AXPONA 2017: The Reel Deal

May 19, 2017

A photojournal by Eric Franklin Shook I love trolling the physical format cat fights on Facebook. “Vinyl vs Digital – Bowl of Milk, Party of Two”: blah blah, yada yada. My favorite way to do this is by bringing Reel-To-Reel into the fray. [...]

AXPONA 2014: Sweet Home Chicago

May 13, 2014

Part-Time Audiophile How hot was the gear at the 2014 Audio Expo of North America? So hot a fire alarm briefly cleared the four show floors of Chicago’s Westin O’Hare midway through day two [yes, that really happened, for the second year in a [...]

AXPONA 2014 Pre-Show

April 24, 2014

I got in a day early. I could say that I do this because it’s a great way to catch up with friends and get some sneak peeks at stuff, but that’s not it. Or, not entirely it. No, the real reason I fly in early is that I really don’t [...]

RMAF 2013: Sadurni Acoustics

October 24, 2013

Big! Red! Horns! Readers of my show reports know that I love horns. I love weird-ass speakers in general. It just does my heart good to walk into a room and see something that’s not rectangular and black. These speakers from Sadurni Acoustics [...]