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The official podcast for SoundStage!, featuring host Jorden Guth for seasons 2 and 3, plus hosts Brent Butterworth and Dennis Burger for season 1

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The official podcast for SoundStage!, featuring host Jorden Guth for seasons 2 and 3, plus hosts Brent Butterworth and Dennis Burger for season 1

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English

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Episodes
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The History of Bryston According to CEO James Tanner - Medical Origin | Expanding Products | To Present Day

5/24/2024
This week, host Jorden Guth is joined by James Tanner, CEO of Bryston Ltd., to discuss the company’s origins in the medical industry, the design of its original amplifiers, how the company has evolved over time, and how he eventually joined forces with Axiom Audio’s Ian Colquhoun. Sources: “Canadian Hi-Fi Trilogy: Axiom Audio, Bryston, and Magnum Dynalab—All Under One Expanding Roof”: https://www.soundstagehifi.com/index.php/opinion/1785-canadian-hi-fi-trilogy-axiom-audio-bryston-and-magnum-dynalab-all-under-one-expanding-roof Bryston: https://bryston.com/ Chapters: 00:00:00 Announcement 00:00:28 Introductions 00:01:52 Bryston’s origin story 00:16:11 Expanding product lines 00:25:40 Music break: "Deadman Pass" by The Talbott Brothers 00:27:32 Bryston in the 2000s and beyond 00:53:25 “Pirate Blues” by Leon Laudenbach

Duration:00:57:36

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Sound Engineer/Educator Marcela Rada on Immersive Audio - Education | Experimentation | Mix Maxing

5/10/2024
This week, host Jorden Guth is joined by sound engineer, educator, and content developer Marcela Rada to discuss her obsession with sound, her personal history, how she became involved with the recording industry, and what’s different about mixing for immersive formats like Dolby Atmos. Sources: Marcela Rada: https://marcelarada.com/ “Audiophile Atmos—Dominique Fils-Aimé Surrounds with ‘Our Roots Run Deep’”: https://www.soundstagexperience.com/index.php/encore/1120-audiophile-atmos-dominique-fils-aime-surrounds-with-our-roots-run-deep Chapters: 00:00:00 Announcement 00:00:28 Introductions 00:04:12 An education in audio 00:09:05 Experimentations with immersive audio 00:20:37 Music break: “You Won't Be the Last” by Moon 00:21:29 Maxing mixes that translate well 00:33:06 Different flavors of immersive audio 00:45:39 “Smile” by Aves

Duration:00:49:00

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Axiom Audio’s Ian Colquhoun and NRC - Origin | Dr. Floyd Toole | Music Types | Twin Tweeters | Measurements

4/26/2024
This week, host Jorden Guth is joined by Ian Colquhoun, founder of Axiom Audio and now also the owner of Bryston and Magnum Dynalab, to discuss the origins of the company, its connection with the National Research Council, his own relationship with Dr. Floyd Toole, and how the company’s speakers evolved after the legendary NRC research wound down. Sources: “Canadian Hi-Fi Trilogy: Axiom Audio, Bryston, and Magnum Dynalab—All Under One Expanding Roof”: https://www.soundstagehifi.com/index.php/opinion/1785-canadian-hi-fi-trilogy-axiom-audio-bryston-and-magnum-dynalab-all-under-one-expanding-roof Axiom Audio: https://www.axiomaudio.com/ Chapters: 00:00:00 Announcement 00:00:28 Introductions 00:03:31 Axiom’s origin story 00:12:30 Busting the myth of different speakers for different music 00:25:46 Music break: “Empty Pockets” by Bamtone 00:26:52 Axiom as OEM 00:30:27 OEM no more 00:29:34 The twin-tweeter controversy 00:47:07 Measurement artifacts 01:08:34 “Wherever I Am” by Bamtone

Duration:01:11:36

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Dr. Peter Schuck: Room-Correction Pioneer (Part 2) - Anthem Room Correction | FIR and IIR Filters | In-Room Response

4/12/2024
This week, host Jorden Guth continues his conversation with Dr. Peter Schuck, technical director at Paradigm Electronics Inc. The two cover the birth of Anthem Room Correction, the pros and cons of IIR and FIR filters, side quests, diversions, why flat in-room response isn’t actually the goal, and how ARC has evolved in response to market pressures. Sources: “The History of Anthem Room Correction (ARC®)”: https://www.anthemarc.com/advanced-topics/the-history-of-arc.php “The Detection Thresholds of Resonances at Low Frequencies” by Olive, Sean E.; Schuck, Peter L.; Ryan, James G.; Sally, Sharon L.; Bonneville, Marc E.: https://www.aes.org/e-lib/browse.cfm?elib=7868 Chapters: 00:00:00 Announcement 00:00:28 Introductions 00:03:15 IIR vs FIR 00:09:15 Pesky patents and water picks 00:11:58 Untested waters 00:17:01 Music break: “Hulullúlulu” by Art Against Agony 00:08:01 ARC is finally born 00:23:46 Why flat sounds flat 00:26:59 Removing the cap 00:38:56 “First” by IamDayLight 00:40:51 The music that moves Peter

Duration:00:42:50

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Dr. Peter Schuck: Room-Correction Pioneer (Part 1) - Education | NRC | DSP | Athena Project

3/29/2024
This week, host Jorden Guth is joined by Dr. Peter Schuck, technical director at Paradigm Electronics Inc., to discuss his history in hi-fi, how he ended up at the NRC, how his work with Dr. Floyd Toole evolved into the pioneering Athena project, and exactly what sorts of tests he and others constructed and conducted to determine listener preference with regard to the effects of the room on loudspeaker performance. Sources: “The History of Anthem Room Correction (ARC®)”: https://www.anthemarc.com/advanced-topics/the-history-of-arc.php “The Detection Thresholds of Resonances at Low Frequencies” by Olive, Sean E.; Schuck, Peter L.; Ryan, James G.; Sally, Sharon L.; Bonneville, Marc E.: https://www.aes.org/e-lib/browse.cfm?elib=7868 Chapters: 00:00:00 Announcement 00:00:28 Introductions 00:07:58 The Energy 22 crossover 00:15:41 Commerce or science? 00:29:35 Music break: “Precursor” by Aquartos 00:30:22 The five-point preference scale 00:34:54 What makes a good test track? 00:36:01 The circle of confusion keeps spinning 00:50:38 “Day 1” by Aquartos

Duration:00:53:42

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PSB's Paul Barton (Part 2) - Measurements | Diffraction | Waveguides | Diminishing Returns

3/15/2024
This week, host Jorden Guth continues his conversation with Paul Barton, founder of PSB Speakers. If you haven’t listened to season 3, episode 1 yet, do check that out first! In this second half of their conversation, the two discuss how the research at NRC contributed to the evolution of PSB speakers. Along the way, Paul gives the most cogent explanation ever of baffle diffraction and waveguides, and discusses how different driver materials affect the performance of a speaker. Sources: PSB Speakers: https://www.psbspeakers.com/ “PSB's Paul Barton (Part 1)”: https://www.soundstage.life/e/psbs-paul-barton-part-1-music-and-violins-starting-making-speakers-dr-floyd-toole-and-nrc/ Chapters: 00:00:00 Announcement 00:00:28 Introductions 00:00:44 Why the measurements matter 00:06:07 Explaining diffraction 00:10:04 Waveguides are more than felt 00:16:21 Music break: “Scorched Earth” by Maya Belsitzman 00:17:59 Room correction and exotic materials 00:22:21 Exploring different driver materials 00:24:25 Diminishing returns and setting priorities 00:38:06 “Your Papa and Mama” by Dialgo

Duration:00:43:58

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PSB's Paul Barton (Part 1) - Music and Violins | Starting Making Speakers | Dr. Floyd Toole and NRC

3/1/2024
Welcome to season 3! This week, host Jorden Guth sits down with Paul Barton, founder of PSB Speakers, to discuss his personal history, his love of music, his passion for violin, and the origin story of PSB Speakers—all as a lead-in to a discussion about his time at the NRC doing research with Dr. Floyd Toole. Sources: PSB Speakers: https://www.psbspeakers.com/ Messiah Violin, by Stradivari: https://www.ashmolean.org/messiah-violin-stradivari “Making the Violin”: http://www.makingtheviolin.com/ Chapters: 00:00:00 Announcement 00:00:28 Introductions 00:01:06 The origins of Paul’s love of music and hi-fi 00:12:11 Making speakers in high school 00:14:50 Pre-industrial light & musical magic 00:18:00 The small world of Canadian hi-fi00:21:23 The road to meeting Dr. Floyd Toole 00:29:23 Planting seeds for the future

Duration:00:32:02

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Selling Emotions: Conradin Amft on T+A's History and Future - Then to Now | Hi-Fi Tomorrow

2/16/2024
For the final episode of season 2 of the SoundStage! Audiophile Podcast, host Jorden Guth is joined by T+A COO Condradin Amft to discuss the company’s history and heritage, its entry into the headphone market, and how hi-fi will evolve into the future. Sources: “44 Years of T+A—Germany's Hi-Fi Giant in Detail”: https://youtu.be/lzW18SuAJW0?si=SUjQkUfzU-obTWDv Chapters: 00:00:00 Announcement 00:00:20 Introductions 00:01:53 The long road to today’s T+A 00:20:44 Music Break: “Finale” by David Morton 00:22:15 Where does T+A—and the hi-fi industry—go from here? 00:34:05 Outro: “Mirrors Sometimes Lie” by Marco Martini

Duration:00:38:18

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Sonus Faber Suprema Speaker System Deep Dive - Technical Highlights | Trickle-Down Technologies

2/2/2024
When Sonus faber introduced its massive new flagship loudspeaker system, Suprema, at this year’s CES, most of the press responded by asking about the price and finishes and little else. In this episode of the podcast, host Jorden Guth and SoundStage! founder Doug Schneider ask the real (and really tough) questions about the design and technical specifications of this world-class 4.5-way system comprised of two towering speakers and one or two massive subwoofers. Sources: Sonus faber Suprema product page: https://www.sonusfaber.com/en/products/suprema “Suprema: the Sonus faber sonic revolution”: https://youtu.be/8rvz6C-D6Ng?si=f9aCKCfleNgivNRu Chapters: 00:00:00 Announcement 00:00:20 Introductions 00:01:53 Supreme in minute technical detail 00:38:58 Music Break: “Memory Lane” by Vox Portent 00:22:01 The 30,000-foot view of the Suprema experience 01:06:27 Outro: “Turquoise Soil” by Vox Portent

Duration:01:11:01

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The Tao of the Reviewer - Hi-Fi Reviewers' Systems and Needs | Writing a Hi-Fi Review

1/19/2024
This week, host Jorden Guth is joined by SoundStage! Access editor and producer of the podcast Dennis Burger to discuss his recent article about how reviewers’ reference systems are often necessarily different from the systems they wish they could own. Dennis also gives Jorden some tips on writing a good review. Sources: “The Needs of the Many versus the Needs of the Reviewer” by Dennis Burger: https://soundstageaccess.com/index.php/feature-articles/1273-the-needs-of-the-many-versus-the-needs-of-the-reviewer “Martijn Mensink On the Magic of Dutch & Dutch”: https://www.soundstage.life/e/martijn-mensink-on-the-magic-of-dutch-dutch-active-speakers-cardioid-dispersion-acoustics/ “Speaker and Headphone Measurements Mash-Up”: https://www.soundstage.life/e/speaker-and-headphone-measurements-mash-up-misinformation-what-matters-active-vs-passive-listening/ “Simaudio’s North Collection: The Future of Hi-Fi?”: https://www.soundstage.life/e/simaudio-s-north-collection-the-future-of-hi-fi/ Baumgartner Restoration: https://www.youtube.com/c/baumgartnerrestoration Chapters: 00:00:00 Announcement 00:00:20 Introductions 00:05:44 The needs of the many vs. the needs of the reviewer 00:19:52 Music Break: “Threads of Smoke” by Tamuz Dekel 00:22:01 How does Dennis write a review? 00:50:50 Outro: “Turquoise Soil” by Tamuz Dekel

Duration:00:55:11

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2023 SoundStage! Awards - Products of the Year | Outstanding Achievements | Choosing

1/5/2024
This week, host Jorden Guth is joined by SoundStage! founder Doug Schneider and SoundStage! Australia editor Edgar Kramer to discuss their respective 2023 year-end awards. Sources: “The 2023 SoundStage! Network Awards for Outstanding Achievements and Products of the Year” by Doug Schneider: https://www.soundstagehifi.com/index.php/opinion/1843-the-2023-soundstage-network-awards-for-outstanding-achievements-and-products-of-the-year “The SoundStage! Australia Products of the Year Awards 2023” by Edgar Kramer: https://soundstageaustralia.com/index.php/features/832-the-soundstage-australia-products-of-the-year-awards-2023 Audiophile Atmos—Dominique Fils-Aimé Surrounds with Our Roots Run Deep: https://youtu.be/74YJo-KM_Po?si=pWqHAGO6nRCOYomd 2023 SoundStage! Awards—Best Hi-Fi Products and Outstanding Achievements with Dominique Fils-Aimé: https://youtu.be/pQf2W60g5T0?si=iIsNb1Os2lSlkJIH “Tell Me Taylor Swift Fans Don’t Care About Sound Quality” by Dennis Burger: https://soundstageaccess.com/index.php/feature-articles/1270-tell-me-taylor-swift-fans-dont-care-about-sound-quality “Seven Shades of AC/DC’s Back in Black–Finding the Best Version to Test Your System With” by Doug Schneider: https://www.soundstagehifi.com/index.php/system-one/1280-seven-shades-of-acdcs-back-in-black-finding-the-best-version-to-test-your-system-with Chapters: 00:00:00 Announcement 00:00:20 Introductions 00:05:44 How SoundStage! does it different 00:18:25 Music Break: "Walkabout Australia" by Hans Johnson 00:19:21 Recognizing the people who make the magic happen 00:46:26 Outro: “Too Many Steps” by Oran Loyfer

Duration:00:49:30

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From Wilson Audio to T+A , then Back - InSight Videos | The Two-Day Rule | The Filming Approach

12/22/2023
This week, host Jorden Guth is joined by SoundStage! founder Doug Schneider to tell the origin story of SoundStage! Network’s InSight video series, how they’ve evolved, and the details of their most recent globetrotting trip to Wilson Audio and T+A. Sources: Muraudio's Domain Omni Series Speaker | SoundStage! InSight: https://youtu.be/VkHQC8pz2H8?si=Lax4bC_UDAXXxSkj Axiom Audio's M100 v4 Loudspeaker | SoundStage! InSight: https://youtu.be/7cdPUHJKx70?si=bNa83Mkf2R08yY8N Totem Acoustic's Torrent Technology | SoundStage! InSight: https://youtu.be/GTIpO19Eg-k?si=O5M9YYEgUioRq6Vs Vivid Audio's Giya Series Speakers | SoundStage! InSight: https://youtu.be/RT2ytbENY34?si=4RoFWyyMbBN8J8dw Paradigm's Prestige Series | SoundStage! InSight: https://youtu.be/_q7pMJ3LSjs?si=IO6pPLHwz-7714g9 MartinLogan's Neolith Loudspeaker (February 2015): SoundStage! InSight: https://youtu.be/XIinQTD36cE?si=cODB7nSvy2pZ0ORi Monitor Audio Hyphn Speaker 1 - From Visionary Concept to Cutting-Edge Completion | SoundStage! InSight: https://youtu.be/uk5vckG5Imw?si=dL753LtRdgLAE_Cz Monitor Audio Hyphn Speaker 2 - Advanced Acoustical Concepts and Daring Industrial Design | SoundStage! InSight: https://youtu.be/5BTZ5REwjCQ?si=VSEyOua-ZKRjJHRv Daryl Wilson: Growing Up and Into Wilson Audio: https://www.soundstage.life/e/darylwilson-growing-upand-into-wilsonaudio-the-wilsonhouseholdbuildingwattpuppy-speakersnorth-star-measurements-andlisteningpink-floyd-fridays/ 44 Years of T+A - Germany's Hi-Fi Giant in Detail | SoundStage! InSight: https://youtu.be/lzW18SuAJW0?si=AsMDlMuEuCaraWqO Chapters: 00:00:00 Announcement 00:00:20 Introductions 00:00:52 The Two-Day Rule 00:14:16 Music Break: "Ocean Depth" by Veaceslav Draganov 00:15:39 This ain’t marketing 00:21:45 Touring a facility and picking up slack 00:24:35 From Jazz to T+A and beyond 00:34:51 Picking favorites?

Duration:00:44:54

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Simaudio’s North Collection: The Future of Hi-Fi? - Development | BRM-1 | Reception and Reviews

12/8/2023
This week, host Jorden Guth is joined by Simaudio product director Dominique Poupart and marketing director Étienne Gautier to discuss the company’s new North Collection, how it was developed, what it means for the future of hi-fi, why the remote control is the best in the world, and how the lineup has been embraced by audiophile press and customers alike. They also dig into how a brand radically reinvents itself after four decades without losing its identity, and why it’s scary for a manufacturer to pack so much functionality into fewer and fewer boxes. Sources: North Collection: https://simaudio.com/en/product-category/north-collection/ "Simaudio’s Moon 791 Streaming Preamplifier: Uncompromised" by Doug Schneider: https://www.soundstagehifi.com/index.php/opinion/1841-simaudio-s-moon-791-streaming-preamplifier-uncompromised "Moon by Simaudio Has Exited the Echo Chamber" by Dennis Burger: https://www.soundstageaccess.com/index.php/feature-articles/1201-moon-by-simaudio-has-exited-the-echo-chamber "Simaudio’s Étienne Gautier & the Art of Marketing Moon" on the SoundStage! Audiophile Podcast: https://www.soundstage.life/e/simaudio-s-etienne-gautier-the-art-of-marketing-moon-baumgartner-restoration-taskmaster/ "The Maverick" by Baumgartner Restoration: https://youtu.be/LV2eOu14fQM?si=eiVbtAhMteYG2taI Chapters: 00:00:00 Announcement 00:00:20 Greetings and salutations 00:01:07 The development of the Simaudio North Collection 00:23:45 Music Break: "Funkymania" by Omri Smadar and The Original Orchestra 00:25:11 Controlling the North Collection and where Simaudio goes from here 00:51:48 The soundtrack to Dominique’s and Étienne’s lives

Duration:00:58:19

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How SVS Built a Hi-Fi Community - History | Products | Community Building

11/24/2023
This week, host Jorden Guth is joined by SVS president Gary Yacoubian and VP of marketing Nick Brown to discuss the company’s history, its unique approach to hi-fi and home theater, and how it actively engages with its customers. Sources: SVS: https://www.svsound.com/ “The Only True Currency in This Bankrupt World” by Audio Unleashed: https://audiounleashed.podbean.com/e/the-only-true-currency-in-this-bankrupt-world/ “SVS Prime Wireless Pro Active Loudspeaker System” by Gordon Brockhouse: https://www.soundstagesimplifi.com/index.php/equipment-reviews/217-svs-prime-wireless-pro-active-loudspeaker-system “SVS Prime Pinnacle Loudspeakers” by Philip Beaudette: https://www.soundstagehifi.com/index.php/equipment-reviews/1358-svs-prime-pinnacle-loudspeakers Chapters: 00:00:00 Announcement 00:00:20 Greetings and salutations 00:06:32 SVS: A brief history 00:22:47 Music Break: "Everyday with You" by Ben Sharkey and Ziggy 00:24:09 How SVS builds its community 00:42:21 The soundtrack to Nick and Gary’s lives

Duration:00:45:02

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Audio Video Show 2023 Highlights - Warsaw Vibe | Good and Bad Shows | Bringing Matt | Best and Worst Products

11/10/2023
This week, host Jorden Guth is joined by SoundStage! founder Doug Schneider and SoundStage! Ultra senior editor Jason Thorpe to discuss Warsaw 2023, why it’s such a special show, what it’s like to be there, and what it was like to see it through the eyes of a young audiophile. Sources: SoundStage! coverage of Audio Video Show 2023 - Warsaw, Poland: https://www.soundstageglobal.com/index.php/shows-events/audio-video-show-2023-warsaw-poland Chapters: 00:00:00 Announcement 00:00:20 Introductions 00:01:07 What makes Warsaw special? 00:27:12 Music Break: "Let Me Show You" by Eldar Kedem & Floating World 00:28:47 A vicarious walkthrough of the show00:50:20 The soundtrack to Jason’s life

Duration:00:53:15

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Dan Laufman on the Value of Emotiva - Origin | Hi-Fi Manufacturing | Profits | Ethics

10/27/2023
This week, host Jorden Guth is joined by Emotiva’s Dan Laufman to discuss the origins of his passion for hi-fi, the history of electronics manufacturing in the neoliberal era, how to make an profit in the audio business ethically, the long hard road to revitalizing North American manufacturing capabilities, and the virtues of being inclusive instead of exclusive. Sources: Emotiva: https://emotiva.com/ "The True Cost of Saving a Few Bucks: A Q&A with Emotiva's Dan Laufman" by Dennis Burger: https://www.soundstageaccess.com/index.php/feature-articles/1144-the-true-cost-of-saving-a-few-bucks-a-q-a-with-emotivas-dan-laufman Chapters: 00:00:00 Announcement 00:00:20 Introductions 00:01:11 The road to Emotiva 00:23:01 Music Break: "Terems" by Amit Sagie 00:24:07 The realities of 21st century manufacturing 00:55:02 The soundtrack to Dan’s life

Duration:00:59:41

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Martijn Mensink On the Magic of Dutch & Dutch - Active Speakers | Cardioid Dispersion | Acoustics

10/13/2023
This week, host Jorden Guth is joined by Martijn Mensink of Dutch & Dutch to discuss how an old clock radio incubated a love of music that developed into a passion for good sound that evolved into a career in speaker design. During the course of the conversation, they explore Martijn’s history of speaker development, the business ventures that preceded Dutch & Dutch, how the company’s cardioid speaker design is transformative, and where the company is headed in the future. Sources: Dutch & Dutch: https://dutchdutch.com/ Dutch & Dutch 8c Active loudspeaker review by Diego Estan: https://www.soundstagehifi.com/index.php/equipment-reviews/1270-dutch-dutch-8c-active-loudspeakers "Intro to Dutch & Dutch and the 8c Active Loudspeaker" - SoundStage! InSight: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2R9lEJH4O "Dutch & Dutch 8c Active Loudspeaker in Detail" - SoundStage! InSight: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aW-6R5HP8SE Chapters: 00:00:00 Announcement 00:00:20 Introductions 00:01:02 From AM radio to a life in speaker design 00:15:50 Why cardioid speakers hit different 00:31:12 Music Break: "Astra" by Magiksolo 00:32:31 Room acoustics, app development, and the future of Dutch & Dutch 00:50:23 The soundtrack to Martijn’s life

Duration:00:55:21

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House of Sound NYC - McIntosh | Sonus Faber | The Other Brands | New York | Luxury

9/29/2023
This week, host Jorden Guth is joined by David Mascioni, Global Director of Brand Marketing for McIntosh, to discuss the origins of the original World of McIntosh Townhouse in New York City, how it developed, why it closed, and how the concept evolved into the new House of Sound at a new location, with much more representation for the entire McIntosh Group and its collaborators. Sources: “Inside the Incredible World of McIntosh Townhouse - SoundStage! InSight (December 2019)”: https://youtu.be/PeskkKlY4ds?si=SZBLugld9miiLyMp "McIntosh Sound in the Jeep Grand Cherokee - SoundStage! Talks (January 2021)": https://youtu.be/d7_EoVrq12o?si=Ma7PhS3rS7QSLrX4 "Sonus faber Olympica Nova at World of McIntosh Townhouse | SoundStage! InSight (October 2019)": https://youtu.be/TBJRoH5uGQE?si=4TYfeW9rz7B6rB_U https://houseofsoundnyc.com/ Chapters: 00:00:00 Announcement 00:00:20 Introductions 00:00:45 David fell in love with hi-fi at the World of McIntosh 00:27:54 Music Break: "Tell Me All the Lies" by Funky Giraffe 00:28:52 What’s different about the House of Sound? 00:43:53 The soundtrack to David’s life

Duration:00:47:38

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Legendary Laurence Dickie - Bowers & Wilkins | The Iconic Nautilus | Vivid Audio | Loudspeaker Engineering

9/15/2023
This week, host Jorden Guth is joined by legendary speaker designer Laurence Dickie to discuss his history with Bowers & Wilkins, the design of the iconic Nautilus, how his thinking on speaker design has evolved over to years, whether or not he draws inspiration from nature, and why his speakers are an exercise in engineering, not industrial design. Sources: "From the Bowers & Wilkins Nautilus to Vivid Audio Speakers - Laurence Dickie’s Tapered Tubes (Ep:58)" by SoundStage!: https://youtu.be/dcef8tuxezU?si=6BDD7fWbYLp4ypiG "A Family of Linear-Phase Crossover Networks of High Slope Derived by Time Delay" by Lipshitz, Stanley P.; Vanderkooy, John: https://secure.aes.org/forum/pubs/journal/?elib=4598 https://vividaudio.com/ https://www.blastloudspeakers.com/ Chapters: 00:00:00 Announcement 00:00:20 Introductions 00:01:05 The road to Bower & Wilkins and beyond 00:25:40 Music Break: "The Magnetic Buzz" by Moon Walk 00:26:33 Convergent evolution vs. convergent design 01:02:23 The soundtrack to Laurence’s life 01:04:45 "Golden Diamond" by Shahead Mostafafar

Duration:01:09:33

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Six Months into a PhD in Hi-Fi - Learning | Controversies | Revelations | The Future

9/1/2023
This week, host Jorden Guth is joined by SoundStage! founder Doug Schneider and podcast producer Dennis Burger to discuss what Jorden has learned in six months of hosting the podcast, since he’s been able to speak to some of the hi-fi industry’s most influential and respected luminaries. As Doug often tells him, “Talking to these people is like getting a PhD course in hi-fi.” So has doing so helped Jorden? Listen and find out. Sources: Status and Culture by W. David Marx: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/659558/status-and-culture-by-w-david-marx/ How to Teach Quantum Physics to Your Dog by Chad Orzel: https://chadorzel.com/?cat=4 Why Amplifiers Don't Sound the Same - Understanding Voltage and Current for Loudspeakers (Ep:71): https://youtu.be/pTeAJJQ9a10?si=huMJjMK62SiAEFCk Neil Young and Rick Rubin: World Record, Recording on Tape, and Creative Process | Apple Music: https://youtu.be/PZ-AVFpB3KI?si=FcAlAmr3OrXf10r4 Chapters: 00:00:00 Announcement 00:00:20 Introductions 00:01:48 Lessons learned from the experts 00:23:43 Music Break: "Baby I'm Stuck in a Cone" by Ge Filter Fish 00:24:38 Artist’s intent, analog vs. digital, and more 00:40:45 What’s next? 00:47:52 The music that moves us

Duration:00:53:44