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BLOG #122. StereoPravda’s Exhibit at The Saint-Petersburg HiFi & High End Show-2024 (March 23rd -24th)
StereoPravda had our own demo room at The Saint-Petersburg HiFi & High End Show-2024 (March 23rd – 24th at “Express-Sadovaya” hotel).
We shot our own video report from it (in Russian) – please, see a link to it here...
Then, Tony&Tonya YouTube-channel, during shooting their own video report from the show, visited our room, took an interview with Misha Kucherenko (again, in Russian, of course), and on top of that, recorded the live sound from our demo system using a quite advanced portable recording rig.
The link to their video report (and to the appropriate audio recordings) can be also found here...
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20.04.2024 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  510

BLOG #121. YouTube-Channel Пашкины Shortы Just Published an Extensive Interview with Misha Kucherenko (In Russian)
YouTube-channel Пашкины Shortы just published an extensive interview with Misha Kucherenko (in Russian).
The interview was taken at the Moscow Hi-End Show-2024 which took place in hotel “Edge-Seligerskaya” between April 12th and 14th.

A link to the interview can be found here...
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20.04.2024 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  61

BLOG #120. StereoPravda Exhibited Its Wares At Moscow Hi-End Show-2024 (April 12th -14th)
StereoPravda exhibited its venerable StereoPravda SPearphone “SB-7” ear monitors and its two channel-active “SB-7A” siblings (with a dedicated StereoPravda SPearphone DACCA DAC/tone-control/two-amplifiers-per-stereo-channel portable unit) at Moscow Hi-End Show (which took place in “Edge-Seligerskaya” hotel between April 12th and 14th). Read more…

20.04.2024 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  67

BLOG #119. My Album of The Year-2023
Let my Album of The Year-2023 be “Borrowed Roses” by Gonzalo Rubalcaba (Top Side Music).

Happy New Year to everybody!
All the best to all of you in 2024!

     - Misha Kucherenko, StereoPravda, Moscow, Russia
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31.12.2023 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  1502

BLOG #118. Tony&Tonya YouTube Channel Just Published Their Joint Interview With Valentin Kazanzhi And Misha Kucherenko
Tony&Tonya YouTube channel just published their extensive joint interview (in Russian) with Valentin Kazanzhi of Kennerton Audio And Misha Kucherenko of StereoPravda.
The interview was shot at Valentin’s office within St. Peterburg’s Kennerton Audio manufacturing facility.

The link to the interview can be found here...
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09.12.2023 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  326

BLOG #117. Tony&Tonya YouTube Channel Published An Extensive Interview With Misha Kucherenko
During the recent Moscow HiFi & High End Show-2023, Anton Yulin of Tony&Tonya YouTube-channel took an extensive interview with Misha Kucherenko (in Russian, of course).


The link to the interview can be found here...
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07.11.2023 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  494

BLOG #116. StereoPravda’s Exhibit At The Moscow HiFi & High End Show-2023 (October 20th-22nd)
StereoPravda had our own demo room at The Moscow HiFi & High End Show-2023 (October 20th-22nd, at “Alliance Borodino” hotel).
We shot our own video report from it (in Russian).

Then, Tony&Tonya YouTube-channel, during shooting their own video report from the show, visited our room, took an interview with Misha Kucherenko (again, in Russian, of course), and on top of that, recorded the live sound from our demo system using a quite advanced portable recording rig.

Both links to these video reports (and to the appropriate audio recordings) can be found here... Read more…

01.11.2023 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  273

BLOG #115. StereoPravda’s Exhibit At The FRESH HiFi & Vinyl Show-2023 In St. Petersburg (September 23rd-24th)
StereoPravda had our own demo room at the FRESH HiFi & Vinyl Show in St. Petersburg (September 23rd-24th, at “Sadovaya Express” hotel).
We also made a video report from it (in Russian).

Then, Tony&Tonya YouTube-channel' presenters, during shooting their own video report from the show, visited our room, took an interview with Misha Kucherenko (again, in Russian, of course), and on top of that, recorded the live sound from our demo system using a quite advanced portable recording rig.

Both links to these videos (and the audio recording) can be found here... Read more…

12.10.2023 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  413

BLOG #114. Misha Kucherenko’s In-Absentia Presence At The Munich High End-2023 Show
Courtesy of Gints Guks of Latvian Pro1, Misha Kucherenko's in-absentia presence at the last High End Munich show, nevertheless, has been quite tangible.

Several exhibitors - including WireWorld/Torus, Kondo and Stax - seized an opportunity to get an off-set printed "old school" hardcover copy of the English Edition of his book.

While the rest can still satisfy their curiosity via a "new school" Print-On-Demand and E-Book versions – the link is here...
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24.05.2023 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  1696

BLOG #113. Misha Kucherenko’s Report From Moscow HiFi & High End Show-2022 Was Published By Tone Magazine
Misha Kucherenko’s Moscow Hi-Fi & High End Show-2022 report – incidentally, his first ever article written specifically for a Western media outlet – was recently published by Tone Magazine.

The link to it can be found here...

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03.04.2023 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  894

BLOG #112. Misha Kucherenko’s Album Of The Year – 2022
After a year of various feedback loops' closures and multiple deja-vus, I can't think of a better representation of the current Zeitgeist here than just released new Boris Grebenshikov’s  album called "Bard Songs".

Happy New Year to everybody!

All the best in 2023! Read more…

17.01.2023 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  1089

BLOG #111. Moscow Hi-End Show-2022 Is Over
Moscow Hi-End Show-2022 (December 16th to 18th) is over - and, gosh, what a great one it's been!

However small it was, its vibe was perfect - a dedicated crowd's excitement, a feeling of delight from great demos and the spirit of comradeship were palpably hanging in the air of Holiday Inn Seligerskaya for its all three days.

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20.12.2022 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  883

BLOG #110. Marc Almond “Heart On Snow”’s Jubilee Edition Is Released On Vinyl
Next year is the twentieth anniversary of Marc Almond “Heart On Snow”’s original release.

I shared the role of its executive producer with Sergey “Afrika” Bugayev. The album was produced by the one and only Andrey Samsonov.

This Jubilee edition – just released on vinyl by Machina Records – contains some bonus material (including a new track called "Black Raven"):

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06.12.2022 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  607

BLOG #109. An English Teaser For Our Moscow HiFi & High End Show-2022 Report
The video can be found here... Read more…

05.11.2022 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  950

BLOG #108. “StereoPravda” Videocast’s Report On Our Various Activities During Moscow HiFi & High End Show-2022
Misha Kucherenko’s and Yaroslav Vorobyov’s videocast “StereoPravda” had our own room during Moscow HiFi & High End Show (October 13th to 16th in hotel “Borodino), where we set up a couple of demo systems based on Magnepan MG-20.1 and Alon “Circe” loudspeakers, Dan D’Agostino’s integrated amplifier and Jadis “845” SET-amplifier, dartZeel preamplifier, MSB and Matrx DACs, Kubala-Sosna cables, Torus Power AC-conditioner and VoxModule equipment stand.

The eleventh episode of our videocast (all in Russian) is devoted to the first part of our report, and the link to it can be found here:..
The twelfth episode of our videocast with the second part of this show's report will be “aired” on AVReport YouTube channel on November the 25th. Read more…

04.11.2022 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  965

BLOG #107. On The Eve Of The Moscow HiFi & High End Show-2022
Moscow HiFi & High End Show-2022 will be taking place between October 13th-16th in hotel “Borodino”.

Our “StereoPravda” videocast will have our own room where my co-host Yaroslav Vorobyov of AVReport.ru and me will be demoing a specially assembled system of my personal choice. We’ll also conduct some masterclasses on auditioning skills, equipment selection, etc. We will also conduct several raffles with (quite valuable) prizes (including our award-winning StereoPravda SPearphone “SB-7” ear monitors and some StereoPravda swag. Read more…

08.10.2022 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  875

BLOG #106. Chris Sommovigo – Rest In Peace
Chris Sommovigo was much more to me than just a like-minded audiophile, a colleague or even the dearest brother-in-arms in this industry. He's been always a supporting mentor, who always put his money where his mouth was. Read more…

18.08.2022 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  1137

BLOG #105. Misha Kucherenko’s Book Is Finally Available Worldwide In Four Main Formats
Despite all the recent hurdles of various – and obvious - nature, my book “StereoPravda – Politicaaly Incorrect View On High End Audio” is finally available worldwide in four main formats:
- The best quality offset printed in in one of the best printing houses in Russia (with 48 color pages inserts) Hardcover
- Print-On-Demand Hardcover
- Print-On-Demand Paperback
- E-book
A (more or less) complete list of links to the vendors currently selling the book can be found here... Read more…

13.07.2022 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  1083

BLOG#104. Misha Kucherenko’s Book Was Delivered To The High End Show-2022 In Munich
Being unable to attend the High End Show in Munich this year I was delighted to know that some of my presence is still there anyway.

I can’t overestimate my gratitude to Guks Gints (of Latvian Pro1 – see his colorful personality next to Mark Cohen of Audeze on the attached picture) – the co-publisher of the English language edition of my book – for bringing and distributing dozens of its (printed in Russia) copies at the show.
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22.05.2022 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  1490

BLOG #103. Misha Kucherenko’s Book Is Released In POD Version
Misha Kucherenko’s book “StereoPravda – Politically Incorrect View On High End Audio” has been just released in hard cover Print-On-Demand option via multiple Internet shops all over the world.

E-Book version and POD paperback versions of the book are forthcoming. Read more…

23.03.2022 // Author:  (Bigmisha) // Number of views:  1539


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