There will be a bit of a hiatus in my posting to this blog as my family and I mourn the death of my mother, who passed away on July 25th. She was 92 years old and had suffered from Alzheimer’s disease. She was charitable, loving and kind and volunteered for many years bringing comfort and … More Sadness
Hello again! As promised last time, in this third installment of our survey of highly efficient, SET-friendly speakers, we’ll look at some of the more moderately priced offerings from a number of manufacturers. Of course, what constitutes “moderately” priced is both relative and subjective, depending upon your budget and your priorities, so this division into … More The Speakers of Planet SET, Part III
If audiophilia is a human subculture, and those devoted to tube amplification a subculture within the audiophile community, then those tube devotees who reserve their enthusiasm (and their funds) for SET amps must be a sub-subculture of the audiophile world. Or something like that. That said, the community of SET lovers requires speakers through which to play the music that waits … More The Speakers of Planet SET, Part II
Hi, Folks, I’m playing around with the look of the site to make it a little easier to navigate. Expect to see a bit of reorganization, too. Thanks for visiting!
So, my friends, with the help of Audiogon, I found a new home for the De Capo’s with a very nice fellow from South Carolina who is thrilled with them. (i feel a bit like someone who’s fostered a stray puppy and found it a good home with a loving family.) Let’s have a moment … More The Speakers of planet S.E.T., Part I
Hi, Folks! I wanted to take a break today from talking about the progress of my own system building activities to let you know about a very cool, very fun shop that I discovered here in the great city of Austin, Texas. It’s called Sound Gallery, and it’s located way down on South Congress Avenue, … More Digression: A Really Cool Store To Visit in Austin – SOUND GALLERY