Category: Audiophile

Audiophile Press Release

The Richard Beers Innovation Awards at T.H.E. Show Newport

In memoriam of the late and innovative President, Richard Beers, T.H.E. Show will present the first ever Innovation Awards at T.H.E. Show Newport, 2016. Our nomination period begins now and will end at 11:00am on Friday, June 3rd, 2016.  Press and Industry members attending our Preview Day on Thursday, June 2nd will also be given […]

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Audiophile Press Release

LAOCAS Humanitarian Award for 2015 goes to Bob Attiyeh and Yarlung Records

The Los Angeles and Orange County Audio Society awards its Founder’s Award every year at the annual gala in December. But for only the second time in the Society’s history, the president and board of LAOCAS has decided to award The Humanitarian Award. The Society recognizes Bob Attiyeh from GRAMMY® Award-winning Yarlung Records in appreciation […]

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Audiophile Press Release

Astell&Kern AK100 High Resolution Portable Audio Player Is The Perfect Player for New and Seasoned Audiophiles

The AK100 Includes Features Found In More Expensive Units For Less Money Including the Playback of 24bit WAV or FLAC Formats The Astell&Kern AK100 High Resolution Portable Audio Player is the first portable audio player from the Astell&Kern line of audiophile products.   Designed for both the person new to high-fidelity sound and those people who have championed […]

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Audiophile Headphones Recording Gear Reviews

Audio-Technica ATH-M50 Headphones Review – How are they after 36 months?

Update: 2016 It has been another 36 months and here is the current condition of the Audio-Technica ATH-M50 Headphones. The ATH-M50 are premium tracking and mastering headphones that suffer from poor quality of materials manufactured in China. I have experienced numerous “high-end”, top brand products, that are either manufactured in China or assembled from Chinese […]

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Audiophile Microphones Recording Gear Reviews

The Head Woman at Manley Labs Talks Tubes…and more

EveAnna Manley opens the factory for the Los Angeles and Orange County Audio Society High-end audio, be it pro audio or audiophile, is deeply rooted in the vacuum tube. Audio purists believe that music reproduction systems built with tube circuits at their heart are the holy grail of “natural” sound. Manley Laboratories is all about the […]

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Audiophile

The Show Newport Beach

The Home Entertainment Show Don’t let the name mislead you – this show is for high end and ultra high audio enthusiasts. We’re talking about home audio systems that cost thousands of dollars. One system, constructed with exotic woods and rare earth materials,  was $135,000, far beyond the reach of most of us mere mortals. […]

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Artists Reviews Vinyl LPs

Eastwind Import at THE Show Newport 2011

Pat Moran - This Is Pat Moran (1957)

Hajime Sato talks about a rare Pat Moran recording that features bassist Scott Lafaro at The Home Entertainment Show Scott Lafaro, best known for his work as bassist for the Bill Evans Trio, died tragically in a car accident 50 years ago this year. He was only 25 years old and had only played the […]

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Record Care Reviews

Nitty Gritty Record Cleaning System at T.H.E. SHOW Newport 2011

Gayle Van Syckle, president and CEO of Nitty Gritty, demonstrates the 30th Anniversary Special Edition Mini-Pro at T.H.E. SHOW: (the home entertainment show) Newport. Vinyl is alive – long live vinyl! Interest in vinyl LPs– and acetate, 78s and 45s – is on the rise, but Nitty Gritty is no newcomer to the care and […]

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