Audio Advice will host Music Matters 2010 in our Raleigh showplace at 8621 Glenwood Avenue on Thursday Nov. 18th, and Friday Nov. 19th at the Pineville showplace at 11409 Carolina Place Parkway. Both evenings will last from 6 pm to 10 pm.

Wine and food will be provided by Bella Monica in Raleigh, and by Born to Cook in Pineville, and a prize drawing will be held for attendees. (You do not need to be present to win the prize drawing, but you must attend Music Matters to register.)


John Atkinson, Editor of Stereophile (pictured above) will be a featured presenter at each of these two evenings devoted to the celebration of music. (Regretfully, Michael Fremer had to cancel his planned presentation.)

The latest in speakers and components will be demonstrated by representatives from several of our favorite companies, and one new to Music Matters, GoldenEar Technologies. Here are the confirmed attendees:

Audio Research / Dave Gordon

AudioQuest / Steve Silberman

Ayre / Alex Brinkman

B&W / Eric Joy

Classé / Dave Nauber

GoldenEar Technologies / Sandy Gross

GoldenEar Technologies / John Miller

Mark Levinson / Mike Pyle (Raleigh)

Mark Levinson / Keith Parke (Raleigh)

Peachtree Audio / Jim Spainhour

Transparent Cable / Brad O’Toole

Wilson Audio / Peter McGrath (Raleigh)

Also in both Raleigh and Charlotte, John Q. Walker of Zenph Technologies will be on hand to demonstrate Zenph's amazing re-performance technology that enables them to recreate legendary performances of the past with modern recording techniques. Their recordings have been featured in numerous media outlets, including The New York Times and NPR.

If you plan to attend, please RSVP for Music Matters by e-mail to with your name, contact information, which Music Matters you will be attending and number of people in your group. RSVP by phone in Raleigh at (919) 881-2005 and in Charlotte call (704) 821-4510 and leave your information.

Watch the blog here and our Facebook page for more information as it is available. We hope to see you there!