The performance of Master ¼” 2 track tape playback at 15 IPS is in a word, “wonderful” by my standard! Sadly enough, the repertoire is a little lacking so I was toying with the idea of curating playlists from my diverse vinyl collection, recording the […]Continue reading.
Our latest tests were done through a Gryphon Diablo 300 integrated amplifier and a pair of Gryphon Pantheon loudspeakers. All I can say is that it woke our senses and presented an experience that many seek but seldom get. There are many ways to build […]Continue reading.
It is only appropriate to begin our 2019 Graham Demo CD compilation with A Celtic Tapestry Vol. 2, with Karen Casey’s cover of a timeless spell, “One I Love”. Hear the enduring power of Irish and Scottish traditions shine through fascinating textures […]Continue reading.
As I write this post, Cassandra Wilson’s performance this past weekend at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center is still fresh on my mind. Time flew as we committed to those tickets months ago as soon as we found out about her tour. Back story is tha […]Continue reading.
ZZ Top – “La Grange” Growing up on the other side of the pond, I only heard ZZ Tops 1973 hit in 2017. Thanks to HiFi+ for the recommendation. I think its important to have a classic rock song on the demo compilation, one that most people heard while th […]Continue reading.
A While ago we did an A/B test having Ms. Lori Liberman perform live in our exhibits’ room at CES and we recorded that performance. We did an immediate playback. While the live performance was of course brilliant, the playback felt like the artist wa […]Continue reading.
Sibelius Piano Trio – Piano Trio in D Major, JS 209 “Korpo”: I. Allegro moderato I was honoured to be invited to attend the recording of this beautiful piece of chamber music by Yarlung Records at the Samueli Hall (Costa Mesa, So CA). It’s one of the […]Continue reading.
Here’s a list for those of us who, as one of our clients referred to himself as “cannot be pinned down” with regard to musical genres. We like many kinds of music and expect our system to do well with everything. Some systems have a wide range of top […]Continue reading.
I had forgotten about this demo list for LPs, a project I did at the request of a client. After that, I thought the list should be for made public. With this Part 2 of 6, we focus on the classical albums and included below are the albums and the actu […]Continue reading.
We accumulated approximately sixty songs before we started whittling down the music around the Christmas holidays to finalize on almost 80 minutes of music that will fit on a CD. As always, our criteria are that the music primarily must be compelling […]Continue reading.