Newport 2016: MSB Technology

June 21, 2016

Back at RMAF 2013, I got to experience the MSB Analog DAC.  It was their entry level DAC priced at $6995. 2 minutes into listening, it was clear…. I wanted to hear more and more of it. I had never experienced digital reproduction that [...]

RMAF 2014: AURALiC Dresses to Impress

October 30, 2014

Theoretically, the thing that should matter most when it comes to a hifi system is the sound, right? Well, yes, obviously. But I would be lying if I said it was only the sound that mattered, and I’m not just talking Spousal Acceptance Factor. [...]

AXPONA 2014: YG, Audionet and Kronos

May 9, 2014

I swung through this room just before breakdown, so I didn’t get to hear the new $42k/pair YG Acoustics Hailey loudspeakers. Those lucky enough to catch the action would have seen and heard a full collection of Audionet equipment driving them, [...]

CES 2014: What’s Up?

January 7, 2014

I’m not going to CES this year. Sorry. Couldn’t do it. It’s not that I didn’t want to go. I did (God help me), and still do! It’s a lot of fun, there’s a ton of new products, and I have a gazillion friends out [...]