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                Features for JUNE 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 29; JUNE 5; JUNE 12; JUNE 19; JUNE 26 - Canada May Increase Taxes on Recordable Media; CD Prices Falling; Gender Choice in Childrens' Musical Instruments; Heavier Audiophile LPs in the Works
Multichannel & Stereo DVD-Audio & SACD Hi-Res Reviews, Pt. 1, Pt. 2, Pt. 3 (30 total!) -
Brian Bloom, John Henry, Gary Lemco, John Sunier
  
 Equipment Reviews: Kenwood Sovereign 400-disc DVD A & V Player- Brian Bloom; Hughes Network Systems Platinum HDTV Receiver - Calvin Harding Jr.; Silverline LaFolia Loudspeaker- Martin DeWulf
  Classical CD Reviews. Pt. 1 & Pt. 2 (25 total) - Dalia Geffen, Peter Bates, Alex Morin, Gary Lemco, John Sunier
  Jazz Reviews Pt. 1 & Pt. 2 (15 total) - John Sunier, John Henry
 Reissue Classical CDs, Pt. 1 & Pt. 2 (18 total) - Gary Lemco, Alex Morin
 DVD-Video Reviews, Pt. 1 & Pt. 2 (18 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 44th 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 30 reviews of multichannel DVD-Audio, multichannel and stereo (and mono!) SACD. Components covered are a 400-disc DVD-Audio, Video & CD changer from Kenwood's Sovereign line, Hughes Network's HDTV Receiver, and Silverline's LaFolia loudspeaker. Our in-depth coverage of all types of optical discs comes to 106 reviews this month - more than any other web audio publication! The Survey of the Print Audio and HT Press and our Audio Interviews 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.

Reviewers This Month: Dalia Geffen, Alex Morin, Brian Bloom, Gary Lemco, Martin DeWulf, Calvin Harding Jr., John Henry, Peter Bates, John Sunier          Send Your Comments to AUDIOPHILE AUDITION!
John Sunier, Editor/Publisher 503-977-2189  © John Sunier 2002