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            Features for MAY 2002:
(Use our Search Engine to find past reviews - such as the over 180  SACD and DVD-A releases we have covered during the past year!; also see our Archives section!)
Weekly Audio News (See Index for previous weeks): MAY 8;  MAY 15;  MAY 22;  MAY 29 -- SACD Uber Alles; DVD-A Demos in Theaters; Copy Protection - Uselss with the Hi-Res Formats?
Multichannel & Stereo DVD-A & SACD Hi-Res Reviews, Pt. 1 & Pt. 2 (23 total) -
Brian Bloom, John Henry, John Sunier
 Equipment Reviews: Magnum Dynlab MD90 FM Tuner-
Brian Bloom; Integra DVD-V & DVD-A Player DPS-7.2 - John Sunier; DeWire Flat Speaker Cable & DeConnect Connectors - Brian Bloom
  
  Classical CD Reviews. Pt. 1 & Pt. 2 (28 total) - Bob Moon, Peter Bates, Alex Morin, Gary Lemco, John Sunier
 Soundtrack CD Reviews (10) - John Sunier
  Jazz Reviews
(15 total) - Stuart Kremsky, John Henry
 Reissue Classical CDs, Pt. 1 & Pt. 2 (16 total) - Gary Lemco, Alex Morin
 DVD-Video Reviews, Pt. 1 & Pt. 2 (16 total) - Peter Bates, Brian Bloom, John Sunier
tiny CD bullet  Survey of the Audio and Home Theater Print Press

  Best Classical and Jazz CDs of 2001 List (88 total) - staff
  Audio Interviews (in MP3) with leaders in audio, music and home theater:  David Kawakami (Sony SACD); Kevin Halverson (Muse Electronics); Siegfried Linkwitz (Audio Artistry); Michael Bishop (Telarc); Robert von Bahr (BIS Records) - c. 7 min. each          

Welcome to the 43rd month of the web zine for audio, music and home theater - transitioned from the former national radio program AUDIOPHILE AUDITION, heard for over 13 years on stations coast to coast. We continue our extensive hi-res-format reviews with 23 reviews of multichannel DVD-Audio, multichannel and stereo SACD. Also ten recent Film Soundtrack CDs. Components covered are Integra's 7.2 DVD-A & V Player, Magnum Dynalab's FM Tuner, and a new flat-wire speaker cable from DeCorp. Our in-depth coverage of all types of optical discs comes to 107 reviews this month - more than any other web audio publication! The Survey of the Print Audio and HT Press and our Audio Interviews in MP3 continue. And you now have the opportunity to share your thoughts and questions with other audiophiles via our association with the SoundReproduction.com High End Audio Resource:

AUDIOPHILE AUDITION has joined together with SOUNDREPRODUCTION.COM to provide a high-end interactive Net resource for audio information. The new site offers discussion forums on any audio topic but also specifically on SACD, Home Theater, Home Recording, Speakers, Tubes vs. Solid State, Vibration Isolation and more. Also Technical Resources, Equipment Reviews, Featured Audiophiles and Audio Links. We invite our readers to participate in the free discussion forums.

If music and movies are the reasons we're nuts about this stuff, why does our software get minimum space in most print and online publications? Our purpose is to communicate the passion and excitement of high quality music and films - the real reason you purchased or will purchase your high end audio and home theater components, right?

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Reviewers This Month: Alex Morin, Brian Bloom, Bob Moon, Gary Lemco, Stuart Kremsky, John Henry, Peter Bates, John Sunier
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