Year: 2015

Gobel Lacorde Statement cables: Follow-up

December 31, 2015

  A follow-up to Clement Perry’s insightful review of the Göbel Lacorde Statement cables. For centuries the Göbel trademark of Germany has been known for its manufacturing inventiveness, excellence and high quality. In order to continue this [Read More]

Elekit TU-8300R 300B amp kit

December 29, 2015

      Elekit, a Japanese electronics firm founded in ancient 1970’s pre-iPhone Japan, didn’t always make fiddly esoteric audiophiley tube amp kits. A quick Googling reveals “ELEKIT was born at the electric appliance shop ‘KAHO’ [Read More]

Audio Technica 440MLb cartridge

December 17, 2015

Don’t Do What I Do Before I expand on that age worn but worthy piece of advice, let’s take a little visit to my audio past. One day in 1974-75, while still living in my [Read More]

Synergistic Research Atmosphere High Definition Ground Cables

December 4, 2015

    This is a follow-up review to the Synergistic Research (SR) Grounding Block review I wrote back in July (here).  For those not familiar with the SR Grounding Block (GB), it’s a device that [Read More]

Tellurium Q Silver Diamond speaker cable

November 30, 2015

I’ve lived with a three-meter pair of British-designed Tellurium Q Silver Diamond speaker cables (£804 per meter or approximately $1243.51 per meter) on a pair of Swiss-made soundkaos Wave 40 speakers for the past 3 [Read More]

Stillpoints’ Aperture Acoustic Panels

November 17, 2015

  When one thinks of popular Stillpoints isolation devices, you immediately think of their world renowned Ultra SS, Ultra 5, 6, and their ESS Racks (right). Stillpoints has provided great demonstrations of their brand through [Read More]

Dynamic Design Ariel AE15 Digital AC powercord

November 17, 2015

  Throughout my long journey in the high-end audio industry, there has been a fairly wide acceptance that the primary function of cables, particularly interconnects and speaker types, is to pass along the audio signal [Read More]

Silnote Audio Cables

November 4, 2015

  An Embarrassment of Riches The serendipitous discovery of a stand-out product or product line, particularly a line that has managed to fly under the audiophile radar, represents one of the unalloyed joys of reviewing. [Read More]

JEFF ROWLAND MODEL 525 stereo amplifier

October 26, 2015

Successor to the model 201 mono’s, the model 525 with new Pascal technology promises further improved sound. Introduction The model 525 is one of the most recent additions to Jeff Rowland’s amplifier lineup. It is [Read More]

iLoud Bluetooth Speaker System

October 26, 2015

    Introduction: The iLoud is a welcome addition to the Bluetooth speaker marketplace because of its solid build quality, portability, long-battery life — all qualities that will appeal to listeners, like me, at large. [Read More]

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