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  • RMAF 2016: A portait (tour)

    December 17, 2016 // 3 Comments

    Lee Scoggins offered up his photo portrait tour from RMAF this year. These are the people that made this show great. Well, at least some of them. [...]
  • RMAF 2016: A love song

    December 13, 2016 // 1 Comment

    RMAF was my first true love. I kid, sorta, but if it wasn’t for my first RMAF back in 2010, I probably wouldn’t have done this site. I remember kinda sneaking off [...]
  • RMAF 2016: Lee at the End of Line and Best in Show

    December 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

    I approached this year’s Rocky Mountain Audio Fest with a strange mix of excitement and trepidation.  The long-time venue of the Denver Tech Center Marriott was in the [...]
  • RMAF 2016 Wrap: Mission Accomplished/Best of Show

    December 11, 2016 // 9 Comments

    Escaping on the last jet out of Denver after the close of Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2016, I felt a little like the nervous spy-support staff member Faisil in the 1994 movie [...]
  • Everybody seemed to want something: More rooms, more space, bigger rooms, less tents, an area for social gatherings, a proper restaurant and bar… the list goes on, but [...]

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Campfire Audio Vega IEM

Campfire Audio Vega IEM

Released in 2015, Campfire Audio headed by Ken ball has emerged as a successful in-ear monitor (IEM) company across the audiophile community. Having released in excess of 5 earphones in the past 18 months, the company are a boutique brand aiming to deliver hi-fidelity sound quality in a durable form factor. Campfire Audio's Andromeda was... Read More »

Synergistic Research PowerCell 12 UEF SE Power Conditioner

Synergistic Research PowerCell 12 UEF SE Power Conditioner

Please be patient as I step you through some backstory. I reviewed the Synergistic Research PowerCell 10 UEF power conditioner back in October 2014. It made a tremendous impact on the overall sound of my system—all for the good! Other than a change in speakers, maybe more of an impact than any other single component at that point... Read More »

Grado Labs PS2000e Headphones

Grado Labs PS2000e Headphones

It is high time an American company—with manufacturing in Brooklyn, New York since 1953—should develop and build a state of the art challenger for the best open air headphones in the world. The PS1000e headphones were universally well regarded and became my reference for dynamic cans. These are still about as neutral as any pro music... Read More »

Impressions: The GamuT Reference System, a Study in Organic Synergy

Impressions:  The GamuT Reference System, a Study in Organic Synergy

Sometimes you write reviews. Sometimes you write raves. And sometimes you write love songs… Introduction "Sherman, set the Way-Back Machine to THE Show Newport Beach Michael Vamos. I met him a few years ago at a THE Show at Newport Beach. He had just started his high-end audio distribution biz, Audio Skies (, at around... Read More »

Klipsch Pilgrimage, 2017 - A Story About Speakers, People, and Hope

Klipsch Pilgrimage, 2017 - A Story About Speakers, People, and Hope

by Dave Mallette with assistance from Robert Schryer In 2014, a dozen of us from the Klipsch Community Internet forum held our first, the first, Forum-sponsored Klipsch Pilgrimage, at a motel in Hope, Arkansas, cradle of the Klipsch speaker company. It was an event intended to honor Klipsch and its founder, Paul Wilbur Klipsch (PWK),... Read More »

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