This week’s episode of PTA’s The Occasional Podcast sees the return of Damon Von Schweikert, CEO of Von Schweikert Audio. VSA has been producing high end loudspeakers for over 30 years. Damon has taken over the helm from his father who started the business, and is consistently one of best sounding rooms at any audio show.
Damon sits down with us to discuss the latest speaker tech, but also his experience in the audiophile community and the changing landscape we find ourselves communicating through. From early message boards, AOL and Facebook the art of listening hasn’t changed nearly as much as the way we talk about it. He also shares a few tips, tricks and room setup options he has picked up along the way. A really great listen from a seasoned audiophile.
The Occasional Podcast is firing up Season 7 with Damon Von Schweikert, but you can also check out last season’s Anatomy Of An Amplifier and earlier episodes like A Beginners Guide To Wireless HiFi, How Records Are Made plus A Guide To Tube Amplifiers and our season 6 opener What Is Accuracy and Why Audiophiles Love Jazz? but don’t miss last season’s finale TOP’s Best Of Season 5 Awards Plus A Visit to Van Halen’s 5150 Studios or our revisited interview with the late legendary recording engineer Al Schmitt. Also available for download is last season’s interviews with Heinz Lichtenegger, president of Pro-Ject. You can also check out Budgeting – From Entry Level To High End, Getting Started With Vinyl Playback, The Occasional Beginner’s Guide To Digital Audio. Season three had interviews with such audio legends as Jeff Joseph, Bill Dudleston, Nelson Pass and even Rob Watts.
If you would like more from PTA staff writer and engineer Dave McNair, you can hear also him exploring all things Mastering and explaining The Loudness Wars, and if you haven’t checked out our beginners guide to reel-to-reel playback, it’s definitely worth a listen.
You can stream the newest episode with Damon Von Schweikert direct from the embed below or subscribe to The Occasional Podcast on your favorite podcast platform including iTunes, Android, Google, Deezer, Spotify, iHeartRadio and more.
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