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NYAV12: Tweak Studio presents Burmester, Walker Audio, and an Evening of Euphoria

Arnold Martinez of Tweak Studio put on one of the poshest setups at the NYAV show. Burmester paired up with Walker Audio? It brought tears to my eyes. 1,001 more words

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NYAV12 Round-up: Haniwa, Music First, Bricasti, GT Audio, Legacy, Lavry, D'Agostino

Every show leaves me with a handful of rooms that either didn’t work, didn’t work for me, weren’t actually functional, weren’t demoing music, or defied any easy classification. 404 more words

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NYAV12: LessLoss and Kaiser

Lessloss was showing the Kaiser Acoustics Vivace “High Performance Loudspeaker”, which starts at $42,500 depending on finish; they looked very impressive in Lamborghini Orange.

Fitted out with Scanspeak drivers and a Mundorf AMT tweeter, the Vivace cabinet is made out of… 289 more words

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NYAV12: GTT Audio presents YG, Brinkmann, Soulution

GTT Audio brought the big guns to the NYAV show. YG, Soulution, Brinkmann … size, power, skill — it was like a parking a Navy warship in the middle of a carnival. 404 more words

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NYAV12: Sound by Singer presents Kudos, Playback, DarTZeel

DarTZeel. For me, the name screams “high-end”. The gear is bespoke in the highest degree — big gold face plate and crimson sides. A honking big knob, some big oh-shit handles, and a sound that is universally praised. 492 more words

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NYAV12: SimpliFi Audio presents Gradient, Bladelius

Room acoustics are the bedevilment of every audio show. This one thing is why you have dozens in the audiophile press say things like “I never listen at audio shows” or “the sound at audio shows always sucks” or “you can never judge a component by how it sounds at a show” or just “shows suck”. 953 more words

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NYAV12: Innovative Audio presents Wilson, VTL, Spiral Groove

Innovative Audio room filled a relatively small room with some big gear. The big black $27,900 Wilson Sasha loudspeakers were set up along the long wall, driven by the $18,000/pair VTL MB450 Series III amplifiers and paired to a $20,000 VTL 7.5 Series III preamp. 133 more words

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