About the brand

Since 1991, Oakland, California based Musical Surroundings has specialized in the distribution and manufacture of high-end home audio equipment including turntables, tonearms, phono cartridges, preamps, digital and analog accessories and tube electronics for the high performance audio market.

Over the years they have developed their own brand of well regarded phono stages, designed by Micheal Yee. The flexibility, performance and value is so high that they have become a reference point in the industry.

One of our favourites in the line-up is the The Phonomena II+, celebrating 15-years in the market. It’s musical balance harmonic richness and refinement, make this item an undeniable value and obvious recommendation as an upgrade to most analogue systems.


Detailed information on individual models and technical data are best found directly with the manufacturer. We invite you to connect with them here. We urge you to request specific demonstration or discussion with CDF directly for all of your questions.


Analog

  • Phono Preamplifiers:
  • Musical Surroundings Phonomena II+
  • Musical Surroundings Nova II
  • Musical Surroundings Supernova II
 
 
 

Customer Reviews

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Nova Phenomena

Posted 2011

“No phono preamp that I have used in my system (nor my preamplifier’s phono stage) comes close to the reality of the sound of the Nova Phonomena”

Nova II

By Paul Seydor, Absolute Sound

“Yee’s designs are always very quiet and extremely transparent, this latest one is exceptionally so, ranking up there with some of the most expensive phonostages I’ve ever heard.”

Courteous and thoughtful

I want to drop you a quick thank-you note for being so courteous and thoughtful late Friday night. I sincerely was not expecting your hospitality, especially so close to your closing. I am impressed that you started up the VTLs for me even though there really wasn’t any time to…

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Professionalism and devotion

Good morning Graeme, I've received speakers thursday night at 7:00 P.M. as promised. After dedicated manutention and very great care of the environment , map the room and placed very professionally the two speakers. It was a joy to watch the work like an artist who his creating a new…

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Exceptional Customer Service

Hi Graeme , I wanted to thank you for the exceptional quality customer service as well as the hospitality of your store. I find that whether you buy a 20$ adapter, a pair of headphones for 400$ or a set of speakers for 20000$ every customer are treated equally and…

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Spared no effort to ensure my satisfaction

Just a quick note to express my appreciation for the dedicated attention I received from the friendly folks of Coup de Foudre, particularly Graeme, and Jennifer. You spared no effort to ensure my complete satisfaction, and that's exactly what I received, complete satisfaction. Although I live 3 hours away from…

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Thanks for everything – including the scotch

Hi Jennifer It was great seeing and speaking with you at Salon Son et Image and thanks a lot for your invite. Everything was fantastic: the scotch, appetizers, and the most important  - great people! Many thanks for the great time! Oles  

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