Author: Michael Lavorgna

Lovely Music: by Joe Whip

It’s been awhile since my last installment [on AudioStream] as I have been busy with life but thought it was time for another go round with some stellar music. Some mainstream and some a bit edgy but worth your time.

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Album of the Week: Ambrose Akinmusire

Sometimes when I drive, magical things happen. 23 or so years ago Cathy and I were driving from the Maui airport to our hotel, on our honeymoon, and I tuned into a radio interview with Terence McKenna. This was my introduction to him and his work and I spent the ensuing years exploring his words […]

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In Barn: Vinnie Rossi L2 Signature Preamplifier & L2 Signature Monoblocks

Vinnie Rossi L2 Signature Preamplifier (starts at $14,995), L2 Signature Monoblocks ($14,995). The review unit L2 Signature Preamplier includes the optional DAC (+$3,495) and Phonostage (+$3,495).

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NY Audio Show 2018: The Wrap

There are things I like about the NY Audio Show and there are things I do not like about the NY Audio Show. Let’s start with the bad.

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NY Audio Show 2018: The Rooms (Part 2)

I’m presenting my NY Audio Show coverage in the order I moved around the show—namely, I started at the top, Floor 9, and worked my way down. See Part 1 for the beginning. Enjoy!

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NY Audio Show 2018: The Rooms (Part 1)

I’m going to present my NY Audio Show coverage in the order I moved around the show—namely, I started at the top, Floor 9, and worked my way down. Enjoy!

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Letters to the Editor: Welcome Back…

The word is getting out about Twittering Machines in part thanks to my friends John Darko, Darko.Audio, and Scot Hull, Part-Time Audiophile, who have generously mentioned / linked to TM on their sites. Thanks fellas. Another important piece of the word-spreading puzzle in hifi-land is to be listed on Mark Wieman’s Daily Audiophile and I […]

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Album of the Week: Artaud / Chalosse

Antonin Artaud is someone we should all get to know. Unfortunately he’s been dead since 1948. Fortunately his works in literature, theater and art are timeless and his influence continues to be influential.

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The New York Audio Show 2018 Opens Tomorrow

No, really. Tomorrow. I joked while at the Capital Audiofest just the other day that I was going to buy a tour bus to live on and go from show to show and I had some interest. I’m sure more shows are good for. . .someone?

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