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A Tale of Three Components – Gryphon Sonett Phonostage, the Third Leg for a Vinyl Outboard Trio

Gryphon Audio has a remarkable reputation for their systems approach with designers and engineers knowing just the right touch needed to evoke just enough emotion.  The brand leads with their money-no-object electronics design and solution, with their indisputably well reviewed integrated amplifiers, the Diablos, to their Scorpio S CD player, their flagship Mephisto Monoblocks, and their […]

Ken Kessler & Paul Miller, HiFi News, “HIGHLY RECOMMEND” Luxman’s 90th birthday “celebratory” 700 series.

“Style, fit and finish ooze ‘luxury’ as the name has always implied, while tone controls are comprehensive yet avoiding clutter. Meters are a nice touch, as is the preamp’s display.” “To any love of the blues in awe of Robert Johnson, they were near-religious in their intensity and respectfulness, conveyed through visceral twanging and enough […]

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 […]