo - Jun 19, 2018
"When securing your cartridge onto the headshell or tonearm, it is important to achieve a proper Torque level on the cartridge headshell screws. We have consulted with a dozen of cartridge manufacturers, and found many of them to have not done any researc...
Mono & Stereo - Jun 18, 2018
The PSUPD203 ver.2 is the ultra low-noise full discrete power supply kit for the OPPO UDP203 player. "Its good power source can make a huge difference in performance, this is the fact to admit of no doubt. It supplies the clean power to the player, improv...
Canada HiFi - Jun 18, 2018
On Sat June 23 2018 (12-5pm) Star Electronics is going to reveal some hard facts between these 2 audio formats....
Mono & Stereo - Jun 18, 2018
Kroma Audio is proud to present its new, and recently launched in Munich, model Mimì. Mimì becomes the entry-level model of the company, but only in price and size, because its benefits exceed what is imaginable. Many virtues stand out at first glance, it...