The Beatles Abbey Road and its iconic cover art – it’s about the music!

“It was just another album sleeve,” says Tony Bramwell who knew the Beatles from childhood.  But was it really? This morning an image with the Beatles on a Monet bridge showed up in my feed that @claudemonet posted 2 days ago. Turns out it was the 50th anniversary of the infamous photo taken by Iain […]

Show Report/Store Opening: Mountrose Music servicing Reno/Tahoe, presenting Gryphon Audio and Artesania Audio

  Situated in Reno NV, Mount Rose Music opened their full-service audio and visual showroom a couple months ago to serve greater Lake Tahoe area. Strategically located at the intersection of three states (Nevada, California, Oregon), a stone throw away from the Reno International Airport and on the way to major ski resorts, Mount Rose […]

Vinyl to Tape, notes from an analogue warrior

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 them to tape to expand the music that I could offer […]

Female and audio – nature or nurture? (Part 2 of 2)

If you missed it, start with Part 1 of 2 here >>> If it’s all about music, then why do we love music in varying degrees? believe the seed for the “love of music” was sown in each of us. As a mother of two, I dived deep into child brain development research among other […]

Female and audio – nature or nurture? (Part 1 of 2)

Original version published Feb 20, 2015 | Revised after stumbling onto Positive Feedback’s Carol Clark’s recent post, “My Journey into Audio” |  Reposting from Positive Feedback in “My Journey into Audio – Pandora Pang”) It looked like Carol recently had a similar experience as I did in 2015 that “left [her] stewing.” We have been […]

Interview of Gryphon Audio Design’s Sales Director, Rune Skov, Audio Magazine July 2019 Issue (translated)

Hello, it is such an honor to meet you. What is the reason for visiting Korea this time? Hello. I am Rune Skov, the Sales Director at Gryphon. Thank you for warm and kind welcoming me in Seoul. This visit is to support Gryphon’s long time partner, Damino, and I would like to Damino’ s […]

Fuse a piece of history into your journey – Gryphon Audio Designs, the legendary company and the legend who founded it

Music relaxes, emotes, and engulfs. It refuels and anchors. In celebrating the power of music, with the mission to “make neutral products … products [the Founder] wish[es] to own …”, and to deliver designs that enable “every section within the circuitry … for its optimal purpose”, Gryphon Audio Designs and its Founder, Mr. Flemming Erik […]