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.”

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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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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Repeat customer

Dear Graeme, I just wanted to thank you for the wonderful experience at CDFaudio. You definately have a repeat customer here! I went back home to listen to the same piece I heard on the Shindo setup and I get it! What I previously thought was warm and inviting was…

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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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What a sound! Pure Bordeaux.

I have received speakers just one hour ago, and already had a chance to connect them. What a sound! Pure Bordeaux. I truly appreciate your time, expertise and enthusiasm assisting me to make a life-time purchase. I wish you sincerely a wonderful Holiday Season. Best wishes,

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