The Passion of Rune

  The Analogue Fellowship had our usual breakfast get-together with Rune Skov of Gryphon Denmark and TK Han, boss of Rave Audio Singapore, in the middle of a hazy, downtown KL.     Meeting Rune for the first time, you might mistake him for the captain of Real Madrid FC, Sergio Ramos. The resemblance is uncanny and Rune rolled up …

The Audio Artist of Taiwan, Lawrence Audio

(The Artist, Lawrence Liao) My recent trip to Taiwan Hi End Audio Show 2019 included an invitation to Lawrence Audio’s newly acquired audio boutique. (The Troup) (James Chin of YL Audio, LAWRENCE AUDIO distributor in Malaysia) (James with Angela Yang of LAWRENCE AUDIO) Lawrence greeted ‘us’ (actually the main guest was James Chin of YL Audio, the Lawrence Audio distributor …

Clear Wave Ahead! (Part 1)

  Those whom have followed ‘Open Door’ may recognizes this audio den. Well, the differences here are the introduction of new loudspeakers and the source, a CD player. The current source is the Acoustic Arts CD 1 player. The current Loudspeakers is the Clearwave Symphonia 72 R. Loo has decided on these floor-stander loudspeakers to achieve a very different sound …

VERMOUTH REFERENCE BALANCED INTERCONNECT fit for an Ultra End Audio System?!

  VERMOUTH AUDIO REFERENCE XLR BALANCED INTERCONNECT Vermouth Audio have just launched their flagship ‘Reference’ range of cables.     This time around, I requested Hendry Ramli (the owner) of Vermouth Audio, Indonesia to send me their Vermouth ‘Reference’ XLR Balanced Interconnect (hereinafter referred to as Vermouth Reference) of 3 metres length (US$1,520.00 per metre pair, US$275 per additional 0.25 metre pair). I intended to …

TAIWAN HI END AUDIO SHOW 2019…photo collection part 5

The final installment of our photo collection of the TAIWAN HI END AUDIO SHOW 2019. Zurin Turntable from Taiwan! Yours truly with the chief designer and owner of StormTank! Telos from Taiwan has showcased their ambitious GODKILL GROUNDING MONSTER…their ultimate in grounding solution for your precious audio components to squeeze that very last but most crucial ounce of detail and …

TAIWAN HI END AUDIO SHOW 2019…photo collection part 4

Taiwan Audio Industry flourishes with new ideas and products… …the Kickstarter Project gave birth to some innovative Bluetooth and WiFi connected speakers that sounded pretty amazing. Kronos should be proud! China’s audio industry has been manufacturing some serious analogue phono cartridges for some branded products for some times… …they believed that it’s high time that they should have their brand(s)… …