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LA Audio Show, June 2-4

AMG celebrates 5th Anniversary at Los Angeles Audio Show. Visit AMG exhibit room Santa Barbara on 3rd Floor. Garth Leere and Allan Moulton of Musical Surroundings will be at LAAS.   AMG exhibits with Audio Element of Pasadena Santa Barbara System.    

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David Robinson of PFO on O’Hare 2 at AXPONA: “The sound in this room was really spectacular…”

As you can see, your 12th floor room at AXPONA 2017 has gained one of my Positive Feedback Audio Oasis! Awards. I give these to audio show rooms that exhibit superior audio virtues for music and sound…and you’ve certainly earned one! The sound in this room was really spectacular, and Garth played Michel Portal’s Turbulence on French pressing LP…he’s the […]

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Stereophile’ JVS applauds the new Clearaudio Charisma MM phono cartridge

Applause is due the US premiere of the Clearaudio Charisma phono cartridge ($2000). The cartridge was part of a Clearaudio Performance DC Wood turntable with TT-5 tonearm/swing base ($6500) that was exhibited by Quintessence Audio. Equal applause goes to the new Dynaudio Contour 60 loundspeaker ($10,000/pair) and to the Simaudio Moon 850P preamp ($30,000), 810LP […]

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AXPONA 2017 Kicks Off Today in Chicago

Today kicks off the first day of AXPONA 2017. Below are our elevator door wraps created in partnership with Quintessence Audio, as well as a shot of the system from our O’Hare 2 room. To learn more about what we’re showing and playing, you can view or download our system sheet and press release below. AXPONA 2017 […]

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AXPONA 2017: Our Biggest AXPONA Yet

AXPONA 2017 begins on Friday, April 21st and is going to be our biggest AXPONA show to date. This year marks: • Our 4th year designing the official AXPONA show guide cover. • Our 4th year partnering with Quintessence Audio  with 3 exhibit rooms on the 12th floor (O’Hare 1, O’Hare 2, and Ambassador). • Clearaudio […]

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Japanese Newspaper Lauds DS Audio, Resurgence in Vinyl

DS Audio’s Tetsuaki Aoyagi was recently interviewed by Japanese newspaper The Asahi Shimbun where he talked about the history of the optical cartridge concept and how DS Audio has leveraged technology and innovation to develop the DS Audio product line.  The article notes “The optical cartridge is a welcoming change for particularly fastidious audiophiles who have […]

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DS Audio DS-W1 Named HiFi+’s Cartridge of the Year

UK publication, HiFi+ has named the DS Audio DS-W1 optical phono cartridge their 2016 Cartridge of the Year. From HiFi+: “Undoubtedly the most exciting development in phono cartridge design since the invention of the moving coil, Japanese audiophile brand DS Audio’s unique DS-W1 consists of an optical cartridge and matching equaliser. Although it uses a […]