CanJam SoCal 2016

CanJam SoCal 2016: OPPO loudspeakers?

Sonica ($299) is a new Bluetooth powered loudspeaker from OPPO. Touted as “high-res capable”, the speaker is WiFi controlled (via an app, much like Sonos), will support TIDAL streaming service natively (again, via the app), […]

RMAF 2014

RMAF 2014: Phase Technology and McIntosh Labs

Phase Technology was showing their PC60A stand-mount loudspeakers ($1,400/pair) side-by-side with the Induction Dynamics ID1 ($14,000/pair). Since the much-larger ID1, with its dual powered-subs, was not on deck for audio duties during my tour, I got treated […]

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Newport Beach 2014

Newport 2014: Aluminous takes a bow

Former Stereophile troubadour and pitchman to the stars, Jonathan Scull, showed up to manage the unveiling of newcomer Aluminous Audio. Aluminous is a Pacific Northwest company that has followed in the footsteps of Magico and […]