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Finally, a high-end audio dealer who really knows what he's doing

The Audiophiliac visits the Audio Connection store, and gets bowled over by the sound!

By September 20, 2014

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Will the $400 Pono Music Player sound like a $27,500 stereo preamplifier?

The Ayre KX-R Twenty costs as much as a car, but its designer claims the Pono Player will sound almost as good as the preamp!

By May 31, 2014

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Is high-end audio too expensive? Compared to what?

High-end audio is expensive, but so are high-end cars, watches, wines, and other pricey indulgences.

By May 24, 2014

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Neil Young's reality distortion field

As Neil Young's Pono Kickstarter campaign winds down, the future looks bright -- or does it?

By April 12, 2014

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Pono music player to debut on Kickstarter

The high-resolution music player and online store called Pono, backed by musician Neil Young, will be available to pre-order from Kickstarter in mid-March.

By March 9, 2014

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High-end audio rocks CES, part 2

Smartphones, tablets, and OLED displays may get the lion's share of attention at CES, but what about audio? Here's a choice sampling of the very best of CES.

By January 15, 2012

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Oppo's awesome-sounding Blu-ray player

Oppo's BDP-95 Blu-ray player also spins SACDs, DVD-Audio discs, WAV, FLAC files, and more.

By April 23, 2011

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The analog vs. digital audio debate, no clear winner?

What sounds better, analog or digital? That's a matter of opinion.

By December 11, 2010

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The White House's all-American hi-fi

The U.S. doesn't build TVs, iPods, cameras, or much technology, but in high-end audio, we rule! The White House should have an all-American hi-fi.

By October 10, 2010

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Precious metals: Stunningly beautiful high-end audio designs

The very best high-end audio gear looks amazing, and sounds so good your ears will jump for joy!

By September 16, 2010