February 7th, 2017

The Stockholm High End Show 2017

We will show our Mingus Quintet as well as Jorma Design cables. We will aslo premiere our Supreme Sessions on vinyl as well as MSB electronics, Analog Domain, Gigawatt, Whest Audio and NAT.

Please come and have a listen! We will be in the Gripsholm A room at Sheraton Stockholm, 18 – 19 February.


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November 13th, 2015

Demo in Sweden

If you’re around the Gothenburg area next weekend we will have a demo at Akkelis Audio 20-21 November. We will show the mighty Coltrane 3, MSB digital, Analog Domain pre-amp as well as Whest Audio RIAA

You are welcome to join us for a musical weekend at Akkelis Audio’s brand new premises on Von Utfallsgatan 1, 415 05 Gothenburg, Sweden.

Marten Coltrane 3

 


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September 25th, 2014

Scandinavian music today

There’s been a lot of words written about modern Scandinavian music, mainly because it’s known to be fresh electronic pop that has its own sound. Those words has not been written in High End audio publications previously since the sound quality hasn’t been anywhere near good enough. They might sound good in a club or in headphones but that’s about it.

Little Dragon by Marco Van Rijt

Little Dragon by Marco Van Rijt

Now, things are changing. If you have a listen to Gothenburg band Little Dragon’s latest album ‘Nabuma Rubberband’ you’ll find amazing sounding music with real high quality. Yukimi Nagano‘s voice sound crystal clear agains the deep electronic tones.

Röyksopp Robyn Do It Again

Röyksopp Robyn – Do It Again

Norwegian pop duo Röyksopp and Swedish pop artist Robyn have also recently released an EP called ‘Do It Again‘ together that has a rich, detailed and great sounding electronic production.

So, if you’re in to pop but find it hard to discover music that sounds good on your own system you should give these guys a chance. Also, comment if you have any other suggestions that you think would belong here.

If anyone knows Little Dragon you should tell them to pop in considering they’re in Gothenburg as well:) We have Coltrane Supreme 2 set up now in the big Svanå level 3 listening room and ‘Nabuma Rubberband’ sound absolutely amazing. Official invite to Little Dragon! Contact on: info@marten.se +44 31 20 72 00


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September 20th, 2014

Good sounds at Gothenburg Sound & Vision 2014

Coltrane Supreme 2

The weekend is finally here and we’re for some good music. And some good sounds of course. The Coltrane Supreme 2 system has been playing non stop since yesterday and no one seem to tire of finding new songs to play.

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September 4th, 2014

Marten at Gothenburg Sound & Vision 2014

Göteborg Ljud & Bild

There’s a great HiFi show in Gothenburg – Sweden the weekend of 20-21 September. We will be playing the gigantic Coltrane Supreme 2 in our state-of-the-art listening room together with Jorma Design cables, MSB and Whest electronics, Gigawatt power conditioners and more.

You can meet Angel Despotov from exclusive Analogue Domain, the hottest electronics from Germany. We will of course demo one of their amplifiers, The Artemis.

We will also play our own recording Supreme Sessions 1 on Django XL and Django L in another room.

We open already on Friday 19 September 1pm – 6pm, Saturday 10am – 5pm, Sunday 10am – 5pm. We are located at Chalmersgatan 24, about 200 meters away from one of the show hotels Park Avenue.

Please come and see us and listen to some good tunes!


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June 20th, 2014

Happy Midsummer!

Today is the biggest night of the year in our native Sweden. If you’re interested in how it all works, have a look at the video below.


Swedish Midsummer for Dummies from Intellecta Corporate on Vimeo.

Please have a few herrings and vodka shots on us! 🙂


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May 30th, 2014

Demo!

We’re having a really great demo this weekend at HembioConsult in Lerum, Sweden. Please come if you have a chance. We will show Django L, Django XL and Heritage Bird 2 together with Hegel and MSB. It will sound good, we promise! 🙂

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May 7th, 2014

All pros no cons

We were always fascinated by the simplicity of the 2-way speakers, but never encountered such a solid build that so resolutely manages to bring 2-way audio to new heights.

Django L review in HiFi & Musik

Great review by Mats Meyer-Lie on Django L in Swedish HiFi & Musik. Here is the conclusion in english:

Django L can certainly produce bass, so deep that the room rattles and makes you gasp for breath. Django L is therefore one of the most versatile speakers we have heard in a long time. As comfortable with dubstep or hard rock as with acoustic jazz or frail chamber music.

I constantly found myself moved by the music instead of analysing the sound. Exactly what we all want really. A real magnificent, large scale speaker that everyone totally falls for.

Sure, they cost a pretty penny but it is a unusually victorious and well made creation, except for the german units, entirely Made In Sweden.

You can download the full review (in Swedish) here. Pdf, 1.2mb.


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January 9th, 2014

And finally, The Room!

It took a while but finally we could find a moment to post this. All of the diffusors were delivered at midnight the night before the show so the room wasn’t ready until just a couple of hours before the show opened! Such a great feeling to do the final touches after so much hard and stressful work.

Marten Coltrane Supreme 2

The Coltrane Supreme 2 really sound absolutely fantastic.

Marten Coltrane Supreme 2

Marten Coltrane Supreme 2

All together with the rest of the coolest stuff:

Starting off with:

SMT ceiling

This is what came so late but it was worth the wait. SMT‘s amazing diffusor/reflection ceiling.

Jorma Design Statement - brand new cables

Jorma Design Statement – brand new cables

Pass Labs

Pass Labs Mono Power Amps: XS300

Whest

Whest

Whest

Pass Labs XS pre amps

Whest Audio

Whest Audio Phonostage Ref 5 MK4

Bergmann turntable

Bergmann Audio Sleipner turntable with Ortofon Mc Anna cartridge.

MSB

MSB Diamond Dac and UMT Plus

Room

Listeners

As all of us main exhibitors (Marten. Jorma Design and SMT) are Swedish we gave the entrance a slight Swedish feel with birch trunks.

Displays

Birches

Swedish flag

Dan Meinwald

Dan Meinwald doing his thing

We’ll be back tomorrow, cheers!


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July 12th, 2013

To Have IT!

Django L. It is rather impressing that you can get so much music for the money. What are you waiting for? Get out there and listen!

Ljud & Bild

Brilliant review in Swedish ‘Ljud & Bild‘ of our Django L by Sven Bilén. You can download a pdf here or read the translation beneath.

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