Category Archives: Press

Midrange Magic: What the Press has to say (UPDATED)

The Key to Live-Quality Audio Is Midrange Magic. Here Are the Brands That Deliver It.  These manufacturers get critical frequencies right and everything else falls into place,  by Robert Ross, the Robb Report, October 2022    While it’s impossible to stuff Carnegie Hall into a living room, a good stereo system is like opening a window to […]

Press Release: Gryphon Audio Designs World Premiere of the new Vanta Series Cables

The Gryphon Vanta Gryphon Audio Designs proudly announces the release of a whole new series of cables. It is the very top of the line from Gryphon and it is a new evolutionary step in Gryphon Cable Production. The VANTA Series will offer Speaker Cables, Interconnects, Power Cords and finally Digital Cables as well. The […]

April 2020 Audiotechnique Ethos CD Player Review

“Artwork-like design.” The shape of Ethos is a 480mm equilateral triangle, the top layer is a whole piece of silver-white brushed aluminum alloy with a thickness of 10mm, followed by a bright black acryl 40mm thick, so the silver/black color combination is really eye-catching. , Plus a solid aluminum alloy boom mounted behind the top […]

SoundStage Australia Review: Gryphon Audio Designs Ethos CD Player/DAC

“O…M…G!”   “It’s by quite the margin, the best digital playback I’ve heard in my system – and I’ve heard a whole bunch of them, some at similar price points.”   “It may be trivial, but this is the acronym I’m left with after joyfully living with the Gryphon Audio Designs Ethos for several weeks […]

Moonriver Audio named On A Higher Note as N. American Exclusive Distributor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 9, 2020 (MALMO, SWEDEN / LOS ANGELES, CA) MOONRIVER AUDIO FROM SWEDEN DEBUTS IN NORTH AMERICA WITH ON A HIGHER NOTE, LLC AS ITS EXCLUSIVE DISTRIBUTOR Moonriver Audio is a Swedish company that penned its name from the famous song by Andy Williams. With a design concept that envelopes both an […]

March 2020 SoundStage Ultra Equipment Reviews: Gryphon Audio Designs Zena Preamplifier

“After a long period of listening for this review, the Zena’s sound left me little to quibble about and much to admire. And as I write this, I’m repeatedly pulled away from my desk and back to my listening chair to enjoy the Gryphon’s audible charms. It’s one of the most engaging, harmonically flush, and […]

Stereo+ magazine review of Moonriver Audio 404 Integrated Amplifier

“Absolutely fantastic with full control in the base and with an almost overwhelming musicality. It plays music in an open and transparent way, allowing for full insight into a well-defined three-dimensional soundscape. The Moonriver amplifier is incredibly nimble and precise, and has a transient response that makes your favorite music a festive moment. Everything merges […]

VU Metre magazine review of Moonriver Audio 404 Integrated Amplifier

“Moonriver 404 impressed us completely with its sound personality. We were amazed by its clarity, and its ability to highlight a considerable amount of micro-information and small details. Your records will seem much more supplied, detailed, and rich than usual. Acoustic instruments take on an almost physical posture, as the 404 seems capable of eradicating […]