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RMAF 2018: Nola , VAC, Nordost; The Metro Grand Reference Gold 2, a live experience in-room

By | October 14th, 2018|Categories: Nordost, Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , |

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It is almost impossible to visit every room at an audio show. To do so would require running shoes, twenty-something knees, and a stopwatch for limiting your listening window to only two minutes. Now with my excuses firmly in place, I want to take the opportunity to mention, that before this day at Rocky Mountain Audio Fest in 2018, I had not reserved the requisite time to dedicate myself to in-action and listen to Nola speakers.

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Accent Speaker Technology is Nola, and I don’t know any other way to put it.… Read the full article

Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2018 Recap

By | October 12th, 2018|Categories: Nordost|Tags: , |

Rocky Mountain Audio Fest was a resounding success. There was a lot going on with Nordost at RMAF this year, so hopefully you were able to enjoy all of it. Nordost installed a world-class system in the Humboldt Peak room, including gear from dCS, CH-Precision, and VPI, loudspeakers from YG Acoustics, and of course a full loom of Nordost’s Supreme Reference, Odin 2 Cables.

Humboldt Peak was also the site of our turntable master-classes— a real treat for RMAF attendees— hosted by editor of The Audio Beat, Roy Gregory.… Read the full article

Headphone.Guru reviews the SuperFlatline Loudspeaker Cable

By | October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Nordost|Tags: |

Nordost is happy to share a great review of our SuperFlatline Speaker Cable. SuperFlatline was one of the first cables to put Nordost on the map. This cable became known throughout the hifi industry as one of the most respected high end speaker cables, offering a performance that was virtually unmatched at its price point.  Today, more than 20 years later, its reputation remains the same. In his review for Headphone.guru, Gary Barker was very impressed by the SuperFlatline speaker cables:

“Nordost Leifstyle SuperFlatline cable hits all the check marks: Speed, Clarity, Musicality, Current Capacity, Dynamic Range, Depth and Width of Sound Stage, Image Focus and Neutral Tonal Balance, and therefore deserves a definite recommendation.”

You can now read Gary’s full review here:  Nordost Leifstyle SuperFlatline Loudspeaker Cable.Read the full article

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Nordost is headed to the Toronto Audiofest

By | October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Nordost|Tags: |

Come and see Nordost at the Toronto Audiofest! Please join us, October 19th – 21st, at The Westin Toronto Airport Hotel. Throughout the show, our sales representatives and product specialists, Bruno de Lorimier and Michael Taylor, will be performing live demonstrations and product comparisons, in the Windsor room. The Toronto Audiofest is a perfect opportunity to hear the effect that quality cables can have on a hifi system, and to determine how the caliber of performance is improved as enhancements are made to cable design. … Read the full article

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Roy Gregory Leads Turntable Seminars at RMAF

By | October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Nordost|Tags: |

Nordost is excited to announce that we will be hosting Roy Gregory, editor of The Audio Beat, for some turntable-centric seminars at RMAF this year. In his seminars, Roy will be demonstrating just how big an impact turntable set up has on the final musical results of record replay — and just how much more there really is in those grooves. Covering everything from tonearm cables to mono cartridges and variations in replay EQ, this is one presentation you really don’t want to miss.… Read the full article

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Nordost Playlist – October 2018

By | October 1st, 2018|Categories: Nordost|Tags: , |

 


Nordost is lucky to have a wonderful team of representatives and product trainers who travel around the world educating and demonstrating the effects of Nordost’s products. As part of these demonstrations, it is our job to find an interesting and diverse selection of music to showcase our cables, power devices, sort system and accessories. Whether at shows, visiting our dealers and distributors or even in our own listening room in our headquarters in Holliston, we are constantly getting asked what music we are playing (or if our audience is not so bold to ask, we can see their Shazams working overtime).Read the full article

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Nordost at the Festival of Sound Show

By | September 26th, 2018|Categories: Nordost|Tags: |

Join Nordost at the Festival Of Sound Show, September 28-30th at the Novotel in Hammersmith, London. Nordost will be supporting our wonderful new distributor, Renaissance, in room D11 Medoc. Throughout the weekend, attendees of the Festival Of Sound Show will have the opportunity to see and hear Nordost’s truly unique cable comparisons and product demonstrations, presented live by Nordost sales representatives on a world-class system, featuring Moon Electronics, a VPI turntable, Dynaudio Loudspeakers, and of course, a full loom of Nordost cables and QRT power products.… Read the full article

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Nordost is bringing a live jazz performance to RMAF!

By | September 19th, 2018|Categories: Nordost|Tags: , |

This year at the Rocky Mountain Audio Fest, Nordost is excited to bring you a live music experience that you won’t want to miss! For two shows only, Nordost is sponsoring the debut of a new ensemble, featuring music from Elan Mehler’s Newvelle release, “Piano Noir”, and presenting some never-before heard works from Dave Douglas. Enjoy as the band dances between intersections of style and genre, making for a unique mix of jazz and folk music, poetry and improvisation, prose and composition.… Read the full article

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HiFi Choice Reviews the Heimdall 2 Headphone Cable

By | September 17th, 2018|Categories: Nordost|Tags: |

We are pleased to share that our Heimdall 2 Heaphone Cable was recently named a HiFi Choice Recommended Product!  Neville Roberts gave the Heimdall 2 Headphone Cable a five-star rating, raving about its ability to raise levels of clarity and realism in music. Auditioning this cable with a pair of Sennheiser HD 800 S Headphones, Neville described the improvements for his Hifi Choice readers:

 

“I can hear more instruments playing and the sheer reality of the performance is spectacular; the imaging is noticeably improved and each individual player is more clearly identified.

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Nordost Customer Testimonial

By | September 14th, 2018|Categories: Nordost|Tags: |

Nordost is always thrilled to receive and share glowing reviews from journalists and experts in the industry. However, when we get testimonials from our devoted and satisfied customers, it means that much more!

Thank you to John from Washington for sharing a little about his transformative experience with Nordost!


“I must say I was never a ‘high end’ cable believer. I set up my new system (all tube) first with cheap cables, then replaced them with the Nordost cables (power, all interconnects, speaker) and WOW, what a difference.Read the full article

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