Blog Posts

Tube Rolling With Friends

Have you ever gone tube rolling? Sounds a bit naughty, but it’s actually a lot of fun! Recently we took delivery of a great sounding integrated amplifier from California, an Aesthetix Mimas. After running it in, we enjoyed playing it with various combinations of sources & speakers, gaining a greater appreciation...

X-Ray Audio & Bone Music

This is a true story of how music has an incredible ability to transcend borders and cultures. What lengths will music lovers go to get their ‘fix’? Have you got any “bootlegs” in your music collection? Have friends ever commented “how can you listen to that bootleg? It’s terrible quality audio!” Listening to...

Yuko Mabuchi Trio and Branford Marsalis Quartet great jazz ushered in the New Year in Orange County.

Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa produces one of the most important jazz series in the country. I drove up from my home near San Diego to attend the Yuko Mabuchi Trio/Branford Marsalis Quartet performances on January 25th in the 1800 seat Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert...

What makes Cessaro horn speakers different to ALL other horn speakers?

I used to have a love/hate relationship with horn speakers. The usual descriptions people use to describe horns ...’speed, clarity, lack of distortion, dynamics...’ are pretty accurate but beyond the audiophile language, I feel there’s just something amazing about how a horn speaker charges the air in a room....