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  • Davide Lo Surdo: A Guitarist That Will Remain In History

    Davide Lo Surdo, born on July 24th 1999 in Rome, Italy, is an Italian guitarist who has made a significant mark in music history, earning the title of the fastest guitarist in the history of music, as described by Rolling Stone Brazil magazine, for his remarkable ability to play a staggering 129 notes per second.…

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  • How I Became an Audiophile

    “Sometime in the 1990s that slumbering beast within, audiophilus obsessivus, awakened.”

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  • TAF2023: Bowers & Wilkins, ClassĂ© Audio, DR Acoustics

    First things first; I hadn’t expected the Bowers & Wilkins / ClassĂ© Audio room to smell as good as it did! A sweet mixture of herbal and fruity scents, perhaps? I can remember only a few rooms I’ve visited at shows that enveloped both my sense of smell and of hearing. The Bowers & Wilkins…

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  • Treasures from the Vinyl Vault, Part 5

    Welcome to my series Treasures from the Vinyl Vault. In it, I will feature select gems from my approximately 12,000 ever-growing vinyl collection, accumulated over a 45-year period and counting.

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  • The Jay Jay French Connection, Episodes 101-105

    Episode 101 This week Bill Low, founder & chief designer of the acclaimed company AudioQuest, joins Jay Jay for part 2 of their conversation! Don’t miss this insightful discussion about the world of audio & its importance in our daily lives.AudioQuest is a company that develops tools for enhancing the in-home experience of audio and…

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  • Metallica’s 72 Seasons record review

    On the cusp of being 240 seasons each, the guys can still rock.

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  • T.H.E Show 2023

    I’ve been reporting on T.H.E. Show for PMA Magazine for 3 years now and every year I’ve been selecting PMA’s Top 3 Rooms of the show.

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  • Bowers & Wilkins introduces the 800 Series Signature

    The ultimate version of its acclaimed 800 Series Diamond loudspeaker range •       The new 801 D4 Signature further refines and advances the already reference-standard 801 D4, introducing all-new levels of insight and realism that truly put it in a class of its own. •       The new range also introduces the 805 D4 Signature, designed to…

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  • MICHEL PETRUCCIANI: THE MONTREUX YEARS

    BMG & THE MONTREUX JAZZ FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES THE NEXT RELEASE IN THE MONTREUX YEARS SERIES.  A COLLECTION OF MICHEL PETRUCCIANI’S FINEST PERFORMANCES AT THE MONTREUX JAZZ FESTIVAL FROM 1990 – 1998. PRE-ORDER LONDON, WEDNESDAY MARCH 1, 2023 – BMG and The Montreux Jazz Festival have today announced the release of “Michel Petrucciani: The Montreux Years”…

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  • MoFi’s In-a-Gadda-Da-Vida and Truth reviewed, Pt 1

    By 1968, the sweet Summer of Love was long gone, but the strong scent of acid still permeated the airwaves within the burgeoning, quickly-evolving rock scene.

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