The HK show is one of the best attended hifi shows in the world, and this is typical of demos of the Genesis Maestro. Standing room only.
Posted by Gary Koh on Saturday, August 11, 2018
Gary and Genesis were at the Hong Kong High End Audio Visual Show – August 10 – 12 – with our distributor, Forthwise Ltd. There, the Genesis Maestros in a high-gloss Madagascar Ebony veneer finish was shown.
This is similar to the set up I had at CES in Las Vegas this year. The Viola Chorale integrated amplifier with Genesis Maestro loudspeakers. I feel that this is one of those magical pairings that transcend price and reputation.
We knew that Ying Tan of Groove Note Records was attending and bringing the Master Tape of Vanessa Hernandez to play in the Genesis room, but he decided to launch Jacintha’s new album – Fire and Rain – at the show! Not only that, he brought Jacintha who sang with herself – and lucky audiophiles had a free concert!
Then, who should show up but Michael C Ross! We grabbed him and had an impromptu talk and Q&A session about Jacintha’s latest album.
Gary and Genesis were at the Thailand International High-End Audio-Video Show 2018 in Bangkok, August 2 – 5. Hosted by What Hi-Fi Magazine Thailand, it was held at the Bitec Bangna Hall in Bangkok. We were hosted by Audio Excellence Thailand and showed the Genesis Forte (Mark II) with the new Genesis designed 48″ ribbon mid-range. Here are a few photos from the set up.
Warming up the system after set-up
Warming the system up for the first day of the show.
Posted by Gary Koh on Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Our Thai dealer Wuti Larnwoongroj of Audio Excellence, Bangkok is also one of the largest retailers of legal, royalty-paid Reel-to-Reel tape titles in the world through his store Image Music & Film Co. also in Bangkok. That may be why Groove Note has decided to have the world premier launch of two tape titles: GRV1088 Vanessa Fernandez When the Levee Breaks and GRV1099 Jacintha Fire & Rain on June 30th. Our CEO Gary Leonard Koh will be there for the relaunch of the Genesis Forte with the new Genesis designed ribbon mid-range at the same time.
Groove Note owner Ying Tan will be on hand to demo the tapes, and also do some A/B comparisons with the 45rpm vinyl, as well as to play a 30ips master of the new as-yet-unmastered Vanessa album. With over 30 years experience in music production (Classic Records, Groove Note and ORG), he will talk about the differences between Pro and Consumer machines, and the big difference between tapes produced by the serious mastering places and those that are generally available on the Internet.
If you are in Bangkok, this is a must-not-miss event to hear the best that tape can do.
Hi-Fi Sales Company will be hosting an event with the Titans of the Audio Industry, featuring VPI, Genesis Advanced Technlogies, Theoretica Applied Physics & Rogers High Fidelity. RSVP by registering here for a great afternoon of Vinyl, Digital, Solid State and Tubes!
Gary L Koh has carried on the same tradition of delivering bleeding edge technology in the service of the advancement of the state of the art. Gary & his Washington-Made speakers have since gone on to win numerous industry awards and recognition from the audiophile press, and more importantly, proud owners the world over.
The System will consist of:
- VPI Titan Turntable and Fat Boy Gimballed and Unipivot Tonearms.
- Genesis Advanced Technologies Maestro Loudspeakers (Cartridge selections by Gary Koh)
- Rogers High Fidelity PA-1A Tubed Phono Stage and 34S-1 Flagship Integrated Amplifier
- Theoretica Applied Physics BACCH SP Adio 3D Sound Processor/Network Streamer.
Designer and CEO Gary L Koh is in Shanghai, supporting our Distributor Forthwise Limited, April 14 & 15, 2018
Excited to be showing the Genesis Forte with our distributor Forthwise Limited at the 26th Shanghai International High-End Hi-Fi EXPO. One of the longest running hifi shows in the world!
The Genesis Fortes in “Silver Barracuda” Carbon Fibre finish and Genesis Maestros in Rosewood are available for audition. Follow us on our Facebook Page for more updates and live news.
After listening to the new Genesis Maestro ($30,000/pair in dazzling rosewood), I realize that Genesis’s owner and designer, Gary Koh, has not merely refined an exceptional loudspeaker but has reengineered it to a high standard.
Thank you, Jim Saxon, we are honored. Jim Saxon owned a pair of Genesis 500s and per Gary, “I am particularly chuffed that he said we took a hallowed design and made it better!!”
Read more here: http://www.theaudiobeat.com/ces2018/ces2018_jimmy_awards.htm