May 24th, 2018

The Best!

the Coltrane Momento 2 was neutral, 3-D, spacious, alive, and astonishingly of a piece from top to bottom—excellent on digital and on an R2R recording of a jazz trio (where it was superb on bass, drum, and ride cymbal), and among the best I heard on my Sachmo LP. 

Great quote about our room at the Munich High End from Mr Jonathan Valin at The Absolute Sound. We are very happy to be part of ‘The Best’ section. Have a look closer here.


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May 14th, 2018

Munich High End: The room

It’s the day after a great show so here is a full photo report of the room.

Marten Coltrane Momento 2 – PREMIERE

Jorma Design cables

Jorma Design Statement power cord

Jorma Design Trinity XLR

Lyrec Frida MkII Reel to Reel player

Mingus One and Anniversary model Mingus Twenty

Mingus One

Mingus Twenty

The rack from Solid Tech

Golden Crystal diffusors from SMT – PREMIERE

Thales TTT – compact II with tonearm Thales Statement & Emt cartridge

Vitus Audio MP – L 201


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April 11th, 2018

Amazing report in Audio Art – Taiwan

We had Mr Jack Liu, editor in chief at fantastic Audio Art in Taiwan as a visitor not so long ago, celebrating our 20th anniversary.

Here is a long report of the visit. You can also read it as a pdf here: 期MARTEN 20th原廠採訪

Thank you very much for coming!


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March 29th, 2018

Miles 5 in Taiwan

Our great distributor from Soundray Electronics is at the Kaohsiung Hi-End Show from today to 1 April! Our classic Miles 5 is on show.  Come in and have a listen!


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March 15th, 2018

Coltrane Momento 2 & Mingus Twenty

Launching this May in Munich High End: Coltrane Momento 2 and Mingus Twenty.

Coltrane Momento 2 has all the upgraded detail such as first order crossover and Cell technology. It completes the Coltrane Series. 

Mingus Twenty is a celebration of our twenty years in High-End audio. Mingus was the first speaker our chief designer Leif Olofsson developed into production and now he created a new model in the same spirit, in a limited edition of 20 pairs.

We are having a sneak preview this week in Gothenburg celebrating our anniversary and launching two new CDs: Carousel with Rhythm Art Duo and Violin & Marimba with Duo Granmo-Berg.

There was a great party yesterday with live music from many of the artists of the albums including Daniel Berg, Tobias Granmo, Fredrik Duvling and Matti Ollikainen. 


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February 15th, 2018

Happy Chinese New Year!

Year of the Dog

The Year of the Dog – May you all have a happy and prosperous year.

Best wishes from all of us at Marten


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January 9th, 2018

Guangzhou International Advanced Audio Exhibition 2018

We had a brilliant weekend at the Guangzhou International Advanced Audio Exhibition 2018. It is one of the bigger shows in Asia and it was packed most of the time. We played our Coltrane 3s  for the first time together with Swizz Goldmund Electronics which was a great combination along with Jorma Design Statement. The spectacular CD player is from French Metronome. As per usual when in China the audience is a great deal younger than in the West so good energy all round. 

Thank you to everyone involved!


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January 9th, 2018

Happy New Year!

Marten 20th Anniversary

A slightly belated greeting but this is a very special year for us. It is 20 years since our founder finalised the design of his first official Marten speaker; Mingus.

We are looking forward to an exciting year with lots of events and new developments.


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November 20th, 2017

And the Winner is…

Mingus Quintet! 

We have the great pleasure to announce that Mingus Quintet has been awarded the most prestigious price in Asia; Grand Prix – Speaker of the year 2017, in Japan´s biggest and most famous magazine, Stereo Sound.

Stereo Sound Grand Prix is awarded audio products that are excellent overall in sound quality, finish, aesthetics, operability, originality, reliability and innovativeness regardless of the price and genre.

A massive thank you to Stereo Sound and also to Zephyrn inc. for making this happen.


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October 28th, 2017

Excellent review

Our Mingus Quintets were reviewed by Finnish HiFi magazine Hifimaailma and it seem to have been a rave review, Just listen to a few of the translated quotes: 

sophisticated – faithful to the original – one of the best I have heard

Quintet is an impressive one. You should try this.

Many thanks!


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