SPEND SATURDAY, SEPT. 29th,
WITH THE SOCIETY AT SUNNY'S!! MAXIMUM FUN!
*** UPDATE, THE SOCIETY ANNOUNCES WORLD RENOWNED RICHARD VANDERSTEEN AND GREAT RAFFLE PRIZES AT OUR SEPTEMBER EVENT TO REMEMBER AT SUNNY'S COMPONENTS! On
Saturday, September 29th! *** Please save the date!
>>> Note from Sunny,
Some awesome great news!!!
- Gourmet Tacos and a nice size tent will be provided on the 29th of September.
- We shall have Richard Vandersteen introduce us as a new reference dealer and bring some new updates for the Model 7 Mark2!!
- We shall have Todd Sutherland /Partner in Vivid Audio USA introduce the new Kaya series with 3 new Models starting at $9000.00. Imagine $9k for a pair of Vivid speakers!
- We shall have Gary Dayton from Bryston introducing some top .new products.
- Lenny Mayeux from Audience has been very busy building new toys. He will have several new products including a new Power cord at $149.95 society special.
- Mr. Brad O'Toole will represent Harmonic Resolution Systems and Vandersteen. He is going to introduce for the first time for our Society a performance shelf.
Great for Turntables, DAC's Power Supplies, Power Amplifiers etc.
OUR SEPTEMBER EVENT JUST GET BIGGER AND BETTER! READ ON...
Dear Members and Friends,
THE SOCIETY ANNOUNCES WORLD RENOWNED RICHARD VANDERSTEEN AT OUR BIGGEST SUPER SEPTEMBER EVENT TO REMEMBER AT SUNNY'S COMPONENTS
SUPER SUNNY'S SCHEDULE:
- 1 - 2 PM ENJOY "Famous California Taco Truck!!!" All you can eat! Compliments of Sunny's and the Society!
- 1:30 Introductions!!
- 1:45 Presentations!! Richard Vandersteen to Speak!!
- 3:30 Open demonstrations and more...
- 4:30 Grand Raffle featuring Vandersteen Speakers and more!
- 5:00 - 5:30 Open Listening
RAFFLE PRIZES ANNOUNCED!!
- 1st Grand Prize: $1500 Gift Certificate for anything in the Vandersteen line!!!
- 2nd GRAND PRIZE: ESS 422 HEIL AMT Deluxe Wood Body Headphones. Great Sound!! 110dB efficient! Closed in for max privacy.
Win 100 DVDs, CDs, and LPs in the big fun raffle! Everyone Wins!
Win PCM and DSD Downloads from HDTT and Acoustic Sounds super Hi-REZ! Three albums per gift letter...a $100 value.
RICHARD VANDERSTEEN, IN PERSON! WINNER OF THE FOUNDERS AWARD AND LIFETIME MEMBER OF THE SOCIETY. FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT OF AWARD WINNING VANDERSTEEN AUDIO. WILL BE AT SUNNY COMPONENTS!!
***** SATURDAY, September 29th, 1 - 5:30 PM, we will have Richard presenting to the Society and answering questions etc. Discussions will be broad topic based.
ALL, ALL, ALL Vandersteen Audio models will be featured during this event!!! WOW!
Brad O'Toole from Vandersteen and HRS will be presenting a brand new reasonably priced Platform from HRS. This new Platform will be priced at $999.00.
Brad will also educate us on all new Audio stands and accessories.
Eastwind Import will be on hand with the newest coolest reissues of LPs, CDs, and SACDs for you to choose!!
Newly recorded fare as well! Top labels, best 180-200 gram LPs, rare jazz and classical, all brand new and a truly fun shopping experience. Just on Saturday at the Society Event!
This Society SUPER September Event to Remember coming to:
Sunny Components Inc on Saturday, Sept.29th!
1370 E Cypress St Ste D,E Covina CA-91724 USA
Tel: 626-966-6259. Fax: 626-966-5467. Cell: 626-975-1353.
MEMBERS, GUESTS, AND VISITORS ALL MOST WELCOME!!! Free Parking. Complimentary lunch served 1 PM!
Not to be missed! Max FUN for all!
AudioQuest is going to Pre-Release the newest Mythical Creatures cables for the first time Ever. World Premier.
Starting at about $3000 going up to $50,000.00 a 8 ft pair. Easily the finest cables ever made.
Our schedule for the Audio Society.
Lunch starting at 12.00 PM
Starting at 1.00 PM -- 2.00 PM Richard Vandersteen introduction and presentation
2.15 PM -- 2.45 PM -- Todd Sutherland to introduce the new Vivid Kaya speakers.
3.00 PM -- 3.30 PM -- Mr Gary Dayton to present bryston products.
3.30 PM -- 4.15PM -- Mr Garth Powell from AudioQuest will unveil the new Mythical Creatures Speaker cables.
4.15 PM -- 4.45 PM Q&A Panel for all exhibitors.
4.45 PM --Raffle for the Society.
P.S. Check out Friday at Sunny’s, Friday, September 28th,
for special setup presentations by Richard Vandersteen for customers and Society
The Los Angeles and Orange County Audio Society announces its 25th ANNIVERSARY GALA LUNCHEON AND AWARDS CEREMONY sneak preview
for the event which will be held December 2, 2018,
from 11 AM to 3:30 PM at the Holiday Inn and Convention Center, Buena Park, Grand Ballroom. EXCLUSIVE SOCIETY AWARDS to be given at the Gala: the 25th
Annual Founder's Award, the 25th Annual President's Award and the First Annual "Audiophile Recording of the Year Award" (the ARYA).
A lavish meal and an outstanding raffle are planned. Entertainment during the luncheon will be by the Yuko Mabuchi Trio performing excerpts from her
recent Yarlung album which was produced by Bob Attiyeh, mastered by Bernie Grundman and released in honor of the 25th anniversary of the LA&OC Audio
Society. Volume 1 and the new Volume 2 will be available at the Gala to be signed by Yuko!
The Society’s Board of Directors awards the Founder’s Award annually to those professionals in the high end who continue to advance fine musical
reproduction in the home and distinguish themselves as the best in their profession.
THESE GODS OF AUDIO PREVIOUS WINNERS OF THE FOUNDERS AWARD WILL ATTEND TO HONOR MICHAEL FREMER AND OUR SILVER ANNIVERSARY!
THESE PAST HONOREES ARE
SCHEDULED TO ATTEND:
- The 2017 Founders Award went to John Grado, President of Grado Labs.
- The 2016 Founder's Award went to Bob Carver, President of Bob Carver Audio.
- The 2015 Founder's Award went to Harry Weisfeld, founder of VPI Industries.
- The 2014 Founder's Award went to Chad Kassem, President of Acoustic Sounds.
- The 2013 Founder's Award went to Robert Harley, editor in chief, of The Absolute Sound.
- The 2012 Founder's Award went to Tim de Paravicini, President of E.A.R. of Great Britain.
- The 2011 Founder's Award went to Richard Vandersteen, President of Vandersteen Audio.
- The 2010 Founder's Award went to Keith Johnson, Executive Producer of Reference Recordings.
- The 2009 Founder's Award went to EveAnna Manley, President of Manley Labs.
Other previous winners include Harry Pearson, Founder, The Absolute Sound, Dennis Had, Founder, Cary Audio, David Robinson, Editor-in-Chief, Positive Feedback,
and Ray Kimber, President, Kimber Kable. THE Founder's Award will be awarded at the 25th Annual Gala and Awards Ceremony to Michael Fremer on December 2, and will be presented by WORLD RENOWNED John Atkinson, Editor in Chief of Stereophile. A UNIQUE CEREMONY WILL BE HELD IN THEIR HONOR YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS!
The 25th Annual Society Gala will see a brand new award, totally unique among Society’s worldwide! For the first time in history,
an organization made up of audiophiles will choose an Audiophile Recording of the Year. Dr. Davi Robinson, a previous winner of the Founders Award
, Editor in Chief of Positive Feedback, Lifetime Member of the Society, and Society Executive Vice President is Chairman of the ARYA (pronounced aria)
Committee and Selection Process. The single winner of the premiere ARYA for 2018 will be present. The winning album must be original and be released by
September 1, 2018, in the USA.
ANNOUNCING BLOCKBUSTER 25TH ANNIVERSARY GRAND RAFFLE!
SNEAK PRIZE PREVIEW!
OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL GRAND PRIZES
- From Bob Carver: EXCLUSIVE, ONE OF A KIND, "Society 25th Anniversary Edition" $8500 Stereo Amplifier! Hand built by Bob Carver, just for our Anniversary Gala. 75 watts per channel with KT 120 tubes!!
May use KT 120 or KT 88 output tubes. Comes with KT120 for best sound and max output. Original Design, in bright red, champagne gold, gloss black and chrome trim. 50 or 75 watts, depending on the choice of output tubes.
WOW WOW WOW! Bob Carver will personally present this premiere amp to the winner. $8,500.
Thank you Bob Carver!
- From Zesto Audio: presents their newest high-end creation, the Andros Deluxe Phonostage for vinyl lovers and connoisseurs! Fantastic
all-tube design with maximum adjustability! $6900.
Thank you George and Carolyn Counnas!
- From Grado: Blockbuster Headphones and Cartridge! AEON, the Grado Prince of high-end cartridges! MI, 1 MV output, and gold coils. Handmade by John Grado. $6000.
2018 Premiere: GS 3000 Headphones for the true personal listening connoisseur! New top wood circumaural model in cocobolo! $1795.
Thank you John Grado!
- From Kubala-Sosna: Custom Designed Edition K-S Headphone Extension Cables with Silver/Engraved 25th Anniversary! 2 Meters in Length. Six Cables Produced, $600 Each.
$3600. May be special ordered through Alma Audio in San Diego.
Thank you Joe Kubala!
- From Manley Labs: The Absolute headphone amplifier. All tubes and more! Magnificant! Brand
New design! $3500.
Thank you EveAnna Manley!
EXCEPTIONAL EXCLUSIVE ORIGINAL PRIZES:
- From Kimber Kable: The PK14 Palladian Power Cord and the PK10 Palladian Power Cord. Both 6 feet, $1400 and $1550, respectively.
Thank you Ray Kimber!
- From Prima Luna: Prologue 5 Stereo Amplifier with KT88 Tubes! In deluxe silver! $1995.
Thank you Kevin Deal!
- From UITaudio, Deluxe UIT Cable Set:
- UMP-USB - Perfect Music Purifier USB Digital Cable 1.0 Meter, X1= $530.
- IMP-XLR - Perfect Music Purifier Interconnect Cable (XLR Connector) 1.5 Meter, X1= $540.
- IAMP - Incredible AC Purifier Power Cord 1.5 Meter, X2=$1300.
Thank you UIT and Mitch Ko!
- From Townshend Audio Presents: Townshend Audio Allegri+ AutotransformerPreamplifier, Six RCA inputs plus convenient 3.5mm input in deluxe aluminum case, wired in original unique Fractal Wire, a first.
Thank you Dan Meinwald! Townshend Distributor; EAR-USA.
- From WyWires Deluxe Cable Set: Interconnects/Speaker Cables/Power Cord (3 total) Incredible performance. Handmade by WyWires.
Thank you Alex Sventitsky!
- From Stein Music: The Deluxe Basic Harmonizer Kit! Includes Newly revised Harmonizer A
& B, Blue Sun stones, and stands for the Harmonizers. Winner of Golden Ear Award in TAS! Easy and fun to use.
Thank you Holger Stein!
- From Roger Skoff: Creator of XLO Cables, presents World Premiere RSX Audio Cables: New best in the world! Available this fall!
$2500 Gift Certificate for anything in the line, your choice!
Thank you Roger Skoff!
- From Bradford Renaissance Portraits: I am thrilled to confirm their participation of in your upcoming raffle.
They will donate a family or individual (sorry, no pets) sitting, plus one 16 x 20 wall portrait on canvas richly embellished by
our renown artist. This painting like portrait goes for $5000.
Thank you Kelsey Nakken, GM Bradford Portraits!
PLUS MORE WONDERFUL HIGH-END PRIZES:
- From Kirmuss Audio: KA-RC-1 Ultrasonic Vinyl Record Restoration System $850.
Thank you Dr. Charles Kirmuss!
- From Darin Fong OUT OF YOUR HEAD Experience for Headphones! Out Of Your Head is advanced audio software that replicates the experience of listening to high-end speakers using only headphones. Includes license for system $149 plus ALL additional speaker options at $24.95 each.
Total Prize $900.
Thank you, Darin Fong!
- From Parasound Halo JC3 Junior, designed by genius John Curl, extraordinary phono stage and a sure winner in any system. Number one phono stage bargain in all audio. Does it all, no kidding!
Thank you, Richard Schram.
- From ESS Loudspeakers: AMT 6 with Heil Drivers. Powerful and efficient room-filling sound!
Thank you, Ricky Caudillo.
- From Shure: SRH1540 Professional closed back headphones, gorgeous! Top of the line! $500.
Thank you Davida Rochman!
- From The San Diego Music and Audio Guild (SDMAG) and Jan Montana donate a Cambridge Audio ID100 "digital audiophile iPod dock" to the raffle.
Digitize direct most iPad devices. $150.
Thank you SDMAG!
- From Chesky Records: Chesky CD Gift Package selected by David Chesky, Winner Take All! $500.
Thank you David Chesky.
- From Schiit Audio: the brand new Vidar Amplifier, two-channel amplifier for stereo or may be strapped for mono. Class AB design, solid state, into 8 ohms 100 watts per channel, 4 ohms is 200 watts!! Just 22 lbs. with a 5 year warranty! Amazing SN 115 dB!!
Thank you Jason Stoddard and Denise Martin!
- From Acoustic Sounds: 5 exclusive rare LP test pressings of QRP Releases! $250 each. $1250.
Thank you Chad Kassem!
- From Eastwind Import: a special handpicked selection of audiophile LPs in honor of Michael Fremer. $350!
Thank you Hajime Sato!
- From Revel and Harmon Industries: A pair of
Revel M16 Monitors in high gloss lack. Editor's Choice Award 2018, TAS.
Thank you Kevin Voecks!
- From Reference Recordings: "RR Gala Package- Prof. Johnson's Favorites" Personally selected by Keith Johnson for our 25th Anniversary Gala Raffle!!
Thank you Keith Johnson and Marcia Martin!
- From RIVA Audio: the Concert One. An amazing all in one stereo speaker system with Alexa built-in. Eliminates the need for two speakers with great full sound. An original and unique musical treasure.
Thank you Christine McKibban!
- From Mr. Speaker: World Renowned AEON open back headphones! Built just for the occasion. Honored by virtually everyone!
Thank you Dan Clark!
NOTE: PRIZES WILL BE RAFFLED IN RANDOM ORDER!
All credit cards accepted! Checks too!
Tickets for the Gala go on sale October 1 and may be charged. Members, guests, and visitors are welcome. Beginning October 1, please select the “GALA TICKETS” box at the top of
Society Website page! Free parking, too,
MORE SURPRISES TO BE ANNOUNCED INCLUDING A PREMIERE 25th ANNIVERSARY SOCIETY LP SET FROM ACOUSTIC SOUNDS!!! BLOCKBUSTER ANNOUNCEMENTS AND PRESENTATIONS! SEE YOU ALL AT THE 25th ANNUAL GALA SILVER ANNIVERSARY!
President and CEO
Los Angeles and Orange County Audio Society
Celebrating Our 25th Anniversary!
Now with over 2500 members
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