Presenting the Beatnik Bongos Awards for RMAF 2017, Part 1

At this year’s RMAF there were three system that were so good that I wasn’t sure how they could each be given a Beatnik Bongo Read More …

Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2017 – Standout Systems that Turned Hotel Rooms into Listening Rooms, Part 2

Harbeth I also enjoy the smaller Harbeth speakers, and the system in their room at this show was no exception. They were being driven by Read More …

Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2017 – Standout Systems that Turned Hotel Rooms into Listening Rooms, Part 1

Before jumping into this review, I want to remind everyone that hotel rooms for the most part are not ideal listening rooms. While all of Read More …

Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2017 – The Big Systems that Impressed, Part 2

Daedalus Audio, WyWires, ModWright The Daedalus Audio, WyWires, ModWright room was both beautiful to look at and to listen to. Starting with the beautiful backdrop of the Rocky Mountains and the debut Read More …

Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2017 – The Big Systems that Impressed, Part 1

Valve Amplification Company When I visited VAC’s (Valve Amplification Company’s) in the Maroon Peak room on the Marriott Tower’s Peak Level, I went in expecting the Read More …

Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2017 – Little Systems That Could!

Show organizer Marjorie Baumert asked people to sponsor a series of RMAF 2017 rooms with complete systems at certain price points; $500, $1,000, $1,500, $2,500, Read More …

Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2017, Turntable Eye Candy – Part 3

CNET described the Roksan Radius 7 Turntable as having ‘museum-quality’ beauty I really liked the blue stain on this JWM Karen Turntable I’ve always thought the TW-Acustic Raven Read More …

Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2017, Turntable Eye Candy – Part 2

The Project Signature Turntable with a beautiful woodgrain plinth Pro-Ject Essential III Sgt. Pepper’s Drum Turntable was released for the 50th anniversary of the album. Has Read More …