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Dagogo

"Freakishly, outlandishly capable! (From what I’ve heard)"

"top 3 of show"

Axpona 2019


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2019

Tech Radar

...it's little wonder that the audio tech world is looking to recyclable materials to appeal to a more eco-friendly customer base.

Bristol Hi-Fi Show

Wifi Hifi, David Susilo

"One of the most eye-catching products at the show was this beautiful turntable made of bamboo from Tri-Art."

Toronto Audiofest 2019

Enjoy the Music

"...all constructed with plyboo was a stunning sight with very good sound."

Toronto Audiofest 2019

Stereophile

"As at past shows, the sound of the all-Tri-Art system was delightful—colorful and tactile..."

Montreal Audio Fest 2019

SoundStage! Global

Here’s something you don’t see every day: a bamboo resonating tree."

Montreal Audio Fest 2019

SoundStage! Access

“If you have a thing for fine wood furniture or musical instruments, or just love to be surrounded by the warm look and feel of bamboo, be sure to check out Tri-Art.”

Montreal Audio Fest 2019

The Next Big Thing Audio

The Audio Beatnik

“...these B Series 5 Open Speakers from Tri-Art Audio were designed to provide impressive bass response without the boom of conventional box speakers.”

Axpona 2019

Luxe et passions

“Le Sprout TA-0.5 n'a pas seulement une démarche écologique, il est conçu pour produire un son exceptionnel. Ce modèle aura sans aucun doute une place de choix dans la configuration hi-fi de chaque "éco-audiophile".”

TA 0.5 Turntable Review, French, [French]

Unique Radio

“De keus is aan u. Voor het geluid (en dat is toch écht belangrijk) is het een mooie keuze. De vormgeving is prachtig!”

TA 0.5 Turntable Review, [Dutch]

2018

Six Moons

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

Warsaw Audio Show 2018

SoundStage! Global

“I found the B-Series turntable with its natty new platter and mat.”

Warsaw Audio Show 2018

Analog Planet

2017

Stereophile

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

Montreal Audio Fest 2017

Six Moons

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

Montreal Audio Fest 2017

SoundStage! Global

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

Montreal Audio Fest 2017

2015

Stereophile

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

Salon Son & Image 2015

Six Moons

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

Salon Son & Image 2015

USA Today

USA Today: Bamboo Turntable Plays Sweet Tunes

CES 2015

2014

SoundStage! Global

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

Salon Son & Image 2014

Analog Planet

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

Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2014

Magazine Audio

“Original, certes, musical, certainement!”

Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2014

Positive Feedback

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

CES 2014

Absolute Sound

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

Salon Son & Image 2014

Wall of Sound

Wall of Sound “Best New Product” Award

Wall of Sound “Best Mid-Priced Product” Award

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

Salon Son & Image 2014

Audio Federation

“…well-worth listening to.”

CES 2014

2013

SoundStage! Global

“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!)…”

CES 2013

Analog Planet

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

CES 2013

Positive Feedback

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

CES 2013

Absolute Sound

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

CES 2013

Confessions of a Part-Time Audiophile

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

CES 2013

SoundStage! Hi-Fi

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

Salon Son & Image 2013

Enjoy the Music

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

Salon Son & Image 2013

Canada Hi-Fi

“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.”

Salon Son & Image 2013

2012

Six Moons

“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”

Taves 2012

SoundStage! Global

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

Taves 2012

Dagogo

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

Salon Son & Image 2012

UHF Magazine

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

Salon Son & Image 2012