It went out into space on September 5, 1977 and is now the farthest man-made object from our planet. I’m talking about the Voyager spacecraft, which is now in interstellar space, and contains something extremely unique not only in the annals of audiophile history, but in human history too. Affixed to the Voyager spacecraft, in an attempt to communicate with intelligent, extraterrestrial beings is the so-called Golden Record. Contained on this metal LP was as then-U.S. President Jimmy Carter said “… a present from a small, distant world, a token of our sounds, our science, our images, our music, our thoughts and our feelings.… Read the full article
Goldmund had a very interesting and great sounding room at AXPONA using some new technology. It had two pieces of gear and the Logos Sukha loudspeakers in typical “angled, stacked box” format that Goldmund designs are known for. Sukha has an appropriate derivation, meaning “the wisdom that allows us to see the world as it is, without veils or distortions.” In Pali, Sukha means happiness and ease, bliss or pleasure. The sound fit the description and there was also an ease in equipment set up.… Read the full article
Who doesn’t like magic shows?
As a child I was always impressed with anybody who could pull something even remotely magical: Pulling a quarter out of my ear? Check. Naming the card I chose out of a shuffled deck? Check. I guess technically these weren’t magic, but illusions (to quote Gob from Arrested Development), but they still had the intended effect: To make me believe something very special was happening, that I was in on a secret, or part of a cool club.… Read the full article
by Rafe Arnott
For those not in the know, Goldmund is a Swiss high-end audio manufacturer with a long history of designing, and building incredibly musical, and transparent gear. At AXPONA they seemed to be staying the course as their latest iteration of powered, DSP-enabled loudspeakers – The Logos Sukha ($95,000 USD) – was creating a sound field of such clarity, space, and engaging musicality that I quickly forgot about all the technology they had shoehorned into the Sukha, and simply let the music wash over me.… Read the full article
By Richard H. Mak
When the Bugatti Veyron debuted at the Toronto Auto Show in 2012, the $ 2 Million dollar price tag naturally generated a lot of buzz, it was the undisputed star of the show. If there is one system which can be described as the “Bugatti” of TAVES, it has to be Wynn Audio‘s Goldmund and Tidal system. The room is situated passed the booth exhibits, and right in front of the Sheraton Convention Center’s entrance. It is definitely the most eye-catching and most talked about room of TAVES 2016.… Read the full article