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Larsen Speakers

Most of us learned the hard way that correct speaker placement is half the battle. Yet still today most conventional speakers are designed to function best in anechoic chambers (rooms without sound reflections). But most of us ...
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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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Oracle Turntable

Divine Revelation

THE ORACLE TURNTABLE UPGRADE By David Thomson ~ Last night, I heard an album that I’ve been listening to for years, for the very first time. Sure, I thought that I had heard it, but there it was, in all its finery, with all i...
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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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Las Vegas

Two Days in Paradise

TWO DAYS IN PARADISE By David Thomson It’s sick! Music, music, everywhere, and I forgot my American Express card. T.H.E. Show, (THE stands for The Home Entertainment) and the high end audio division of International CES (Cons...
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Manley Laboratories 250 Neo-Classic

Made In Chino, Not China

Manley Laboratories Builds Some Of The World’s Finest High-End Analog Equipment By David Thomson estled in an industrial zone 35 miles east of Los Angeles, Manley Laboratories builds some of the finest, and most respected, hi...
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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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CES 2014: Neverland

THE HYPE, THE CROWDS, THE NEW AUDIO GEAR by Vinyl Pete~ he ads for the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show started coming in late summer last year. One that particularly intrigued me was Cisco’s “ The Internet of Everything.” ...
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2017’s Standout CDs

By Richard Antone As a tumultuous year for our planet comes to a close and we plan ahead, let ‘s take a look at some of the best CDs and boxed sets of 2017. The Singles The Doors (Elektra /Rhino) Perhaps you first heard T...
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