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RMAF 2018: ListenUp and How to Conquer a Hotel Room

by Marc Phillips in RMAF 2018

ListenUp has really built up their presence in the Mountain Time Zone over the last few years—the audio/video dealer now has four locations in Denver, Boulder, Colorado Springs and Albuquerque. Perhaps it’s a coincidence that I walked into four separate ListenUp rooms at the 2018 Rocky Mountain Audio Fest, each one presenting a great-sounding system at different price points. Just Another Notch in the Wall Before I launch into all the wonderful equipment ListenUp brought to the Marriott, I [...]


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AGD Production Vivace GaNTube Monoblock Amplifiers

AGD Production Vivace GaNTube Monoblock Amplifiers

I hear this term thrown around loosely... "disruptive product," sometimes appropriately used... however in this case, we have a winner. I've been on a mission lately, unintentional as it may seem, to be reviewing Class-D based amplifiers. Talk about a dirty word. I've had so many in an out of here, my head is spinning.... Read More »

Light Eternal, The Choral Music of Morten Lauridsen (Trailer)

Light Eternal, The Choral Music of Morten Lauridsen (Trailer)

John Marks' latest recommendation from his The Tannhauser Gate blog site follows. As always, his recommendations are worth noting. David W. Robinson, Ye Olde Editor Friday, November 9 (2018), Deutsche Grammophon will release the CD Light Eternal—The Choral Music of Morten Lauridsen. Amazon's pre-order price for the CD is $12.59, which is a truly excellent price. But... Read More »


RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA NOVEMBER 2, 2018 Cary Audio is excited to announce two new network audio players/streamers/DACs, the DMS-550 and DMS-600. As a direct replacement for our award-winning DMS-500, the new DMS-550 incorporates the newest AMK4493EQ DAC chips. The AK4493EQ adopts much of AKM’s VELVET SOUND architecture, achieving higher performance than the previous AK4490EQ. Through this new circuit architecture and design,... Read More »

Focal Unveils its New Outdoor Loudspeakers: 100 OD6 and 100 OD8

Bring Focal’s high-fidelity sound to your backyard, terrace or garden St. Etienne, France. – November 6, 2018 – Focal, a recognized leader on the global stage for high fidelity products, is proud to complete its 100 Series Integration Collection with the addition of two beautifully crafted, water resistant loudspeakers offering sound reproduction of tremendous quality:... Read More »

Brooklyn Bridge Streamer/DAC/Preamplifier from Mytek

Mytek, manufacturer of renowned Brooklyn and Manhattan DACs has just announced the new "Brooklyn Bridge" Streamer/DAC/Preamplifier, a versatile and easy to use solution for hi-res digital music streaming and playback. The $2995  "Brooklyn Bridge” combines the features, shape and sound quality of the Brooklyn DAC+ with a WiFi streamer. Users can just add a tablet (ipad... Read More »

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