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High End Audio Mon May 21 2018 05:00:10 GMT+0000 (UTC)
WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Read Here “Whether or not you decide to use the optional PBK system, the Impression ESL 11A is one of the hidden secrets in the MartinLogan line-up. Some will miss this on the way to bigger speakers, but they shouldnt. Its a powerful, dynam
Cliff Orman's latest design for the Kenrick Sound KRS loudspeakers from Japan. Cliff had designed and manufactured a complete set of stands and 4 crossover boxes. The stands are made from Krion, carbon fibre, pure titanium and are internally damped w
An emotional journey into political contemplation and social suffering wasnt what I expected to leave the Verity Audio room with. The delivery medium however; compelling, infectious, and memorable. Stand out moments in my listening experiences are ra
By Lam Seng Fatt There we were listening to more than... The post Kronos’ total analogue solution appeared first on av2day.com.Louis Desjardins explaining how he upgraded the base of the Black Beauty tonearm.   By Lam Seng Fatt &am
Read Here “If the benefits of the analog original are really that apparent, how about resorting to LP? Comparing the Previn performance on LP to the CD version shows the same yawning chasm in quality that Ive come to expect. The LP offers a
Totaldac have exhibited at Munich High-End Audio Show 2018 at the newer, bigger wooden listening room/box in the basement hall. I really like this new additon to the MOC as this dedicated listening rooms provide around 40m2 of space with treated ceil
Click pics to enlarge. Top: Less than half the room shown. Double RCA 15" Field Coils in Bass Cabinet. Gaumont (UK) drivers behind the Multi-cell Horns, fronted by Jensen 302 tweeters. Hidden behind in the corners are a pair of EV Patrician 800 used
Concurrent with my receipt of the amplifier up for review here, Linear Tube Audios (LTA) ZOTL 10 Mk.II, came another welcome piece of news: the well-regarded German jazz/classical label ECM had decided to release its entire catalog for streaming via
I learn something from every component I evaluate. Mostly this learning takes the form of discoveringor rediscoveringan aspect of music reproduction that I realize Ive been missing. With the Omen Dirty Weekend loudspeaker from Zu Audio (Ogden, Utah),
JDS Labs Subjective 3Firstly I would like to thank JDS Labs for sending me the kit version of the Subjective3 EQ. *disclaimer: This sample was provided for the purpose of writing a review, no incentive was given to write a favourable review. All opin
"Its latest release includes [Walt] Gwardyak's 2018 arrangement of 'Peter and the Wolf,' the first new big band re-imagination of Prokofiev's masterpiece in more than 50 years."What? Did I miss something? I love Prokofiev, and as I recently mentioned
Mr. AnalogMagik, Richard D. Mak. If you're serious about your vinyl setup, do not skip the evaluation of this 21st-century setup, calibration and evaluation reference tool...www.analogmagik.com
Click pics to enlarge. Top, TAD TSM-2201, inverted. Under, 47 Labs 4737. Flying Mole amp close to the right speaker. Small Systems, Simple Foods, Simple Pleasures On Imperfections and Chasing The Best 47 Lab 4737 Loudspeaker, Part II Yamaha NS-10M, P
by Paul Ashby After the piece had been running for about a week, I decided to do a bit of customer research and I went to the park with a translator and asked the old guys how they liked it. One of them said it was possibly a bit too loud. That&#
Paul Wilson looks at what he likes and doesn't like about streamed music...Paul Wilson looks at what he likes and doesn't like about streamed music...
Read Here “In short, I love these headphones! Incredible sound quality, seamless Bluetooth functionality, great comfort and good noise isolation all combine into a truly new innovative product for Beyerdynamic. Cutting the chord so to speak
It was good to see Gershman (Canada) still exhibiting at shows – they were at one of the first shows […]
An Evolution of the Audio Variety by Venoth Nair   Creek... The post Creek Audio Evolution Series appeared first on av2day.com.An Evolution of the Audio Variety by Venoth Nair   Creek Audio is a quintessentially British Hi-Fi compan
Very rare and most sought after Nathan Milstein's Bach 6 Sonatas and Partitas for unaccompanied violin BWV 1001-1006. This is his very first recording on US Capitol PCR 8370 Rainbow FDS Medallion second Mono Label (the first pressing was on the same
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Paul Manos of High Fidelity Services in Hingham, Massachusetts is a perennial show favourite. Their exhibit at this years Axpona was no different. Paul was pulling double-duty between two rooms showcasing his curated stable of brands, along
Brevis...Price: $995Likes: quality audio path, easy to useDislikes: Not one major complaintWow Factor:  best Presonus interface yetMore info: PreSonus Studio 192by Bruce Bartlett  I was excited to try out the PreSonus Studi
OK, unless you've been asleep this week, you've probably come across the Yanni-Laurel soundbite, wherein different people claim to hear one work or the other when the signal is played. I first heard it in my car, and it was clearly one, not the other
Read Here “The 705 S2 is a product that few companies would have the ability and resources to match. Its also a wonderful case where a companys claims for technical advances line up with listening impressions. Resonances are well controlled
True 4K by Dick Tan Home theatre projectors, particular affordable 4K... The post Sony VPL-VW760ES 4K Projector appeared first on av2day.com.True 4K by Dick Tan Sony VPL-VW760ES 4K Projector. One of a handful of true 4K resolution projectors but cost
Jerry Del Colliano lays out why he feels HD audio is the future and LPs are the past...Jerry Del Colliano lays out why he feels HD audio is the future and LPs are the past...
After having (owning) Aqua - Acoustic Quality Formula DAC in my system for almost a year I've instantly jumped on the wagon when they've announced the Xhd upgrade. The original Formula DAC has already proven itself across the time with the performanc
Starting this speaker review as I do with nearly every other one with Aimee Manns This is How it Goes, Im pretty excited about the ClassicESL 9 from MartinLogan. To be fair to those of you that might be tuning in for the first time, I love the charac
Hi!After being back home, having unpacked and some winding down, it is time for a recap of the show.It's been a great show as in previous years and left a lot of impressions. The High End established itself as the most important fair world wide for h
by Angel Haggar It is Spring 2015. Im in my ninth year of being knee-deep in babies and diapers. Its the life I always wanted. Well, I cry more than I thought I would, but Im happy, mostly. Im too exhausted to remember the life I had imagined before
One of the Super Red Monitor from Tannoy, the real Thing,, SRM 12X The SRM 12X Monitor from Tannoy is definitely no impostor, but a fully fledged Studio Monitor whose size makes it equally suitable for domestic use. The Tannoy Dual Concentric "2 Spea
Kickstarter backers of Jerome's latest were treated to this today....nice video
Binghamton, NY May 16, 2018 McIntosh, the global leader in prestigious home entertainment and ultimate-quality audio for over 65 years, is proud to announce two new products: the MCD600 SACD/CD Player and MS500 Music Streamer. Each product combines t
Read Here “The feature set on this Cary makes it a very appealing option for anyone looking to get the most out of digital audio today. It allows access to all the key sources, both new and old, and its flexibility with regard to storage sy
4K On the Go by Dick Tan No sooner had the... The post BenQ TK800 4K Projector appeared first on av2day.com.4K On the Go by Dick Tan BenQ TK800 4K Projector. A take anyplace 4K projector No sooner had the dust settled (7 months ago?) on the recent ne
I've just made another change to my review system--I've installed The Wand tonearm from New Zealand on my trusty Unison Research Giro turntable. As the US distributor I've installed a couple of these tonearms in the past, but this is the first arm fr
Latest from Ungnoi, the Taichi Base (Tai Chi Block). Taichi combines set of four units made out Swiss watch grade stainless steel and super grade 5 ceramic balls... www.ungnoi.com
Mark Smotroff dives deeper into a classic band's golden era...Mark Smotroff dives deeper into a classic band's golden era...
A Photo Tour Everything I love about audio shows seldom has to do with audio. Axponain Chicago proves to be one of the more lovable hi-fi events in America, as it pulls the largest crowds of industry and hobbyist folk from around the world. From sunr
I didn't realize Thorens did kits. I like the looks of the 101. http://www.itishifi.com
Read Here “Compared with my reference P7, the new Bowers & Wilkins PX headphones are a major improvement. They sound better. They have better ergonomics. They have killer battery life. They are easier to travel with. There&#8217
“Hey Google. Play ‘Dark Star'”RIVA Audio wireless streaming loudspeaker
Imagine a jazz event, one that's called something like "Jazz at the GRJC." So far, so good. You find out that it's the "first annual" occasion for the event, and you think of Themistocles and maybe how great things have small beginnings. Then you fin