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Hi-Fi: The History of High-End Audio Design

By | June 11th, 2019|Categories: Absolute Sound|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Hi-Fi: The History of High-End Audio Design

The following is a press release issued by Audioarts. June 11, 2019 – A beyond-cool look at the world of high-end audio design for passionate collectors, obsessive audiophiles, and design fans At a time when sales of vinyl records have hit a 25-year high, and analog technologies are providing the kind of extraordinary audio experiences that our increasingly digital world has started to remove, Hi-Fi is essential reading. This unique book explores just how, when, and why the world fell in love with the look, feel, and sound of top-of-the-line audio equipment.… Read the full article

Building a Listening Room

By | May 28th, 2019|Categories: Absolute Sound|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Building a Listening Room

Building a dedicated space for music listening is the ultimate commitment to the hobby. It’s expensive and complex, and when you’re finished there’s no guarantee that the room will sound good. But if you take that plunge and the stars align, a room specifically designed for optimizing sound quality can allow a high-end system to realize its greatest potential. I recently realized a lifelong goal of building a serious listening room and will share my experience with you. Although I had built two homes before with dedicated rooms, this one is more ambitious.… Read the full article

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MUNICH 2019: Sources and Cables

By | May 24th, 2019|Categories: Absolute Sound|Tags: , , , , , , |

MUNICH 2019: Sources and Cables

Munich High End is undoubtedly the largest high-end audio extravaganza in the world. It not only featured some of the best products recently displayed at AXPONA Chicago (another incredible show!), but also a wide array of products thus far unseen on North American shores. I’ve never set eyes on so many turntables, horn loudspeakers, and exotic products in one venue! My “beat” this year was sources and cables—essentially every room at the show. As this was a daunting, if not impossible, task, I focused on those sources and cables I could actually hear in systems, rather than those on static …… Read the full article

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Peter McGrath-a SOLO EXHIBITION; The Audio Salon OPEN HOUSE | SATURDAY, APRIL 27, 1-8 PM.

By | April 26th, 2019|Categories: Absolute Sound|Tags: , , , , |

Peter McGrath-a SOLO EXHIBITION; The Audio Salon OPEN HOUSE | SATURDAY, APRIL 27, 1-8 PM.

Join The Audio Salon and Wilson Audio for an evening of the #WorldsBestSound. A wide variety of music will be presented – including Peter McGrath's very own personal recordings unheard anywhere else. This #WorldClass system includes: • Data Conversion Systems Ltd Vivaldi Digital System. • Dan D'Agostino | Master Audio Systems #New HD Momentum Preamplifier and Relentless Monoblock Amplifiers. • Transparent Audio Opus Cables. • HRS VXR Audio Stands. If you'd like to make reservations, please contact Maier Shadi at [email protected] or Phone: 310.863.0863 www.TheAudioSalon.com New showroom location: The Audio Salon, Inc.… Read the full article

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Audio Ramblings and the Matrix Cables from Black Cat Cable

By | April 22nd, 2019|Categories: Positive Feedback|Tags: , , , |

All components in BOLD are loaned; all components in standard face are owned by me.

LOUDSPEAKERS

Vandersteen Quatro Wood Carbon.

ELECTRONICS

PS Audio BHK 250 amplifier, PS Audio BHK Signature preamplifier. Heed Thesis phono stage.

SOURCES

Digital: PS Audio DirectStream DAC and DirectStream Memory Player.

Analog: Fern & Roby Montrose Turntable and Soundsmith Zephyr MIMC Cartridge.

Computer Based System

Integrita C4 NAS from Certon, AURALiC Aries G2 and Mini (Lightening DS), Antipodes CX (Roon), Sonore ultraDigital and ultraRendu, AQVOX Switch, SBooster power supply (Netgear WiFi extender).… Read the full article

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Wireworld Micro Series 8 Balanced Analog/Digital Cables

By | April 4th, 2019|Categories: Absolute Sound|Tags: , |

Wireworld Micro Series 8 Balanced Analog/Digital Cables

The following is a press release issued by Wireworld. April 2019 | Fort Lauderdale, Florida — Wireworld Cable Technology, one of the world's most respected brands of high-performance audio and video cables, introduces three new cables for 110-ohm digital and analog audio applications. These highly flexible 26-gauge cables utilize Wireworld’s patented DNA Helix conductor geometry with 100% shielding and proprietary Composilex 3 insulation to improve the fidelity of consumer and professional audio systems. These advanced design features were developed through listening tests that compared prototype cables to virtually loss-free direct connections between components.… Read the full article

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HiFi Buys Guys Night Out

By | March 13th, 2019|Categories: Absolute Sound|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

HiFi Buys Guys Night Out

The following is a press release issued by HiFi Buys. <font face="Tahoma">March 13, 2019 – May 16, 2019 from 6-9pm, t</font>he 4th Annual HiFi Buys Guy's Night Out is an evening for the connoisseur of fine luxury items and high end audio. Guests will enjoy complimentary hot shaves, luxury showcases and demos, select cigars, as well as light bites & libations. This event is open to the public and free to attend. RSVP at <font color="#1d2129" style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 14px;">https://guysnightout2019.eventbrite.com. </font> <font color="#1d2129" face="Tahoma">HiFi Buys</font> <font color="#1d2129" face="Tahoma">3157 Peachtree Road Northeast</font> <font color="#1d2129" face="Tahoma">Atlanta, GA 30305</font>… Read the full article

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Crystal Cable Dream Duet Headphone Cable

By | March 6th, 2019|Categories: Absolute Sound|Tags: , |

Crystal Cable Dream Duet Headphone Cable

Crystal Cable is part of International Audio Holdings, which oversees the brands Siltech and Crystal Cable. Both companies have roots in the small Dutch town of Elst, where Edwin Rijnveld founded Siltech more than thirty-five years ago. He joined forces with his wife Gabi (a concert pianist in her younger years) to co-found Crystal Cable in 2004. Today, the couple’s shared passion for music and great sound has found expression in both Siltech and Crystal Cable products, which are well-respected in high-end audio circles.… Read the full article

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What’s New at AXPONA 2019

By | February 19th, 2019|Categories: Absolute Sound|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

What’s New at AXPONA 2019

The following is a press release issued by AXPONA. SCHAUMBURG, IL | February 19, 2019 – – AXPONA (Audio Expo North America) will celebrate its 10thanniversary April 12-14 at theRenaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center, marking the biggest show to date with NEW and exciting features. The 2019 show will include an Ear Gear Halldedicated solely to Headphones,Mobile Appto help navigate the show, Guest Speakers, Live Musicnightly, major International Exhibitors, and 100’s of Product Debutsfrom top manufacturers. Now in its tenth year, AXPONA is the premier, high-end audio show in the United States, which caters to dealers, distributors and manufacturers, …… Read the full article

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Dealer Event February 23 – Sunny Components Covina

By | February 15th, 2019|Categories: Absolute Sound|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Dealer Event February 23 - Sunny Components Covina

The following is a press release issued by HRS and Vandersteen. February 15, 2019 – Saturday February 23, 12-5 PM Covina specialty audio retailer Sunny Components (1370 E. Cypress Street Suite D Covina CA) will host Harmonic Resolution Systems (HRS), Vandersteen Audio and Brinkmann Audio. From HRS, special guest Michael Latvis, with 4 decades of engineering experience and Founder and Head Engineer of Harmonic Resolution Systems (HRS) will answer questions and demonstrate their award winning audio stands and vibration damping products including the new E1 isolation platform.… Read the full article

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