On Sunday 13th January we provided on-stage sound reinforcement at the re:SOUND Collective‘s concert, An Italian Extravaganza, at the Victoria Concert Hall in Singapore. The concert was led and conducted by Maestro Enrico Onofri and featured works by Italian masters Dario Castello, Arcangelo Corelli, Antonio Vivaldi, Luigi Boccherini, Gioachino Rossini and Ottorino Respighi. Sound reinforcement was required… Read More
Alvaro is playing a Lyon & Healy Style 2000 Electroacoustic Harp. But I didn’t use the harp’s output signals, because one of the two channels was not working. Instead, I mic’d the harp with: A Shure SM-81 right in front of one of the sound holes of the resonating cavity; you can see the microphone between… Read More
Last night, 1st December, we provided sound reinforcement for the Alvaro Sanchez guitar recital held in Emmanuel & Son’s piano showroom in Kallang Way. Update: Click HERE for video excerpt. The opportunity to work with Alvaro happened by accident on Wednesday 28th November. The available microphone and guitar amp were not able to render a… Read More
“A very good musical reference for both work and leisure. It is good and critical in the mid-band, and stereo imaging is very impressive. Mixed an album with them and it translated well to other mediums without any adjustments. And this was the first time I have mixed with these speakers! I’ve been doing lots… Read More
Geek alert! The Fountek ribbon tweeter used in the Axis VoiceBox S has the tweeter foil mounted and tensioned in a way that dramatically reduces resonances in the tweeter. The mounting also avoids the distortion-causing stretching that other corrugated foil tweeters undergo as they age. What you get is high-frequency response that is smooth and… Read More
Some of our customers, friends and acquaintances know that Lynnette Seah is a close friend. In fact, we refer to her affectionately as ‘Elder Sister’. This does not mean that she did us a favour by becoming our brand ambassador. We know her well, and the fact that she does not compromise on her standards… Read More
Watching and listening to Barbra Streisand’s ‘Timeless’ concert from 31st December 1999, and ‘David Foster & Friends’. At home, playing out from a Mac Mini with VLC, through the REDGUM RGDAC8, to a REDGUM Black RGi120ENR driving a pair of Axis VBS and a pair of active Axis EBS. Very moving. We had the prototype… Read More
See the partial screen capture from the latest review posted in Soundstage! Australia: The Axis VoiceBox S is their reference near-field monitor.
Ian Robinson and John Reilly (respectively founder/designers of REDGUM Audio and Axis Loudspeakers) are passing through Singapore in the week of 31st July. Both have made themselves available to meet fellow hifi enthusiasts and hobbyists for a chat. We are sorry for the short notice and the fact that it’s on a Monday morning, but… Read More
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