“Harsh treble” in your system? HiFi Advice magazine shares one trick to get audible improvement that “cannot be larger” with Artesania decoupling discs
We recently ran across an article by Christiaan Punter of Hifi Advice about the huge sonic improvements that can be made by changing just the footers on your equipment racks. Punter had a Solid Tech equipment rack that he was going to sell because he didn’t like its effects on his system. He decided to […]
Audiophiles and music lovers are always on the hunt for new music. There are many classics audiophile albums here, though I’m sure I’ve forgotten some. I can assure you that all of these are musically compelling. I try to avoid albums that have just one stand-out track. This is Part 1 of 6, in which […]
SoundStage’s Doug Schneider attends G1 Spirit launch—”greater depth and slam in the bass than even the G1 can muster”
Doug Schneider published his thoughts on Vivid’s new loudspeaker—the G1 Spirit after attending the debut in Chicago, praising the new flagship speaker for going above and beyond the award-winning G1. “…All told, it’s rare for me to find a speaker that gets the sound out into the room as easily and effortlessly as Vivid’s speakers […]
Vivid Audio’s new flagship loudspeaker, the Giya G1 Spirit debuted in Chicago last weekend. Read full show report from the launch.
The value of music art is beyond measure and is extremely important to our psyche. When the world is challenged, music speaks and art echoes. Our sponsorship of Yarlang Records with a series of DSD 256 recordings was our way of giving back. Supporting the arts has been a constant in our lives. A master visual artist […]
I have always been drawn to the early chamber music of the great composers, such as Beethoven & Mozart and have a soft spot for their piano trios. Imagine my delight in sitting in on a recording at the Orange County Performing Arts Centre as a guest of Yarlung Records who were recording the Sibelius […]
If you were intrigued by the vintage Luxman turntable that we brought to RMAF in October, we discuss all that went into its laborious but rewarding restoration.
Jason Kennedy reviewed the smallest of the Vivid Giya series, the G4 in the November issue of Hi-Fi+. “Essentially Vivid has its own take on almost every aspect of loudspeaker design and technology; this makes construction expensive but results in loudspeakers that consistently have lower perceived distortion than most of the competition… It’s easy to […]
Andrew Everard reviewed the Merging+NADAC in the November 2016 issue of Hi-Fi News. He addresses whether the Merging+NADAC really brings anything special to the table, besides sheer number of connectivity choices. “…using this unusual DAC with my usual ‘computer audio’ rig was no trickier than with any conventional USB-connected digital audio device. However, what does […]