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 […]

Show Report: Gryphon Audio Ethos CD Player at Sound by Singer, New York

  Manhattan music lovers & audiophiles were in for a treat February 13 at Sound By Singer when Philip O’Hanlon from On A Higher Note (Gryphon Audio Designs exclusive N. American importer) presented the beautiful Ethos CD player & digital to analogue converter. Read the complete show report <<HERE>>

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 […]

Best Performance of the Year 2020 for Gryphon Antileon EVO Stereo

“BEST PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR 2020”. Antileon EVO Stereo receives ones again glory and recognition. A warm thanks to Taiwanese HiFi magazine “Audio Art” and especially to Editor-In-Chief Jack Liu who has had The Gryphon Antileon EVO Stereo under the microscope. A special thanks to Taiwanese Gryphon distributor Artist World Int’l Co. Ltd. for the […]

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 […]

“Achingly beautiful, musical post cards from Georgia”, Kancheli’s “33 Miniatures” by George Vatchnadze

Here are Kancheli’s 33 musical postcards inspired by mainly Shakespeare & Brecht plays and cinematic works of various eras, small fragments with an average duration of 2 minutes of deep intimacy and reflection. It is a music that differs dramatically from the more incisive character of the Georgian composer’s large-scale orchestral works and which undoubtedly […]

Artesania Audio Organic Line Modular Floor Platform gets a high mark

Christiaan Punter from published an article on Artesania’s Modular Racks and was especially smitten by the over 30″ deep Modular Floor Platform design that can accommodate the tallest and deepest amplifiers.  He also pointed out one of Artesania Audio’s unique positioning in the marketplace as a semi-custom shop, as inherent in Artesania’s design is […]

January 2020 Stereophile Cover Issue: Gryphon Audio Ethos CD Player/DAC review by Jason Serinus

“Most beautiful audio component I’ve ever had the opportunity to handle…, among the easiest of components to control…  The Ethos is one open, marvelously detailed, and fresh-sounding unit that makes listening to music an absolute joy.”  – Jason Serinus PDF download of the article is >>> HERE >>>.  Slide show of the full article see […]