The Occasional Podcast
By The Occasional Podcast
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Join us in an audio-centric exploration of high fidelity listening. Gear talk, interviews and plenty of interesting insights into audiophiles, manufacturing and the people that make up the pastime.
||ExplicitCES 2019 Highlights||Recap and highlights from Las Vegas CES 2019. An audiophile perspective on the changing landscape of the Consumer Electronics Show from Nevada. All the high end and headphone news from the event including new DACs,||1/15/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMat Weisfeld of VPI Industries||Mat Weisfeld of VPI Industries. Mat sits down with us to chat about his family legacy at the famed audiophile turntable company, what its like to cost out a $30k turntable and his experiences now running the helm in his father’s footsteps.||1/3/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGarth Powell of AudioQuest||Garth Powell of AudioQuest. Garth sits down to elaborate on his move from wine country to Orange County, talk noise isolation in power design and key us into his life as an established Jazz drummer. Special co-host Bryan Beasley and Elizabeth Klingele..||11/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitVinnie Rossi||Vinnie Rossi of Red Wine Audio and Vinnie Rossi Audio. Vinnie talks all things “double e”, his take on audiophile forums and why we should strive to be more comfortable with the grey in life. Co-host Bryan Beasley.||10/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRocky Mountain Audiofest 2018||Rocky Mountain Audiofest 2018 recap and highlights. Co-Host Scot Hull and the rest of the PartTimeAudiophile team throw in their favorites from the Denver audio show, talk bourbon and explain why all the real deals in audio are cut at the hotel bar.||10/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGayle Sanders of Eikon and MartinLogan||Gayle Sanders of MartinLogan and now Eikon Audio. Gayle walks us through his long history with hi-fi audio, working with electrostatic speakers and moving things forward on the digital edge. Co-host Bryan Beasley.||9/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTOP Season 1.75: THE SHOW 2018||T.H.E. Show in Irvine 2018 Recap and Highlights. Brian and Bryan tell all about their experience at Southern California’s only audio show this year. Interviews with show runner Maurice Jung and AGD Productions Alberto Guerra plus all the best sounds,||6/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTOP Season 1.5: AXPONA 2018 Highlights||AXPONA 2018 Recap and Highlights. Co-Host Bryan Beasley reminisces about his first big audio show, what its like crossing paths with a my little pony convention and why Macallan 18 is no substitute for malt liquor.||4/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSandy Gross of GoldenEar Technology||Sandy Gross of Polk Audio, Definitive Audio and Golden Ear Technology. Sandy spins his tale of building massively successful audio companies, working in Hollywood and life as a professional slot car racer. Bonus interview with Liz Miller,||3/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDave and Carol Clark of Positive Feedback||Dave and Carol Clark of Positive Feedback. Dave and Carol give us all the details on creating a print magazine, shifting to an online publication and learning how to really enjoy audio shows. Co host Bryan Beasley.||3/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEveAnna Manley of Manley Laboratories||EveAnna Manley of Manley Labs. EveAnna gives us a tour of the factory in Chino, deliberates amplifier design and talks the finer points of the walking treadmill desk. Recorded directly at the lab in Southern California.||3/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitVitaliy Belo||Vitaliy Belo of 64 Audio. Vitaliy goes behind the mic to share with us his thoughts on earphone design, audiophile preferences and what its like being part of a family band. Co-host Bryan Beasley. ADORAMADOTCOM – The Pro’s Choice for Sound||3/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJohn DeVore||John DeVore of DeVORE FIDELITY. John walks us through his process for designing loudspeakers, the New York audio scene of the late 90’s and why drummers will always be in demand. Special co-host Bryan Beasley. ADORAMADOTCOM – The Pro’s Choice for||2/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJason Stoddard||Schiit Audio co-founder Jason Stoddard. Jason conveys his thoughts on MQA, audiophile cables and what its like taking an audio company from the garage to the warehouse. Recorded live at the Schiitr retail space in downtown Newhall, CA.||2/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAndrew Jones||Andrew Jones of ELAC, Pioneer, TAD and KEF. Andrew enlightens us about his long history with audio, designing speakers for a Japanese company and what its like growing up with a mirror twin. Special Co-Host Bryan Beasley. https://www.atochadesign.||2/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWorld Of McIntosh – Paolo Tezzon & Livio Cucuzza||Paolo and Livio walk us through the process of designing the new McIntosh XRT2.1k and Sonus Faber AIDA loudspeakers. Recorded at the World of McIntosh Townhouse in New York, the body (industrial) and soul (acoustic) of design for the McIntosh Group dis.||2/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitZev Feldman||Zev Feldman of Resonance Records. Zev is a record hunter and the Indiana Jones of lost Jazz. He gives us the lowdown on digging up old albums and breathing new life into Bill Evens, Wes Montgomery and more. Special co-host Bryan Beasley.||1/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAndy Regan||NAMM prep and CMO of HiFiMAN, Andrew Regan. Andy talks touring with David Bowie, selling high-end in New York and the absence of pre-show brown M&Ms. Special co-host Bryan Beasley.||1/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCES 2018||Audio highlights from CES 2018 with co-host Bes Nievera. Bes is brand ambassador for Music Direct & on-air host of DCB Jazz at WDCB 90.9 FM in Chicago.||1/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSean Casey, Part 2||Sean from Zu Audio talks about speaker design, attending audio shows and running from the police in Ogden, UT. Part 2 of 2 from our interview.||1/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSean Casey, Part 1||Welcome to the first episode of the Occasional Podcast! Our maiden voyage kicks off with CES prep and part one of our two part interview with Sean Casey of Zu Audio.||1/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
The hobby needs more podcasts like this!
Great podcast. Raw, incredibly insightful, and full of useful information. Worth listening to if you’re a novice or a seasoned audiophile.
Love this podcast! About time material like this is made available for the audiophile audience. Thank you for making it available 😎👍
Need more of this
I love listening to podcasts and i'm glad to find a podcast about various topics and i'm glad to find one about my most expensive hobby.