Category Archives: Show Reports

Dynamic duo saved the day at the Las Vegas Audio Club music seminar

July 19, 2014 Las Vegas, NV Special thanks to Kirk and Teri Lachman for their wonderful hospitality: beautiful home, great company and a truly memorable evening. Big thank you to David Apoian for introducing me to your audio society. We were lucky to have brought with us the Luxman L-590Ax and the Vivid B1 loudspeakers […]

T.H.E. SHOW Newport Beach 2014, here’s the re-cap

T.H.E. Show in Newport Beach, California May 30 – June 1, 2014 I’d like to begin by saying we won two awards for ‘Best Sound’ of the show from two reviewers; so to all of you involved: congratulations & thank you! It was great fun to present my favorite music finds, as eclectic as they […]

Salon Son et Image 2014, Montreal, through my lens

Montreal Audio Show at the Hilton Bonaventure Hotel in Montreal, Quebec March 28 – 30, 2014 First and foremost, sincere congrats and thanks … Congratulations to our dealer/partner, Jennifer and Graeme at Coup de Foudre (CdeF) in Montreal for yet another successful event. It is a true delight to partner up with CdeF in bringing […]

CES show report, a very exciting and newsy show

Mola-Mola's Makua, the Preamplifier and Kaluga, the Amplifier

International CES in Las Vegas, NV January 7 – 10, 2014 Mirage Penthouse Suite # D44 Venetian Hotel # 30-317   This year marked the 13th anniversary of our participation at CES.  A moment of truth came to me about what “A Higher Note” means.  We also conducted the “Quietest Demo” in history to prove […]

“Great gear in the service of great music” Coup de Foudre 2014 Show Report

Coup de Foudre in Montreal January 24 – 25, 2014     Choice Artists: Here is a brief list of the artists that were featured as part of the playlist – Patricia Barbara, Sergei Prokofiev & Doug McCloud.     Equipment list: Luxman PD-171, DA-06, M-900u & C-900u TriPlanar U2 tonearm Vivid G3 Giya Eclipse […]

RMAF 2013 Best Sounding DSDs, LPs, Personal Fav, and Inside Story

RMAF 2013

The Inside Story… set up was a nightmare but we came, we saw, we conquered! While I feel like we got a lot done at the 2013 Rocky Mountain Audio Fest, I have to say that getting everything humming was a bigger challenge this year compared to previous ones. I thought I would start the […]

California Audio Show Report 2013

California Audio Show in Millbrae, CA, August 9 – 13, 2013 The California Audio Show was a lot of fun this year as we teamed up with dCS’s John Quick and Bea Lam from VTL. John Quick brought along the dCS Vivaldi DSD compatible DAC, while Bea Lam showcased the new VTL S200 stereo vacuum […]

Newport Beach Show Report 2013

Yet another great experience and opportunity for a wonderful musical exchange! There were two albums that shone like diamonds during the Newport Show: – Roy Gaines – I Got The T-Bone Walker Blues on 101/2″, 15 IPS two track tape linked – Doug MacLeod – There’s a Time on 2 x 45 RPM LP linked […]

Philip’s New York Audio Show Report 2013

We partnered up with Rhapsody Music and Cinema and GTT Audio featuring Vivid Audio’s G3 loudspeakers, Mola Mola’s Preamp and Monoblocks and Luxman’s DA-06 at the New York Show.  The sessions went really well, great seeing friends, customers & sharing some wonderful music. We featured Vivid Giya loudspeakers, comparing high rez PCM & DSD vinyl […]