Walking through CanJam here at RMAF has always felt a little like walking into another world. The energy has always been a little different that what you’d find upstairs — maybe more enthusiastic, more friendly, […]
Single ended amplifiers and single-driver loudspeakers = purist audio. For those of us raised on solid-state amps and big multi-driver loudspeakers, this purist camp doesn’t make a lot of sense. Not at first. But, for […]
I first heard a Zellaton loudspeaker courtesy of Audio Arts at NYAV this past spring. Big. Black and silver. Striking — definitely striking. If you’ve ever seen (much less heard) a Zellaton loudspeaker, you’d remember […]
Prototype loudspeakers from Sony? With over/under super-tweeters? That’s cool! That’s … style? Style … Sony style. Uh oh.
I had serious problems with the Emerald Physics room. Not the sound. Not the gear. Not the affable Underwood Wally running the show. No, my problem was getting in. In short, I couldn’t.
I’ve been using Dr. Rob Robinson’s “Pure Music” software program for a couple of years now. I prefer it, one, because it works as advertised, and two, because it was vastly less expensive than its […]
Before this show, my experience with Vapor Sound was pretty much exactly nothing. Vapor, if you will. In fact, in my day job, to describe something as “vapor” would be tantamount to saying it ain’t […]
Wilson Audio’s Alexia was, arguably, the hottest news of the show. It was also, arguably, one of the best sounding rooms. All that aside, the Alexia loudspeakers in the room simply weren’t as cool as […]
I’ve had fun directing others on interesting ways to find an Avatar Acoustics show-room at audio shows before. My advice has been to “follow your nose” — Avatar’s Darren Censullo has a tendency to do […]
Burmester seems almost violently opposed to photography. So much so, that I suspect that if there was a finish that would render them invisible to cameras, they’d use it. In the meantime, their bright mirror-fronts […]