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.”

Hospitality and generosity

I wanted to take a second to thank you and everyone at the shop for your hospitality and generosity yesterday during the digital demonstration. The spread you laid out went above and beyond what was necessary or expected. The champagne and orange juice took it one step beyond. A nice way to…

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Overall Great Service

I want to thank all of you for your courteous, caring and overall great service. Have been listening to the new amps and they sound wonderful. They seem to be working perfectly. I am also quite impressed with the Luxman Dac. I'm looking forward to getting all my cd's downloaded to…

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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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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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Passion and motivation

I'd like to take moment to thank you for the warm welcome and time we spent together in your store earlier this week. I thoroughly enjoyed meeting you and understanding more about your business. I'm thrilled with your passion and motivation towards the high end of the audio world and…

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