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Philip's Musings, Show Reports

Snip bits from snowy New York at Joseph Cali System’s Gryphon Audio loft – Part I of II – The Prep

Truly a redefinition of the word “Excellence” from all fronts, last night’s event with Joseph Cali at their high end loft in the Gryphon room just off of Union Square in New York gave me the rush to share some quick snip bits.  Promise to deliver a pro …

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Latest News, Personal Audio Review Notes

A Tale of Three Components – Gryphon Sonett Phonostage, the Third Leg for a Vinyl Outboard Trio

Gryphon Audio has a remarkable reputation for their systems approach with designers and engineers knowing just the right touch needed to evoke just enough emotion.  The brand leads with their money-no-object electronics design and solution, with their …

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FAQs, Personal Audio Review Notes

Philip O’Hanlon on the Lineage of Luxman Vacuum Tube Electronics – insider view on stereo amplifier MQ-88u vs MQ-88

Philip O’Hanlon on select Luxman Vacuum Tube Electronics ” I think the best way to look at the MQ-88 is as a cost-no-object, artisanal maxing out of classic 1950s push-pull tubed power-amp design.” – John Marks, Stereophile.  Read more here. Sinc …

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