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Lu Kang Audio, COS Engineering, MusiChi, VAC, Sanctus Cable | RMAF 2019

By | September 16th, 2019|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lu Kang Audio RMAF 2019

DENVER (PTA) — Lu Kang Audio, COS Engineering, MusiChi, VAC, and Sanctus Cable put together one of the most pleasantly surprising rooms of the show. A simple and elegantly crafted system of seldom seen products and pairings. For this day, our group of young audiophile bandits were tamed into submission.

Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2019 coverage sponsored by Core Power Technologies A/V

When I first saw that Lu Kang Audio was on the Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2019 show schedule my interests were peaked, the name alone has cultural significance in the USA, so most people under a certain age would find themselves wondering about this hi-fi company from the far east.… Read the full article

The Audiophile Socialites | RMAF 2019

By | September 15th, 2019|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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DENVER (PTA) — Everything I love about audio shows seldom has to do with audio. As for the Rocky Mountain International Audio Fest 2019 in Denver, it has proven itself to be one of the most exciting and busiest shows in America. RMAF 2019 pulled in a large crowd of industry partners and hobbyists from around the globe.

From sunrise to sunset, and those dark hours in between, this festival of sound is equal parts “High-End Audio Show” and “Dining Club.” Invigorating and inspiring, it is the people of the audio-show-circuit that keep me coming back for more.

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Emm Labs, Focal, HeadAmp, Kimber Kable, Wattgate, WBT | RMAF 2019

By | September 15th, 2019|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Kimber Emm RMAF 2019

DENTER (PTA) — Kimber Kable, Emm Labs, Focal, and HeadAmp put together a two room suite that catered to both the stereo and headphone crowd. Wattgate and WBT both had static displays, as well as their devices being used in the active stereo and headphone systems with Kimber Kable.

Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2019 coverage sponsored by Core Power Technologies A/V

Kimber Emm RMAF 2019

In the entry portion of the Kimber Kable / Emm Labs two-room suite, a few static displays of Wattgate, WBT, and Kimber Kable’s newest offerings.… Read the full article

FIDELICE by Rupert Neve Designs | RMAF 2019

By | September 14th, 2019|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Fidelice Rupert Neve RMAF 2019

DENVER (PTA) — The genius-mavens of all things pro-studio, Rupert Neve Designs have taken three big steps into uncharted audiophile territory with their new FIDELICE line of home audio electronics.

Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2019 coverage sponsored by Core Power Technologies A/V

Fidelice Rupert Neve RMAF 2019

The launching of a new brand into the audiophile world sometimes seems like a weekly if not daily occurrence. Seldom however does this foray into audiophile insanity come from such a respected and treasured name like Rupert Neve, but the new FIDELICE line of three new audiophile electronics devices aims to take over this hobby, community, and industry in short order.… Read the full article

Alta Audio, Krell, VPI Industries, Audio-Technica, ZenSati | RMAF 2019

By | September 14th, 2019|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Alta Krell VPI RMAF 2019

DENVER (PTA) — Alta Audio debuts their new mid-size two-way loudspeaker, Krell showcases some of their most refined electronics, VPI Industries celebrates forty years in business with a continued tour of their direct-drive turntable, Audio-Technica joins the party with phono cartridges and headphones, and ZenSati tames the whole room with their Zorro series cables.

Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2019 coverage sponsored by Core Power Technologies A/V

Meeting with Mike Levy of Alta Audio always evolves into conversations about anything but audio.… Read the full article

The Music Room | RMAF 2019

By | September 13th, 2019|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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DENVER (PTA) — The Music Room started eight years ago, buying and selling pre-owned hi-fi gear on the internet. Since that time, they have become the world’s largest buyer and seller of pre-owned, discontinued, and closeout hi-fi gear on the web.

Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2019 coverage sponsored by Core Power Technologies A/V

The Music Room operates under buy, sell, and consignment terms. They curate equipment from the regular every-day-audiophile, on up to large dealers and manufacturers. Currently they are partnering with PS Audio on their trade-in program.… Read the full article

Old Forge Studio, David Cope, and Luna Cables of Canada | RMAF 2019

By | September 13th, 2019|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Luna Cable RMAF 2019

DENVER (PTA) — David Cope of Old Forge Studio has recently attained the title and responsibility as the new American distributor for Luna Cables of Canada. We sat down for a few (relaxing) minutes at Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2019 to recall how David came to discover and eventually fall in love with the Luna Cable brand.

Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2019 coverage sponsored by Core Power Technologies A/V

David Cope had been a long time fan and re-seller of Auditorium 23 cables, for which I can’t blame him.… Read the full article

Endow Audio, Hegel | RMAF 2019

By | September 12th, 2019|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Endow Audio RMAF 2019

DENVER (PTA) — Endow Audio is the brainchild of Chief Technical Officer David Strunk. He’s been building speakers now for over a decade. He and his partners founded Endow Audio in 2017, and this year’s Rocky Mountain International Audio Fest 2019 is their first audio show ever.

Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2019 coverage sponsored by Core Power Technologies A/V

Endow Audio made a world premiere for both their new FS301 loudspeakers and for the company. This being their first show, I was more than excited to see a new product and new player in the market with something totally unique to offer.… Read the full article

Raidho Acoustics, Moon by Simaudio, Nordost, and VPI | RMAF 2019

By | September 12th, 2019|Categories: Nordost, Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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DENVER (PTA) — It’s the Raidho Acoustics world premiere of a new loudspeaker, Moon by Simaudio never sounds better, VPI Industries rages on with direct-drive power, and Nordost weaves a web of gold.

Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2019 coverage sponsored by Core Power Technologies A/V

The new Benno Baun Meldgaard designed Raidho Acoustics TD2.2 (starting at $46,000 pr USD) tower loudspeaker is the natural evolution of the well known D2.1 it replaces. The D2.1 embodied the heritage of Raidho design, so evolving and building upon the existing platform only made sense.… Read the full article

Alsyvox, Omega Audio Concepts | RMAF 2019

By | September 11th, 2019|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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DENVER (PTA) — I love big panel speakers. They play the room unlike any other loudspeakers I know of. However, the most common (and annoying) myth about them is that panel speakers have trouble producing real bass without a ton of power. Alsyvox and Omega Audio Concepts joined forces at the Rocky Mountain International Audio Fest 2019 to shake-up these misconceptions.

Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2019 coverage sponsored by Core Power Technologies A/V

In recent years Alsyvox has had many great showings around the audio show circuit.… Read the full article