Author: Dave Thomas

Aidas “Mammoth Gold” Phono Cartridge

January 9, 2019

  Chicago is a city known for its many diverse neighborhoods. This is a city that at one time, its most popular neighborhood was called “Jew Town.” It was a neighborhood that had been home [Read More]

A Visit to The VOICE THAT IS

September 19, 2018

    On a recent business trip to Philadelphia, I set aside some time on a Sunday afternoon to visit with Doug White, owner of The Voice That Is, a high-end audio shop in Newtown [Read More]

Aidas Black Sound-Red Heart Phono Cartridge

July 8, 2018

    You gotta love the Internet. One Friday, I’m just winding down the day, surfing the web, when I came across a link to a website called I clicked on the link and [Read More]

JE Audio HP10 Phono Amplifier

July 28, 2017

  Is it possible to get a high from listening to an audio system? I remember doing a paper in college on the subject of drug addiction and how it manifests itself, particularly addiction via [Read More]

Soltanus Acoustics ESL Virtuoso Loudspeaker

April 21, 2017

  For the past few years, I’ve been using the venerable Magnepan MG20 loudspeakers as my reference. I bought them used from Terry London, a great writer for Home Theater Review. He had done away [Read More]

Classé Audio Sigma Mono Amps

September 13, 2016

  Looking through the archives, I came to realize that I have reviewed eight different Classé Audio products over six separate reviews; easily the most reviews for any one product line. Reading over some [Read More]

Naim Mu-So

September 6, 2016

  At the core of high-end audio is the ability to bring the experience of recorded music (either live or in studio) into the home. Now for years this brought to mind images of stodgy [Read More]

Bowers & Wilkins CM6 S2 Loudspeaker

July 6, 2016

  When I first unboxed the Bowers & Wilkins (B&W) CM6 S2 loudspeaker, the first thing I thought of was my dog Max, a Boston Terrier. If you’re not familiar with the breed they’re distinguished [Read More]

Vermeer Audio Model TWO Universal Control Center

June 24, 2016

    It is a rare occasion when the unveiling of a piece of audio gear causes me to respond with a breathless… “damn.” The first thought that I had was to make sure that [Read More]

CES 2005 Dave Thomas

January 30, 2016

 2005 CES/T.H.E. Show On the morning of the first day of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show and T.H.E. Show, I was terrified that I would never make out of Midway Airport in Chicago because of [Read More]

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