Brit restraint alert: I was somewhat taken with the LS6 speakers from Graham Audio.
The design principles behind them swim against the tide. It’s simple – the cabinets are supposed to vibrate. Forget Fort Knox solidity, forget 25mm side walls. Say hello to thin cabinet walls that oscillate with the music. The trick is in the cabinet damping and bracing. It shifts resonances out of the way, leaving a natural tone. With skilled design, the thin-wall approach works well.
The grandfather of the BBC sound was Dudley Harwood, a senior BBC engineer who went on to found Harbeth.… Read the full article