New Hi-Res Disc Giveway coming!
JUNE 2003 Features:
(Use our Search Engine to find past reviews - such as the hundreds of SACD, DVD-A, and xrcd releases we have reviewed during the past year!; also see our Archives section!)
Weekly Audio News (See Index for previous weeks): MAY 28; JUNE 4; JUNE 11; JUNE 18; JUNE 25 = Your Last Chance to Keep Broadcasting Somewhat Diverse; Self-Destructing DVDs?; Music Downloading Attitudes Polled
Hi-Res Reviews: Part 1 (Pop), Part 2 (Classical), Part 3 (Jazz/Pop) (27 total!) ~ 128 Disc Reviews This Month! ~

Equipment Reviews: Avantgarde "Solo" Powered Horn Speaker; Audioquest Optilink-5 Optical Cable; Three Isolation Devices: Tri-Orb Lite, X-rod, Ceraball
Classical CD Reviews: Pt. 1, Pt. 2, Pt. 3 (31 total)
Reissue Classical CDs: Pt. 1 & Pt. 2 (18 total)
DVD-Video Reviews: Pt. 1, Pt. 2, Pt. 3 (23 total)
Soundtrack & Show CDs (12 total)
Jazz CD Reviews: Pt. 1, Pt. 2 (17 total)
Index to All 128 Disc Reviews in This Issue
Survey of the Audio and Home Theater Print Press, [Updated 6/17]
Best Classical, Jazz & Rock Discs of 2002 List

Welcome to the 55th issue of the web magazine for audio, music and home theater - transitioned from the former national radio program AUDIOPHILE AUDITION, which was heard for over 13 years on stations coast to coast. We are dedicated to your auditional wellbeing. Look for a design face-lift of the site soon.

This month we feature another 27 Hi-Res discs - both multichannel and stereo and including DVD-A, SACD, xrcd, and even a new 96K DVD! Plus 31 classical CDs. Components covered are Avantgarde's "Solo" horn speaker suitable for home theater systems, Audioquest's Optilink-5 optical cable, and three different advanced isolation feet for under components. Our in-depth coverage of all types of optical discs comes to a total of 128 reviews for this issue! The Survey of the Print Audio and HT Press is now updated as current issues come in. You also have the opportunity to share your thoughts and questions with other audiophiles via our association with the High End Audio Resource:

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