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The Voice That Is! Presents John Marks, Zesto Audio and Bricasti Design

By | June 28th, 2019|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile, Stereophile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I went almost thirty years without traveling back to the Philadelphia area where I once lived, but now thanks to Doug White and The Voice That Is! I’ve been there twice this month. Just three weeks ago I covered Doug’s event for Vertere Acoustics, and Colleen and I had a wonderful time meeting analog legend Touraj Moghaddam of Vertere and meeting up with fellow Part-Time Audiophile writer Richard H. Mak so we could learn more about his analog set-up software, AnalogMagik.… Read the full article

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The Voice That Is! Presents Vertere Acoustics

By | June 9th, 2019|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Dealer events and audiophile society meetings can be tricky when they’re held in hotel conference rooms–I know because I did my share of them over the last few years. These rooms tend to be big, with high ceilings, and they’re not exactly designed for acoustics. Usually you have a limited time for set-up, and you often panic about the way everything sounds until the crowd wanders in and everything sounds much better thanks to all those pliant, warm bodies in the seats.… Read the full article

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Marc’s Wrap Up | High End 2019

By | June 8th, 2019|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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So what did I learn during my first trip to High End 2019 in Munich, which also happened to be the first time I set foot in Europe? Let’s go through the list:

  1. Go to Germany for the wurst, not the burgers. I found a food truck outside the MOC at High End 2019 touting burgers made from 100% Angus beef, and I was hungry and it sounded like a pretty good idea.
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Zesto, Purist, Verity | High End 2019

By | May 16th, 2019|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

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Saturday at High End 2019 in Munich was probably one of my toughest days as a reviewer. I had technical glitches with both my phone and the flash unit on my camera, and every room was swampy and humid and filled with an incredible amount of people. Colleagues and friends were looking for me. I missed meetings. I had the worst hamburger I’ve ever eaten in my life for lunch.… Read the full article

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Saturday Highlights | High End 2019

By | May 12th, 2019|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

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My second full day of coverage for High End 2019 in Munich was a bit of a roller coaster, exacerbated by my inability to keep my phone on a network for more than a couple of minutes. I’d stop and try to find a new and willing network, get on wi-fi, receive tons of messages and texts, take a couple of steps and lose everything. People were trying to find me and that led to a few missed opportunities, but I still managed to have a few enlightening experiences when it came to new products in high-end audio.… Read the full article

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Eric’s Best of Show | AXPONA 2019

By | May 8th, 2019|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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CHICAGO (PTA) — Despite the sometimes overwhelming size that shows like AXPONA 2019 portray, for me this exhibition still represents the largest collection of small businesses I have ever seen under one roof. Most of the exhibitors are indeed “mom-and-pop shops”. Most of these audio companies have only five to seven key employees, and often with a single figurehead wearing five of the most crucial hats within that company. Those being: the money, the designer, the face, the communicator, and the boss.Read the full article

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Zesto Audio, Marten, Merrill-Williams, Cardas | AXPONA 2019

By | April 21st, 2019|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

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CHICAGO (PTA) — Zesto Audio was demonstrating the full gambit of their stunning high-end tube electronics, along with a new phono-stage. Marten brought their youngest Django XL loudspeakers out to play, Merrill-Williams brought reality to the music, and Benz-Micro came to fly. Cardas brought their new Beyond series of cable and the Nautilus power strip.

The new Andros Deluxe phono-stage is amazing device when you peel back the layers of its features and design attributes.… Read the full article

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AXPONA 2019: Must See Rooms, Sunday (Day Three)

By | April 14th, 2019|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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CHICAGO (PTA) — This year’s AXPONA audio show is already on course to be their biggest, and most newsworthy yet. Lots of product debuts are happening at this show, and we’re committed to bringing you the most extensive coverage of what’s NEW and out-of-this-world in the hi-fi universe.

Let’s continue with the Must See Rooms for Sunday (Day Three) of Axpona 2019

ROOM #488 — Vinnie Rossi, Triode Wire Labs

Absolutely shocking! Vinnie Rossi debuts a new open-baffle speaker that does so well to tell you the truth, each recording carries with it only the studio’s personality.… Read the full article

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RMAF 2018: Zesto Audio’s Feast for the Ears and Eyes

By | October 30th, 2018|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , |

Zesto Audio wins the award, if there is such a thing, for the most beautiful system at the 2018 Rocky Mountain Audio Fest.

It’s rare to see this level of commitment to the visual impact of an entire system, especially since hi-fi show exhibits are usually put together to maximize sound quality, but the Zesto room was astonishingly gorgeous with its unified black, silver and chrome motif. The curved, mirrored face plates were striking because they amplified the glow of the tubes and, in a stroke of design genius, they did not reflect the potentially obnoxious image of gobsmacked audiophiles enjoying the incredible view.… Read the full article

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RMAF 2018 Preview: Out of the Races and Onto the Tracks

By | October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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It’s that time of year again, RMAF 2018 is upon on us, and this year’s festival of sound proves to be just as exciting as any of the decade. Several of this year’s exhibits are North American debuts, along with a slew of new exhibitors bring their A-Game to Denver.

Here are just a few of the over 400 brands that will be showing this coming weekend. Be sure to make your way over to these rooms and booths for a listen.… Read the full article

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