AXPONA 2022 Wrap Up And Best Of Show | The Occasional Podcast

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Even though our written coverage of AXPONA 2022 is still cranking out to the site, the principal writers for room-to-room impressions of the massive audio show that took place this weekend in Chicago sat down with Brian Hunter last Saturday to give a summary and award “best of” rooms from the expo.

Recorded live at the event with Marc Phillips and Greg Neville, this week’s episode of The Occasional Podcast covers everything AXPONA 2022, from the best sounding rooms, to new products launches and even the overall vibe of the audiophile convention that has been long delayed due to covid. Spoiler: It was an amazing show with some most excellent sounding rooms.

The Occasional Podcast is moving fast into Season 7 with AXPONA 2022 Highlights, but you can also check out last season’s Anatomy Of An Amplifier and earlier episodes like A Beginners Guide To Wireless HiFiHow 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 EndGetting Started With Vinyl Playback, The Occasional Beginner’s Guide To Digital Audio. Season three had interviews with such audio legends as Jeff JosephBill 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 AXPONA 2022 highlights direct from the embed below or subscribe to The Occasional Podcast on your favorite podcast platform including iTunesAndroidGoogle, Deezer, SpotifyiHeartRadio and more.

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Brian Hunter is the host of The Occasional Podcast by Part-Time Audiophile and the founder of

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  1. I wish there was a transcript of the podcast. I’m very hard of hearing but do enjoy quality music to the limits of my hearing.

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