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  • Ortofon Stylus Pressure Gauge Ortofon Stylus Pressure Gauge Quick View

    $15.00
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    Ortofon Stylus Pressure Gauge

    Ortofon Stylus pressure gauge
    Ortofon Cartridges
    $15.00
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  • PS Audio PerfectWave Power Cable 9 OPTIONS AVAILABLE PS Audio PerfectWave Power Cable Quick View

    $129.00
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    PS Audio PerfectWave Power Cable


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    AC Series Power Cables - Our finest power cables ever


    Getting the power from the wall receptacle to your equipment is a critical link that is often times overlooked. The AC Series provide a low noise, low impedance path for the AC power to connect your equipment to either a Power Plant AC Regenerator or the wall outlet in your home. Improvements to both audio and video performance are dramatic.


    Inside the AC Series are three hollow conductors for the treble regions, one massive rectangular conductor for the midrange and multiple gauges bundled together for the bass. Equipment powered with an AC Series power cable enjoy a significant improvement in sound quality over any cable we've tried.



    PS Audio
    $129.00
    AC Power Cable - Multiple Options Available
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  • Weight Watcher Gauge Weight Watcher Gauge Quick View

    $250.00
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    Weight Watcher Gauge

    An extremely precise digital stylus gauge, with an accuracy of 0.05 gram.


    Calibration is automatic every time the scale is switched on. A calibration weight is also provided (and recommended for use approx. every three months).


    It takes two AAA batteries and includes automatic switch-off to protect battery power.

    Clearaudio
    $250.00
    Weight Watcher Tracking Gauge Buy Now
  • Ortofon DS-3 Stylus Pressure Gauge Ortofon DS-3 Stylus Pressure Gauge Quick View

    $167.00
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    Ortofon DS-3 Stylus Pressure Gauge

    DS-3 is a new lightweight compact digital stylus pressure gauge model. The DS-3 is a miniature ultra precision non-magnetic instrument that tunes your tonearm to the highest possible degree. The DS-3 scale is factory pre-calibrated for high accuracy measurements with the tolerance of +/-0.01 g.
    Ortofon Cartridges
    $167.00
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  • Ortofon Alignment Tool Ortofon Alignment Tool Quick View

    $11.00
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    Ortofon Alignment Tool

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    Cartridge Alignment Tool/Cartridge Protractor


    An alignment protractor is used to find the correct distance from stylus tip to tonearm pivot.


    When aligning a cartridge for tangency using the alignment protractor, it is essential to remember that you are attempting to align the cantilever (and, hence, the stylus), not the cartridge body. There is no guarantee that the cantilever is perfectly aligned within the cartridge body, so simply aligning the cartridge body will not necessarily produce the desired result.


    Furthermore, many cartridge bodies have non-parallel sides, making tangential alignment of the cartridge body with the lines of tangency on the gauge virtually impossible.


    An alignment protractor is a plastic template onto which are printed the null point(s) and lines of tangency against which the cartridge should be aligned. The template is placed over the turntable's spindle (made possible via a spindle-sized hole drilled in the template) and placed against the platter.


    Cartridge must be adjusted until the cantilever is parallel to the set of parallel lines. And this should be achieved for both the indicated points. When the cartridge's longitudinal axis is parallel with the horizontal lines, tracking error will be at a minimum.

    Ortofon Cartridges
    $11.00
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  • AcousTech Electronic Stylus Force Gauge AcousTech Electronic Stylus Force Gauge Quick View

    $79.99
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    AcousTech Electronic Stylus Force Gauge

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    The Deluxe AcousTech gauge is set apart from the standard version by a full metal casing, AAA battery support, and a deluxe storage case. Includes mini screwdriver and calibration weight.


    The AcousTech gauge will accurately read your tracking force within 0.002 grams, the finest reading available. Many imitators only read accuracy of 0.01 grams.


    Accurate and simple to use - that's the essence of a great stylus force gauge, and that's what you get with this AcousTech model. We all know, or certainly we all should know, that dialing in your correct tracking force is absolutely essential for optimal record playback. If you miss on the heavy side, your sound becomes thick and sluggish. Miss on the light side, and your cartridge is more likely to mistrack and the sound will be light and anemic.
    So stop messing with those mechanical stylus balances that aren't even accurate. This is one case where digital makes more sense when it comes to fine-tuning your analog.

    Turntable Accessories
    $79.99
    Electronic Stylus Force Gauge Buy Now
  • VPI Scout 2 Turntable - JMW-9T VPI Scout 2 Turntable - JMW-9T Quick View

    $2,800.00
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    VPI Scout 2 Turntable - JMW-9T




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    Need help choosing the right turntable for you? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.


    **All Cartridges Installed Free Of Charge**


    The Scout 2 features a 1 7/8 thick aluminum platter (with a stainless steel damping plate) in place of the Scout's 1 3/8 acrylic platter.


    The result of mating a great platter to a simple good looking design! In only seven years, the VPI Scout has become the industry standard as the best-reviewed turntable on the planet! For 2009, we saw fit to bring some big improvements to its best-selling turntable. You may recognize the outboard motor and the plinth, but you will do a double take at the exquisite platter and tonearm.


    Every VPI Scout II comes standard with the JMW 9T! This incredible tonearm features a redesigned armtube that is tapered and filled with a proprietary damping material. This revolutionary design greatly reduces internal resonance, yielding a full and rich sound, with a vast soundstage and increased resolution and detail. The added mass also produces deeper bass response and fantastic compatibility with moving coil cartridges.


    For maximum stability and speed accuracy the platter is made from 1 7/8 thick machined 6061 aluminum and is attached to a nonmagnetic 303 stainless steel damping plate. The entire piece weighs in at an impressive 18 pounds! Because the aluminum is grounded to the steel, there is virtually no static buildup or sonic degradation. What's in the grooves is what comes out of your speakers.


    The VPI Scout II's plinth is made from 1 1/8 thick MDF bonded to a 12 gauge steel plate giving a rigid, non-resonant plinth. The massive platter sits on chrome-hardened ball bearing held by a 60 Rockwell-hardened shaft, below which is a black delrin nut.


    The VPI Scout II generates absolutely no additional noise for a pristinely quiet spin. The AC synchronous motor is contained in a separate steel housing and drives the platter via an Aries belt. This combination produces quiet yet stable running with extremely accurate speed. Speeds are 33 and 45 standard, while 78 is optional.


    VPI Turntables
    $2,800.00
    Scout 2 - JMW-9T Tonearm
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  • Giant Steps Giant Steps Quick View

    $24.99
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    Giant Steps

    Ranked 102/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    Giant Steps was recorded in 1959 by John Coltrane. This was the first album where all songs recorded were original compositions of Coltrane. The album showcases Coltrane's masterful improvisational style that is now known as sheets of sound. Giant Steps is often used as a practice piece because of its chord progression, and is seen by jazz musicians as the standard for modern jazz, also being used as a gauge of measuring a musician's improvisational skill. Soon after the release of Giant Steps, Coltrane ventured into modal jazz, so this album is often viewed as his farewell to bebop.

    1. Giant Steps
    2. Cousin Mary
    3. Countdown
    4. Spiral
    5. Syeeda's Song Flute
    6. Naima
    7. Mr. P.C.
    John Coltrane
    $24.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP -Sealed Buy Now
  • Smart Stylus Gauge Smart Stylus Gauge Quick View

    $25.00
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    Smart Stylus Gauge

    This mechanical tracking force gauge is the easiest way to adjust the cartridge's tracking force.



    Clearaudio
    $25.00
    Smart Stylus Gauge Buy Now
  • PS Audio Dectet Power Center PS Audio Dectet Power Center Quick View

    $499.00
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    PS Audio Dectet Power Center


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    Our very best entry level power center


    The Dectet is an active three zone, ten outlet power center producing cleaned unrestricted AC power for an entire high-end audio or video system.


    Filtration is handled through large-core high permeability magnetic devices wound with heavy gauge OFC windings. The Dectet offers both common mode and differential mode filtering you can both measure and hear the benefits for yourself. Protection is handled by an internal measurement system that automatically determines over/under voltage conditions as well as full surge and spike protection.


    Each of the Power Port outlets on the Dectet are hand wired with a star wiring system that provides similar benefits to having individualdedicatedlines feeding each piece in your high-end audio system.


    This is true high-end, despite its entry level pricing. Use the Dectet for you entire system to clean, protect and improve.



    PS Audio
    $499.00
    Power Conditioner Buy Now
  • Marantz MM7055 Amplifier Marantz MM7055 Amplifier Quick View

    $1,199.00
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    Marantz MM7055 Amplifier


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    Power For Your System

    The MM7055 power amplifier produces 140 watts of high current output from each of its five channels. This is "real world" power, too, measured across the full audio bandwidth (20 Hz - 20 kHz) at 8 ohms with 0.08% Total Harmonic Distortion. Among other attributes, this means the MM7055 is capable of long-term power delivery into low impedance speakers.


    The Many Faces of Excellence

    In practical terms, the MM7055 is ideal for a "5.1" home theater system, whether based on a moderately powered receiver or a surround sound processor. You can use it to power speakers in different areas of your home; stereo reproduction in two rooms plus a mono channel for secondary areas such as a den or kitchen. For more complex home theater systems, the MM7055 pairs with one or several MM7025s to help create a totally immersive "7.1" or "9.1" audio experience.


    Inside The MM7055

    A massive power supply includes a multiple-secondary EI-core transformer and over 65,000 µF of custom-designed energy storage capacity. Critical circuit components from many world-class suppliers were chosen only after extensive listening tests. Among these, the LAPT Hyper Power output devices were first used in Reference Series components. Current feedback topology insures astounding accuracy and control under high-drive conditions.


    A Temperature-Controlled Environment

    Physically, the MM7055's output stages mount on an extruded aluminum "thermal tunnel" for efficient heat dissipation. With temperature-sensing forced air cooling, this configuration assures cool operating temperatures for long-term reliability, even when making full use of the amplifier's substantial output capabilities.


    Flexible Connections

    Balanced inputs and single-ended RCA inputs are both supported, and you can choose either type of input for each channel, individually, for easy and flexible connectivity. Audiophile grade, gold-plated four-way binding post speaker terminals insure tight connections to your choice of speaker wire.


    Custom Touches

    The MM7055 includes input and output jacks for DC "trigger" pulses as well as RC-5 jacks for total remote control convenience, even with legacy Marantz products.


    The chassis itself is heavy gauge steel for maximum isolation from external vibration as well as electromagnetic and radio frequency interference. And chassis depth is less than 14½" so the MM7055 will fit quite nicely on a shelf, in a cabinet, or in a conventional system rack with the optional rack mount kit RMK8003MM.


    Power. Functionality. Dependability. And classic looks. The MM7055 is, simply speaking, a Marantz.


    Marantz
    $1,199.00
    Power Amplifier Buy Now
  • Bubble Level Bubble Level Quick View

    $25.00
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    Bubble Level

    High precision gauge, calibrated. Available in a basic version, V2A (stainless steel) housing or V2A gold plated.
    Clearaudio
    $25.00
    Bubble Level Gauge - Basic Buy Now
  • Chord Odyssey Speaker Cables (3 Meter) Chord Odyssey Speaker Cables (3 Meter) Quick View

    $425.00
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    Chord Odyssey Speaker Cables (3 Meter)

    2005



    Have a question about this product? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.


    Chord Odyssey speaker cable shares its principal design features with Chord Rumour. Like Rumour, each conductor is made up of 19 strands of silver-plated oxygen free copper surrounded by PTFE insulation. However, the strands are of a heavier gauge and whereas Rumour uses 1.5mm overall diameter conductors, Odyssey uses 2mm overall diameter conductors.


    The larger diameter conductors help Odyssey to carry dynamic information extremely well and this produces real improvements to the weight, attack and dynamic of notes across the entire frequency range. Cymbals are noticeably more realistic and acoustic guitars and pianos more lifelike; this ability to carry dynamic information so well means that Odyssey produces a remarkably musical and coherent sound. This, combined with Odyssey's neutral tonality, helped it to win the Hi-fi News Best Speaker Cable award for five years in a row.


    Chord Company
    $425.00
    Chord Odyssey Speaker Cable with banana - 3 Meter Pair Buy Now
  • Chord Odyssey Speaker Cables (5 Meter) Chord Odyssey Speaker Cables (5 Meter) Quick View

    $585.00
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    Chord Odyssey Speaker Cables (5 Meter)

    2005



    Have a question about this product? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.


    Chord Odyssey speaker cable shares its principal design features with Chord Rumour. Like Rumour, each conductor is made up of 19 strands of silver-plated oxygen free copper surrounded by PTFE insulation. However, the strands are of a heavier gauge and whereas Rumour uses 1.5mm overall diameter conductors, Odyssey uses 2mm overall diameter conductors.


    The larger diameter conductors help Odyssey to carry dynamic information extremely well and this produces real improvements to the weight, attack and dynamic of notes across the entire frequency range. Cymbals are noticeably more realistic and acoustic guitars and pianos more lifelike; this ability to carry dynamic information so well means that Odyssey produces a remarkably musical and coherent sound. This, combined with Odyssey's neutral tonality, helped it to win the Hi-fi News Best Speaker Cable award for five years in a row.


    Chord Company
    $585.00
    Chord Odyssey Speaker Cable with banana - 5 Meter Pair Buy Now
  • Speaker Stand - ST35 Speaker Stand - ST35 Quick View

    $275.99
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    Speaker Stand - ST35

    For use with Elan 15 and Epic 1 Speakers


    Designed to accommodate the smaller Epos bookshelf speakers - like the new ELS 8 and M5i, the ST35 metal stand is both elegant and functional and is available in a choice of either black or silver.
    Their performance particularly improves the bass performance of small speakers and their open frame design helps to build an exceptional sound stage, with no shortage of presence. They are dynamic and solid and designed to be acceptable in most domestic settings.


    The ST35 speaker support stands 58.5 cm high and has a solid 4mm thick top plate. It has a solid 4mm bottom plate which is rounded on the front edge and tapered at the back and features an Epos badge at the front. Three heavy gauge steel columns make up the supports, the larger of which has the added advantage of a discreet cable management channel.


    The ST35 does not allow sand to be added to the columns. They are supplied in a self-assembly format complete with optional top and bottom spikes, that are adjustable.


    This product not eligible for discount.

    Epos Speakers
    $275.99
    ST35 Speaker Stand Buy Now
  • Chord Chameleon VEE 3 Analog Interconnects (1 Meter) Chord Chameleon VEE 3 Analog Interconnects (1 Meter) Quick View

    $225.00
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    Chord Chameleon VEE 3 Analog Interconnects (1 Meter)

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    "The way you can pick out and follow a single instrument within a band is extraordinary."


    The new conductor configuration in the Chameleon VEE 3 has a profound effect on just about every aspect of performance that is important to a properly immersive musical experience. There is a good chance that the Chameleon VEE 3 will begin to let you understand that your equipment is better than you thought and begin to understand just how good your favourite musicians are.


    Three sets of silver-plated conductors are connected to silver-plated VEE 3 RCA plugs using a special silver solder and shielded from interference with a 93% braid and a heavy gauge shield.


    There are a lot of very impressive components available these days, particularly some of the new generation of digital to analogue converters. The cost of the Chameleon VEE 3 might seem to be out of context compared to the cost of the DACs but you do need to have a listen. It's a remarkable cable that will do justice to some remarkable products.


    Listen to the Chameleon VEE 3 with: Smoke Fairies "Awake" from the album "Blood Speaks".


    Hear: The looping reverb drenched guitar that runs hypnotically through the song and the beautiful harmonies.


    Listen for: The way "Awake" builds towards the end and the different timbres of the cymbals.


    Chord Company
    $225.00
    Chord Chameleon VEE 3 Analog Interconnects - 1 Meter Pair Buy Now
  • Chord Chameleon VEE 3 Analog Interconnects (2 Meter) Chord Chameleon VEE 3 Analog Interconnects (2 Meter) Quick View

    $295.00
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    Chord Chameleon VEE 3 Analog Interconnects (2 Meter)

    Have a question about this product? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.


    "The way you can pick out and follow a single instrument within a band is extraordinary."


    The new conductor configuration in the Chameleon VEE 3 has a profound effect on just about every aspect of performance that is important to a properly immersive musical experience. There is a good chance that the Chameleon VEE 3 will begin to let you understand that your equipment is better than you thought and begin to understand just how good your favourite musicians are.


    Three sets of silver-plated conductors are connected to silver-plated VEE 3 RCA plugs using a special silver solder and shielded from interference with a 93% braid and a heavy gauge shield.


    There are a lot of very impressive components available these days, particularly some of the new generation of digital to analogue converters. The cost of the Chameleon VEE 3 might seem to be out of context compared to the cost of the DACs but you do need to have a listen. It's a remarkable cable that will do justice to some remarkable products.


    Listen to the Chameleon VEE 3 with: Smoke Fairies "Awake" from the album "Blood Speaks".


    Hear: The looping reverb drenched guitar that runs hypnotically through the song and the beautiful harmonies.


    Listen for: The way "Awake" builds towards the end and the different timbres of the cymbals.


    Chord Company
    $295.00
    Chord Chameleon VEE 3 Analog Interconnects - 2 Meter Pair Buy Now
  • Rogers 65V-1 Integrated Amplifier (On Sale) Rogers 65V-1 Integrated Amplifier (On Sale) On Sale Quick View

    $4,000.00 $2,999.99 Save $1000.01 (25%)

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    Rogers 65V-1 Integrated Amplifier (On Sale)







    Have a question about this product? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.


    The Model 65V-1 is class A single ended design all tube stereo amplifier which is designed to use of a pair of EL-34 or KT-88 Power tubes with no adjustment or changes just-insert the tube of your selection.


    The auto bias circuit allow effortless operation for the user as no adjustments are needed to get both long tube life and superior audio performance.


    Selectable audio modes of triode and ultra-liner operation.


    The 65V-1 will enhance the user experience using a iPad control application using a Bluetooth wireless connection, which will also display the amplifiers output level using real time telemetry information which is smartly displayed on the application and the Front Panel Display.


    The 65V-1 uses a toroidal type power supply and a separate low noise DC tube filament power supply which enhances the pure fidelity signal reproduction.


    The chassis is made with heavy gauge aircraft grade aluminum and incorporates a large easy to read LCD display.


    A dedicated headphone output circuit provides optimum performance when using headphones.


    All Rogers High Fidelity Products are built using all military grade components and Teflon coated point to point wiring.


    All products come with a lifetime warranty


    Rogers High Fidelity
    $4,000.00 $2,999.99 Save $1000.01 (25%)
    Integrated Amplifier Buy Now
  • Classic 1 Turntable - Black Classic 1 Turntable - Black Quick View

    $3,299.00
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    Classic 1 Turntable - Black


    Sterophile Golden Golden


    Absolute Absolute ToneAudio


    Need help choosing the right turntable for you? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.


    **All Cartridges Installed Free Of Charge**


    The VPI Classic 1 turntable comes standard with the unipivot JMW-10.5i tonearm Special Edition in rigid mount mode, new VPI silver coated pure copper wire, a 2.5 thick plinth trimmed with real black oak or real solid walnut finish (at no additional cost), a solid mounted 600 RPM AC synchronous motor, new 2 thick machined aluminum platter, silent inverted bearing, and new isolator feet derived from the HR-X.


    The sound of the Classic 1 turntable is fast, clean, wide open, with deep powerful bass, and unequalled in speed stability. The Classic 1 turntable gives any turntable made regardless of price a serious run for the money.


    This completely new design has produced the simplest and one of the best sounding VPI tables to date.


    VPI Classic Turntable Features:


    Special Edition JMW-10.5i SE tonearm - By giving up vta on the fly adjustments, you get most of the sound of the highly reviewed JMW-10.5i tonearm. A new less expensive base and mounting saves hundreds of dollars but gives up little in sound.


    New 6061 machined aluminum 18 pound high inertia platter with precision inverted bearing and stainless steel damping plate.


    Speed stability on par with a master tape - Due to the rigid mounting of motor - platter - tonearm there is no random motion to cause speed instabilities.


    Noise rejection allowing the Classic 1 turntable to sit on a wood shelf near four 15 subwoofers and having virtually no feedback.


    Lack of random motion between the motor - platter - tonearm gives the ultimate in low level resolution. Not only does this rigidity improve speed stability, it also allows the retrievel of low level information challenging the world's great turntables and master tapes.


    Absolutely solid, non-resonating laminated one-piece chassis holding all components. This is not a wooden frame; it is a solid laminated 2.5 thick MDF block with 11 gauge steel attached to the top with silicone and long bolts through all the layers. The chassis weighs 30 pounds and is totally non-resonant. Now with solid black oak or solid walnut wood finish on all four sides.


    RCA jack termination so you can use the interconnect of your choice.


    Tonearm anti-skate - For those that require the fine adjustment of anti-skate, it is standard on the JMW-10.5i SE.


    Optional lift off full dustcover is available.


    Optional periphery ring clamp.


    Optional SDS power supply.


    Optional XLR conectors.


    VPI Turntables
    $3,299.00
    Classic 1 - Black
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  • VPI Scout 2 With Classic Signature Arm VPI Scout 2 With Classic Signature Arm Quick View

    $4,200.00
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    VPI Scout 2 With Classic Signature Arm


    Need help choosing the right turntable for you? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.


    **All Cartridges Installed Free Of Charge**


    The Scout 2 features a 1 7/8 thick aluminum platter (with a stainless steel damping plate) in place of the Scout's 1 3/8 acrylic platter.


    The result of mating a great platter to a simple good looking design! In only seven years, the VPI Scout has become the industry standard as the best-reviewed turntable on the planet! For 2009, we saw fit to bring some big improvements to its best-selling turntable. You may recognize the outboard motor and the plinth, but you will do a double take at the exquisite platter and tonearm.


    Every VPI Scout II comes standard with the JMW 9T! This incredible tonearm features a redesigned armtube that is tapered and filled with a proprietary damping material. This revolutionary design greatly reduces internal resonance, yielding a full and rich sound, with a vast soundstage and increased resolution and detail. The added mass also produces deeper bass response and fantastic compatibility with moving coil cartridges.


    For maximum stability and speed accuracy the platter is made from 1 7/8 thick machined 6061 aluminum and is attached to a nonmagnetic 303 stainless steel damping plate. The entire piece weighs in at an impressive 18 pounds! Because the aluminum is grounded to the steel, there is virtually no static buildup or sonic degradation. What's in the grooves is what comes out of your speakers.


    The VPI Scout II's plinth is made from 1 1/8 thick MDF bonded to a 12 gauge steel plate giving a rigid, non-resonant plinth. The massive platter sits on chrome-hardened ball bearing held by a 60 Rockwell-hardened shaft, below which is a black delrin nut.


    The VPI Scout II generates absolutely no additional noise for a pristinely quiet spin. The AC synchronous motor is contained in a separate steel housing and drives the platter via an Aries belt. This combination produces quiet yet stable running with extremely accurate speed. Speeds are 33 and 45 standard, while 78 is optional.


    VPI Turntables
    $4,200.00
    Scout 2 - Classic Signature Arm Buy Now
  • One From The Heart (On Sale) One From The Heart (On Sale) On Sale Quick View

    $34.99 $31.49 Save $3.50 (10%)

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    One From The Heart (On Sale)

    Numbered, Limited Edition


    Tom Waits and Crystal Gale Create Magic Together on Waits' Most Accessible Outing


    Small Combo Band Provides Jazzy and Bluesy Support


    Stupendous Sonics: Music Largely Recorded Live on Studio Floor


    One From the Heart ranks among the best soundtracks in history. Essential for any Tom Waits or Crystal Gayle devotee, it sets an example of what's not only possible, but should be expected and demanded, when two likeminded artists collaborate. Heartstrings are tugged, passions kindled and lost, sentiments exchanged, skeletons dragged out of closets, seasons changed, romantic truisms cited. And its wide-open sound is supreme, the result of most tracks being recorded live in the studio, free of after-effects and interference.


    Mastered from the original master tapes and pressed at RTI, Mobile Fidelity's 180g LP presents the Academy Award-nominated One From the Heart in stunning sonic relief. You'll be able to gauge the signature tones of the guitars and hear inside the cavity of Waits' piano. Perhaps most importantly, Gayle and Waits' voices now sound just feet away, with your room converted into the world's coolest late-night lounge. Spatial cues, background accents, and studio dimensions emerge with striking realism.


    Inspired by a track Waits cut with Bette Midler on his Foreign Affairs effort, One From the Heart overflows with simpatico chemistry, poignant contrast, elegant atmospherics, and awestruck intimacy. On their four vocal duets, Gayle and Waits inhabit the personas of a man and woman breaking apart yet sharing common bonds. Their singing plumbs emotional depths that traverse melancholy, sensuality, and understanding. Made before Waits' baritone turned into a deep, gravel-laden instrument, the songs are more smoke than whiskey, more piano-man empathy than hipster growler.


    Written by Waits, the music occupies a common ground between laidback small-combo jazz, lounge pop, and downbeat blues. Classy string orchestrations abet a crack ensemble comprised of saxophonist Terry Edwards, drummer Shelly Manne, pianist Pete Jolly, bassist Greg Cohen, and others. The arrangements seamlessly melt into both vocalists' leads, allowing every note-every piano clink, acoustic bass ripple, brushed snare drum-to register with utmost magnitude.


    Experienced on stunning soliloquy pieces such as Gayle's mournful ballad "Is There Any Way Out of This Dream?" and back-and-forth collaborative efforts like the breakup take "Picking Up After You," beautiful instrumentation, spacious production, and flawless vocal phrasing take hold. You can picture the broken dreams exiting out the side doors of the dim bars and abandoned houses that pepper the narratives. Renowned for his sad songs, Waits has never been in better form, the goodbye fare clicking with unflinching honesty and personality.


    This title is not eligible for further discount.

    1. Opening Montage: Tom's Piano Intro/Once Upon a Town
    2. Is There Any Way Out of This Dream?
    3. Picking Up After You
    4. Old Boyfriends
    5. Broken Bicycles
    6. I Beg Your Pardon
    7. Little Boy Blue
    8. Instrumental Montage: The Tango/Circus Girl
    9. You Can't Unring a Bell
    10. This One's From the Heart
    11. Take Me Home
    12. Presents
    Tom Waits
    $34.99 $31.49 Save $3.50 (10%)
    Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
  • Fosgate Signature Fozgometer Azimuth Range Meter Fosgate Signature Fozgometer Azimuth Range Meter Quick View

    $300.00
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    Fosgate Signature Fozgometer Azimuth Range Meter

    2012


    Have a question about this product? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.


    Fozgometer Azimuth Range Finder


    The FOZGOMETER represents a breakthrough for adjusting phono system azimuth.


    To obtain high performance from a modern phonograph system, the tonearm and pickup cartridge must be properly adjusted to within a few thousands of an inch. There are several alignment gauges available to adjust overhang and offset. To adjust cartridge azimuth (Axial Tilt), it has been necessary to use lab quality equipment and a test record. Azimuth may be adjusted using an oscilloscope, AC voltmeter, or computer program. These methods can be expensive and time consuming.


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    The Journey Man

    "In my music," says Goldie, "is everything I've learned, everyone I've met, everything I've experienced." And it's been an incredible trip. The maverick innovator - who rewrote the future of the jungle scene with landmark releases that still sound like they were kidnapped from tomorrow - has a unique story to tell. From children's homes in the West Midlands through stints in New York and Miami as one of the UK's most celebrated exponents of graffiti art to rubbing shoulders with an exceptional list of musical collaborators including David Bowie, Noel Gallagher and KRS-One, Goldie has defiantly, definitively, done it his own way. "I'm an alchemist," he likes to insist. "I practice the dark arts of messing with the form of something solid."


    Though marriage and his passion for bikram yoga have, he says, proved a calming influence, these days he's just as full of inspired, out-there ideas as he was back in 1993 when he did his first cover interview for the rave magazine Generator. "My music is about fallout," he said then, "about the damage that has been done to the system." Today, in the office of one of his London-based contacts, the ideas are still sparking. "Drum'n'bass has done to electronic music what graffiti has done to the art world," he muses, before launching into a rapid-fire synthesis of art history, dancefloor evolution and his own hyperactive brand of self-actualization, which loosely translates as: "Why do something ordinary when you can do something extraordinary?"


    It sums up the reason why, in 1994, music critic Simon Reynolds famously observed: "Goldie revolutionized jungle not once but three times. First, there was Terminator (pioneering the use of time stretching), then Angel (fusing Diane Charlemagne's live vocal with David Byrne/Brian Eno samples to prove that hardcore could be more conventionally musical), now there's Timeless, a 22-minute hardcore symphony." Each of these were moments that shaped the musical fabric of the decade and beyond, presaging Goldie's transition from the underground rave scene into the world of bona fide A- list superstars.


    But it didn't start out like that. The boy who would become Goldie was born Clifford Price on 19 September 1965, just as The Rolling Stones hit the top of the charts with Satisfaction. His dad Clement, originally from Jamaica, had been plying his trade as a foundryman in Leeds. His mum Margaret, who had been born in Glasgow, was a popular singer in the pubs and clubs of the West Midlands. Barely more than a toddler, Goldie was just three when she placed him into foster care (though she kept his younger brother Melvin). He still remembers, he says, the day the social workers came to take him away.


    Over the next 15 years, he bounced between a series of foster homes and local government institutions around the Walsall area. His eclectic musical taste was forged, he reckons, in those same local authority homes listening to the sonic tangle of other teenagers' record collections. "In one room," he says, "a kid would be playing Steel Pulse while through the wall someone else had a Japan record on and another guy would be spinning Human League." On rare visits to see his dad, he'd lie sprawled over the living room couch, listening to Jazz FM, marveling at the lavishly-tooled '80s productions of Miles Davis, Pat Metheny, David Sanborn and Michael Franks, adding further layers to his complex musicography.


    Already developing the irresistible urge to excel that has marked his inimitable musical career, Goldie's first love was roller-hockey. He earned a place as goalkeeper in England's national squad before the lure of music overtook the lure of sport. After discovering electro and hip hop, he grew his hair - the "goldilocks" that won him his nickname - and joined a breakdance crew called the B-Boys in nearby Wolverhampton. He also discovered graffiti. "They called me 'the spray can king of the Midlands'," he says proudly. His talent was undeniable, bringing him to the attention not only of Britain's Arts Council but to Dick Fontaine, producer of a Channel 4 TV documentary on graffiti. Fontaine's 1987 film Bombin' captured a visit to the UK by New York artist Brim Fuentes. Brim met Goldie and his B-Boys crew in Wolverhampton's Heathtown before heading a dozen miles away to Birmingham's Handsworth, where the producer filmed the aftermath of rioting that had left four dead, 35 injured and dozens of stores burned out. Several months later, Fontaine reversed the process and took Goldie to New York, introducing him to hip-hop pioneer Afrika Bambaataa. For Goldie, on his first trip abroad, never mind his first trip over the Atlantic, the Big Apple was love at first sight. Back in Britain, he begged, borrowed and saved until he had enough to fund a return trip to the Bronx.


    "I started painting the trains and getting involved on the streets," he says, remembering his total immersion in what was still, at that point, an emerging culture. Art and music as symbiotic technologies. Rubbing shoulders with the Big Apple's best graffiti artists, his own distinctive style was accelerated and enriched. A move to Miami followed. He worked in the flea markets, he says, "painting trucks for drug dealers" and developing a sideline in gold jewelry that included the distinctive grills that became a trademark on his return to the UK. The magical properties of shaping, working and bending precious metals to his will - as close to alchemy as the modern world gets - became an analogue for the way he prefers to operate in the studio, chasing quicksilver dreams, mercury-fast rivulets of imagination into impossibly lush, breakbeat concertos. Back in Britain, Goldie found himself seduced by the sweetheart of the rave. Though it took him eight attempts to get entry into the club, at London's Rage in 1991 he marveled at the alternate sonic worlds being forged by Fabio and Grooverider behind the decks. "It really flipped me out," he remembers. Soon he found himself in the orbit of Dego McFarlane and Mark Clair. Their label Reinforced was in the vanguard of breakbeat, issuing astonishing records that stripped out boundaries and limits while setting the tone for the scene's sense of adventure. At first, he helped out doing artwork and a bit of A&R. But soon he was in Reinforced's Internal Affairs studio watching intently as Mark and Dego recorded tracks like Cookin' Up Ya Brain and Journey From The Light. "I was watching what they could do," says Goldie, "trying to gauge the possibilities of the technology." Soon he was getting involved. "I remember one session we did that lasted over three days," he says, "just experimenting, pushing the technology to its limits. We'd come up with mad ideas and then try to create them. We were sampling from ourselves and then resampling, twisting sounds around and pushing them into all sorts of places."


    What followed was a series of inspired break-driven releases such as Killa Muffin, Dark Rider and Menace. Then Terminator, with its writhing drum loop, dropped and suddenly Goldie's name was on everyone's lips. He followed up with the equally revolutionary Angel, tilting the axis towards the lush, trippy textures that made 1995's debut album Timeless the drum'n'bass scene's first platinum album. Incredibly, given what was happening elsewhere in the scene at the time, the recording of the album's epic title track began as far back as 1993, when most other producers were still focused on the original sonic tropes of hardcore rave.


    Timeless was a masterpiece - of production, of songwriting, of sonic perfection and breakbeat futurism. Even today, it still sounds as astonishingly new and inspired as it did back on those early pre-release cassettes circulated by London Records in the early months of 1995 when Goldie was still living on the 18th floor of a North London tower block.


    By then, Goldie had already set up his own record label - Metalheadz - with his friends the DJ duo Kemistry and Storm. Along with studio collaborator, Rob Playford's Moving Shadow and LTJ Bukem's Looking Good imprint, Metalheadz helped to define drum'n'bass as a distinct musical format with singles by J Majik, Asylum and Goldie himself. Still bursting with energy, he then launched a legendary club night, Metalheadz Sunday Sessions, at London's Blue Note. The scene's best producers - among them revolutionary artists like Photek, Source Direct, Peshay and Dillinja - would compete to have their latest recordings debuted at the club and the scene's faithful came from far and wide to hear the best tunes before anyone else. "Those nights at the Blue Note were magical," he recalls. "It was an underground phenomenon that became an institution." David Bowie, who was making the drum'n'bass-influenced album Earthling at the time, fell in love with the place. "I remember popping out to take a break from all the madness inside the club," says Goldie. "He was outside having a cigarette, a bit of a breather. We chatted for a bit, looked at each other, grinned and then plunged back into it all. It was just that kind of place."


    Goldie is one of only a handful of artists ever to co-write with Bowie - on the track Truth from the drum'n'bass pioneer's second album Saturnz Return. Released in 1998, the album also saw his vision become more expansive (the opening track, Mother, clocked in at just over an hour). The album's collaborative approach included guest spots from rap legend KRS-One, Sex Pistols manager and all-around provocateur Malcolm McLaren, super-producer Trevor Horn and Oasis main man Noel Gallagher (on the single Temper Temper).


    Fuelled by the limitless creativity that has been the hallmark of his career to date, Goldie next turned to acting. He reunited with Bowie in Andrew Goth's 1999 thriller Everybody Loves Sunshine then took the part of Bullion in the 1999 James Bond movie The World Is Not Enough. Other box office smashes - including Guy Ritchie's crime heist caper Snatch - followed before he joined the cast of BBC1 soap opera EastEnders, playing the gangster Angel Hudson.


    A series of blockbuster TV appearances - on shows such as Maestro (where he learned to conduct an orchestra), Classic Goldie (which saw him perform his own orchestral composition at the Royal Albert Hall in the summer of 2009) and Goldie's Band: By Royal Appointment.


    The orchestral training proved useful. In 2014, he translated his original vision for Timeless into the stunning Timeless (Sine Tempore). Performed live with the Heritage Orchestra at the Wilderness Festival to suitably rapturous acclaim, the performance was repeated the following year as part of the Meltdown Festival at London's Royal Festival Hall. In between, he found time to unveil Fragments Of Gold, a piece inspired by medieval chants that he performed live in Glasgow Cathedral.


    Drum'n'bass, of course, has remained a consistent passion, both through his Metalheadz label and his releases under the Rufige Kru moniker (2007's Malice In Wonderland and 2009's Memoirs Of An Afterlife). "Technologically," he says, "breakbeat has managed to surpass all other forms of music to date. There isn't a recording engineer alive who can tell me there's any other form of music that is more complex than the music we make." Goldie has also recently announced he will be releasing a brand new double album 'The Journey Man' this year. The album comprises two parts, 16 brand new tracks in total, all written and produced by Goldie. It also features a host of collaborators handpicked by Goldie to help realize his vision for the album.


    "I often look at music not so much as a producer but like a director. You're drawing together engineers, performers and arrangers to create something special, something magical. It's like alchemy. The notes, the music, the lyrics, they're all in my head and each element has to be communicated and brought to life to create the finished track. I'm always inspired by great movie directors - people like Stanley Kubrick and PT Anderson - and, if you think about it, it's quite a similar approach. They start off with a vision and then they use that vision to deploy the actors and the cameramen and the editors in order to create the finished film."


    Collaborators on 'The Journey Man' album include vocalist and songwriter Natalie Duncan, who was discovered when chosen in the three-part BBC series 'Goldie's Band By Royal Appointment' and later provided the vocals for Goldie's 2012 single 'Freedom'. Other featured vocalists on the album include Terri Walker, Tyler Lee Daly, Natalie Williams, JosÉ James, Naomi Pryor as well as Goldie's wife, Mika Wassenaar Price.


    'The Journey Man' will be released through Cooking Vinyl and Goldie's own record label, Metalheadz.


    Goldie's love affair with painting has remained consistent too and he continues to exhibit visual work that's just as dazzling as his sonic output. Beginning with Night Writers, the 1986 exhibition at Wolverhampton's art gallery that introduced Goldie and his Supreme Graffiti Team to the British Arts Council, his shows have defined a unique aesthetic that's all his own. And through them all, from 1987's Rockin' The City in Birmingham (where he exhibited alongside Massive Attack's Robert Del Naja) and the 1988 Crucial Creators exhibition in Walsall to more recent gallery events like 2007's Love Over Gold and 2012's Athleticizm collection (including portraits of London Olympics stars such as Victoria Pendleton, Tom Daley and Jessica Ennis), runs a consistent thread of energy, experimentalism and boundary-pushing. His 2013 collection, Lost Tribes, an innovative series of pieces fusing Goldie's style with the artistic expression of the ancient peoples of Africa, Asia and America was, he says, "my most important breakthrough".


    And for the kid who lay awake, gazing at the stars, through the window of a children's home, growing up has brought some surprises. In 2012, he was selected as one of the BBC's New Elizabethans, 60 people - ranging from David Hockney to Roald Dahl, David Bowie and Tim Berners-Lee - who have helped shape British culture during the reign of Elizabeth II. Four years later, he was awarded the MBE in the Queen's New Year Honours. It's acceptance, of course, on a grand scale. But at heart, he's still the gatecrasher, amped-up on ideas, buzzing on nothing but love, hope and the certainty that, while his way might not be the easy way, it's very definitely the path of a true artist.


    - Tim Barr, 2017

    LP 1
    1. Horizons (feat. Terri Walker & Swindle)
    2. Prism
    3. Mountains
    4. Castaway
    5. The Mirrored River


    LP 2
    1. I Adore You (w/ Ulterior Motive)
    2. I Think of You
    3. Truth (feat. Jose James)
    4. Redemption


    LP 3
    1. Tu Viens Avec Moi?
    2. The Ballad Celeste
    3. This Is Not A Love Song
    4. The River Mirrored (feat. Terri Walker)
    5. Triangle
    6. Tomorrow's Not Today
    7. Run Run Run

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