Damon Von Schweikert has a long history with high end audio. Acting as CEO of Von Schweikert Audio, he continues his father’s legacy of building and designing audiophile speakers that continue to wow at audio shows and listening rooms across the US. He appears on The Occasional Podcast this week to discuss his experience in the hifi community, along with some recommendations he has picked up along the way.
Damon’s journey in audio has seen quite a few things change, but according to him, some things have stayed the same. No doubt how we communicate today is one of the fundamental shifts in community, along with advances in speaker technology. In the podcast interview, Damon Von Schweikert shares his unique perspective on the industry, along with some of his favorite tips for getting the best sound out of your stereo system – at any price.
The Occasional Podcast has just launched into their seventh season. Previous episodes include Our We Heading Towards a Tube Shortage?, interviews, how to’s and more from audio’s greatest talents, including their picks for products of the season, another interesting conversation about the History Of The BBC’s LS3/5a Loudspeaker, A Beginner’s Guide To Tube Amplifiers and A View From The Booth: Reference Systems, Accuracy & Why Audiophiles Love Jazz So Much: including rare interview with the late audio legend engineer Al Schmitt. The finale from season 5 includes the yearly “best of awards” and you can also find episodes covering British HiFi, Subwoofers/Setup/Tips, and the how to: Budgeting From Entry Level To High End. Season 4 highlights include Joseph Audio, Pro-Ject Turntables, and Rob Watts. One can still download this season’s educational show with TOP’s Beginners Primer To High Fidelity Digital Audio alongside the latest on Two-Way Speaker Design. Fan favorite What Is Mastering? What Happens When An Album Is Remastered? is also still available as well. If you are interested in further exploring the analog realm, the Guide To Buying A Turntable (and records) might point you in the right direction.
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