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CES 2015 Show Report

International CES 2015, Venetian Hotel, Las Vegas January 6 – 9, 2015 CES 2015 was once again a terrific success! Our gratitude: A big thanks to my good friends: Bruno Putzeys of Mola-Mola, for bringing his remarkable prototype DAC, Laurence Dickie and Philip Guttentag of Vivid Audio for their unfailing support, and Caelin Gabriel of […]

“captivating comes to mind” – Paul Bolin, The Audio Beat

“Importer On a Higher Note, over which presides the genial Philip O’Hanlon, a man with impeccable and seemingly universal taste in music, had two rooms, the larger of which showed off the capabilities of a fine system featuring Luxman’s exceedingly cool, retro PD-171 turntable and integral tonearm ($6400) with a Soundsmith Hyperion moving-iron cartridge ($7500), […]

“Mola-Mola Kaluga puts out such incredible sound… something people need to hear themselves”

Mola-Mola's Makua, the Preamplifier and Kaluga, the Amplifier

Testimonial from Steve Williams of What’s Best Forum “… I can tell you that these amps should drive anything. They are rated 400 watts into 8 ohm, 700 watts into 4 ohm and 1200 watts into 2 ohm. These amps are dead silent and the noise floor is nonexistent. A tiny little button in the […]

Mola-Mola Makua Preamplifier DAC “is designed from the ground up by Bruno using no off-the-shelf DAC chips”

“I mention all of this because not only was the On A Higher Note room one of my favorites of CES 2015, Philip O’Hanlon had an interesting A/B comparison in store for us, as usual…” <more>

CES 2015 press coverage: “Tower Of Power via Vivid and Mola-Mola”

Mola-Mola's Makua, the Preamplifier and Kaluga, the Amplifier

“Go hear Tower of Power,” said Jon Iverson, “on the 35th Floor of the Venetian. See Philip O’Hanlon and tell him I sent you.” “What is the Tower of Power?” I asked. “You’ll see when you get there,”he said. “I found Philip O’Hanlon in the ‘On a Higher Note’ exhibit room…The sound was fast, detailed […]

CES 2015 video from EnjoyTheMusic.com with Bruno Putzeys & Philip O’Hanlon

Mola-Mola's Makua, the Preamplifier and Kaluga, the Amplifier

Philip O’Hanlon & Mola-Mola’s co-founder & designer Bruno Putzeys tag team in presenting the On a Higher Note room at CES 2015 with all the exciting gear, news & music for the two systems. Tune in to hear Bruno talk about Mola-Mola’s revolutionary Makua preamplifier ($13,450) with optional phono stage, DAC, PCM & DSD tone […]

Mola-Mola testimonial from Michael Lowe, Texas

Mola-Mola's Makua, the Preamplifier and Kaluga, the Amplifier

Scott Warren from Advanced Home Theater in Texas was one of the first dealers that helped his customer purchase a set of Mola-Mola preamp and monoblocks combo.  Michael Lowe gave us the above testimonial and started a couple threads in our friend, Steve Williams’ What’s Best Forum discussing these components. Here are the two threads he […]

2014 Audio Oasis Award: On A Higher Note’s “wonderland of remarkable sound and devices”

Excerpt from full post by David Robinson: “I’ve been saying it for several years now: Philip O’Hanlon of On a Higher Note runs one helluva fine room at the shows I’ve visited. His choice in music is superb, involving LPs, SACDs, DSD, and even open reel tapes at times. The best version of Lou Reed’s […]