AXPONA 2017

AXPONA 2017: A Place In The Market

A photojournal by Eric Franklin Shook “Success is 5% perspiration and 95% getting your name out there.” -Albert Einstein Often the reason I get from dealers and manufacturers who have already “arrived” at their place […]

Newport Beach 2015

Newport 2015: That’s a wrap

The Car of Life can go awfully fast, and I often find myself blinking and missing another precious turnoff, and subsequently, another moment to spend time with those who matter to me. Those turnoffs on the […]

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Newport Beach 2014

Newport 2014: Scot’s Grab Bag of High-End Stereo, stuffed full of Audioengine, Bob’s Devices, Focal, Raidho, MBL, Perfect8, Planter, Roksan and Vivid

Audioengine Brett and Brady and Morgan were all on hand, showing off the upcoming Audioengine B1, a Bluetooth DAC that supports the latest AptX codecs for what seemed — to my ears at least — to […]

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AXPONA

AXPONA 2014: Bob’s Devices and VPI

I’ve recently had a chance to fiddle about with one of Bob Sattin’s hand-wound legendary step-up transformers, the Cinemag 1131. That experience was, in a word, great. But it was also instructive — I learned, for […]