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SoundStage’s Doug Schneider attends G1 Spirit launch—”greater depth and slam in the bass than even the G1 can muster”

Vivid Audio G1 Spirit loudspeaker

Doug Schneider published his thoughts on Vivid’s new loudspeaker—the G1 Spirit after attending the debut in Chicago, praising the new flagship speaker for going above and beyond the award-winning G1. “…All told, it’s rare for me to find a speaker that gets the sound out into the room as easily and effortlessly as Vivid’s speakers […]

SoundStage! Ultra, Tom Mathew proclaim Luxman EQ-500 “grail-level component”

Luxman EQ-500 review by SoundStage! Ultra

In a rave review of the Luxman EQ-500 phono stage in SoundStage! Ultra, review Tom Mathew writes: “In a previous review, I urged readers to search for audio components that would stand the test of time. Such components should be relentlessly musical, gorgeous to look at, easy to use, reliable, and provide state-of-the-art sound quality […]

Video of Doug Schneider, Founder and President of Soundstage! Network on Vivid Audio’s GIYA and Oval series

Doug has personally reviewed two models of Vivid Audio’s loudspeakers.  At a dealer event in Montreal, we grabbed him to tell us what he thinks about both the Giya and Oval series from Vivid Audio.  Watch the video! Vivid’s GIYA G3 just won both the overall Product of the Year Award for 2014 from Stereophile […]

Doug Schneider of SoundStage! marveled by Luxman’s 900 series

Luxman C-900u - PC – Doug Schneider, SoundStage! Network

Luxman M-900u P.C. – Doug Schneider, SoundStage! “Some 18 years into this reviewing gig, it takes a lot to get me excited anymore given what I’ve seen and heard so far — something that goes doubly true for solid-state preamps and amps…Luxman charged me up more than I ever thought they could with their new […]

Peter Roth of Ultra Audio SoundStage Reviewed Vivid G3 Giya

We are delighted to share with you the first English language review of the G3 Giya in SoundStage by Peter Roth (who bought the review sample) Conclusions: Rich, vibrant, exciting, engaging, and sustaining, this smallest Giya from Vivid Audio realizes the aspiration of its designer to create a precise transducer whose reproduction of music does […]

SoundStage and Stereophile – Best of CES 2012

One Wrong, Two Rights, and the Best Sound at CES 2012 By Doug Schneider Doug Schneider, editor of SoundStage wrote: “I preferred the Vivid room, for two reasons. First, the Giya G3 sounded unbelievably lively yet natural, projecting sound from its unique enclosure in a transparent, viscerally thrilling way unlike that of any speaker I’ve […]