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Vivid Audio Giya G1 Series 2 listening session at Element Acoustics

By | March 10th, 2018|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

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Smiling faces.

A small sea of them, all looking happy, swaying to the music that was filling the room.

I had never in my life seen a dozen audiophiles smiling, and enjoying the same thing. Never. For an instant I was paralyzed with fear because I thought I was in an episode of the Twilight Zone, and Rod Serling’s voice would suddenly start narrating over the current scene… then I remembered where I was, and relaxed. A bit.… Read the full article

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Vivid Audio Giya G1 Series 2 demo event at Element Acoustics

By | February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

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Vivid Audio Giya G1 Series 2.

One of Vancouver’s most exclusive high-end dealerships – Element Acoustics – will be hosting a limited-seating demo event of the latest Vivid Audio Giya G1 Series 2 reference loudspeakers at their Richmond showroom tomorrow, Saturday February 24th.

Element Acoustics owner Edward Ku said “It will be a great opportunity to introduce Vivid speakers, their history and background to music lovers in Vancouver.”  If you’re in the Vancouver area tomorrow, and don’t want to miss out what is sure to be a superbly curated audiophile event, contact Ku HERE immediately to see if any seats are left at the three sessions.

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High End 2017: TechDAS impresses in the Vivid – CH room

By | June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , |

The TechDAS demo was among the salient moments of the entire show. You were in Munich but you’ve skipped it? You can turn off your browser now, you won’t enjoy finding out what you missed.

Center stage belonged to Hideaki Nishikawa, legendary designer of the TechDAS turntables. During his demo we heard the most interesting music selection of the entire show ranging all the way from Bernstein & Gould to Shinji Tanimura, including a rare Japanese lacquer pressing. All this in order to showcase the new, pimped up version of the Air Force One with vintage, NOS Papst motor.

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AXPONA 2107: Kyomi, On a Higher Note go back to 1947 with Vivid, Jadis

By | May 4th, 2017|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Kyomi Audio and On a Higher Note combined the old and the new to produce alluring sound — and spooky time travel — in their demo room at AXPONA.

First off, in the old category, was the music itself. The demo disc was a pristine 1947 mono pressing of Duke Ellington’s Liberian Suite (last seen going for $40 to $50 on eBay). This Columbia release was one of the earliest long-players and was cut straight to lacquer.

The newest technology was the speakers playing the Ellington tunes, the Vivid Audio G1 Series 2 ($68,000 a pair).… Read the full article

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RMAF 2106: Vivid’s Giya G3 Turns Heads With Kyomi, On a Higher Note

By | November 8th, 2016|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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I have a confession: I started an emotional affair with the Vivid Audio Giya G3 after meeting her and her twin at several recent audio shows. But like most new girlfriends, I was attracted by her looks, yet unsure about her personality.

When the G3 and I met up in Denver at the Rocky Mountain Audio Fest, I again felt my heart flutter. But this time, 20 minutes in her company convinced me there was talent, intelligence and refinement under that alluring exterior.… Read the full article

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