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Mat Weisfeld of VPI Industries

By | January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , |

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Mat Weisfeld of VPI Industries. Mat sits down with us to chat about his family legacy at the famed audiophile turntable company, what its like to cost out a $30k turntable and his experiences now running the helm in his father’s footsteps.

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Garth Powell of AudioQuest

By | November 27th, 2018|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , |

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Garth Powell of AudioQuest. Garth sits down to elaborate on his move from wine country to Orange County, talk noise isolation in power design and key us into his life as an established Jazz drummer. Special co-host Bryan Beasley and Elizabeth Klingele.

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Vinnie Rossi

By | October 31st, 2018|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , |

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Vinnie Rossi of Red Wine Audio and Vinnie Rossi Audio. Vinnie talks all things “double e”, his take on audiophile forums and why we should strive to be more comfortable with the grey in life. Co-host Bryan Beasley.

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Rocky Mountain Audiofest 2018

By | October 12th, 2018|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , |

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Rocky Mountain Audiofest 2018 recap and highlights. Co-Host Scot Hull and the rest of the PartTimeAudiophile team throw in their favorites from the Denver audio show, talk bourbon and explain why all the real deals in audio are cut at the hotel bar.

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An Interview With Gayle Sanders of Eikon, Founder Of MartinLogan

By | September 26th, 2018|Categories: Audiohead|Tags: , , , , |

A new season of The Occasional Podcast is up on our sister site PartTimeAudiophile and the first interview up to bat is none other than the founder of the electrostatic-driven MartinLogan, Gayle Sanders. Gayle has recently blasted his way out of retirement to start a new venture called Eikon (pronounced “icon”).

We got a chance to hear all the new goodies from that company at AXPONA this year and things seem to be moving in a very good direction. Its interesting to hear Gayle talk about his evolution of thought on the subject, and how things got to where they are now with Eikon.… Read the full article

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Gayle Sanders of Eikon and MartinLogan

By | September 25th, 2018|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , |

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Gayle Sanders of MartinLogan and now Eikon Audio. Gayle walks us through his long history with hi-fi audio, working with electrostatic speakers and moving things forward on the digital edge. Co-host Bryan Beasley.

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A Podcast Recap – THE Show 2018

By | June 8th, 2018|Categories: Audiohead|Tags: , , , , |

A full recap of The Show from Irvine is available for your listening pleasure in audio form, up now on iTunes and your favorite podcast platform. The Occasional Podcast covers off on all the show highlights, as well as in-person interviews with brands like YG Acoustics, Technics, Dan D’Agostino and more. All this and more available on our sister site Part-Time Audiophile.

Added bonus: Also don’t forget to check out The Occasional Magazine Spring edition that just released this week.… Read the full article

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TOP Season 1.5: AXPONA 2018 Highlights

By | April 26th, 2018|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , |

AXPONA 2018 Recap and Highlights. Co-Host Bryan Beasley reminisces about his first big audio show, what its like crossing paths with a my little pony convention and why Macallan 18 is no substitute for malt liquor. Special thanks for contributions from the PTA show writers, Rafe Arnott, Eric Shook and Lee Scoggins.

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Manley Labs Factory Tour and Interview with President EveAnna Manley

By | March 8th, 2018|Categories: Audiohead|Tags: , , , , , |

The president of Manley Labs EveAnna Manley is a sharp individual. Her manufacturing operation is based out of Chino, California and is capable of producing metric tons of both pro-side and audiophile goods – all hand assembled in the US. I briefly ran into EveAnna at the musician’s convention NAMM this year, and she graciously invited me to stop by the offices for a tour. It is an interesting and enlightening experience and one that I had previously seen before, so it was easy to say yes for a more formal, image-intensive go ’round.… Read the full article

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EveAnna Manley of Manley Laboratories

By | March 8th, 2018|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , |

EveAnna Manley of Manley Labs. EveAnna gives us a tour of the factory in Chino, deliberates amplifier design and talks the finer points of the walking treadmill desk. Recorded directly at the lab in Southern California.

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