Seven Sweet Dream Systems at AXPONA 2018

I’m not sure which is the bigger dream for me, the opportunity to hear these seven dream systems at AXPONA, or the opportunity to review Read More …

AXPONA 2018 Show Report Six; More Systems I Have to Mention

OK, so there were so many rooms at AXPONA that I just have to do a part two of this post to recognize a few Read More …

AXPONA 2018 Show Report Five; Systems I Have to Mention

As has been noted by other reviewers, it was a challenge at AXPONA this year to spend much time in individual rooms due to the Read More …

AXPONA 2018 Turntable Eye Candy, A Baker’s Dozen of Beautiful Turntables

I love traditional looking turntables, so it should come as no surprise that to me, this was the most beautiful turntable at AXPONA. It’s the Read More …

AXPONA 2018 Show Report Four; Very Good Things in Small Boxes!

Every year some of the best presents are in the small boxes under the Christmas tree. This post focuses on some of the best products Read More …

AXPONA 2018 Show Report 3; Horns Come to Chicago

There weren’t 76 trombones leading the big parade that is AXPONA to quote a line from the musical, The Music Man, but horned speakers were there Read More …

AXPONA 2018 Show Report 2; More Product Debuts and First Finds

Walking into a room at a show with Magico speakers being powered by Constellation Audio electronics is nothing new, but hearing a pair of Magico floor Read More …

AXPONA 2018 Show Report 1; Product Debuts and First Finds

At most shows, I start with a picture of the hotel taken from the outside. The problem is that the weather in Chicago was so Read More …

AXPONA 2018 Pictures Day Three, Part 2

In the Paragon SNS room, they were using the Wilson Audio Sasha Series-2 speakers powered by the new DoshI Audio’s new amp.The source was a Brinkmann Audio Read More …

AXPONA 2018 Pictures Day Three, Part 1

Walking into the JBL Audio room and seeing  JBL’s newly released version of the iconic L-100 took me back, big time. The only disappointment was that Read More …

AXPONA 2018 Pictures Day Two, Part 2

Fritz Speakers teamed up with Wyred 4 Sound for a great room featuring one of my all-time favorite bookshelf speakers, the Fritz Carrera Rev 7 BE Read More …