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 […]
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 […]
On day two of the AXPONA show, Part-Time Audiophile’s John Stancavage stopped by our twelfth-floor rooms for a listen. In his show report, he couldn’t decide which room he enjoyed the most, stating “Which room was best? That would be a tough call, as they all sounded sublime.” You can read John’s full report on the Musical […]
Were you unable to attend Music Matters 12 at Definitive Audio in Seattle a couple weeks back? No worries, as Stereophile’s Jana Dagdagan has compiled a 60-second vignette title “1 Minute Audiophile Escape” which highlights the best of the best at this year’s event including the AMG V12 Turntable, Benz Micro LP-S cartridge, and Clearaudio […]
Analog Planet’s Michael Fremer used the AMG V12 Turbo turntable and Benz Micro LP-S cartridge for his pressing comparison demos at last week’s Music Matters 12 event at Definitive Audio. Fremer’s presentation was focused on the sonic differences across various pressings of Nina Simone’s debut album, Little Girl Blue. The three pressing examples included the 1958 original; a Pure […]
Thursday night’s Music Matters 12 event put on by Definitive Audio in Seattle proved to be a resounding success. Stereophile’s Jason Victor Serinus was on hand to cover the event, where he noted “Without question, the only exhibit whose queue was as long as the room in which our own Michael Fremer conducted LP pressing […]
Leo Yeh of My-Hiend.com stopped by our 29-110 room during CES to snap a great gallery’s worth of images featuring our active demo system and our many product displays from AMG, DS Audio, Hana, and Musical Surroundings. Click here to view the image gallery.
Thursday morning, Analog Planet’s Michael Fremer stopped by one of our rooms wielding his ever-present video camera. There, DS Audio CEO Tetsuaki Aoyagi walked Fremer through the new DS Audio DS 002 optical cartridge, providing a first-look at the features and tech behind this great new cartridge. Read more and watch the video here
It’s been a busy few days here at CES 2017, but we have been able to snap a few photos of our rooms. If you’re at the show, please stop by our rooms and say hello. We’re at the Venetian in rooms 29-110 and 29-112. Our active system is built around the AMG V12 Turbo package, […]
Last Wednesday, Utah Audio held an in-store event featuring a Clearaudio Innovation Compact Wood turntable with Universal 9-inch tonearm, and Titanium V2 moving coil cartridge. We’ve posted a few images from the show below, courtesy of Utah Audio.