Show Report/Photo Journal: Common Wave Audio presenting Graham Audio LS5/9f and LS3P in Los Angeles

  Common Wave Audio presented Graham Audio LS5/9f and LS3P (Active version of LS3’s). Nestled in one of the industrial lofts in downtown Los Angeles, Wes Katzir’s Common Wave Audio has a very chic vibe with multiple sound systems voiced inside an open floor plan.  While there are multiple separate systems, Wes set things up […]

HD Vinyl – a space to watch for all music lovers!

Since the Long Playing vinyl 10 & 12” records were first introduced in 1948, there really has not been any major significant improvements to the format. Sorry, Quadraphonic never took off. I have an amazing  10” record of Duke Ellington’s Liberian Suite that was recorded direct to lacquer in 1948, this was one of the […]

Show Report/Store Opening: Pacific Design Center, W. Hollywood, CA – Joseph Cali Systems Design Presenting All Gryphon Audio

Nestled inside a new design store concept where different disciplines of a residential or commercial design/redesign share one roof, is Joseph Cali Systems Design in West Hollywood’s Pacific Design Center.  The venue is utterly magical with a beautiful aesthetically and soul-soothing walk into Joe’s showroom. Read the compete show report <<here>>

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 […]