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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 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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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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VTL-components

Magical Logic

BEA LAM AND LUKE MANLEY ARE THE “EARS” AND “BRAINS” BEHIND VTL by David Thomson~ Boring. That’s the term Bea Lam, Luke Manley’s better half at VTL, uses to describe her experience when listening to d...
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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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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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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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gramaphone

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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Overlord 12AX7-HD

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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