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Music Matters 2018 will take place April 25 and 26 at our Denver showroom. This eagerly anticipated event offers compelling demonstrations of cutting-edge speakers and electronics, as well as tips on how to get the most of streaming audio, hi-def audio files and more. Whether you’re a dyed in the wool audiophile or you just want to find out how to make your computer music sound better, this is the event for you!

rh book_1-650pxOur special guest is Robert Harley, editor in chief of The Absolute Sound, the world’s most respected magazine on high-performance audio. He’s also the author of The Complete Guide to High-End Audio, Introductory Guide to High-Performance Audio Systems and Home Theater for Everyone and has written more than 1,000 product reviews and articles on high-quality music reproduction.

Spotlight Demo: We’ll be showing the Focal Grande Utopia EM, a reference 4-way floorstanding loudspeaker which utilizes a unique Electro-Magnet woofer and offers 1,458 settings for the ultimate in customizable sound. The Utopias will be driven by a pair of massive MOON 888 monoblock amplifiers that each pump out 888 watts (into 8 ohms), along with a MOON preamp and DAC.

April 25-26 Multiple 40-minute sessions starting at 5pm
DENVER 303-778-0780 
685 South Pearl St.

RSVP at the number above, or register here.

Here are this year’s manufacturers, gear and presenters…

Audeze – AudioQuest – Bluesound – B&W – Cambridge Audio – Focal – GoldenEar – Mark Levinson – McIntosh – MOON – NAD – REL Acoustics – Revel – Roon Labs – Sonus faber – SVS and more! 

Demonstration Rooms

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Sonus faber iI Cremonese Loudspeakers
McIntosh MC611 Monoblock Amplifiers, C52 Preamplifier, MCT450 SACD/CD Transport, MT-5 Turntable, MP1100 Phono Preamp

From the McIntosh Group:
Ron Cornelius, National Training Manager
Mike Holzman, Western Regional Sales Manager
Carl Porter, Local Representative
Robert Scowcroft, Local Representative

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Room B

GoldenEar Triton Reference Loudspeakers
MOON ACE All-in-One Music Player

From The Absolute Sound:
Robert Harley, Editor in Chief

From GoldenEar:
Dave Kakenmaster, Director of Sales, Western Region

 

 

 

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NAD M50.2 Music Player
NAD M17v2 Preamp/Processor (World Premiere!)
NAD M22v2 Power Amp (World Premiere!)
DALI Epicon 6 Floorstanding Speakers
From NAD/Dali:
Marshall Currier, National Training Manager
David Carr, Regional Sales Manager

 

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Small Conference Room (Between B and C)

SVS Prime Wireless Speakers

From SVS:

Larry McGough, National Training Manager
Mitch Witten, Senior Director, Strategic Development

 

 

 

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Room D

Revel F228Be Floorstanding Speakers
Revel M126Be Bookshelf Speakers
Mark Levinson No. 585.5 Integrated Amplifier
Mark Levinson No. 515 Turntable

From Harman Luxury:
John Collier, Director of Sales
Todd Eichenbaum, Director of Engineering
Kevin Voecks , Acoustic Technologies Manager

 

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Room E

 

B&W 802D3 Loudspeakers
REL SHO S/5 Subwoofer
Rotel RCD1572 CD Player
Rotel RC1590 Preamp
Rotel RB1590 Stereo Amplifier

From B&W:
David Ellington, Regional Sales Manager
Kevin Wolff, Director of Sales, North America

From REL:
John Hunter, Owner/Lead Designer

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Room G

Roon Nucleus Music Server
Naim Atom Wireless Music Player

From Roon:
Steve Silberman, Vice President, Sales and Marketing

 

 

 

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Cambridge Audio Edge A Integrated Amplifier
Cambridge Audio Edge NQ Preamplifier & Network Player
Cambridge Audio Edge W Amplifier
AudioQuest Niagara 7000 Power Conditioner
& AC Cables
B&W 804D3 Loudspeakers
From Cambridge Audio:
Gregg Chopper, Director
Bob Scranton, National Sales Manager
From AudioQuest:
Isaac Markowitz, National High Performance Sales Manager
David Penrod, Regional Sales Manager

 

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Room I

Focal Grande Utopia EM Floorstanding Speakers
MOON New 888 Monoblock Amps
MOON 850P Preamplifier
MOON 820S Power Supply
MOON 780 Streaming DAC

From Focal:
Romaine Vet, Marketing Product Manager
Matt Reilly, Regional Sales Manager

From MOON:
Costa Koulisakis, Vice President, Customer Experience

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Models from Audeze, Focal, McIntosh and Sony

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We’ll be serving delicious food from Mikes2 Kitchen, one of the most popular food trucks in Denver!

 

To RSVP, call 303-778-0780 or register here.

Here’s a fun video from last year’s Music Matters: