Don’t be fooled by Definitive Audio of Seattle’s intentionally understated exterior. In my five years covering the annual four-hour Music Matters showcases, I have never heard such stellar sound from the store’s six showrooms and head-fi listening area. In fact, four of the exhibits at Music Matters 14, held on Thursday March 7, together offered the finest sound I have ever experienced at any show or store event. And I’ll swear by that statement.
Let’s start with the all-audio system, housed in a 23′ x 18′ x 10′ space, that featured Wilson Audio’s large Alexx speakers ($111,200/pair) driven by D’Agostino Master Audio Systems Relentless monoblocks ($250,000/pair), as well as two Wilson Subsonics ($37,500 each) driven by hidden D’Agostino Momentum M400 monoblocks ($65,000/pair).… Read the full article