AXPONA 2017: Eargasmic Fruitbowl

April 29, 2017

A photojournal by Eric Franklin Shook I have the luxury of lifestyle to live nearly alone and without neighbors. Full-range speakers, big amplifiers, a large music collections and an unhinged volume knob are not a problem at any hour of the day or [...]

Review: Aune S16 DAC

January 30, 2016

The hunt for a legendary beast In the mind of audiophiles lives a legendary beast, one that hunts them down and brings them nightmares mixed with sweet dreams. Or maybe it is we that hunt this marvelous fantasy, bending all our efforts to find [...]

Newport 2015: Schiit Audio

June 11, 2015

Schiit‘s Jason Stoddard, past Writer of the Future, smiles almost too easily these days. The Schiit machine has been spitting out winning products with an alarming regularity. If you didn’t know better, you’d think he was starting [...]

AXPONA 2015: MrSpeakers

May 4, 2015

by Josh Emmons If I have one goal at AXPONA, it’s to map the extremities of the law of diminishing returns as it applies to the world of hifi. When I started this journey a year ago, spending a few hundred on a nice pair of open-backed [...]

CanJam SoCal 2015, Part 4: Sources

April 11, 2015

  By Lee Shelly Note: Many of the sources have already been covered in the Amplification Report. Those include the combination DAC/Amplifiers like The Codex from Ayre Acoustics, The Woo Audio WA8, The Chord Hugo and Hugo TT, Aurender Flow, [...]