For me, the Avalon Transcendents fill the audio bill perfectly.
“This is an open window into the control room, yes, but more importantly it’s endlessly satisfying with it. It’s like a musician’s musician’s speaker; capable of deep levels of insight into what’s going on in a recording”
“A Very Special Addition to the High-End Loudspeaker World….We give these speakers our highest recommendation.”
HiFi + Issue 76 – IT-85 Integrated Amplifier – “The only thing I can’t imagine is someone entertaining another amplifier brand after buying your first VTL.” “..this is the kind of amplifier you could use for a long, long time.”