TONEAudio Magazine Issue 27

TONEAudio Magazine Issue 27

Cover Story

We Celebrate Speakers & Our New Format!


Old School: The Spica TC-50
By Jeff Dorgay

The Journeyman Audiophile: The PK-KI Amplifier: Another Rare Pearl From Marantz
By Jeff Dorgay

Budget Gear: The Naim Stageline: A Solid Performer
By Jerold O’Brien

Tone Style

The MartinLogan Custom Shop: A New Level Of Excellence

Hublot’s Depeche Mode Watches: Fight Teen Cancer, Buy a Watch!

From McDonalds to Mick Jagger: The Art of Jeff Ham

Cool Shooters from the House of Fred

The Waterfall Iguascu EVO: Transparent French Beauty

Hide Your Flat Screen With Help From Media Decor


Live Music: The TONEStaff Covers Guns N’Roses, Chris Botti, Steve Earle and City and Colour.

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

Audiophile Pressings Presented by Music Direct
The Bad Plus, Johnny Hartman, The Flaming Lips and more.

Four New Releases From ECM:
Selections From the Six Degrees Catalog
By Richard Colburn


Apple’s New iPad

YZX Omega X Phono Cartridge

MartinLogan’s Motion 4’s

The J-Corder Technics 1500


Headphone Planet: One to Keep, Two to Toss
By Jeff Dorgay

The Snell K-7’s
By Jerold O’Brien

YG Acoustics Anat II Studio
By Jeff Dorgay

KEF xQ-20
By By Jerold O’Brien

Mark& Daniel’s Maximus Diamond+
By Mark Marcantonio

Penaudio’s Rebel 3’s
By Steve Guttenberg

ERA Design 5
By Rich Kent

The Garrard Zero 100