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 …

Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2017, Turntable Eye Candy – Part 1

I want to continue my tradition of posting pictures of turntables at audio shows. When I started doing this, there were not nearly so many Read More …

Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2017, Day 3 Pictures – Part 3

Skogrand Cables was demonstrating their cables with an all analog system with ModWright electronics and Daedalus speakers. At the LA Audio Show, I was blown away Read More …

Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2017, Day 3 Pictures – Part 2

The beautiful cabinets on the Canton speakers combined with all of the silver of the Esoteric equipment made this one of the most eye-catching rooms at the Read More …

Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2017, Day 3 Pictures – Part 1

The Zu Audio speakers were sounding fine and, as usual, their room was loads of fun. They were serving free espresso or pour-overs made from Read More …

Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2017, Day 2 Pictures – Part 2

RMAF featured entry-level systems at various price points. The $2,500 entry-level system pictured here included ELAC speakers, a Peachtree Audio Decco amp, and a VPI Read More …