Crescendo, Burmester and Rutherford Audio presents: Reach Crescendo a Hamptons HiFi Event

Crescendo Designs – A Company Driven by Luxury and Perfection If you’re in New York this weekend (Saturday 29 August) you have the opportunity to check out an event showcasing one of the highest quality sound systems in the world! The company putting it together is Crescendo; a high end audio dealer that gives you total control …

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Industry Experts Rank T+A and Burmester in Top 10 German Luxury Brands

Switzerland and France used to be the countries directly associated with European luxury but Germany has gained some significant ground over the years. Especially in industries requiring precise mechanical and electrical engineering craftsmanship. Deutsch luxury now dominates the automobile and consumer electronics sectors and is often considered the best in the world. To pay homage …

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New Product: Vinyl-Nessie Record Cleaner

Rutherford Audio has always striven to accommodate astute audiophiles in their quest for the most powerful listening experiences. We pride ourselves in having brands that can bring enthusiasts closer to the realm of perfection. Phenomenal speakers, some of the world’s best electronic components, and the most well respected turntables, among other things have filled our …

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Brooks Berdan Represents Scheu, Vertere, and Roksan at T.H.E Show in Newport

  Distributing a host of renowned European hi-fi brands we’ve grown to partner with several hundred dealerships across North America. Sometimes our dealers make us downright proud.  They outdo themselves with their presentation, passion, and salesmanship. Brooks Berdan is a shining example of this. Their presentation and effort at T.H.E Show in Newport, California was …

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Roksan’s Story

  In a recent article by England’s Hi-Fi Choice magazine Roksan’s founder Tufan Hashemi tells the story of Roksan’s conception, rise to prominence, and bold plans for the future. We won’t re-write the entire story, but it’s worth summarizing. The company started in 1985 when Tufan and his then partner, Touraj Moghaddam, first built the …

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High End Show in Munich: Burmester Product Preview

The globe’s biggest yearly event dedicated to High End Audio is currently happening in Munich (May 14th to 17th). It’s a time when all the most dedicated audiophile experts meet to enjoy, discuss, and unveil the latest products. As per usual custom Burmester is taking this opportunity to unveil some new products and technologies. It’s …

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German Hi-Fi Press Review of the Burmester 151

  Germany’s Finest Music Server This article is a translation of an i-fidelity.net article written by Stephan Schmid on March 31, 2015. The full article, in German, can be seen here: http://www.i-fidelity.net/testberichte/high-end/burmester-musiccenter-151/. My relationship with Burmester components has always been somewhat wavering. My high-end socialisation started around the time I began studying in the mid-80s; I had …

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Aedle Headphones Win Prestigious Red Dot Award

  Often cited as the most prestigious product design award in the world; design engineers and entrepreneurs dream of the chance to have their inventions labeled with this mark of true craftsmanship. Now Parisian company, Aedle, for whom we distribute in North America has proudly acquired this distinguished accolade for their flagship product: the Valkyrie …

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I-Fidelity Praises New Burmester Loudspeakers

This article is a translation of an i-fidelity.net article written by Philip Cornelius on March 2, 2015. The full article, in German, can be seen here: http://www.i-fidelity.net/testberichte/high-end/burmester-ba-71/test.html.   With the impressive BA 71 acoustic transducers, Burmester aims to set a new record in the realm of audio. To accomplish this, even the backsides of these stylish made-in-Berlin …

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Mercedes Releases Ultra-Luxurious Pullman with Burmester Sound System

Of the hundreds of makes and models on display at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, the Mercedes-Maybach S600 Pullman is already winning the hearts and minds of most attendees. Forbes Magazine awarded it one of the top 10 cars of the show, and it somehow takes up 2 of Bloomberg Business’s exclusive positions in the top 15 …

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Vertere launches couple new lines of hand-built cables

Since 2006, with the introduction of its original Hand-Built Pulse, Vertere has continued to demonstrate conclusively that for almost any system the weakest link is the connecting cables. Vertere is continuing their legacy with the release of the Pulse HB absolute reference line, Pulse X speaker cables, and the pulse-X mini performance speaker cable. As far …

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Free pair of Aedle Headphones given to Stereo Exchange Salesman

  You would be hard pressed to find a music aficionado in New York who hasn’t heard of Stereo Exchange. Located right in Soho on Broadway, between Bleecker and Houston; this shop has been a primary dealer of high-end audio products since 1984. They’ve gained a national reputation for their attention to quality and sheer …

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4 Reasons Why You Should Get the Right Drive Belt

Owners of any retro Thorens turntable can testify there’s an immense amount of pride in owning one of these stalwart made-in-Germany products. They’re literally timeless. Not just because they’ll always be hip—which, based on the recent upsurge in popularity, is definitely the case—but more importantly, because they actually seem frozen in time. The passing of …

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Gallery of Vintage Thorens Ads

It’s amazing what you can find on the internet with a few simple tools like Google and Pinterest. The new Thorens Pinterest page has a board dedicated to these old time advertisements from back in the day. Here’s a selection of a few of our favourites.                

Acoustical Systems Germany joins Rutherford Audio

Acoustical Systems Germany Starting off in 2016 we have officially taken over Acoustical Systems distribution across North America. Acoustical Systems is a family business that has a philosophy of pushing the envelope of the most demanding audiophiles. With each new product they design they look at what is missing in all the available designs and …

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8 Photos that Perfectly Describe Aedle Headphones

A picture is worth a thousand words. It’s true. So we thought we’d commemorate that fact by writing about Aedle VK-1 Headphones with fewer words and more pictures. After all, this piece of craftsmanship doesn’t need justification, it sells itself.   Comfortable as a bed of clouds. Made of genuine lambskin leather, these headphones will …

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Virtual Tour and Highlights of Burmester Showroom

The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas seems to be growing every year. It attracts some of the world’s most highly recognized luxury giants; from the finest Swiss watch companies to the most elegantly engineered automobiles. Amidst all these top-of-the-line products could be found the world-renowned German luxury audio brand: Burmester. Repeat visitors from previous …

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Burmester and Aedle Showcased at Lux Style Party

This summer Rutherford Audio had the honour of participating in the the exclusive Lux Style Party in Gastown, Vancouver. Two of our brands were represented: the award winning, handcrafted Burmester Audio Systems, and the Parisian headphone designer, Aedle. We were there alongside a host of famous worldwide luxury brands. It was a rather exclusive event, each …

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