TONEAudio Magazine Issue 21

TONEAudio Magazine Issue 21

Cover Story

Brad Paisley Plays to a Full House


Old School: Bringing Back the Naim NAIT 3R
By Marc Phillips

Budget Gear: Anthem’s Integrated 225
By Jerold O’Brien

The Vinyl Anachronist: Cambridge Audio’s
Phono Preamplifier – Respect Yourself
By Marc Phillips

Maiden Flight: The Premiere of
Iron Maiden’s FLIGHT 666
By Bob Gendron

Caelin Gabriel of Shunyata
Takes Us on a Tour of Their Facility
By Jeff Dorgay

Tone Style

Metallica’s M4 Jacket
Warm Up and Rock

Chrysler’s GEM Peapod
Finally, a Car for Your iPod

Cool Tees:
Celebrate With Some Fresh Gear

The Olympus E-30
You Can’t Always Get What You Want

Metal Ring Tones of Death,
Ray-Ban Wayfarer Sunglasses and a
Caffine Boost Via the Butterfinger Buzz

Sonic Lighter: Raise Your Favorite
Flame With This App


Live Music: The TONEStaff Covers Recent Shows
By Brad Paisley, India.Arie, John Scofield, Spinal Tap,
Chick Corea, Calexico and Keith Jarrett

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

Club Mix: A New Crop of Beats From
Some Favorites and the New Guys on the Scene
By Scott Tetzlaff

Audiophile Pressings Presented by Music Direst
Pearl Jam, Marshall Crenshaw, Sonny Rollins, Otis Span,
John Hammond, Plack Sabbath, Louis Armstrong and
John Coltrane


The Burmester 061 CD Player
Art for the Ears Indeed
By Jeff Dorgay

Burmester’s 082 Integrated
A Perfect Balance
By Jeff Dorgay

The PNB Audio Groove Master
By Jeff Dorgay

McMini: The McIntosh MC252 Power Amplifier
By Rich Kent

The Naim SuperLine Phono Preamplifier
Analog Mountain Top
By Jeff Dorgay

An Affordable Reference From Furutech
By Jeff Dorgay

AV123 X-Head Headphone Amplifier
By Marc Phillips

Boxless Beauty: The Gradient Helsinki
Series 1.5 Loudspeaker
By Marc Phillips

Mulitpurpose Digital: The McIntosh MCD500
By Rich Kent

An Ear Opener From Rega: The Exact 2
By Jeff Dorgay

Eartha Kitt and Gear Classics