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Masschusetts Sales Tax Holiday
Harmonic Resolution Systems Price Increase
In addition HRS recently announced their new EX stand which holds the distinction of being their most affordable equipment rack yet.
Basis Audio Price Increase
NEW Vivaldi Apex DAC
NEW Rossini Apex DAC NEW Rossini Apex Player
Road Tour: Rockport Technologies Speakers at Goodwins High End
Rockport Technologies Taurus Center Channel Speaker
For those who care about quality, Rockport now has the Taurus center speaker. Rockport’s stated design goal was to provide a “better than cinema” experience with their new center channel while maintaining a small footprint. It has been designed with an upward angled stand and a requisite low profile such that the high end stereo listening experience is not affected.
For shelf mounting there is also an optional low plinth available for table or shelf mounting. You're invited to call or email us to discuss how best to integrate this into your home system. More Info
NEW Headphones have arrived!
Kaleidscape & Trinnov Combo Promotion
Peerless in performance, configurability, and sound quality, Trinnov Altitude processors remain best-in-class for high end home theater systems. Patented technologies enable the full potential of immersive sound, enabling all formats and the widest range of speaker layouts. When powered by Kaleidescape’s unparalleled, reference quality movie servers, you can expect a level of sound quality which is seldom ever experienced.
As part of this new partnership, Kaleidescape and Trinnov are providing a limited-time offer to new customers. With the purchase of a Trinnov Altitude32 or Altitude16 processor and a Kaleidescape system, customers will receive a complimentary package of 4K Dolby Atmos and DTS:X mastered titles, curated by Trinnov designed to showcase their system’s capabilities. This 2021 promotion is available from September 1st thru December 31st. For more information please call or email us.
Note: Price increases are expected to be announced soon
INNUOS PhoenixNET Audiophile-grade Network Switch
Typical IT network switches/routers are designed with the sole purpose of taking data from A to B with a noise floor and precision that is "enough" for the rate of transmission. This is fine for data networks but when sensitive components such as DACs and Pre-Amplifiers are involved, it will have an audible impact on sound quality. Click for more info
Kaleidscape Terra Movie Server
Main Bearing upgrade for Linn LP-12 turntable
- Stainless Steel Bearing design improves rigidity and stability
- Stronger, stiffer thrust pad and housing reduces vibration effects on music reproduction
- Retro-fittable to any LP12*
It is now available for your LP12 and you're welcome to call us if you'd like your turntable upgraded. There are other LP12 upgrades available as well.
*Please note that Karousel must not be used with Valhalla, Wakonda PSU or third party power supplies that are fitted within the deck. In addition, older outer platters may need to be replaced to fit with current specification inner platter supplied with Karousel bearing.
MQA upgrade for Berkeley Alpha DAC Reference Series 1 or 2
Notable Musicians from Yesteryear
Since eight-year-old Scott’s hands couldn’t reach the piece’s intervals, she played the sixths to make it sound the way she intuitively knew it should. No one taught her how to do this. In the journal that Chilton quotes, Scott wrote: “I was only reaching for the closest thing that sounded like it, not even knowing what a sixth was at that age.”
When she finished, the auditions director whispered, “I am in the presence of a genius.” Damrosch agreed and Scott was admitted to Juilliard. But her real education wasn’t in the classroom. It was in her living room."
Hazel Scott A piano prodigy who wowed the worlds of music, TV, and film. She was once the biggest star in Jazz, but you've probably never even heard of her.
Beatrice Harrison The leading British cellist of her day, was the first woman cellist to play at Carnegie Hall.
She played to a nightingale in the woods around her home in Oxted, Surrey, and the bird - seemingly attracted to the sound of her cello - responded with its own song."