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 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 Day Two Pictures, Part One

A very special thanks to Gordan Waters of The Audio Company in Marietta, Georgia for putting together this incredible system. He advertised it as “The Ultimate Read More …

AXPONA 2018 Day One Pictures, Part 2

n I was really excited to see even the static display of Pass Labs’ First Watt SIT 3, I can’t wait to get my hands Read More …

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 – 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, Day 1 Pictures – Part 1

Kevin Hayes chose the Tannoy Kingdom Royal MK II to pair with his VAC equipment at Rocky Mountain. I loved the sound! The Piega speakers were Read More …

California Audio Show 2017 – Powerful Sound in the Ballrooms

Well, in my previous show reports I’ve covered most of the show except for the two rooms in Building Five. These two rooms were designated Read More …

LA Audio Show Report #12, VAC/Von Schweikert Audio Wins the Beatnik Bongo Award for Best Room Over $100,000

VAC (Valve Amplification Company) and Von Schweikert Audio combined for a vinyl-only system that came in at a cool $802,000 not counting the cables. So Read More …