Stephen Mejias

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Stephen Mejias  |  Jul 15, 2011  |  First Published: Jul 16, 2011  |  1 comments
From down the hall, I heard The Doors. Inside the Wells Audio room, a VPI Scout turntable (still just $1800 after all these years) was spinning “Riders on the Storm.”

The system:

Stephen Mejias  |  Apr 17, 2013  |  4 comments
Because I know Wes Bender and E.A.R.’s Dan Meinwald are always open to new sounds, I took the opportunity in the Wes Bender Studio room to play the title cut from Aidan Baker’s latest release, Already Drowning.
Stephen Mejias  |  Oct 19, 2011  |  1 comments
Wes Bender’s been in the hi-fi business for a long time and he’s finally decided to open up his own shop. Wes Bender Studio NYC is perhaps the newest audio salon in New York. I say “perhaps” because new hi-fi dealers seem to be popping up like mad around here. I can't keep up. This is a good thing. The more good places we have to listen, the better chance we have of growing.
Stephen Mejias  |  Jan 12, 2009  |  0 comments
The inimitable WP takes a poke at me.
Stephen Mejias  |  May 18, 2010  |  4 comments
Take a look into the heart and soul of my favorite radio station, Jersey City’s own WFMU, 91.1FM.
Stephen Mejias  |  Jan 08, 2011  |  1 comments
A look inside the beautiful Wharfedale Diamond 10.1 ($350/pair), a bass-reflex design with a soft-dome tweeter and Kevlar mid-woofer.
Stephen Mejias  |  Dec 17, 2010  |  9 comments
SM lists his favorite records of 2010: Every now and then, I hear people complaining about the lack of good, new music. I figure these people just aren’t paying attention, or they’re looking in the wrong places, because I have the opposite problem: I am overwhelmed by all the good music there is to explore.
Stephen Mejias  |  Mar 03, 2006  |  8 comments
Happy Friday, lovely. I'm sorry for missing you yesterday. I started on several different entries, actually, but none went where I wanted. Which isn't necessarily bad — entries often take unexpected turns — but these entries, in particular, simply seemed not right enough for this space.