High End 2015

High End 2015: Totem Acoustic

Vince Bruzzezzi was showing off the flagship Totem Acoustic Metal loudspeakers, but when I went over to say “hello”, it was off to the Kin Mini ($500/pair) that he dragged me. He jokingly referred to […]

High End 2015

High End 2015: Harman, Mark Levinson, JBL

Harman International, a $6B audio company, has a lot of high-end audio brands. Lots and lots. It’s a little intimidating, actually. Here at High End, Harman was showing off a few not-quite new products. Introduced […]

High End 2015

High End 2015: Absolare

Usually I would hesitate reporting on a room that has been very close to what we listened to last year in Munich, it wouldn’t make any sense unless there were significant changes. Electronics were obviously […]



by Josh Emmons I’m a Mac guy. It’s not a lifestyle thing for me or anything, but when browsing consumer electronics, I’m drawn to aluminum and glass. Clean edges. Sharp, minimal design. Knowing this about […]

High End 2015

High End 2015: VPI Nomad is back

VPI’s Mat Weisfeld was on hand to unveil the new Nomad, VPI’s all-in-one turntable solution that was discontinued last year after a brief run. A new tonearm, borrowed from the Scout Jr, joins a removable […]