One of my great deficiencies as a hi-fi guy is that even after thirty odd years in this hobby I have an especially limited scientific understanding of how my gear works...

I found this conception of “Zen” to be enlightening and having listened to Steve Deckert’s Decware “Super Zen Triode” (SZT) amplifiers, the “Super” may or may not be a bit of hyperbole, but the “Zen” descriptor makes sense to me.

I heard it through the grapevine that Tekton’s Eric Alexander is now using a new patented technology in some of his speaker models and that he is making some kind of over-the-top claims for the technology, and the speakers...

Not long ago, I was in conversation at CP’s house when he handed me the AVM EVOLUTION MP5.2 CD-Player with High-End Streaming to review.

The newest and top-of-the-line offering from Germany’s Pro-Ject Audio Systems aims at being a full function, infinitely adjustable, high-end moving magnet or moving coil phono pre-amplifier...


Pro-Ject Audio Systems Phono Box RS

The newest and top-of-the-line offering from Germany’s Pro-Ject Audio Systems...

Acoustic Revive RPC-1

Are you happy with the current state of your system?   I'm going...

LePlus Rigel Headphones

  The LePlus Rigel ($360, Amazon) is one of the best...

AVM EVOLUTION MP5.2 CD Player and AVM EVOLUTION A3.2 Integrated

    Not long ago, I was in conversation at CP’s house...

High End 2017: CP Report - First Impressions

AudioNec of France has won me over each and every...

Bache Audio 002AB Loudspeakers

    Sometimes opportunity prompts us to take a journey. Depending on...

Tekton Design Brilliance Loudspeakers

I heard it through the grapevine that Tekton’s Eric Alexander...

LePLus Betelgeuse Headphones

The LePLus Betelgeuse ($460, Amazon.com) is one of the best...

Munich High End 2017: The CP Report

Once again, Munich, Germany (Bavaria's capital), served as home sweet...

Dream Weaver Audio Dream Weaver One AC Cords

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Core Power Technologies EQUI=CORE 1800

I wrote quite enthusiastically of the Core Power Technologies EQUI=CORE...

INTERVIEW WITH SILBATONE’S CREATOR, MICHAEL CHUNG

  What drives a man to create a USD100,000.00 amplifier? Why...

LampizatOr 211 monoblock Amplifier

LampizatOr is a Polish high-end audio manufacturer that was established...

AXPONA 2017: Clement Perry

Chicago, May 2017For the record, I had no intentions of...

PAUL SIMON’S TOP 25

  On July 3, 1932, Yankee first baseman Lou Gehrig appeared...

Decware Super Zen Triode SE84UFO Amplifier

    When one mindfully dwells in the present moment, one completely...

2017 AXPONA Show Report

SHOW REPORT – Part One AXPONA Audio Expo North America April 21...

Lyric Audio PS 10 Phono Preamplifier

  But first…. One of my great deficiencies as a hi-fi guy...

Audes Excellence 5 AMT Loudspeaker

I know a gentleman who is flush with both old...

Soltanus Acoustics ESL Virtuoso Loudspeaker

  For the past few years, I’ve been using the venerable...

Avari DSD DAC and Analogue Music Server

  The Avari DSD DAC is designed by Archiving Vinyl with...

Stein Music Q5 Quantum Filter

    Holger Stein recently sent me a pair of his Q5...

RHA T20i Headphones

  RHA is a niche audio company headquartered in Britain. The...

Etsuro Urushi MC Cartridge

My how time flies! It seems like only yesterday when...

The voice that is: A Visit!

    During one of my recent visits to the East Coast,...

Laufer Teknik Memory Player Mini

  I attended the New York Audio Show 2016, held at...

Sera's Space

  Part One A (relatively) short and sweet “Hello” from your newest...

Furutech FPX-(R) Receptacle and Blue Circle Audio “Puck” AC Conditioner

  For many years, my system’s power line conditioning has started...

Bybee Super Effect Speaker Bullets Mk IV

  Jack Bybee is busier than I've seen him in five...

PS Audio DirectStream Memory Player

      PS Audio has long been known for its excellent D/A...