• Florida Audio Expo 2020

    Florida Audio Expo 2020

    Photography by Dennis Weeks. Last year saw the emergence of a brand-new regional audio show, the Florida Audio Expo (or FLAX, as some have taken to calling it). By all accounts, the show's inaugural outing ...
  • Longevity


    This editorial piece appeared in the 300th issue of TAS. This is the 300th issue of The Absolute Sound. As we enter the third decade of the 21st century, that is a remarkable milestone for ...
  • The Warsaw Audio Video Show

    The Warsaw Audio Video Show

    The opportunity to cover Warsaw’s Audio Video Show 2019 was pitched to me this way, by both the editor-in-chief of this magazine and the event’s organizers: “It’s the second biggest audio show in Europe!” Sort ...
  • Basis Audio on Television

    Basis Audio on Television

    Turntable manufacturer Basis Audio is featured in the television series "World's Greatest! . . . ". The show's producers select only one company to feature from each of the industries they cover.
  • 2019 Golden Ear Awards: Alan Taffel

    2019 Golden Ear Awards: Alan Taffel

    Lyra Etna Cartridge $8995 Jacob Heilbrunn raved about the SL version of this mc cartridge, but that model’s very low output renders it a specialty product for use only in systems with very-high-gain phonostages. The ...
  • Ortofon MC Century Phono Cartridge

    Ortofon MC Century Phono Cartridge

    In an early February editorial entitled “Vinyl Revival Marks the Tone of Our Times,” the Financial Times observed that “audiophiles claim analogue vinyl sounds better than digital downloads or CDs.” Indeed they do. One of ...
  • 50 Greatest Bargains in High-End Audio - 2019

    50 Greatest Bargains in High-End Audio - 2019

    Cables, Power Products, and Accessories AudioQuest conductive fiber record brush, $22.95 Caig Deoxit contact cleaner, $32.95 Shunyata Research Venom 14 AC power cord, $95 Synergistic Research Foundation Series, $499/$599 Entry Level Grado Prestige Black2 phono ...

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