Author: Nelson Brill

AUDIENCE aR6T POWER CONDITIONER AND Au24 POWERCHORD

September 14, 2009

AUDIENCE aR6T POWER CONDITIONER AND Au24 POWERCHORD      September 2009      Prelude VerdantFor the fortunate music lover here in the Northeast, summer beckons with the gift of a trek to the verdant Berkshire Hills [Read More]

BURMESTER 051 INTEGRATED AMPLIFIER

May 1, 2009

  Now That’s Delight    May 2009    On the night that Villanova clinches a spot in the men’s basketball Final Four with a runner in the last .5 seconds to upset the University of [Read More]

REFERENCE 3A GRAND VEENA LOUDSPEAKERS

February 17, 2009

REFERENCE 3A GRAND VEENA LOUDSPEAKERS Tutti Magnificent    February 2009                    On a brisk evening in December, a crowd descended upon the venerable Jordan Hall at the New England Conservatory of Music (“NEC”) here [Read More]

The Aurum Acoustics Integris Active 300B Fully Integrated Audio System

August 18, 2008

The Aurum Acoustics Integris Active 300B Fully Integrated Audio System Newfound[land] Magic   August 2008           The ticket agent seated behind his window was cordial enough, although he did give me a skeptical look as [Read More]

Hansen The Prince V.2 Loudspeaker

March 28, 2008

Hansen The Prince V.2 Loudspeaker Opening The Great Door   March 2008          “There is another kind of seeing that involves a letting go. When I see in this way I sway transfixed and emptied. [Read More]

EMM LABS CDSA SE CD/STEREO SACD PLAYER

March 10, 2008

EMM LABS CDSA SE CD/STEREO SACD PLAYER     March 2008     “Life without music is unthinkable. Music without life is academic. That is why my contact with music is a total embrace.”Leonard Bernstein [Read More]

TARA LABS: “THE ONE” SPEAKER CABLE; ISM ON BOARD 0.8 INTERCONNECT AND DIGITAL CABLES

January 18, 2008

TARA LABS: “THE ONE” SPEAKER CABLE;ISM ON BOARD 0.8 INTERCONNECT AND DIGITAL CABLES     January 2008       “The viola is an instrument of patrician expressivity, with a burnished luster to its alto tone, [Read More]

MBL 116 Radialstrahler Elegance Loudspeaker

November 16, 2007

MBL 116 Radialstrahler Elegance Loudspeaker Elegance Defined   November 2007 “If you can imagine the sheer bloody pleasure of having an idea and taking it! It’s one of the great pleasures of my life. My [Read More]

FOLLOW-UP: MIMETISM 15.2 INTEGRATED AMPLIFIER

October 19, 2007

FOLLOW-UP: MIMETISM 15.2 INTEGRATED AMPLIFIER An Artisan at Work   October 2007       During the Montreal Audio Show in 2006, I had the pleasure of interviewing William Andrea, the co-founder of the French company, [Read More]

Acoustic Zen Technologies Adagio Jr. Loudspeaker

July 20, 2007

Acoustic Zen Technologies Adagio Jr. Loudspeaker     July 2007 AT BLACKWATER POND By Mary Oliver At Blackwater Pond the tossed waters have settled after a night of rain. I dip my cupped hands. I drink a long time. It [Read More]

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