Publishers Desk

Speaker Measurements

I’ve always been a bit mystified by all the graphs that Stereophile publishes, I’ll just admit that now. Some of them are pretty self-explanatory, like the impedance graphs, make sense. If they dip too low, […]


Bass tamer: Velodyne SMS-1

I might have mentioned that I have a relatively new pair of Merlin VSM-MXR speakers? Yes? Well, I do. And they’re awesome. The immediacy and intimacy of them are just crazy-good. They’re also wicked-fast and […]

Publishers Desk

Enter the Fuse

I was just trying to think of a way to describe what it is that’s happened to the sound of the big Plinius SA-Reference when I swapped in the new Furutech fuses. And then, Positive […]


Some juicy bits for 2011

I don’t often get the opportunity to learn much about what’s coming. Occasionally, I luck into something, however. Like this beauty: This is the new Ars Sonum Gran Filarmonia, coming this summer to a Merlin […]


Testing ….

I’ve set up a Facebook page. I’m not sure why. There is no “word” I need to get out, or anything. But it is a “thing” so here I am, fooling around with it. More […]