Many thanks to Eric, who wandered this show and captured so many amazing and rich photos with his sneaky little Ricoh GR camera. All photos courtesy of Eric Franklin Shook Enjoy!
DSA stands for Dynamic Sounds Associates, but they might as well call themselves Dat is Super Awesome. Hmm. Okay. Welp, that’s probably why I never got anywhere as a marketing professional. Oh well. Never mind. At […]
Scott Dalzell of Viva HiFi was showing off a familiar, if eclectic, collection of gear at CAF this year, featuring some very sexy loudspeakers from Alta Audio. In case you missed it, Atla Audio speakers […]
It’s no secret, the new-old Technics turntables are hot-hot-hot. In fact, they’re so hot that the SL-1200GAE version (limited run, with all the special metals and whatnots) is now sold out — which means that […]
To hear my colleagues tell it, audio shows contain no surprises. They’re boondoggles, at best, a chance to catch up and swap notes, hoist a tasty adult beverage in the general direction of solidarity. But interesting? […]
I was told, years ago, that there were certain expectations that were completely legitimate to cling to. Horns have a certain sound to them, for example. As do triodes. And panel speakers. And ceramic drivers. […]
If you wanted to know what my “house sound” was — the BorderPatrol Audio room at CAF built around it. Years ago, at the very first Capital Audiofest, I ran across Gary Dews of BorderPatrol and his unabashedly […]
I suppose it shouldn’t have been surprising to see, but the team-up between two American-Made brands was unexpected — and delightfully so. Daedalus loudspeakers, a visually striking example of modern design meets retro styling, paired […]