Some high-end audio designers see themselves as artists. They might invest years of their life into perfecting an audio circuit or devising a turntable that's immune to disturbance from external vibrations from people dancing nearby. I'm fascinated by the sort of people who advance the art of audio design, but I'm also intrigued by designers exploring the aesthetic of high-end audio.
Case in point: Mateusz Glówka's Block tube amp; I think it's a stunning industrial design. The stainless steel tube amp is a functioning prototype, but may eventually be put in limited production. … Read more