A Conversation With Danny Kaey From SonicFlare



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Earlier this year I had an opportunity to demo a pair of Wilson Audio Chronosonic XVX loudspeakers (think McLaren 720S territory) and was completely blown away. In this month's owner interview, I got the chance to chat with an XVX owner who happens to have an equally impressive record collection. He is, of course, none other than the inimitable Danny Kaey from SonicFlare. We covered a handful of fun topics from his editorial concept to make hifi more accessible to the journey leading up to his current Wilson XVX speakers. If you guys liked this style of video and want to see more special guests come on my channel, make sure to subscribe, give the video a "thumbs-up," and leave a comment below.

SonicFlare on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/SonicFlare
Instagram: @SonicFlare

Here's my review of the Wilson Audio Chronosonic XVX speakers from earlier this year: https://youtu.be/jpkmjVoC40w

Timestamps:
0:00 - What's Sonic Flare?
6:07 - Origins of "Mark on Hifi" channel name
9:00 - The story behind Danny's XVX speakers
23:34 - What about his Wilson TuneTots?
27:35 - You don't need a crazy system to have great sound
38:38 - Can music reproduction ever replace a live event?
51:52 - Danny's thoughts on reference tracks

A few of Danny's top tracks:
"Chromatic Universe" - George Russell: https://amzn.to/3oLwOPM
"Five Feet Tall" - Lady Blackbird: https://amzn.to/33ovZ7t
"Driftin'" - Lionel Loueke: https://amzn.to/3dGGBjV
"Memoria" - Murcof: https://amzn.to/3DJG6jD


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