Author: Clement Perry

Capital Audio Fest 2019c

November 26, 2019

  Hard not to notice these loudspeakers horns. Saw their big brother at the Munich show two years ago in a room way too small. Still left an impression. Still, I know veru little about [Read More]

Capital Audio Fest 2019b

November 23, 2019

  While open and minimum-baffle’d designs seemed everywhere at this year’s CAF, it was the MC Audiotech Forty-10 loudspeaker ($38k), that caught my attention the most. The company website offers this brief description “A brief [Read More]

Capital Audio Fest 2019a

November 8, 2019

Capital Audio Fest 2019 Coverage

Bybee Technologies iQSE V2s

May 21, 2019

It’s a sad fact that most folks who call themselves music lovers do not tweak. For reasons yet obscure, many audiophiles just don’t believe in it. They act as though tweaking requires too much experimentation [Read More]

Tekton Design Encore Loudspeaker

October 4, 2018

  An Instant Classic! Tekton Design’s wunderkind, Eric Alexander, has created a lot of buzz over the past five years with a series of most exceptional yet affordable loudspeakers. My first audition was less than [Read More]

High End 2018h

June 9, 2018

Kondo Audio Note of Japan debuted their new Gakuoh II 300B monoblock amplifiers (€160k) alongside a pair Kaiser Acoustics Kawero loudspeakers of Germany (€80k). The original Gakuoh was released back in 1998 (which is quite [Read More]

High End 2018g

May 31, 2018

 Jörn Janczak, whom I like to call the Long Man, is the chief designer behind TIDAL loudspeakers and electronics of Cologne, Germany. I met him many years back and am not surprised by the success [Read More]

High End 2018e

May 29, 2018

Walking HALLE’s was where I ran into Hervé Brasebin (above center), director of Sales for AudioNec of France. Standing on his left is Francis Chaillet, who is AudioNec’s chief designer and rocket scientist. I’m only [Read More]

High End 2018f

May 29, 2018

The last time I saw Ken Stevens, owner of Convergent Audio Technology (CAT), was about a decade ago, right here in the MOC in huge Ascendo suite. The sound was among the Best of Show [Read More]

High End 2018c

May 28, 2018

Once again, strangely shaped components were on display alongside massively built turntables and eye popping tube amplifiers. New and unknown products were everywhere I looked.         

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