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December 1 - Holiday Meeting

posted Oct 10, 2018, 2:46 PM by The Connecticut Audio Society

Connecticut Audio Society member Tom Fine will present “The Commercialization of Stereophony” which is a sequel to his “History of Stereophony” presented in October 2017. Meeting will be held in Killingworth, CT.

October 13 - Guest Speaker Gary Galo

posted Oct 10, 2018, 2:43 PM by The Connecticut Audio Society

Guest Speaker Gary Galo will present on phono equalization, including related to strain gauge cartridges, based on his publications in Linear Audio. Meeting location is Stamford, CT.

August 4 - Summer BBQ and Phono Cartridge Shootout

posted May 22, 2018, 7:34 AM by The Connecticut Audio Society

For our August meeting we’ll compare phono cartridges, along our summer picnic featuring Texas BBQ. Meeting to be held in Westport, CT.

June 2 - Visit Entertainment Technologies in Mt Kisco, NY

posted Apr 30, 2018, 3:47 AM by The Connecticut Audio Society   [ updated May 27, 2018, 12:05 PM ]

In June, members will visit Entertainment Technologies in Mt Kisco, NY, the last brick and mortar audio store in Westchester County. Meeting to be held in Mt. Kisco, NY.

April 7 - Visit to Old Sound Forge Recording Studio

posted Jan 13, 2018, 10:11 AM by The Connecticut Audio Society   [ updated Jan 13, 2018, 10:15 AM ]

For our April meeting, members will visit Old Sound Forge recording studio and audio reseller in Mystic, CT. Old Sound Forge founder, Dave Cope, will be our host.

Feb 3 - Listening Session

posted Jan 13, 2018, 10:05 AM by The Connecticut Audio Society

Our February meeting will feature a listening session focused on a "Duets" theme. Members will bring music that they think will be new and/or interesting to the membership. Meeting to be held in Gales Ferry, CT.

December 2 - Holiday Meeting

posted Oct 9, 2017, 7:17 AM by The Connecticut Audio Society   [ updated Oct 9, 2017, 7:18 AM ]

CAS welcomes guest speaker Bob Morgan, former producer at Columbia Records. We will also elect our annual Board of Directors. Meeting to be held in Killingworth, CT. 

October 14 - History of Stereophony

posted Oct 9, 2017, 7:15 AM by The Connecticut Audio Society

Member Tom Fine will present on the History of Stereophony. Tom grew up as son of high-fidelity recording pioneers Robert Fine and Wilma Cozart Fine of Mercury Records. Tom, himself a recording engineer, has a deep understanding of recording techniques past and present. Meeting to be held in Avon, CT.

August 5 - Summer BBQ and Amp Shootout

posted Jul 30, 2017, 9:09 AM by The Connecticut Audio Society   [ updated Jul 30, 2017, 9:12 AM ]

CAS will hold its annual Summer BBQ serving up traditional southern BBQ. The meeting will also feature an amplifier shootout where members showcase amplifiers that they have either modified, restored or built from scratch. Traditionally, we have auditioned speakers at the Summer BBQ but this year it's amplifiers. These shootouts are always a lot of fun and we get to audition a wide range of members' achievements. Meeting to be held in Westport, CT.

June 3 - Live Recording with Mark Naftalin

posted Apr 28, 2017, 5:02 AM by The Connecticut Audio Society   [ updated Apr 28, 2017, 5:07 AM ]

For the first time in it’s history, the CAS will be hosting a Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame musician. Keyboard player Mark Naftalin of the legendary Paul Butterfield Blues Band will be joining us. Mark Naftalin's bio is impressive: "Mark Naftalin appears on the historic first four albums by the Paul Butterfield Blues Band released in the mid 1960's. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2015. Naftalin has also recorded with many blues players including John Lee Hooker, Otis Rush, Percy Mayfield, Lowell Fulson, Big Joe Turner, James Cotton, Mike Bloomfield, Jake Walker and Van Morrison, and as a sideman on over 100 albums. He played keyboards on the first Mother Earth album, 'Living With the Animals' (1968) and was credited as  co-producer and arranger." Session to be held in Fairfield, CT.

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