Category: Shows

AXPONA 2018 – The Hit List

The Audio Bacon crew will be flying out to the largest high-end audio show in North America. There were over 7,000 attendees at last year’s AXPONA and they’re expecting an even larger turnout this year. There will also be over 50 new exhibitors! To accommodate the increasing growth, the event will now be held at…


CanJam SoCal 2018 – Show Report

Great vibes at this year’s SoCal CanJam! I had an awesome time kicking it with familiar faces and making new friends. The booths were swarmed by Head-fiers from all around. Special thanks go out to Jude Mansilla, Ethan Opolion, and the rest of the Head-Fi crew for making these CanJams possible. These shows help facilitate…


RMAF 2017 – The Music

I’m constantly looking for new music and I’ve found shows to be a great place to do some recon. Amidst the Eagles and Eva Cassidy filled hallways, there are some gems to be heard. To properly demonstrate their gear, vendors tend to select the best recordings they could get their hands on. That said, there’s no…


RMAF 2017 – Best Sounds of Show

I had plenty of favorites from the show. These were some of the standout components in the various categories. I enjoyed them for different reasons and wanted to give them some recognition. In no particular order: Speakers Verity Audio Lohengrin IIS speakers ($133,000) – No other system performed the disappearing speaker act better than Verity…


RMAF 2017 – Grand Show Report

We covered 99% of the rooms at RMAF…but first Denver… My favorite drug starts with the letter “W.” It ain’t what you’re thinking. Although the Mile-High City is known for their cannabis-infused everythings, my heart belongs to whiskey. My poison of choice is a nice glass of Springbank 21 single malt. As far as American…


Rocky Mountain Audio Festival 2017 – We’ll Be There!

Audio Bacon will be at RMAF this year and we’re looking forward to bathing ourselves in 2-channel bliss. There are too many exciting product debuts to list so if there are specific components you’d like us to cover, please mention it in the comments or email me. We’ll come up with a checklist for the…


Los Angeles Audio Show 2017 – Day 2 & 3

Here’s what 99% coverage looks like. What I’ve learn from this show: If you step into a room and it’s warm because the AC has been turned off…they mean business.