Show Reports From: The Audio Traveler

AXPONA 2015: No high-end blues in Chicago

AXPONA 2015: No high-end blues in Chicago

By John Stancavage Driving up to the Westin O’Hare in my rented Kia Soul for AXPONA 2015, I wondered what this year’s show would reveal about the current health of the high-end stereo market. I didn’t have to wait long to get that question answered, as I glanced over at the dead-center front valet parking […]

NYIAS 2015: Harman International and everyone else

NYIAS 2015: Harman International and everyone else

There were a lot of tremendously awesome things to see and touch (or not) at the NYIAS this year. Alfa Romeo’s vintage roundup was an extremely distracting highlight, and it was only one of many. From a purely automotive side, there was quite a bit that was drool-worthy. Some highlights: Ford GT “Supercar”. At $400k, this thing looks […]

NYIAS 2015: Maserati with Bowers and Wilkins

NYIAS 2015: Maserati with Bowers and Wilkins

Many of my friends with car fetishes will wax poetic about the road-feel and handling of the new mid-engines Porsches, but all I hear is blah blah blah. Holy sh*t, was that a flipping Maserati? Yeah, I got a thing for the Trident. I mean, hell, if you’re gonna drop over $100k on a car, […]

NYIAS 2015: Jaguar with Meridian

NYIAS 2015: Jaguar with Meridian

In eyes of teen-me, the Jaguar XJS was pretty much the greatest car ever made. The whole 12-cylinder engine thing was awesome and all, but it was the visual — all those swoops and curves — that got the hormones all skitter-scatter. Mmm, mmm. I think I might need to be alone for a while […]

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  • AXPONA here we come! April 21, 2015
    Yes indeed, its that time of year again where we done our favorite light jacket and head to the windy city for the mid-west’s biggest audio show. This year promises […]
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  • Wrap up – CanJam SoCal 2015 April 16, 2015
    There was so much to see and do at the first ever Southern California CanJam that there wasn’t really enough time to cram every new product and vendor into their […]
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  • Questyle QP1 (update) – CanJam SoCal 2015 April 15, 2015
    We’ve been a little hot on Questyle’s products ever since our [review] of the CMA 800R headphone amplifier. The “current mode” amplification of the headphone separate really sounded sweet to […]
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  • The New Sony NWZX2 & PHA-3 – CanJam SoCal 2015 April 11, 2015
    Sony has a few new products that sit atop the audiophile food chain that were available for preview/review at CanJam this year. Most note-worthy of the bunch was the newest high end […]
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  • Pendulumic Stance S1+ – CanJam SoCal 2015 April 7, 2015
    I first ran into Pendulumic at T.H.E. Show in Newport last year. Since then audiophiles have been exposed to their new bluetooth-enabled headphone at multiple show locations across the US, including […]
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