Show Coverage

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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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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CAF 2018: The Wrap

What a great show. What a great show the Capital Audiofest is. Lots of friendly happy people, a panoply of hifi, and real good music being enjoyed by many. What more can you ask for?

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CAF 2018: Tenacious Sound

Retailer Tenacious Sound also had a number of rooms at RMAF 2018 and I’m going to agree with my friend Art Dudley, again, in picking this room as my favorite of the Tenacious bunch. Here’s Art—”It was sonically wide-open—the system would not have wanted an atom more treble, but it was smooth and fine and […]

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CAF 2018: Doshi and DeVore and the Tale of the Tape

DC-area dealer Command Performance A/V had a number of rooms at CAF 2018 and my favorite was the one with Doshi and DeVore in it.

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CAF 2018: Mostly Sights 2

When you walk around a hifi show, especially the Capital Audiofest, you can’t help but be struck by difference. There are more means toward our ends than anyone has the time to get to know well. Ideally we find things we like living with and listening to music through but the vast array of different […]

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CAF 2018: Gryphon Audio

Gryphon Audio and retailer 20/20 Evolution shared room 523 along with guest tape spinner Philip O’Hanlon of On A Higher Note, Gryphon’s US Distributor. Philip reeled out Lee Morgan’s The Sidewinder and I had to resist the urge to get up and move to that crazy groovy infectious beat. Dig it.

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CAF 2018: Mostly Sights

I said to myself at the beginning of CAF 2018, Self, you’re going in every room. And I (almost) did. That being the case, I think the best way to share that experience is with pictures. Up top is the “Virtues of Vintage” crew—Art Dudley of Stereophile (and Listener), Lenny Florentine of Just Audio, Early […]

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