Tri-Planar Unveils U 12 Tonearm and Announces New Exclusive U.S. Distributor

Minnesota • January 8, 2013 •Tri-Planar, award-winning manufacturer of analog tonearms, debuts their U12 tonearm at this year’s CES in Las Vegas and announces On A Higher Note, LLC as its exclusive U.S. Distributor. Based on over forty years of tonearm development. The Tri-Planar U12 tonearm offers improved resolution, detail, dynamic range and provides a […]

New Stereophile iPad App Puts Recommended Components At Your Fingertips

About eighteen months ago we took out a subscription to Stereophile on the iPad. It is much easier to carry multiple magazines on the iPad while traveling. Also easier to access specific articles and the hyper-links will take you directly to the related websites. We are so excited for the new app Stereophile recently rolled […]

Stereophile 2012 Speaker of the Year Award – Vivid Audio Oval K1

Vivid K1 stereophile POTY 2012

Loudspeaker of the Year Vivid Audio Oval K1 ($24,990/pair; reviewed by John Marks, Vol.35 No.10 Review) “This race was tight. Of the 11 worthy contenders in our “Loudspeakers” category, seven—from the overachieving Joseph Audio Pulsar to the otherworldly MBL Radialstrahler 101E Mk.II—garnered first-place votes. But no loudspeaker impressed our writers more than Vivid Audio’s Oval K1, an […]

Philip O’Hanlon with Philadelphia Audio Group At David Lewis Audio 2012

Philadelphia was a blast; it was great hanging out with Dave Serota again; he & his wife Kelly put on a terrific music seminar for the Philadelphia Audio Group with three rooms running simultaneously. Andrew Jones from TAD presented his compact monitors while John Franks showed off his new DSD compatible DAC.. Enjoyed a marvelous […]

Luxman’s SQ-N10

Luxman’s wonderful NeoClassico amplifier – winner of 6 Moons “Blue Moon ” award.  here is the review. We have also attached the review from HiFi News (UK), another glowing testimonial. Luxman have recently sent NeoClassico production to their parent company’s (IAG) factory in Shenzen and consequently the retail price in US $ has fallen considerably. The […]

VIVID G3 GIYA: Audio Stream’s Coolest Room Award At RMAF 2012 with Ayre Acoustics

By Michael Lavorgna• Posted: Oct 14, 2012 “…. it was a real treat… I felt like a teenager again until that pain in my lower back started to act up… We were listening to a MacBook Pro running Pure Music … driving a pair of curvaceous Vivid Audio GIYA G3s ($40,000/pair).” <more>