LA Audio Show 2017: Welcome to the Jungle

June 1, 2017

I strung together a long list of swear words and shook my suitcase helplessly. I was tired, and in no mood to be tested by an insubordinate piece of luggage. I had arrived at my hotel room at the Sheraton Gateway for the Los Angeles Audio Show and [...]

Newport 2016: Nordost

June 27, 2016

NEWPORT 2016: NORDOST Nordost came out swinging at T.H.E. Show assembling a beautiful room of all-star components that just sang together and included the largest turntable isolation base seen since since I started this hobby. Nordost was [...]

High End 2016: Here we go

May 4, 2016

Scot is flying towards Munich; I will be doing the same at dawn. I hate flying that early and would do it for one reason only. It’s that time of the year. The biggest kermesse in this crazy audio world of hours, the High End Show of Munich, opens [...]