THE CARMIRELLI QUARTET


Pina Carmirelli played the 1690 Tuscan Strad, a large violin almost the size of a viola, property of the Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome. This instrument belonged to the quintet ordered in 1684 by the Marquiz Ariberti to be presented to Prince Ferdinand .son of the Grand Duke of Tuscany, Cosimo III di Medice. - Saulo Zucchello 

ALEXUS AUDIO PERFECT LINE V 2.0 TUBE PREAMPLIFIER


New Alexus Audio tube Perfect Line V 2.0 preamplifier is in progress. Dual mono design, balanced inputs and outputs...

J.SIKORA TURNTABLES PRODUCTION


A few insights from the production of the impressive J.Sikora turntables. The J.Sikora Standard Max Black turntable + KV12 tonearm combo is in the making and coming for a review in due time.

FRANCO SERBLIN ACCORDO SPEAKERS

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DARIUS VALIUNAS DENON 103


Darius Valiunas Denon 103 modification, in audiophile style.New pure iron squere core,1920 year english cooper wire,0.2mv output,80 micron trecability,line contact boron.Combination of old wires and modern parts of canteliver.Some masters wind step up transformers using double wire,one silver  other cooper to get neotrality in sound.Silver makes brightness in the sound,cooper  makes darkness.

MONO AND STEREO LISTENING SYSTEM


Here is the nice sum up of the Emil’s (Taiko Audio) visit at Mono and Stereo (from WTBF)...  “We just arrived back in the office after a roundtrip to Slovenia visiting Matej Isak of Mono & Stereo magazine. Matej was interested in reviewing the Extreme and we had a customer order there so me and my business partner Ton decided to take a few long overdue days off, do some sight seeing, and personally deliver both Extremes on site.”

IN THE COURT OF THE CRIMSON KING 50TH ANNIVERSARY!


On this date 50 years ago In The Court Of The Crimson King was released. Over the course of 335 days in 1969, the original band formed, played over 70 gigs, released a groundbreaking album whose impact and legacy continue to be felt today, and broke up while on tour in the USA. You can read about the making of the album here...