Location. Say it three times. Fast. Voilà, the famous real-estate mantra. My wife and I recently visited Athlone, a quite central Irish town with the mighty Shannon river through it which heavy seasonal rains had bloated. The owner of a men’s clothing shoppe right across from the old castle explained how location applied to their 70-year old business. They’re in the old part of town. It’s nearly exclusively populated by pubs and restaurants. It gets beaucoup evening but very little day-time traffic.… Read the full article
The DARhaus’ main listening room is nearing completion. A pair of passive KEF LS50 in dashing Racing Red have been returned to the top of the white Atacama Nexus 6 loudspeaker stands and a full suite of PS Audio electronics is now in situ along the side wall. Too bulky/heavy for Hifi Racks’ Podium Slimline shelves, the BHK Signature 300 monoblocking duo sit to the left on an IKEA Aptitlig chopping block.
In the rack itself, PS Audio’s BHK Signature pre-amplifier and their DirectStream DAC, complete with Roon Ready Network Bridge II.… Read the full article