Issue 53

Issue 53

Cover Story

Power! Power! Power!


995: Sounds that Won’t Break the Bank
AVA Media Maestro-50 Digital Amplifier

By Mark Marcantonio

Macro: Sound for Small Spaces

By Bob Gendron

Ressonessence Labs Concerto DAC
By John Darko

Dealers That Mean Business
Audio Arts NYC: An Oasis on 5th Avenue

Tone Style

Bang & Olufsen’s Beo Play A9
An Audio UFO
By Jeff Dorgay

Peter Roberts “Concentrique”
By Ken Kessler

Big Brother and the Holding Co. T-Shirt

CharLi USB Charger

Chocolate USB Stick

Fiat 500 Abarth w/Beats Audio

Scottvest Fleece 7.0

The Beer Snob: A look at Deschutes
By Bob Gendron


Current Releases:

Fresh Releases in the Pop/Rock World
By the TONE Staff

Live Music:
David Byrne & St. Vincent
By John Darko

Leni Stern
By Jeff Dorgay

Audiophile Pressings

Jazz & Blues
By Jim Macnie

Classic Album Sundays
By Colleen “Cosmo” Murphy


Rega RP8 Turntable

Oppo BDP-103 and 105 Universal Players

Thorens TD-125 via Vinyl Nirvana

Boulder 3050 Monoblocks

From The Web:

Meridian Explorer

iRiver Astell&Kern AS100


PrimaLuna ProLogue Premium Stereo Power Amplifier
By Jerold O’Brien

Penaudio Sinfonietta Loudspeaker
By Rob Johnson

Simaudio MOON 880M Monoblocks
By Jeff Dorgay

Bob Carver Black Magic 20 Amplifier
By Andre Marc

Pass Labs XA200.5 Monoblocks
By Jeff Dorgay

Burmester 909 mk.5 Power Amplifier
By Jeff Dorgay