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Prominent guests enrich the audio trade show with their appearance

On May 9, 2024 the HIGH END 2024 will become an experience trade fair presenting some exciting events. A number of world famous musicians have already been welcomed at the international trade show as the event's ambassadors. This year Leslie Mandoki and Steven Wilson, also named as successful producers, will be represented with their latest albums. Jazz fans can look forward to hearing Nick Getz, the son of Stan Getz.  

Mandoki Soulmates are making their mark at the HIGH END 2024 with the release of their new album "A Memory Of Our Future"

Without a doubt, when it comes to excellence in sound, the HIGH END is the venue where the full diversity of the audio world is on display, where the striving for technical perfection is palpable, and the boundless creative verve of the industry is tangible. This year's claim, "Diversity in Audio", underscores this fascinating bandwidth in the endless quest for sound quality at its best. As a unique band of musicians, Mandoki Soulmates features an extraordinary musical diversity that is second to none. With the release of their brand new album "A Memory Of Our Future" on 10th May 2024, and thus almost in sync with the opening of the trade show, they are not only setting new musical standards but also making a powerful statement about the symbiosis between music and its high-quality reproduction.

At the HIGH END 2024, Leslie Mandoki will personally present the new album at a merchandise stand, which will be prominently located in the foyer at the entrance to Hall 4. Visitors can participate in a raffle with attractive prices. The main price is a visit to Leslie Mandoki's production studios on Lake Starnberg. On the day of the release, May 10, 2024, journalists will have the opportunity to hear first-hand details about the creation of the completely analog-recorded and produced masterpiece in special press event with Leslie Mandoki and two members of the Mandoki Soulmates.

Steven Wilson presents immersive audio experiences at the HIGH END 2024

Acclaimed musician and producer Steven Wilson will be presenting his most recent album "The Harmony Codex" in immersive audio reproduction at the HIGH END 2024, taking place from May 9 to 12 at the MOC Event Center in Munich. In cooperation with the organiser of the international audio show and the company PMC, which has exhibited at the HIGH END for many years, Wilson will be holding a series of seminars on all four days of the event, sharing his vast knowledge and experience of mixing in spatial audio with his guests. During each presentation, he will be demonstrating his immersive mixes, with a special focus on his latest album and some of the other artists mixes he has produced.

The system, provided by PMC, includes loudspeakers from the manufacturer that are found in the best recording and mixing facilities in the world. Presentations are scheduled for every day of the trade show. A few tickets for the presentations are are already available in the ticket shop (event) and free of charge.

Exclusive presentation at Audio Reference with special guest Nicolaus Getz

Audio Reference invites the HIGH END visitors to experience an exclusive demo of the Impex 60th ANNIVERSARY EDITION 1STEP of GETZ/GILBERTO, featuring a Special Talk with Stan Getz’ son NICOLAUS GETZ. In the 60 years since its release, Stan Getz’s cultural touchstone album has been issued hundreds of times, and for good reason. Few recordings better capture the breezy warmth and easy-going sophistication of Brazilian bossa nova for a jazz audience. Fewer recordings can replicate the you-are-there presence and flawlessly tight studio acoustics. Only Getz/Gilberto has the Billboard Top-10-charting singles “The Girl from Ipanema” and “Desafinado.” Stan’s son Nicolaus brings his unique perspective on the life and work of his father to give captivating and heartfelt presentations on his father’s music and family life. Audio Reference and Impex Records are proud to host Nick Getz who will share fascinating stories and personal insights into his father’s life and creative process, including details about the period when his father was recording Getz|Gilberto. A short demonstration of the amazing Getz |Gilberto- 1STEP will follow each presentation. More details on the fact sheet.


Information on the HIGH END

The HIGH END, the internationally renowned audio trade show, is the undisputed leader when it comes to impressively setting the tone for top-class music reproduction. It has been providing ideas and impetus for producers, sellers and consumers of high-quality consumer electronics for four decades. On the four days of the event in May, the entire world of audio experts and professionals will gather in Munich to visit hundreds of exhibitors from more than 40 different countries as they showcase their latest innovations in the halls and atriums of the MOC Event Center.

Facts & Figures

The Leading International Audio Show

May 9 to 12, 2024

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Thursday + Friday: 10am to 6pm
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Saturday: 10am to 6pm
Sunday: 10am to 4pm


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