LUMIN X1 REVIEW IS COMING...


Lumin X1 audiophile music player/DAC has just arrived straight from the company's headquarters. As usual, I couldn't wait and jump ahead with the installation. Everyting went smoothly easy and first few songs are already playing. Quite engaging/inspiring and an instant notable difference vs the direct computer playback...

ANALOG DOMAIN - LUMIN - AUDIO NOTE


Analog Domain, Audio Note, Lumin, Brinkmann etc. system setup at the KL International AV Show 2018 by the Dong Fong Audio.

NEW PATHOS INPOWER MKII POWER AMPLIFIER


A new audio project always is to Pathos a good mission when there is the chance to reproduce the natural quality and the harmonic content of the original signal. When we decided to redesign InPower, engineers’ aim was exactly this one! Even if they knew it was not easy to improve the very 1rst InPower. Improving, increasing the power and getting more quality was not an easy challenge to take, but we achieved it.

THE CLARITONE STORY


The blast from the past! An inspiring CBC news feature about the iconic and legendary Canadian “high-end” audio manufacturer Clairtone. 

AIRTIGHT ATC-5 PREAMPLIFIER REVIEW IS COMING


Finally some “quality” time with the another very interesting incoming straight from the Land Of The  Rising Sun —- the Airtight ATC-5 tube preamplifier. Yes, it’s in the review loop... Here is the initial photo shooting. Stay tuned! 

CONRAD JOHNSON TEA1 PHONO STAGE UPDATE


Conrad Johnson’s TEA1 gets a face lift. The TEA1 phono stage now sports upgraded casework more in keeping with its flagship status. In a nod to the GAT line-stage, the newest TEA1 units (designated Series 3) will be dressed with a 1/4 inch thick top panel and heavy side panels all in brushed, black anodized aluminum. The increased rigidity will minimize chassis resonances. TEA1s3 units are available now.

WILSON AUDIO MASTER CHRONOSOINIC


Wednesday’s work in progress at the Wilson Audio... THE WAMM Master Chronosonic flagship loudspeakers...


SONUS FABER INSIGHTS...


Via multiple emails, I'm always asked to post more photos from my visits. So, I'm listening :). Here is the additional 50+ photo set from my visit at Sonus faber. You can see quite a few of the heritage products, the current line up, limited edition speakers and insights from the creative workspaces of Livio, Paolo, Marta and the the rest of the Sonus faber team...

ERC: JOHN COLTRANE - COLTRANE LIMITED EDITION VINYL!


Oh yeah! After quite a complex day of sorting multiple not most pleasant things, this comes as the real panache. You can call me a snobby all means, but I'm always more than just thrilled to explore each and every ERC release. This time I'll be traveling in the analog universe with The Electronic Recording Company's John Coltrane - Coltrane limited edition vinyl. I'll write up more as usually and share the intimate subtleness within the upcoming reviews and of course, give it a listen tonight. Yes, I don't store this gems in a vault... I'm actually playing and enjoy them! Stay tuned.