Tag Archives: Coup de Foudre

Montreal’s Salon Son & Image 2015 pre-show rundown, music in my suitcase!

Off to Montreal we go! My affinity towards both Montreal, the city and their French Canadian residents is well-known. As a token of appreciation to the hospitality I receive, I made it a point to be on the look out for delightful French music during my travels throughout the year to play in Montreal. In […]

Vivid Audio Music Seminar at Coup de Foudre Montreal

September 26 – 27, 2014 A big thanks to Coup de Foudre Audio in Montreal for hosting a fun music event and for their amazing hospitality.  Vivid Audio’s Chief Engineer/Designer, Laurence Dickie, was the presenter in an interactive technical and music seminar where he opened our eyes and ears, demonstrating how the sound we hear coming from the […]

Coup de Foudre’s cocktail party

This is not an event to be missed, with the most eclectic company, finest light food and superb wine. I had a terrific time spinning tunes with a modest Luxman Vivid system: Luxman DA-100 DAC, Luxman L-550Ax integrated amplifier driving the Vivid V1.5’s. While the system might have been modest dollars, it sounded absolutely marvelous, […]

“Great gear in the service of great music” Coup de Foudre 2014 Show Report

Coup de Foudre in Montreal January 24 – 25, 2014     Choice Artists: Here is a brief list of the artists that were featured as part of the playlist – Patricia Barbara, Sergei Prokofiev & Doug McCloud.     Equipment list: Luxman PD-171, DA-06, M-900u & C-900u TriPlanar U2 tonearm Vivid G3 Giya Eclipse […]

Coup de Foudre Music Seminar Testimonial

I want to thank you Philip for the very interesting seminar you gave on Digital download at ‘Coup de Foudre’ in Montreal. I attended on Saturday and it was very fun and instructive. Your passion for music is obvious every time you address the crowd, the Luxman/Vivid combo is a match made in heaven!! You […]

Philip’s Montreal Coup de Foudre Show Report 2013

The Montreal show has been one of my favorites and this year it more than lived up to my expectations.  We had a great turn out and shared a lot of laughs with great company.  We met lots of long-time local Luxman fans and were able to produce great sound even though the gear arrived […]