Jason Serinus of Stereophile talks about the “extremely musical system” (and music) we had in Music Direct’s room at AXPONA 2016. Our contribution to the room was the Luxman EQ-500 and a lot of great vinyl.
CES 2016 Show Report January 6, 2016 – January 9, 2016 at the Mirage Hotel Penthouse Suite #E17 Well, better late than never. Had a whole backlog of show reports we did not publish due to my traveling schedule, so please bear with us during the next week while we catch up on our publications. […]
Stereophile’s Jason Serinus stopped at our Mirage suite Wednesday evening to chat about equipment. His visit happened to coincide with Lori Lieberman’s rehearsal for her unplugged performance the following day…
“…While the Luxman was in my system, I spent more than one evening with the lovely Soria Series album ‘The Golden Age of English Lute Music’, by guitarist/lutenist Julian Bream (LP, RCA Living Stereo LDS-2560), and was impressed – not to mention entertained, even charmed — by how the Luxman provided just the right percussiveness […]
“Eight years ago, in my review of the TD712z, I said that their ‘precision of imaging and soundstage definition were virtually in classes by themselves.’ Since then I’ve had more speakers in my listening room, and while the room itself has undergone some acoustical improvements and there have been changes in the system, that statement […]
“The huge family resemblance of the M-700u to the M-600A overshadows their few sonic differences, which I had mostly to strain to hear. With Ella Fitzgerald’s performance of “Easy To Love,” there was a trivially greater impression of the tape hiss before the music begins through the M-700u than through the M-600A. This gave the […]
AXPONA The Westin O’Hare | Chicago, IL April 24 -26, 2015 A glimpse into Kyomi Audio’s room: A customer wanted to hear the big CAT Statement monoblocks compared to the little JL5 stereo amp we had played all day. The JL5 is a stereo amp with triode design using 4 x KT120 per channel, it […]
“…in every case, digital files streamed wirelessly to the Eclipse TD-M1 exhibited more momentum and flow, and were far more involving…” “…listening to the Eclipse system reminded me of listening to headphones – but headphones that everyone could hear, that didn’t make me feel as if I were in an isolation tank” “…music played through […]