Added to the Archives This Week

From the October issue, John Atkinson gets acquainted with the Morel Octwin 5.2M loudspeaker, noting, "Once you become accustomed to its admittedly weird looks, it is actually visually appealing and has a small footprint in the listening room." But there's something about the Morel's sound that causes JA to raise an eyebrow.

In Listening #10, Art Dudley explains, "Merely because of the way it looks, I didn't think I'd like the Simaudio Moon i-3 integrated amplifier." Then he heard it. AD also takes a jab at the wacky marketing of classical music.

Finally, the most recent installment in our "Recording of the Month" series for the online archives, Recording of October 1993: Give It Up to Love. Richard Lehnert muses, "Ever wonder why Stax, Volt, Atlantic, and the other great and near-great soul and R&B labels can't, or won't, make records like they did 20 or 30 years ago? Well, don't. AudioQuest is doing it now."