2 months, 6 cities, Gryphon Zena Launch Recap – last dealer seminar this Saturday in Chicago. Zena at local dealers in 2 weeks

Just got on my way to Chicago to unveil Zena to music lovers in the greater Chicago area.  This is the last of a 6-city-launch since we received the Zena distributor unit for RMAF.  On the plane, I was recounting my experience with the Diablo 300 as compared to the Zena / Antileon EVO combo […]

Vivid Audio Current and Discontinued Models New Deals!

Here is a unique opportunity to purchase the most transparent loudspeakers, with startling and neutral resolution at values never offered before from the former N. American distributor. Depending on the size of your room, the desired size of your soundstage, and the loudness you desire to play your music at, there is one model in […]

Luxman New Deals while supplies last!

Increase your music experience without breaking your bank. See new deals here with all official Luxman 115v imports. New and ex-demo units are on sale.   New in the box units carry Luxman normal limited warranty for original owners and ex demo units carry one year warranty from On A Higher Note.   Worry free […]

Gryphon Audio Designs North American Debut of Zena Preamplifier at RMAF 2018

Gryphon Audio Designs announces the North American debut of their new Zena preamplifier at the Rocky Mountain Audio Festival, on active display in the Longs Peak room, mezzanine level. The Zena preamp is based on an exclusive, fully discrete, DC-coupled Class A topology with zero global negative feedback and extended 1 MHz frequency bandwidth, all […]

Vancouver Audio Festival 2018 with HiFi Centre 4/20 and 4/21

When Igor at HiFi Centre told us that he expected 600 guests for the event, he wasn’t kidding.  It was one of the most well attended events we have been to.  So many enthusiasts and such vibrant vibes. We were caught a little short handed.  At one point, one of the audiphiles/show attendees started answering […]

Part 4 of 6: Demo Material LPs—Jazz

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 that we have had a divided opinion about Jazz […]

AXPONA 2018 Show Report

Axpona 2018 On A Higher Note Show Report George Vatchnadze, a celebrated concert pianist and classical music recording artist, Owner of Kyomi Audio was the host for this year’s Axpona 2018 for our room.  Bjørn Hegelstad, the new Export Manager of Gryphon Audio flew in to lend a hand.  We also partnered up with Magnan […]

Testimonial: Happy customer purchased U. S. launch unit for Vivid G1S in blue and had this to say …

I’m writing to express my gratitude for the services of Philip O’Hanlon and On a Higher Note in the recent purchase of my Vivid Audio Giya G1 Spirit loudspeakers. I’ve known Philip for several years now, as he was instrumental in the purchase of my previous speakers, Vivid Audio Giya G2s. Philip’s knowledge of music […]

Testimonial: Happy Arizona client sad to go back to work after a great weekend of listening to his newly purchased ex demo Luxman M-800A and C-800f combo

We get deep into components we represent and learn them organically.  We know their limits and know what goes well together.  Assembling a music system is an assemblage art.  This client came to us first about 2 years ago and recently finally decided to purchase one of the Luxman M-800A ex demo units of ours.  […]

Philip’s Demo XX – Curator’s Notes (Part 3 of 3)

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 they were in College. When you […]