Acoustic Sounds

Features: Factory Tours

January 1st, 2023

TrackingAngle Visits darTZeel Audio, Geneva Switzerland

a move into a much larger manufacturing facility in the heart of watchmaking heaven

By: Michael Fremer

Last summer, while visiting Geneva to attend the Montreux Jazz Festival and produce a Nagra factory tour I also visited darTZeel Audio's brand new manufacturing facility. The company had just moved from its old funky loft location into this brand new, modern cooperative facility and CEO Hervé Delétraz was anxious to show it to me. The Lake Geneva photo was taken from the air as my plane approached the airport.Delétraz had arranged with his friends at Nagra to... Read More

October 24th, 2022

VPI House Tour With TrackingAngle Editor Michael Fremer

on assignment from The Absolute Sound I toured the VPI House and met with Alta Audio's Mike Levy

By: Michael Fremer

A tour of the VPI House in Matawan, N.J. and a full introduction to both the company's latest turntable line-up and Alta Audio speaker offerings explained by designer and owner Mike Levy.

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October 17th, 2022

Tour Wilson Audio Specialties With Tracking Angle Editor Michael Fremer

thanks to The Absolute Sound for sharing this video

By: Michael Fremer

In early September Tracking Angle editor Michael Fremer flew to Salt Lake City, Utah and then took a car ride to Wilson Audio Specialties in Provo, Utah, where on assignment, he shot this factory tour video with assistance from TAS's Lee Scoggins. TAS's Charles Kinder expertly assembled the raw footage to produce this fascinating tour. If you've never seen how capacitors are made by hand you'll see it here. Of course, that's but a small part... Read More