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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Reasd Here “The Quads and SVS sub rendered clean, solid, full bass reproduction of the sounds of many different instrumentskick drum, bass drum, timpani, and synthesizer. For a review I wrote for the October 1989 issue, I listened to Velody
Hats off to the people who thought of this wheeze: …a 6,300 lacquer of Sarah Vaughan that only survives one play Yes, it’s a recording on a lacquer-coated aluminium disc, such as is used in the manufacture of LPs to produce the me
It took me days to digest this new show, new for me as the Warsaw Audio Video Show is going on for more than twenty years now. Big show, I think that only Munich has more rooms and booths so the three days were frenetic, running from one venue to the
The PS Audio Stellar Gain Cell DAC/Preamp ($1,699).
Read Here ‘Youve got your OnePlus 5T, and the right pair of Bluetooth headphones all ready to go. Now, we need to prepare and then pair them together. Here are the stages you need to follow: First, open Settings and scroll down to Advanced.
Audio-Hungary launched in November the new upgraded Qualiton APR204 vacuum tube preamplifier. New features were added due to customer needs. It has now a radio controlled remote, which is made of one piece of wood and leather covered on the back side
Mark Smotroff succumbs to Macca marketing...Mark Smotroff succumbs to Macca marketing...
... is mind-sex.(s.b.)
Oh man! Lots more stuff showing up on the stoop. Worry not, the Sennheiser HD 660 S review will be up by weeks end, but I figured you'd want to see the measurements for a couple more soon-to-be-reviewed headphones: the Klipsch Heritage HP-3 and the F
Harbeth Audio Ltd. have announced a third release of new limited edition products, continuing the momentous celebrations of their 40th Anniversary year. The mini but mighty P3ESR speaker and brand flagship, the M40.2, will be available in a
In my review of bassist Reggie Young's Young Street, I mentioned that the wide variety of tracks were inspired by the sounds Young heard in the streets of New York City. Jeff Dingler, another bassist, was inspired by the same thing in his new album I
Paris, France. Can Devialet’s Gold Phantom, digitally active loudspeakers configured as a pair with the stereo-routing Dialog box (5399 all in), trump a pair of passive Magico Q5 floorstanders (US$59,000) driven by outboard amplification:De
Amazon linkI can't complain about the various releases coming out as I recently purchased the 9 LP resissue of the older velvet purple box, The Jimi Hendrix Experience Box Set.  Sadly, it's no longer boxed in velvet, and am sure the source i
Photos: Stephen Mejias. Design: Todd Steponick, Nice Looking Designs Track 41 If you listen for similarities between superficially disparate musical forms—hard bop and doom metal, for instance, or even noise and pop—you might be s
A QRD diffuser is an acoustically hard surface which, because of its calculated 3D-design, scatters sound waves that strike it both spatially and spectrally. The diffuser can do this within a targeted working range, usually the range in which fundame
Bassist Reggie Young's new album, Young Street, is kind of odd. I don't mean that in a bad way. It's just that as you move through these 11 tracks, you'll start to wonder who Young is, and what kind of sound he's going for.You can see his intentions-
Steven Stone looks at a new study on recorded music which claims that music with unfiltered high frequencies above the "normal" hearing range.may be better for us...Steven Stone looks at a new study on recorded music which claims that music with unfi
Der wunderbare analoge Plattenspieler!
The crew members here at Part-Time Audiophile are busy making their lists and checking them twice. Rather than picking out toys, sweaters and bad ties, however, weve been selecting the audio components that jingled our bells in 2017. In a few weeks,
Saw these in Wireless World and couldn't stop looking at the big square horn. It reminds of that big sqaure Voigt horn but this oneis exponential. Good stuff. http://www.itishifi.com
Read Here “At 49 a pair, Finals E3000 is down to brass tacks on what you are able to receive from a high end earphone purchase. Unfortunately the E3000s lack a noteworthy driving bass element to their sonic picture that could be hard to ove
It takes a lot of know how to create a lasting, effective and beautiful looking turntable plinths. Here is an in-depth look at the Chris Harban's Woodsong Audio bespoke creations..."Wood must rank highly among the most essential things to human life,
Stereo cassette tape Deck The most affordable way to enjoy high fidelity cassette recording and playback with all-tape compatibility. Featuring Onkyo's own :Accu-Bias" adjust control, long-life superb permalloy Widex rec/pb head, Dolby NR with MPX fi
Impressive...What I like more is the recessed Garrards' or Thorens' chassis/plinth and the care Chris infuse in all his creations... including taking the time to let finishes to mature and properly harden on a shelf, with no hurry... the way to go, i
While many other dealers are grumbling about poor market conditions currently,... The post Maxx-headfi holds flash sale today appeared first on av2day.com.   By Lam Seng Fatt   While many other dealers are grumbling about poor marke
Janine Elliot takes a listen to the brand new Music First Audio SENLAC SJE Monoblocks costing 4900 plus VAT. “I love mono-blocks. Maybe its the idea of twice as many units stacked on my rack or the fact there are two completely separate pow
  There was something like 100 rooms in the Sobieski hotel, filled with all sorts of gear and Eryk S. Concept clearly stood apart, at least in terms of originality. The main system was composed by nothing more than an old Sony CD player, a c
Not exactly music making machine, but very fine (writing) instrument, that might be of interest for some of The Beatles fans...The Beatles are regarded as one of the most famous rock bands of all time. With members John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George
I have been thinking of authoring another installment of Lovely Recordings but have not yet had the time to sit down and do so. However, there is one recent release which is so good in terms of the music, musicianship and sound quality that it deserv
Mark Smotroff can't get it out of his head...Mark Smotroff can't get it out of his head...
First world problems? For portable audio idealists, there are many. Buy a nice pair of IEMs and your smartphone wont do them justice. Offloading music playback duties to a DAPs audiophile sensitivities brings better sound – sure –
One of the earliest Loftin White Ads I've found. This one is from 1930. http://www.itishifi.com
Read Here “5 Classic Totem through and through, the Sky is purpose-builtclean and seamless, with rigid cabinetry and beautiful veneer finishes. The Sky is also prima facie evidence of just how far small speakers have evolved in the way of a
AVA writes: "The Fet Valve CF SLR preamplifier takes our best tube preamp circuits to a new level of musicality and user convenience. Now standard is remote volume, remote input switching, remote power on and off, and even remote panel light dimming.
The post JBL E55BT Quincy Edition Bluetooth Wireless Over-Ear Headphone appeared first on HeadPhone.guru.
Kenwood KR-950 Quartz Synthesizer Hi-Speed DC Receiver Features: Front panel MM/MC cartridge selection Two-way tape dubbing LED power meters Quartz PLL frequency synthesized tuner Automatic seek tuning with High and Low sensitivity selector 6 FM and
I simply love chasing for vinyls at flea-markets... as you never know whats on the bins... the prize - i.e. the gem - can be the next disc your fingers will touch... no Discogs or Ebay will give you same goose-bumps!Mono EMI... and such a sought-afte
The forces of greed, hate and evil are running amok and unchecked. If your not outraged maybe you are one of the assholes. Whether your a fan of Marley or not his message is clear and good. Here is a cover and a few originals.Guardians Of The New Fir
The second of two reports from the Toronto Audio Video Entertainment Show by Richard Mak Angel City Audio Angel City Audios room was one of the best sounding room at TAVES 2016.   This year they partnered up with Tom Vu of Triangle
Read Here “Continuing this theme of taking a stroll back into the past is the absence of push buttons. In their place are real round knobs and up and down switches made of anodized aluminium chosen for their satisfying tactile response. And
Its always interesting to lurk into the beat at the Airtight Japan. You can see few production photos, upcoming ATC-5 scheduled for early 2018, a study for the new phono equalizer, a conventional ATM-300, that is also sold as limited ATM-300 Annivers
Triple M Icon Smart TVC Preamplifier is handmade in the North of England and has a lot of features for a 1499 preamplifier. Janine Elliot takes a listen. “I love TVC (Transformer Volume Control) passive preamplifiers; a transparent sound wi
Kenwood KR-930 Quartz Synthesizer Hi-Speed Receiver Features: Quartz PLL frequency-synthesized tuner Automatic seek and manual tuning 6 FM + 6 AM memory presets Two tape monitors and dubbing B to A LED power meters 60 W/ch min. RMS, both channels dri
There’s an amazing online archive of vintage magazines that I have only just begun rummaging through. I was pleased to see this 1982review of the Sony CDP-101, the first commercial CD player. The reviewer gets hold of a unit even before the
  By Lam Seng Fatt   Chord’s Poly music streamer-cum-player, which... The post Chord Poly music streamer launched in Malaysia appeared first on av2day.com.Robert Wong, who is in charge of Business Development in Chord Elec
The Story Death, Taxes, and Good Sound from Well Pleased AV. Three things in life you can be assured of. I say this because in typical fashion Mark Sossa has brought us something new to gawk at and exhibited it with showstopping results. Namely his l
Here's another new release, like RK Dawkins' Journey, that seems to draw from so-called New Age music from twenty of thirty years ago to create a new pocket genre for contemporary jazz. The RK Dawkins album used jazz fusion and funk to draw the overa