Event Write-ups

Upcoming Event: Amp Smackdown with ABX Box

May 17, 2014

Our next event – the third in the BAAS Audio Gear Smackdown series, will be held on Saturday June 14 at 10:00AM at David Levine’s beautiful Belvedere home (I hear the view alone is enough to want to attend).

ABX Comparator Event?

May 12, 2014

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,

The SmackDown Report: Tweaks, Voodoo and Magic

May 10, 2014

Impressions Submitted By BAAS Member Dan Rubin

BAAS members met on Saturday, May 3, at Leslie’s excellent digs in Orinda to listen to a selection of audiophile tweaks.

BAAS Audio Gear SmackDown #2: Tweaks, Voodoo and Magic

Mar 31, 2014

Our next event on May 3rd, 2014 at 10:00am
at the beautiful Lundin Castle in Orinda
Step away from Psycho-Acoustics For Dummies and put your tweaks up!

2014 Schedule of Events

Mar 31, 2014

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 audiophile events outside California,

Digital Mini-Smackdown in Marin

Mar 31, 2014

By Guest BAAS Blogger Dan Rubin

Leslie Lundin, Peter Truce and I spent a delightful few hours at Lee Mincy’s in Kentfield on Saturday,

An Afternoon with Neil Gader, Associate Editor TAS

Mar 25, 2014

Elite Audiophiles Gather in San Francisco
By Special Guest Blogger, James Forte

Two of  “my favorite things” are music and coffee. 

Local Audio Happenings

Mar 22, 2014

Greetings Audio Tribe,

Coming up at Audio High in the South Bay (unfortunately right on my 54th birthday, so I don’t think my wife will be OK with my coming to this event),

Smackdown #1: Preliminary Recap

Mar 09, 2014

Well, I haven’t heard of any fatalities, so I assume all attendees survived our first (full, sold out!) Audio Smackdown!

Genesis and Linn at Elite Audio Systems San Francisco

Mar 02, 2014


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