Added to the Archives This Week
Next, Lonnie Brownell reviews the Arcam FMJ A22 integrated amplifier to determine if metal faceplates do, in fact, make a difference. LB asks, "For $400 more than what you'd pay for an Alpha 10, you get a new faceplate?" "Actually," he adds, "there's a bit more to it."
More than just a pretty face? Chip Stern fires up the Manley Labs Stingray integrated amplifier, noting, "While the Stingray's aural charms ultimately proved quite engaging, I was initially captivated by its radical styling."
Finally, the latest installment in our "Recording of the Month" series for the online archives, Recording of April 1993: A Meeting by the River. Corey Greenberg listens to this acoustic milestone from Ry Cooder and Vishwa Bhatt, recorded by Kavi Alexander, and screams "GO KAVI GO!"