Wednesday, February 28, 2018

JBL 1959 Advert

Cool little Metrogon and Paragon ad. One of the most beautiful speakers ever made. 

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Friday, February 23, 2018

Thursday, February 22, 2018


When I have to use a 12AX7 I use the Amperex Bugle Boy. I currently have 4 in my George Wright Phono Preamp. Good stuff.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Marvin 12A Maybe NOS

I picked up these two maybe new old stock 12A tubes. Made by RCA as are the Cunningham tubes. The packaging on these is really nice but I hate stickers on my tubes. No etching on the base and only a faint 12A on the tops of the tubes.  At least I do like the logo.

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Nolatet - Black Sheep

One of my favorite bands just released a new album with a video. The band is Nolatet featuring Mike Dillon, Brian Haas, James Singleton & Johnny Vidacovich. The album is No Revenge Necessary. I grew up going to Mike Dillon shows like BillGoat, Harry Ape BMX, and a few others. It has been a pleasure watching Mike Dillon grow as a musician. If your into this sort of thing check it out and watch for Mike Dillon Band or Nolatet as they tour nearly non stop.

Here are a few earlier videos. 



Friday, February 16, 2018

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Giant Walnut Plinth

I don't have very much information about this massive plinth and turntable. I always wondered what to do with such a large slab of walnut. I dig it.

Saturday, February 10, 2018


I can honestly say I've never coveted anything more. This is amazing.

From the page of Dylan Kehde Roelofs.

Named “Mugwump” in honour of the late William S. Burroughs: Renegade Saint, proponent of Free Speech and Thought, Revered Godfather of Obscenities, and child of the Burroughs Adding Machine dynasty -the popularizers of the Nixie tube.

Friday, February 9, 2018

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

PYE Amplifier Advert

This is a Brittish ad for what looks like a push pull KT66 amplifier.
The ad does not do it justice. This gear looks great.

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Second Horn System Running

With help I got my second horn system up and running this morning. I've been collecting these parts for years lol. Folded bass horn has dual 12" drivers, 233hz tractrix horn has JBL2482s. round tractrix tweeters are some B&C DE250s. The tweeters are a pretty hot so they need a bit of taming. Now to build some top hats and get some tubes...

Friday, February 2, 2018