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Stereophile @ Taves 2011

“Only when the chip is isolated from vibration can its virtues be truly experienced.”

Stereophile @ Salon Son & Image 2015

“The watchword was detail, but detail without brightness or artifice—and this system’s spatial performance was remarkable…”

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Stereophile @ Montreal Audio Fest 2017

“[Tri-Art] spun musical lines with an effortlessness and warmth that made me want to sit and stay.”

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Six Moons @ Taves 2011

“The novelty of the approach was backed up by decent sound quality.”

Six Moons @ Taves 2012

“Tri Art Audio was back this year looking very slick and polished.”

“…the same bamboo-clad T amps by Tri Art Audio — but with new gain chips moving away from Tripath”

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Six Moons @ Salon Son & Image 2015

“Transients were unusually fast. Speed, clarity, air, attack, transparency – these are the hallmarks of the Tri-Art open-baffle sound.”

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Six Moons @ Montreal Audio Fest 2017

“…a woodworking feast of natural Bamboo and extremely natural sound.”

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Six Moons @ Warsaw Audio Show 2018

“…this room offered the most satisying experience of the show this year.”

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SoundStage! Global @ Taves 2011

“And now for something completely different? Enter the complete line of Tri-Art Audio electronics.”

SoundStage! Global @ Taves 2012

“Here’s a wild one to end off or product coverage. Tri-Art Audio’s bamboo turntable was a very attractive piece of…”

SoundStage! Global @ CES 2013

“It uses organic materials in its construction, such as bamboo for its casework that is stuffed with locally sourced lamb’s wool for dampening (yes, lamb’s wool in an amplifier!)…”

SoundStage! Global @ Salon Son & Image 2013

“Tri-Art…keeps on doing some innovative things with bamboo. What’s more, they’re making everything in Canada.”

“Tri-Art also showed their new entry-level turntable, also called the Pebbles. The Pebbles features all-bamboo construction, including the arm and platter.”

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SoundStage! Global @ Salon Son & Image 2014

“The Bam Bam Tower was belting out some serious bass…”

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SoundStage! Global @ Montreal Audio Fest 2017

“It’s small, but the Mini appears to be a lot of speaker for $1100/pair.”

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Analog Planet @ CES 2013

“The Block combo features a belt driven bamboo platter, plinth, and unipivot tonearm as well as wood clad power supply…”

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Analog Planet @ Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2014

A Serious Turntable Sports Wood (Bamboo Actually), by Michael Fremer

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Magazine Audio @ TAVES 2011

“Voilà un système qui sort résolument des sentiers battus.”

Magazine Audio @ Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2014

“Original, certes, musical, certainement!”

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Positive Feedback Issue 65 @ CES 2013

“These guys really get it, and had a great selection of music to show off just how musical their system could be.”

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Positive Feedback Issue 71 @ CES 2014

“All the beautiful woodwork you see is multi-layered bamboo.”

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Absolute Sound @ CES 2013

“Best Sound (for the lowest price): Rosso Fiorentino’s Certaldo loudspeakers ($5,995/pr) driven by Tri-Art Audio electronics…”

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Absolute Sound @ Salon Son & Image 2014

“…these speakers are really amazing sounding, with soundstage and imaging that trumped many much more expensive rooms at the show.”


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Wall of Sound @ Salon Son & Image 2014

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Wall of Sound “Best Mid-Priced Product” Award

“…uber-detailed, yes, but also organic, warm, and thick, with a massive soundstage.”

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Whetstone Audio @ Salon Son & Image 2014

“…these guys seem to be onto something.”

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Dagogo @ Salon Son & Image 2012

“A turntable sitting in the back of the room caught my eyes…”

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Audiophilia @ Taves 2011

“Sounding better than most I’ve heard.”

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UHF Magazine @ Salon Son & Image 2012

“Tri-Art makes amplifiers, preamplifiers, and other gear that look like handsome stone cubes.”

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Confessions of a Part-Time Audiophile @ CES 2013

“If I were giving out awards for “Best Look”, Tri-Art would win. Their stuff is sweet looking, wow.”

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Joseph Crowe’s DIY Speaker Building @ Salon Son & Image 2015

“Fit and Finish is stellar.”

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SoundStage! Hi-Fi @ Salon Son & Image 2013

“The Pebbles gets high marks for being so damn cool and so reasonably priced: $1200 without cartridge.”

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Enjoy the Music @ Salon Son & Image 2013

“I find the concrete and bamboo design of the Tri-Art gear both intriguing and appealing.”

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Canada Hi-Fi @ Salon Son & Image 2013

“While making my way from room to room I caught a glimpse of an interesting turntable and rack and just had to make my way into the room. Inside I found a very unique and exotic bundle of products by Tri-Art Audio.”

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Audio Federation @ CES 2014

“…well-worth listening to.”

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USA Today @ CES 2015

USA Today: Bamboo Turntable Plays Sweet Tunes