NY Audio Show 2013

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Michael Fremer  |  Aug 08, 2018  |  10 comments
Louisville’s Funhouse Records just acquired 300,000 plus records from a Texas based “junker”. Five years ago Funhouse owner Bill Barriger “had little interest in used vinyl records” according to Courier Journal reporter (and record collector and AnalogPlanet/Stereophile reader) Jeffrey Lee Puckett. (Photo: Michael Clevenger, Courier Journal).

Michael Fremer  |  Oct 16, 2017  |  8 comments
Swedish Analog Technologies today announced two new pickup arms to be introduced "...in the first quarter of 2018". The photo accompanying this news item is of the original SAT Pickup Arm because no photos of the new arms were provided at this time. In fact, this photo taken from the company's website is of an earlier version than the one currently in production.

Michael Fremer  |  May 06, 2017  |  19 comments
As the 50th anniversary approached of the 1967 release of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band Apple Corps and its president Jeff Jones set about deciding how best to mark the occasion (or not).
Michael Fremer  |  Apr 15, 2013  |  5 comments
Symbol Audio displayed and demoed at the New York Audio Show it's ultra- cool '50s retro all-in-one Modern Record Console—an homage to the '50s era consoles manufactured by companies like Churchill that incorporated high quality components from companies like Fisher, Scott, Harman Kardon into stylish wood cabinets.

Michael Fremer  |  Apr 16, 2013  |  4 comments
So how was the show? Last year's show was pretty awful. This year's show was very good for many reasons. Just look at the smile on the face of Acoustic Sounds' Chad Kassem.
Michael Fremer  |  Apr 16, 2013  |  1 comments
Does this look like a $5995 phono preamplifier? It looks far more costly to me. Canadian manufacturer Coincident Technology sells this new two-box tube-based phono preamp direct to consumers for $5995.
Michael Fremer  |  Apr 16, 2013  |  1 comments
The Ikeda Sound Labs KAI MC cartridge mounted on an Ikeda tone arm, itself mounted on a chrome-y looking Triangle Art Signature turntable appeared at the New York Audio Show.

Michael Fremer  |  Apr 15, 2013  |  2 comments
Acoustical Systems' SME-collet type headshell offers provisions for overhang/zenith angle, azimuth and VTA/SRA adjustability.

Michael Fremer  |  Apr 15, 2013  |  1 comments
Transfiguration's new Proteus MC cartridge replaces the highly regarded and well-reviewed Orpheus L that went out of production last year.

Stephen Mejias  |  Apr 18, 2013  |  0 comments
Photo by Ariel Bitran

I missed this one. Thanks to Stereophile's Stephen Mejias for kindly allowing it to be reprinted here-ed.

Michael Fremer  |  Apr 16, 2013  |  2 comments
The new VPI direct drive turntable prototype and 3D printed JMW Memorial tonearm made their debuts at the New York Audio Show.

Michael Fremer  |  Apr 16, 2013  |  3 comments
New York City based Atocha Design displayed a gorgeous looking, superbly crafted retro-cabinet designed to hold components and store records or other lesser media. All of the company's cabinetry is hand-crafted in the U.S.A. by a master cabinetmaker.

Michael Fremer  |  Apr 15, 2013  |  0 comments
The Reed 3P is one of many interesting tone arms from the Lithuania-based company.

Michael Fremer  |  Apr 15, 2013  |  2 comments
Spotted in the Wes Bender Audio room the new (Jim) Hagerman Trumpet Reference MC/MM phono preamplifier. Uses 12AX7 and 12AU7 tubes. Features both MC and MM inputs with a wired remote control for all adjustment functions also available on front panel.
Michael Fremer  |  Jul 16, 2013  |  9 comments
ORG today announced an ambitious London/Decca and Mercury classical release schedule for the 4th quarter of 2013 and 2014.

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