Monthly Archives: October 2020

STUDER A810, REEL 2 REEL TAPE…an awaited experience!

STUDER A810 REEL TO REEL TAPE RECORDER . An Awaited Experience (Part 1) . I remembered my first impressive encounter with Reel to Reel playback was at a fellow audiophile’s home set up with his STUDER A810 playing Patricia Barber‘s interpretation of “Black Magic Women” (Companion, Premonition)…then I said to him and myself, no analogue/ turntable sources of mine (then) …

“Johann Strauss’ Banditen Galop, Op. 336” (EIN STRAUSSFEST, 24K Gold Telarc Digital CD 80098G)

Literally, one of my favorite CD used in the recent review of the Gryphon Ethos, “I was literally blown away by the bountiful, and yet articulate mid to crazily low frequencies of the ‘drivers popping bass attacks’ (be warned!) from “Johann Strauss’ Banditen Galop, Op. 336” (EIN STRAUSSFEST, 24K Gold Telarc Digital CD 80098G). Personally, I felt there and then, …