TAVES 2016: Audio by Mark Jones

November 28, 2016

By Richard H. Mak Mark Jones has been in the audio business for over 30 years, and a few years ago he went independent, starting his personal brick and mortar shop, Audio by Mark Jones.  To those who know him, Mark is one of those dealers whom [...]

Review: LampizatOr Atlantic DAC

September 3, 2016

Fans of Part-Time Audiophile will recall my (on going) love affair with the Polish DAC wonder called LampizatOr. Just to recall some of my highlights — once upon a time, I met up with the PCM-only Gen 3/Level 4 Lampi, and swooned. I ended up [...]

Newport 2016: I want my Aurender

June 24, 2016

I usually come away from every audio show with at least one piece of gear that I am seriously smitten with. Normally that feeling, after a closer look at my bank statement, quickly fades away. Sometimes, though, the attraction of the new toy refuses [...]

Review: SOtM S-MS1000SQ Music Server

February 27, 2016

by John Grandberg The Background Apparently this is becoming something of a trend. Me. Music servers. Voluminous words and pictures thrust at the reader in a vain attempt to convey an experience — one which ends up being more than the sum of [...]