Show Reports From: The Audio Traveler

Meeting with Sutter Cane went well

RMAF 2014: Audio Note UK, on tape

RMAF 2014: Audio Note UK, on tape

There are a few rooms at these shows I can nearly always count on to bring it in terms of a comfortable, pleasant listening experience: not gosh-wow fireworks or the kind of thing that sounds exciting at first but leaves you pawing at your ears, but genuine good, realistic, “I could sit here all day” […]

RMAF 2014: Planning retirement with Acoustic Zen and Triode Corp

RMAF 2014: Planning retirement with Acoustic Zen and Triode Corp

There are a couple of rooms on the audio show circuit that are pretty much a guarantee of goodness. Acoustic Zen is one. Robert Lee was showing off one of my favorite finishes on the big Crescendo Mark II loudspeakers ($18k/pair), though I keep forgetting to ask if it’s a spalted maple or a burl […]

RMAF 2014: AURALiC Dresses to Impress

RMAF 2014: AURALiC Dresses to Impress

Theoretically, the thing that should matter most when it comes to a hifi system is the sound, right? Well, yes, obviously. But I would be lying if I said it was only the sound that mattered, and I’m not just talking Spousal Acceptance Factor. If I’m spending hefty amounts of cash, I would prefer it […]

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  • V Moda’s Prototype IEMs – RMAF 2014 October 30, 2014
    Val from V Moda has recently made a residency move from Los Angeles to Milan Italy, but his headphones are still trucking along with great reception within the US and […]
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  • MrSpeakers Goes Prime Time – RMAF 2014 October 29, 2014
    MrSpeakers is on a roll. His product line has stretched from a single simple modded headphone to a full on 3D printed creation of his own design. While the new […]
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  • Lossless Streaming Hits the US with Tidal October 28, 2014
    Music steaming services have always been a bit of double edged sword for the modern audiophile. The convenience of having nearly every song you love at your fingertips has been […]
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  • Sennheiser and the Mighty Urbanite – RMAF 2014 October 27, 2014
    While the latest entries for Sennheiser included the new top tier HD 700 headphone, the IE 800 IEMs and the new HDVD 800 headphone amp, the headphone giant is never […]
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  • Audeze Prototype Z, Stax and the new Fostex TH500RP – RMAF 2014 October 24, 2014
    Fostex is the grandfather of the classic DIY planar magnetic headphone T50RP, which has inspired many enthusiasts to tinker with their cans and even spark a few up and coming […]
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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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