The Audio Market is on! See you there.

The Audio Market is on!  It's at Kapok Hotel an runs from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on Saturday, 2017-12-02.

I look forward to seeing you there.

©Wayne Butcher

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60th GRAMMY Nominees

The nominees for the 60th Grammys have been announced.

Among the leading nominees are:

  • Jay-Z, with 8 nominations
  • Kendrick Lamar, with 7 nominations
  • Bruno Mars, with 6 nominations. 

The awards ceremony will be held  on 2018-01-28.  Check out all the nominees online here., or get a PDF of the nominations list here.

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The Audio Market: Update

Vendors spaces are being snapped up as people book to sell their used audio stuff. Products on offer will include:

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We look forward to seeing you at the Kapok Hotel on Saturday 2nd of December for The Audio Market.

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The Audio Market: Saturday 2nd December, 2017

Serious Music is hosting The Audio Market on Saturday 2nd December, 2017 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Kapok Hotel, 16-18 Cotton Hill Rd., St. Clair, Port of Spain.

We audiophiles often have some used audio gems that we don't play any more.  We're also always on the look out for a bargain.  The Audio Market brings together music lovers and audiophiles looking for a good deal, and those who have good, used audio products to offer.

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Listening at the Serious Music Personal Audio Demo

The Serious Music Personal Audio Demo was well received.  The headphones, amps and Bluetooth speakers are still on demo, so contact Serious Music if you'd like to hear them.

Other events are planned, so look out for them.

©Wayne Butcher

 

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Serious Music Personal Audio Demo

We're introducing the HIFIMAN high end headphones and Pro-Ject Audio headphone amplifiers at a Personal Audio Demo on Thursday 2017-11-02 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Serious Music in Petit Valley.

On demonstration will be:

HIFIMAN headphones

  • HE1000 V2
  • Edition X V2
  • RE800

Pro-Ject Audio headphone amplifiers

HIFIMAN high end headphones on demo

HIFIMAN manufactures award winning headphones, portable players and headphone amplifiers.

Contact Serious Music to arrange a demo of the wonderful HIFIMAN headphones.

©Wayne Butcher

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IsoAcoustics on demo

IsoAcoustics manufactures isolation stands for home audio speakers and professional studio monitors which upgrade the sound of any speaker from entry level to reference level.

Contact Serious Music to arrange a demo to hear what IsoAcoustics can do for your system.

©Wayne Butcher

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Cécile McLorin Salvant: Dreams and Daggers

Jazz vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant has recently released her fourth album, Dreams and Daggers.  The album combines live recordings from the Village Vanguard in New York with studio recordings.  It features Aaron Diehl  on piano, Paul Sikivie on bass and Lawrence Leathers on drums.  Also appearing are the Catalyst Quartet on strings and Sullivan Fortner on piano.

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The subversive power of calypso is a piece on the BBC Culture Web site which briefly highlights some of the social and political themes of Trinidad calypso.

©Wayne Butcher

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