Show Reports From: The Audio Traveler

RMAF 2014: DeVore Fidelity and the coming apocalypse

RMAF 2014: DeVore Fidelity and the coming apocalypse

You are alone. Night is coming, quickly, like a wave leading the tide; it’s rolling forward now, from a horizon hidden by the line of trees. There are sounds. Dusk sounds. The rising chorus of crickets. Some birds. A call that could be an owl, but with the echoing along the tree line, the cry […]

RMAF 2014: The Classic Touch

RMAF 2014: The Classic Touch

By John Stancavage Remember that scene in Lethal Weapon where the bad guy tells tied-up undercover cop Martin Riggs that “Endo here has forgotten more about dispensing pain than you or I will ever know”? Audio is kind of like that, too. No, not full of torture and retribution — although that happens from time […]

RMAF 2014: Enchanted by Lawrence Audio & Jeff Rowland

RMAF 2014: Enchanted by Lawrence Audio & Jeff Rowland

Pachelbel’s Canon is kind of like the Baroque version of The Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “Under the Bridge.” Everyone went through a phase of loving it — right before hearing it approximately eighteen jillion times. It gets played with such nauseating repetition that at this point I can only really forgive it at weddings, and […]

RMAF 2014: Volti Audio, BorderPatrol and Triode Wire Labs unite to destroy Tokyo

RMAF 2014: Volti Audio, BorderPatrol and Triode Wire Labs unite to destroy Tokyo

Greg Roberts of Volti Audio and Gary Dews of BorderPatrol have been teaming up to educate me on the joys of low-power/high-efficiency systems. The problem, I’m finding, is adjusting to the fact that most audio systems don’t actually sound this good. What I heard here, from the $25,000 Vittora system (including the two speakers, a matching […]

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  • Moon Audio – RMAF 2014 October 22, 2014
    Moon Audio always brings the goods to any show. Being a online retailer provides owner/operator Drew Baird a few liberties when it comes to the brands he can represent. Without […]
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  • Peachtree Audio, Zu and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance – RMAF 2014 October 21, 2014
    An alternate line for the title could have also been “Zu Audio, Peachtree and the art of playing yourself through method acting”. Neither of these statements make much sense but […]
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  • CanJam Run-Through | RMAF 2014 October 19, 2014
    It may be shaky. It may be a “little” underproduced. But if you have ever wondered what its like to walk the floor of Rocky Mountain Audiofest’s CanJam then now […]
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  • Noble Audio – RMAF 2014 October 18, 2014
    Noble Audio could be found at almost every headphone-centric audio show across the country this year. Co-owner Brannan Mason has been sharing the benefits of the company’s diverse product line […]
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  • The new Marantz HD DAC1 and Denon DA 10 – RMAF 2014 October 17, 2014
    Rocky Mountain Audiofest was graced with the audio-loving D+M group this year. Perhaps most well known for their home theater applications, both Marantz and Denon brands had a few new tricks up […]
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  • SVS – RMAF 2014 October 16, 2014
    I had a free moment to check out the SVS room this year at Rocky Mountain Audiofest. Some of this company’s efforts into the loudspeaker market have shown some real […]
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