Show Reports From: The Audio Traveler

New York 2014: High Fidelity Services with Audia Flight and a new Parsifal

New York 2014: High Fidelity Services with Audia Flight and a new Parsifal

In what turned out to be a rather ironic moment, I was flipping through Facebook this morning and saw that Art Dudley had visited High Water Sounds‘ Jeff Catalano’s demo room at the New York Show and had walked away with a great impression, but no photos. “Ha!” I chortled to myself, and then when […]

New York 2014: King Sound goes portable

New York 2014: King Sound goes portable

I’ve been a big fan of the King Sound electrostatic headphones since I first laid eyes on them back at AXPONA this year. The look of the entire lineup, from the $550 KS-H2 through the $800 KS-H3, are among the best-in-class and the feel of them on my noggin was every bit as fine as the look. Turning […]

New York 2014: Madison-Fielding says their pot is better than yours

You gotta love Madison-Fielding. These guys are newcomers to the audiophile show circuit, and each time they demo, I have to chuckle. I mean, aside from all the pot-jokes (most of which are told by the Madison-Fielding reps), there’s a general sense of merriment in each of these rooms. Why, you ask? Well, because they […]

New York 2014: Tenace Audio debuts new Opera, standing ovations ensue

New York 2014: Tenace Audio debuts new Opera, standing ovations ensue

I got a chance to meet NY audio dealer (and PTA sponsor) Shayne Tenace of Tenace Audio at this year’s New York show, and happily for me, Shayne brought along some new speakers from Italian speaker company Opera. Recently, Opera revamped a bit of its product line, including the wonderful stand-mount loudspeakers that AudioHead‘s Brian […]




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  • Something New From Woo – The Portable September 29, 2014
    Visitors to the recent New York show held over this weekend where treated to an extra special helping of portable audio goodness from Woo audio. The company’s designer Jack Woo has […]
  • The Auralic Gemini 2000 September 9, 2014
    When high-end audio components are broken down to their simplest denomination in terms of function, the terms are usually quite simple: source, amp, headphone or speaker. It is not too […]
  • Loudspeakers. Big, Crazy. – CAS 2014 August 21, 2014
    CAS’s crazy big, crazy awesome loudspeaker roundup is here at last. The overall turnout at the California Audio Show from loudspeaker vendors was good for a local show, however other […]
  • Eddie Current’s New Solid State – Red Top – CAS 2014 August 19, 2014
    Tube headphone amplifier manufacture Eddie Current has been around the scene for quite some time. The boutique company is probably best known for its well established Zana Deux and Balancing […]
  • The New Olive Player ONE – CAS 2014 August 19, 2014
    While the Olive brand may hit the mainstream a bit more than your typical audiophile company, the company’s line of media servers has been kicking around since the whole digital […]

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