News about the Fun 17
The polish magazine High Fidelity translated the review of the Genuin FS 3 MK 2 written by Marek Dyba in English. Here You can read it. I'll read it in the next few hours…
Marek Dyba wrote a review in polish language about our Genuin FS 3 MK 2. Apparently one of the best reviews ever. You can read the review in polish here.
I do not want to say how good we were, and how I enjoyed the show. It was really hard work! They have been really long days and really rich of new experiences and lessons.
As usual we met several people and some friends came as well from my hometown. Really, I enjoyed every single bit of these days…
The first frightening thing was seeing the room of our distributor: full up to the roof with lots of material to be distributed in the 5 or 6 rooms he rented to present his several brands. You can see some pictures.
Then we got the room at 8:00 PM to start the show at 2:00 PM the next day. I tell You, it was a run!
But in the end, despite the problems that affected the setup, the system played.
During the show I had the chance to present the Foné LP and SACD collection, I tell You, great recordings, great philosophy behind them. And, most of all, a real music lover realizing them.
These are some of the titles of Foné that I presented:
- 4 Seasons of Vivaldi, performed by Salvatore Accardo
- Campanella of Paganini, performed by Salvatore Accardo on the Stradivari Vesuvio
- Frescobaldi per Noi, Music of Frescobaldi interpreted by an Italian quartet
- Vir Dei Benedictus, a fantastic recording which I chose by mistake and hit me for his musicality
- Musica Nuda, well… there is nothing to say about this, absolutely a Must Have
We were not the best sound of the show, and we did not achieve the performance level of last year, but the people were satisfied and loved the sound of our system.
In the end, I've been able to grab the attention of the people with a fable for music and a common understanding of what does mean to listen to music.
Henk & Marja from 6moons.com spent a longer time listening to the music I was proposing them, taking pictures of each single cover.
Ken Kessler said that he would be interested to listen to our gears at his place… in case that we get a distributor in the UK ;-) - Stay tuned
And the most amazing thing… a friend whom I did not expect to meet, peered into my room during setup attracted by the tones and the musicality and was as surprised to meet me as I was surprised to meet him: Lorenzo Sanavio from MastersounD
All in all, I must say that it was a good show… and I'm really looking forward to be there again in one year time!
Curious about the setup we played? Curious about more pictures of this fantastic venue? Here You can find more information and pictures about Blumenhofer in Warsaw in 2016!
Here the 6moons.com pictures of our room.
It is useless to say that the show was gorgeous: everybody knows about the Audio Video Show in Warsaw, Poland. I did not. The more I've seen the more I was surprised by the dimensions and the perfect organization of the event. Adam has been able to build a real big, challenging, amazing event.
Nearly 150 rooms, I do not know if it is the second or the third biggest HiFi show in Europe, together with the Munich High End and the Norddeutsche HiFi Tage in Hamburg. When somebody claimed it was great, I could not imagine how great it is.
For the first time the 50 rooms at the national stadium have been added to the show rooms of the hotels. And we were there in one of those.
Now, to our presence: we were present in 2 rooms. One room in the main hotel another room is in the stadium.
The hotel room presented:
- Burmeister CD player
- Sphinx integrated Amplifier
- Tempesta 17 and Fun 13 loudspeakers
- Cammino cabling and power harmonization
The stadium room presented:
- Scheu Analog turntable
- Cary Audio CD Player
- Cary Audio electronics, complete: Phono Preamp, Preamp, Power Amp
- Cammino cabling and power harmonisation
- Genuin FS 1 MK 2 loudspeakers
We took all the time needed to setup the system and we let it play for the whole time, from the beginning of the show until the end. As usual we had wonderful surprises as we noticed that some of the components were getting better and better (in the end some of them were not even burned in).
And then we have discovered that people liked all the different kind of musics. There are shows, where You only can play classical music, there are shows where the classical music sounds like an invitation to exit from the room. In Warsaw it has been totally different! Death Metal, or Violin, Hard Rock or Soft Melodics. As soon as the music was good, people of all ages came in.
To see Yourself, You can have a look at our picture gallery here or come to the Audio Video Show 2016.
The first step in the Polish market! If You are curious, here some pictures of the event courtesy of Andreas Wall.