Boston Concert Reviews

*2017 UPDATE ON MY VISITS TO FIDELIS*: The friendly and knowledgable current staff at Fidelis, which includes Bill Henk, Jansen Young and Dwight DiMartino, (with Walter Swanbon at the helm), continues to keep this audio dealership a vital place to come for a listen and check out the latest in audio gear for all budgets. […]


Harbeth Special 40th Anniversary Edition

HARBETH NEWS! 2017 marks a milestone of 40 years for the Harbeth Brand! To honor this iconic brand we are excited to offer throughout the year very special editions of the Harbeth line. Beginning with the Reference Monitor 40.2 and Super HL5 Plus:  Special Walnut Finish:   Matching Walnut Stand: 40th Anniversary Badging: British Made […]


New York Audio Show

Quote From Steve Guttenberg of CNET at the New York Audio Show. “Some of the very best sound at the show came from the Harbeth 40.2 speakers and VAC electronics in the Sound by Singer room. I reviewed the 40.2s late last year, but the sound was even better at the show than it was […]


Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2016

We teamed up with VAC and simply had an awesome system this year. We coupled our Harbeth 40.2 Reference Monitors with a pair of VAC iQ 200 Amps and a VAC Master Line Stage. The sources were Analog from the amazing Acoustic Signature Ascona Turntable and the Digital from the Aurender N100H coupled to the […]



XPONA 2016

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XPONA Chicago was nothing short of amazing with attendance especially Saturday! A bigger room will absolutley be on the agenda for next years we can keep all the great listeners! I’m sure people would have stayed much longer but it was wall to wall in there most of the day. The word got out that […]


Harbeth at Steinway & Sons

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Posted on February 7, 2016 by John Marks FeidnerSystemAtSteinway (Photo of Eric Feidner at Steinway & Sons’ NYC Global headquarters by and courtesy of Wes Bender Studios. I derive immense pleasure from setting people up with (relatively) affordable stereo systems that work as systems, and are not just a bunch of random components selected from […]


The New Harbeth 40.2 at RMAF

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Its not often I get to read a show review that offers us in depth coverage but this one has such a nice summary of our new flagship BBC Monitor! Chris Martens of Hi-Fi+ Wrote Harbeth RMAF 2015 marked the US debut of Harbeth’s new flagship loudspeaker: namely, the 40.2 Monitor ($14,990), which was being […]


The Newest Harbeth

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The New Harbeth 40.2 at the Rocky Mountain Audio Fest! We just returned from the U.S. debut of the finest monitor Harbeth has ever produced. The amazing Harbeth 40.2 in striking Tiger Ebony finish was out for a stroll in Denver this past weekend and the results are nothing short stunning. The retooled reference monitor offered […]


Almanac: Frank Lloyd Wright on the imagination of Beethoven

  August 14, 2015 By Terry Teachout INK BOTTLE“In Beethoven’s music I sense the master mind, fully conscious of the qualities of heartful soaring imagination that are god-like in a man. The striving for entity, oneness in diversity, depth in design, repose in the final expression of the whole—all these are there in common pattern […]


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