TONEAudio Magazine Issue 19

TONEAudio Magazine Issue 19

Cover Story

Metallica’s Death Magnetic Live Tour


Old School: Girls, Shoes and Speakers
The MartinLogan CLS
By Jeff Dorgay

Budget Gear: The Emerald XL –
Another Classic From ACI
By Jeff Dorgay

The Vinyl Anachronist:
Why Old Cartridges Never Die
By Marc Phillips

Tube Rolling In China:
The Good Fortune of Hong Kong Shopping
By Jerold O’Brien

The Collector: Going Deep Into Rubber Soul Pressings:
What to Look For and What to Avoid
By Randy Wells

Tone Style

Photoshop CS4
Adobe’s Latest…Not Greatest

AudioEngine W2
Making a Music Server Out of Your iPod

Modul furniture
The Newest Concept From Finite Elemente

The CD/DVD, AM/FM Tuner With a Built-In Amplifier
From Primare

Sphere Glasses
Style That’s Easy On Your Eyes From Gunnar Optics

The Otterbox
iPod and iPhone Storage


Live Music: Recent Shows by Metallica, Flobots
Greg Laswell, Black Eyes & Neckties and The Whore Moans,
The Herbaliser, Nine Inch Nails and Duran Duran
By The TONE Staff

Why Miles Still Matters:
A Look Into the Jazz Influence of Miles Davis on the
50th Anniversary of “Kind of Blue”
By Anne Farnsworth

Current Releases:
Fresh Releases in the Pop/Rock World
By The TONE Staff

Audiophile Recordings:
Frank Sinatra, Johnny Cash, Pixies, Guns N’ Roses
and Little Hatch
By Marc Phillips

Gear Reviews

Style and Performance
Meridian’s DSP 7200 Speakers and 808.2i CD Player
By Jeff Dorgay

The Musical Surrounds Phonomena II
Phono Preamplifier
By Todd Sageser

A Choice of Character: The Lyra Skala
Moving Coil Cartridge
By Randy Wells

The Stunning CLX from MartinLogan
By Jeff Dorgay

PS Audio Digital Link III DAC
By Sandy Greene

The Shunyata Hydra V-Ray
Power Conditioner
By Jerold O’Brien

Spiral Groove’s SG-2
The Essence of Analog
By Jeff Dorgay

Get Better Sound
The Must-Have Set-Up Book
By Marc Phillips

Make Mine MM
The Clearaudio Maestro Wood Cartridge
By Jeff Dorgay

Tune In, Turn On!
The Pro-Ject Tuner Box
By Marc Phillips