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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 […]

RMAF 2014: Existence Loudspeakers and Triode Corp make with the sexy-time

RMAF 2014: Existence Loudspeakers and Triode Corp make with the sexy-time

I’ll confess: I’m not really a fan of single-driver loudspeakers. I’m not not a fan, either. I have no dogs in this particular race — to me, the ideal of simplicity is one that has to meet the pragmatics of implementation. That’s where I get involved. Said another way, I don’t care all that much about what […]

RMAF 2014: Silverman seduces, after hours

RMAF 2014: Silverman seduces, after hours

by Darryl Lindberg As you might expect, the best sound I heard at this year’s Rocky Mountain Audio Festival was emanating from a live source, specifically pianist Robert Silverman’s Saturday evening performance of Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven. Let’s see . . . a talented, committed, and charming artist, a Steinway Model D concert grand, and […]

RMAF 2014: Hitting The Wall, with High Water Sound

RMAF 2014: Hitting The Wall, with High Water Sound

We were 600 miles out, and the road lay as flat and straight as a dropped spear, stabbing into heart of mountains far too distant to yet see. With the windows down, the wind was howling through the cab like an angry ghost, pulling at us, snapping and biting. We were doing 120. It was […]

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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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