Riviera Audio Labs

Riviera Audio Labs

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The profundity of the “Italian School of Super High End” is immense.  Luca’s theory is original.  The human brain auto corrects “distortions generated by the cochlea inside our ear” beginning at 90db SPL.  This is the same for all human regardless of age and sex.  (Please do not confuse this point with hearing ability, which differs from one to another.)   The human brain can eliminate the distortions ONLY IF the brain recognizes the “distortion distribution”.  The shape of it follows a gentle downward slope (X axis is frequency range and Y axis is distortion measured in db.). Our brain does not recognize any other pattern of distortion distribution even if distortions are zero.  That is why electronics made by Luca aim at replicating the shape of the distortion distribution that our brain would correct for us.  AE founder, Chris Leung, has a full suite of Riviera Lab's flagship electronics in his home.  The sound projected by Riviera Lab is tremendously open and transparent.  Yet, the subjective elements of majestic and magnificence are presently conferred on the ability of the musicians to radiate such.  That is no coloration but true transparency allowing one to visualize all emotions.

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