KJ West One - Connoisseurs of Sound - Est. 1965
KJ West One - Connoisseurs of Sound - Est. 1965

Vertere & KJ West One bring you an evening of vinyl delight with special guest, Miles Showell of Abbey Road Studios.

Facts will be illuminated, Myths will be exposed and track upon track of pure music will be laid down for you. Presenting and demonstrating some of the world’s greatest music ever cut on vinyl plus explanation of Miles’s amazing ½ speed mastering and its undeniable musical advantages.

On this special evening, experience what the world class leading vinyl playback system achieves from those microscopic grooves.

The main system on the night will consist of -

Vertere Reference Tonearm & RG-1 & Record Player 
FM Acoustics FM-122 MkII Phono Linearizer
Naim Audio Statement Pre and Mono Power Amplification
All connected by Vertere Absolute Reference Pulse-HB Cable system

A second system will also be setup featuring the Vertere MG-1/SG-1 Record Player/Tonearm combination.

Touraj Moghaddam of Vertere and Mile Showell of Abbey Road Studios will conduct the presentation and the demonstrations.

Special test pressings, acetates plus new and old production records will be used to explain and reveal the different mastering and cutting techniques used.

A true insight into the world of recorded music and vinyl playback – looking at its past and its future.

Nibbles and beverages … and our friendly KJ West One staff would look after any of your other needs!

The event is free to attend, if you would like to join us please register using the link below. 

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We have just received the brand new and stunning Reference 6 pre-amplifier from the high-end amplification specialists Audio Research. The Ref 6 is now available for demonstration in our Central London based audio showroom. 

Those aware of the Audio Research range will instantly recognise that the aesthetic of this pre-amp has been updated with the new sleek design of the recent ‘G’ Series. This has to be one of the best looking pieces of equipment in our whole showroom. As well as being easy on the eye, also provides more structural rigidity to assist in the dissipation of electrical and mechanical interferences.

With the Reference 6, Audio Research has been aiming high. According to Warren Gehl, who is responsible for sonic development of all Audio Research products, the new series of Reference amplifiers offer a level of musical and dynamic capability only made apparent when using the flagship, two-chassis Reference 10 preamplifier. Both preamplifiers of the Reference Series need the ability to provide the full benefit of this new sonic landscape. Increasing the tube count to six in the analogue section, and advancements in the power supply improved both macro- and microdynamics and lowered distortion.

When compared with the Reference 5SE the 6 offers improved control of the bass, enhanced detail and more dimension and space around the music. 

If you would like to book an audition of the Reference 6, please get in contact.


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