AXPONA 2022

Julian Margules at AXPONA | AXPONA 2022

Margules has a history going back to 1927. In Mexico, the Margules family has been instrumental in developing and expanding radio throughout the country. I had a chance to speak with the fourth- generation engineer […]

AXPONA 2022

New Brands at AXPONA | AXPONA 2022

I decided to focus on the new brands exhibiting at AXPONA 2022, or at least some of the companies that had returned with completely new or redesigned product line-ups. Of those, three loudspeaker manufacturers caught […]

AXPONA 2022

Refined Audio, Pass Labs | AXPONA 2022

When I entered the Refined Audio room at AXPONA 2022, I was greeted by Cube Audio’s Nenuphar BASiS, a distinctive looking black speaker with a yellow driver ($26,900/pair). The sound of this intriguing system had […]

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Quintessence Audio | AXPONA 2022

At the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center, the Connection, Knowledge, Perfection, and Imagination rooms are all clustered under the escalator leading up to the main lobby. Quintessence Audio, a high-end audio dealer in the […]

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Gunny of Sonner Audio | AXPONA 2022

We’ve talked about Gunny of Sonner Audio before. Aside from making wonderful loudspeakers, Gunny Surya is also a music lover above all else. Whenever I see him, I’m treated to an in-depth program of music, […]

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Luxman and Magico | AXPONA 2022

In the Luxman and Magico room at AXPONA 2022, I drooled a lot. Luxman’s story over the last few years has been a treat for audiophiles all over the world–a legendary Japanese hi-fi marque re-invents […]