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Captain Payne

The Cable Guy

Meet Audio Envy’s Captain Payne By David Thomson Move over Jim Carrey, there’s a new audio cable guy out there who will happily hook you up at a value so affordable that it would be sacrilegious to your music, never min...
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LAAS Chance for HiFi

By David Thomson Great music and, admittedly, sometimes not so great music transforms my mood, balances my bias, and engages my spirit. Add an accurate home audio system and it floats my soul. When I say, ‘accurate,’ I mean...
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Great Sounds Made Better

THE SHOW, NEWPORT Richard Beers, Founder of T.H.E. Show Newport, sadly, passed away. I met Richard when he was starting T.H.E. Show Newport about seven years ago. His honesty, straightforwardness and generosity in business was ...
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Overlord Audiophile

GETTING THE MOST FROM YOUR AUDIO SYSTEM Plus a review of the new Overlord Audiophile 12Ax7 Tube By Bob Donnelly Almost any stereo system can be made to sound better with the proper set up. Since there is plenty of information a...
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The Oracle ReAnimated

It Doesn’t Have to Cost a Fortune to Upgrade Your Turntable By David Thomson Getting the best out of my vinyl is my goal. The better my system gets, more information is revealed or, since my recent Oracle Delphi turntable...
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Kronos Limited Editon Pro Turntable

Axpona 2015

Take a look at the high end turntable offerings on display at the midewest’s premier high end audio show By Gary Katayama Why would anyone leave the beautiful spring beach weather in Playa del Rey to go to cold and drizzly Ro...
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The ESP Cello

A New Reference In Stand-Mount Speakers Do you remember the ESP Concert Grand SI, designed by legendary speaker designer Sean McCaughan? We do! To this day ESP remains a reference speaker to many who know them. Apparently Sean ...
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Pear Audio Blue Turntable

Extracting The Max From Your Grooves Many music lovers’ most cherished albums are worn — making it vital to extract a maximum amount of infor-mation while keeping surface noise low. We heard one such turntable at T.H.E. Sho...
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The Time Machines

The Antique Phonograph Society celebrates the dawn of recording history at their annual show and sale in Buena Park Readers of this publication are well aware that aficionados of recorded sound may seek out LPs, 45-rpm, and/or ...
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