An evening with Touraj Moghaddam (Vertere)
It is not everyone who can inspire me enough to drag my sorry @r$e out of an evening, but Touraj Moghaddam is cetainly one of those people.
My work that day seemed to drag on more than usual, but finally the clock ticked past 5.30 and I was out the door, like an eager school kid who has been given a backstage pass to their favorite band.
I arrived 15 mins early and being only the 2nd person through the door, was able to corner "Mr Roksan" himself for a chinwag. It was truly fascinating to get a glimpse into the mind of the person who had been responsible for such groundbreaking products as the Xerxes de-coupled TT, and the Artemiz Tonearm with its inteligent counter-weight.
Since TM was never a follower of convention, it was going to be intriguing to see how his innovative thinking had been applied to his range of cables.
Before he started, I had a chance to have a poke round the two systems being used......