• Listening With Harry

    Listening With Harry

    The following piece was published in the June/July 2001 issue of TAS, as a “Last Page” feature. I got some ridicule, from a now-defunct audio-magazine editor who felt this sounded like sycophancy, who wrote a ...
  • Harry Pearson

    Harry Pearson

    It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Harry Pearson, Founder of The Absolute Sound and an icon of high-end audio journalism. Harry passed away at his home in Sea Cliff, New ...
  • Audio Advice to Host Music Matters Events

    Audio Advice to Host Music Matters Events

    North Carolina, Wednesday–Thursday, November 12–13, 5:30–9pm: Audio Advice will host two consecutive Music Matters events. The Wednesday evening event will take place at Audio Advice’s Raleigh location (8621 Glenwood Avenue), while the Thursday night event ...
  • TAVES Consumer Electronics Show 2014

    TAVES Consumer Electronics Show 2014

    October 14, 2014 – Toronto, ON – This October 31st to November 2nd, the TAVES Consumer Electronics Show will be the ultimate event for Canadians passionate about technology. The show will astound visitors with the ...
  • 2014 Golden Ear Awards: Robert Harley

    2014 Golden Ear Awards: Robert Harley

    Rockport Altair Loudspeaker$97,500 Although it’s been nearly four years since I reviewed the Altair, Rockport’s second-from-top model still sticks in my mind as one of the world’s greatest loudspeakers. My fond memory of how this ...
  • A Visit From Nick Doshi

    A Visit From Nick Doshi

    The high-end consists of manufacturers large and small. Nick Doshi, who lives in Virginia, belongs to the latter category. A former recording engineer, he now works at radio and television stations located in Washington, DC. ...
  • 2014 Golden Ear Awards: Alan Taffel

    2014 Golden Ear Awards: Alan Taffel

    CH Precision C1 Linestage/ DAC and A1 Power Amplifier$32,975; $37,475 These highly modular components from new-but-pedigreed CH Precision represent the latest Swiss thinking on high-bandwidth, low-noise amplification and digital circuitry. Technology aside, the CH gestalt ...
  • 2014 Golden Ear Awards: Jacob Heilbrunn

    2014 Golden Ear Awards: Jacob Heilbrunn

    Boulder 2150 Monoblock Amplifier$96,000/pr. The Boulder 2150 monoblock amplifier is an engineering marvel. It offers a smooth, seductive, and powerful sound that places it in the very highest echelon of solid-state amplification, perhaps superseded only ...

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