It’s Time.

Time to take SFAS to the next level. The web site is ready. All glitches that have shown themselves so far have been resolved. We’ve had a succession of sold-out […]

Blogging LIVE from CAS 5!

Blogging LIVE from CAS5! The Hotel Room Sound Mystery Our day setting up at the California audio show was a doozy. Hotel rooms are notoriously poor environments for high end […]

SFAS Leadership Team Growing!

Greetings, everyone! Over the last few weeks, two important individuals have joined our leadership team, and it is with great pleasure that I get to introduce them to you. First, […]

Von Schweikert Event/SFAS Launch

The day after Albert Von Schweikert presented his Mr. Wizard Show to an audience of SFAS members (fully-packed in Leslie’s newly renovated, expanded, and very cool listening room), he wrote to say:  “Thank you for […]

Honoring The Lineage

Hello Everyone, Thank you so much for the many enthusiastic letters of support and congratulations. Your words were a salve for my red, bleary eyes. Yes, there is much more […]

Changing Tracks – The Big News

I’m posting this pivotal letter here for anyone who did not receive it via email. Thanks to all who wrote in with such enthusiastic support! ~Alón Greetings, Everyone! As I trust you’ve […]

THE Show in Newport – Jason’s Blog

http://www.stereophile.com/category/show-newport-2014 Friday morning, May 30, was Day One of T.H.E Show Newport Beach. With the opening bell struck, as it were, by a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the lobby of the […]

Working with Dealers

Greetings! Having returned from the big audio show in Newport, my mind is buzzing with excitement about where we could go with our group of dedicated Bay Area audiophiles. In […]

Audiophile Music Reviews and Stories

http://www.stereophile.com/content/show-newport-beach-starts-friday-0 (This is what will occupy all my time for the next 7 or 8 days) No sooner has the Munich Show ended than T.H.E. Show Newport Beach is set to commence. Running from […]

ABX Comparator Event?

Hello everyone, This is a request for direct feedback from you. Yes, this unit is potentially a game-changer for our industry – but unlike previous events, some of the audio […]

Now, Bach to You…

This past Friday, Bob Walters made my day. I don’t think he knew I was a big fan of Bach… but the little link he sent me rocked my world. […]

2014 Schedule of Events

Here are our upcoming events in California for 2014. More may be added as we move through the year. We did our best to also avoid dates that conflict with […]

Montreal Show

http://www.stereophile.com/content/montreal-audio-show-starts-friday-0 Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose. Such is the story of the Montreal Audio Show akaSalon Son et Image (SSI), which takes place this coming weekend, March 28–30. The […]

Universal Music Group’s Blu-ray/Hi-Res Initiative

http://www.stereophile.com/content/universal-music-groups-blu-rayhi-res-initiative Part 1: Thumbing their collective nose at pundits who predict the imminent demise of physical media, Universal Music Group has begun reissuing select back catalog and new releases in […]