The State of Sound


Paris High End Show : More Sound than Music !

Saturday, November 9, 2013. The Marriott Hotel in Paris, where the High Fidelity Show is being held. As I walk into the large hotel, there is a spring in my … Continue reading

15/11/2013 · Leave a comment


Welcome to The State of Sound, the English version of the French blog La république du son, a blog that is dedicated to the topic of French hifi. The blog’s … Continue reading

04/09/2013 · Leave a comment

Musical Cabinetry

Paris, Boulevard Saint Michel. An unmarked door, then a small courtyard and a second doorway with the inscription “The Tom Thumb Foundation”. This foundation is specifically dedicated to helping students … Continue reading

25/07/2013 · Leave a comment

Atoll #2 – “Made in France”

Over the course of our conversation, Stéphane and Emmanuel Dubreuil emphasize that the business philosophy at Atoll Electronics is centered around the strong desire to make products in France that … Continue reading

19/07/2013 · 1 Comment

Atoll #1 – A place and its people

The first episode of a short summer series dedicated to Atoll Electronics. A brand, but also a place, a company, and a team that I recently sought to uncover.   … Continue reading

12/07/2013 · Leave a comment

Making Music

Today, I propose to explore how music is made, in the sense of how it is recorded and mixed. Although as listeners we do not necessarily have the ability to … Continue reading

07/07/2013 · Leave a comment

TRINNOV AMETHYST : A sound engineer at home

Although Trinnov Audio is well recognized by professionals, particularly by sound engineers, it has only more recently established its reputation in the world of high fidelity. Trinnov Audio has made … Continue reading

02/07/2013 · Leave a comment