Author: Mike Wright

Charisma Audio Signature One Cartridge by Mike Wright

December 20, 2022

The idea to do this review started shortly after I finished my review of the Charisma Audio ECO cartridge. I mentioned to Bernard Li, owner of Charisma Audio, how much I enjoyed reviewing the ECO. [Read More]

Hemingway Audio Z-core Beta Cables: The follow-up by Mike Wright

September 12, 2022

    It’s been ten years since I was first exposed to Hemingway Audio cables. In March 2012, Dave Thomas reviewed the Hemingway Audio Prime Signature cables. At that time, or shortly after, I was [Read More]

Pink Faun USB Digital Cable by Mike Wright

July 21, 2022

      The summer of 2020 was a period of growth for me as an audiophile, music lover, and writer. There was a lot to learn, and I asked manufacturers whose wares I was reviewing [Read More]

Charisma Audio ECO Cartridge by Mike Wright

May 4, 2022

  If the amount of vinyl I purchased in the last year is any indication, analog is still alive and well. There was nothing like the heydays of the 80s and 90s when everyone had [Read More]

AnnaLyric Systems Silver and Pathway AC Cords by Mike Wright

October 12, 2021

I have always enjoyed listening to cables from Olu Sonuga’s company, Dynamic Design. Dynamic Design cables are relatively expensive, but I also believe they are also among the best available. When your system is set [Read More]

Quantum Science Audio series Purple Fuses by Mike Wright and Greg Voth

August 9, 2021

Quantum Science Audio Purple Fuses – The Follow-up   This essay should serve as a follow-up to Clement Perry’s excellent Quantum Science Audio Series Fuses (reviewed here). I need to share a little background information [Read More]

Silversmith Audio Fidelium Speaker Cable by Mike Wright

May 17, 2021

  I was getting caught up with my good friend Daniel Barnum, ex-owner of the distribution company Half Note Audio when he shared some exciting news with me. He told me that our cable buddy, [Read More]

Denafrips Ares II DAC

January 14, 2021

Okay, I’ll admit I was smitten.  There is just something addictive, even special, about the sound of an R2R ladder DAC.  After spending several months this summer with R2R DACs from Bricasti and Rockna Audio, [Read More]

hORNS Symphony loudspeakers by Mike Wright

October 14, 2020

      “Wow. The hORNS Symphony speakers are actually sitting in my listening room.” The thought came to me the first time I started staring at how nice the Symphonies looked. As I walked [Read More]

Rockna Audio Wavelight Pre/DAC – Follow-up by Mike Wright

September 29, 2020

  This dear friend is a follow-up to Terry London’s excellent Rockna Audio Wavelight Pre/DAC review. I won’t recreate the wheel here, going over items Terry touched upon so eloquently, but will instead offer thoughts [Read More]

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