Publication: Stereophile

First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Norman Chesky of HDtracks and Chesky Records

Both Chesky Records and HDtracks have a pair of co-founding partners, but the music-minded press has perpetually focused on one of them, pianist and composer David Chesky , while ignoring his younger brother, Norman. Mainstream reporters and photographers ... [Published Stereophile - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Recording of October 1983: The Stranger

Billy Joel: The StrangerCBS CD 35DP2 (CD) and JC34987 (digitally mastered, CX-encoded LP).This is one of four recordings we now have on hand in both the CD and digital-mastered LP formats, and all reviews of these will be parallel reviews. In the case ... [Published Stereophile - Oct 21 2014]
Entities: Billy Joel, Sonic, Decrypt
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

A Conversation Between Kenny Barron & Dave Holland

I know folks, dedicated jazz fans no less, who cannot be dragged into piano and bass duo gigs. Something about not having a drummer spells boredom for them. Not enough going on I guess. Or more likely, there isn't a horn at work. While jazz virtuosity ... [Published Stereophile - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

On the Beach: New LPs from Universal Music

The story is familiar. The British Invasion caused a deadly tsunami in the American music scene. Established stars, from Elvis to John Lee Hooker to Tony Bennett, saw their careers swept away in a matter of months in 1964. Few groups were impacted quite ... [Published Stereophile - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

RMAF 2014: John Atkinson Wraps Up His Wreport

When I entered the On A Higher Note room on the Marriott's mezzanine, Synergistic Research's Ted Denney was talking about the sonic benefits of his new Atmosphere ($1995, the vertical black tower between the equipment racks in the photograph). "RF pollution ... [Published Stereophile - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

RMAF 2014: In Another Class Entirely

Stereophile editor John Atkinson claims the best seat in the house to listen to the system put together by Luke Manley and Bea Lam (top right). Photo: Peter McGrath.Despite having covered more audio shows than there are angels dancing on the head of a ... [Published Stereophile - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

RMAF 2014: When the Jacks are all back in their boxes . . .

Room 470: I have been reading and readingall about the new Sony loudspeakers. John Atkinson rave-reviewed the Sony SS-AR2 ( October 2012 ) and the SS-NA2ESs ( September 2013 )! Have I ever heard them? No. Well, finally on the last RMAF day I got to sit ... [Published Stereophile - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

RMAF 2014: More From Mr. A.

Nola's Carl Marchisotto was demonstrating the Studio Grand Reference Gold floorstanders ($19,800/pair) when I entered his second-floor room. This new speakers is similar in concept to the Metro Grand Reference Gold ($33,000/pair) that I review in our ... [Published Stereophile - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

RMAF 2014: the Atkinson Beat

Danish manufacturer Gamut has had a patchy history in the US, with a succession of distributors, none of who could establish the brand here. But Gamut has now set up a US-based distributor, who will likely have more success. Gamut's head of engineering, ... [Published Stereophile - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

RMAF 2014: Serinus on the Home Stretch

In one of their many rooms, the Audio Alternative of Fort Collins showcased a luscious system that paired an AMG Viella 12 turntable and 9W2 tonearm ($21,500 total) and a Linn LP12 table with Lingo Mk.III power supply ($6000), both outfitted with Lyra ... [Published Stereophile - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

RMAF 2014: More From Mr. Reichert

Room 525: Sometimes now, when I am walking room to room wearing my Stereophile badge, I feel a lot like "Babe in BoyToy Land"that felt especially true in the DEQX room. I am listening to a pair of Magnepan MG1.7 loudspeakers powered by a Plinius amp (I ... [Published Stereophile - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

RMAF 2014: A Serene Sunday Morning

GoldenEar's Sandy Gross may be an audio legend of sorts, but it was not until the last day of RMAF 2014 that I finally met the man and discovered two things: 1) His Triton One loudspeakers ($4998/pair) are amazing-sounding, especially given their price, ... [Published Stereophile - Oct 17 2014]

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...That was like winning the lottery. I said to my brother, "My God, if we can get $3000 from music being played on TV by accident, maybe we should make a record just for TV." So we took the money and made a record called Chesky Productions...
...Paul described the Sprout as "a lifestyle product, one that can be plunked down, connected and enjoyed." A product like this may well the key to exposing true high-end audio sound quality to a new generationHerb Reichert has received an sample for the first...
After the show, John shared his experience in the room via email: "I played the master filefile in a number of rooms at the Denver show. It was remarkable how the presentation varied, with one system destroying all the glorious ambience of St. Stephen's. The dCS-VTL-Wilson room got it right."

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Norman Chesky of HDtracks and Chesky Records [Published Stereophile - Oct 22 2014]
Recording of October 1983: The Stranger [Published Stereophile - Oct 21 2014]
A Conversation Between Kenny Barron & Dave Holland [Published Stereophile - Oct 21 2014]
On the Beach: New LPs from Universal Music [Published Stereophile - Oct 19 2014]
RMAF 2014: John Atkinson Wraps Up His Wreport [Published Stereophile - Oct 19 2014]
RMAF 2014: In Another Class Entirely [Published Stereophile - Oct 19 2014]
RMAF 2014: When the Jacks are all back in their... [Published Stereophile - Oct 18 2014]
RMAF 2014: More From Mr. A. [Published Stereophile - Oct 18 2014]
RMAF 2014: Serinus on the Home Stretch [Published Stereophile - Oct 17 2014]
RMAF 2014: the Atkinson Beat [Published Stereophile - Oct 17 2014]
RMAF 2014: A Serene Sunday Morning [Published Stereophile - Oct 17 2014]
RMAF 2014: More From Mr. Reichert [Published Stereophile - Oct 17 2014]
RMAF 2014: Tidal Alert [Published Stereophile - Oct 16 2014]
RMAF 2014: Reichert ongoing . . . [Published Stereophile - Oct 16 2014]
RMAF 2014: Serinus on Saturday [Published Stereophile - Oct 15 2014]
RMAF 2014: Final Thoughts from Tom Norton [Published Stereophile - Oct 15 2014]
RMAF 2014: Meet The Beatles [Published Stereophile - Oct 15 2014]
RMAF 2014: Music & Seminars [Published Stereophile - Oct 14 2014]
RMAF 2014: Reichert on Sunday [Published Stereophile - Oct 14 2014]
RMAF 2014: The Norton Chronicles Continue [Published Stereophile - Oct 13 2014]
RMAF 2014: Reichert Redux [Published Stereophile - Oct 13 2014]
Legacy Audio V [Published Stereophile - Oct 12 2014]
Little Raidho, Big Price [Published Stereophile - Oct 12 2014]
Legacy Audio V: Direct and Dipole [Published Stereophile - Oct 12 2014]
Focal Aria...or IKEA [Published Stereophile - Oct 12 2014]
What About Bob? [Published Stereophile - Oct 12 2014]
RMAF 2014: Day One, the Adventure Continues [Published Stereophile - Oct 12 2014]
A Little Bit of Everything [Published Stereophile - Oct 12 2014]
Oasis Audio [Published Stereophile - Oct 12 2014]
Elekit for DIY [Published Stereophile - Oct 12 2014]
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