On an unidentified classical trackJim, who knew, was out sneaking a smokeI admired the really nice full-range sound of the enormously impressive Soundscape 8, and bass that remained in control despite the fact that one of each speaker's side-firing woofers was firing right into the side of the SongTowers. As we switched down the line, from largest to smallest, bass inevitably diminished, but the highs remained wonderful. This was a very, very impressive demo, and a perfect way for me to bid adieu to three days of listening at AXPONA 2013.
All-important associated equipment: Salk StreamPlayer ($1299); Audio by Van Alstine FETValve hybrid DAC ($2499), FET Valve hybrid preamplifier ($2499), and FET Valve 600R amplifier ($3499); sundry unidentified interconnects; and Salk custom speaker cables (NFS). Associated reaction: All thumbs up.