• Setting Up a Phono Cartridge

    Setting Up a Phono Cartridge

    Because it is a thing of beauty to witness and because the results make such a huge difference in sonics, I’d like to take you through the process of mounting, aligning, and optimizing a moving-coil ...
  • Ortofon Develops Tribute Mono Cartridge

    Ortofon Develops Tribute Mono Cartridge

    Danish cartridge manufacturer Ortofon working closely with Universal Music Group designs new mono cartridge celebrating Apple Corps Ltd’s and Universal Music Group’s release of The Beatles Mono Box Set. Thanks to a cooperative effort between ...
  •  A Blue Note Celebration

    A Blue Note Celebration

    Blue Note records is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. To help mark it, Ron Rambach of MusicMatters is remastering, together with Kevin Gray, twenty-five Blue Note albums at 33rpm, to accompany the numerous ones ...
  • Ortofon Quintet Cartridges

    Ortofon Quintet Cartridges

    It’s hard to believe but it’s been over five years since the Ortofon 2M collection of moving-magnet cartridges was introduced—cleverly color-coded to indicate entry-level to top-tier pricing. I reviewed the 2M Red and 2M Black ...
  • T.H.E. Show, Newport - Analog

    T.H.E. Show, Newport - Analog

    T.H.E. Show at Newport in Southern California is a far more relaxed and convivial affair than the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Not least of its attractions is that it remains for the most ...
  • Funk Firm Flamenca Turntable

    Funk Firm Flamenca Turntable

    The best time in an audiophile’s life must be when he or she discovers a truly great product that doesn’t completely ruin the budget. It’s like the car enthusiast who dreams of owning a Bugatti, ...
  • What’s New in Newport Beach

    What’s New in Newport Beach

    Want to have your copy of The Absolute Sound’s Illustrated History of High-End Audio, Volume One: Loudspeakers signed by some of the greatest loudspeaker designers in the world? Read on to find out more! The ...
  • AXPONA Chicago 2014 Show Report

    AXPONA Chicago 2014 Show Report

    After last year’s exciting debut, I think everyone at TAS was expecting AXPONA Chicago 2014 to be a huge success—and it may well have been financially. (Several record dealers told me that they had never ...

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