• Garage1217 Project Ember, Horizon, & Sunrise Review

    March 19, 2016 Luckbad 0

    I have traversed significant audiophile ground over the past few years. My humble introduction to the world of high end audio were the Sennheiser HD555s. I’ve sojourned across the landscape ever since that time, buying and selling dozens headphones, earphones, amplifiers, and dacs. In my journey, I have discovered a few gems, and I’ve found […]

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  • Emotiva Big Ego Review

    December 30, 2015 Luckbad 3

    If I talk about a USA audio company that does creates excellent bang-for-the-buck products, are you thinking about Emotiva? You should be. Emotiva has long been well-regarded in the home theater scene, even producing speakers to a quality level that big wigs at the other USA-based audio company you were probably thinking of (rhymes with $%#&) that makes […]

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  • Garage1217 Project Polaris Review

    November 3, 2015 Luckbad 1

    A gorgeous, versatile, powerful amplifier at a great price manufactured in the USA. Is the Project Polaris worth taking up a few inches of your desktop? Spoiler Alert: Heck yes it is! Garage1217 Project Polaris In the Box Project Polaris (Assembled) or DIY Kit Power Supply 5 Year Warranty Note that the case in the picture doesn’t […]

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  • Headstage Arrow 5TX (Enhanced Bass Boost) Review

    October 18, 2015 Luckbad 9

    Comments across the tiny Hi-Fi corner of the internet might lead one to believe that Headstage amps are a mere myth. An ultra-thin amplifier of high quality and a plethora of features created by an eccentric genius. Delays, periods of silence during development, and confusion abound. But it’s here now. Was it worth the wait? […]

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  • Vorzuge VorzAMP duo Review

    August 24, 2015 Luckbad 5

    In the search for the best basshead gear, we’re willing to search far and wide. In this case, we’ve landed on an amplifier from a boutique audio company in Germany called Vorzüge. They have a beautiful little amplifier called the VorzAMP Duo. What makes this a basshead amp? EQduo. In short, it provides both a Bass switch and a […]

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