Bybee Technologies iQSE, and Crystal Series Quantum Signal Enhancer, Gold RCA Adapters

As far as tweaks, audiophiles can’t enough of them. One of my favorite tweaks is the High Fidelity Cables MC-0.5s and RCA adapters. They’re small and affordable tweaks whose impact is easy to verify. Bybee Technologies? Well, they’re known for their tweaks. Jack Bybee is the creator and designer of the products at Bybee Technologies. …


UpTone Audio UltraCap LPS-1.2 – Out the Gate Musicality

After my Paul Hynes SR4 review, I’ve received weekly requests to audition the new UpTone Audio UltraCap LPS-1.2 power supply ($435). Given the size of our review queue, I wanted to keep it short but my experimental nature and curiosity got the best of me. For more information about the new features, design, and changes…


Florida Audio Show – A Warm Oasis for Music Lovers

Tampa, Florida—September 2018—The Florida Audio Expo is happening Friday–Sunday, February 8–10, 2019, at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore. This inaugural FAE offers exhibitors and attendees a fantastic venue with acoustically isolated rooms in which to experience the finest audio equipment in the world. Among the latest exhibitors to sign on include local…


CEDIA Expo 2018 – Show Coverage

The Custom Electronics Design and Installation Association (CEDIA) Expo is a trade show for industry professionals in the world of home technologies. This includes security providers, manufacturers, installers, and retailers. There were over 500+ exhibitors this year at the San Diego Convention Center. CEDIA has everything from smart blinds to HDMI over IP gear, to…


Sony WH-1000XM3 Bluetooth Headphone Review – STILL the King of Noise-Canceling

  There seem to be two major camps when it comes to Bluetooth headphones: Bose or Sony. Let’s get this out of the way. The Bose QuietComfort 35 IIs are surely comfortable but the tonal balance always sounded a bit uplifted to my ears. I feel the Sony WH-1000XM2 has more accurate tonality but imaging is…


Abyss AB-1266 Phi CC Lambskin – Not Your Daddy’s Ear Pads

As a reviewer, my system’s in constant flux. I frequently swap out gear as new discoveries are made. I only have a handful of pieces that have remained with me during this journey. The Abyss AB-1266 headphone is one of those pieces – and has been my reference headphone for the past 3+ years. I reviewed…


A Night of Jazz & Blues – Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe

We were at Los Angeles’s amazing Viaduct for some live music. The legendary Karl Denson’s just killing it on the flute and sax! Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, highly regarded as one of the best live bands on the planet, gets back on the road showcasing material from their long-awaited forthcoming studio album, as well as previous…