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Podcast with an Icon: Gayle Sanders of MartinLogan and Eikon Audio

Audio industry icon, Gayle Sanders, the co-founder of MartinLogan and founder of Eikon Audio joins us for a trip down memory lane as we discuss the origin and history of one of the most important high-end audio loudspeaker brands and the birth of his next generation loudspeaker brand that is already shaking up the market. Everything you ever wanted to know about the award-winning MartinLogan electrostatic loudspeakers and Eikon Audio’s newest loudspeaker before its official premiere. 

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  • Gayle Sanders – Co-founder of the electrostatic loudspeaker manufacturer MartinLogan in 1979. Currently he is the founder of a new loudspeaker company, Eikon Audio.

Show notes and related links:

New York Magazine 1990-02-19 Cover
Credit: New York Magazine, Photography by Louis Psihoyos/Matrix
Andrew Singer in New York Magazine 1990
Credit: New York Magazine, Photography by Louis Psihoyos/Matrix

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  1. Phil Davis

    October 31, 2021 at 1:29 pm

    I have ML ESL, Left, Right and Center…in my life, I have owned many brands of speakers, always looking for the next best thing……..NO MORE…..

    • Ian White

      October 31, 2021 at 6:33 pm


      I agree. I’m still trying locate a pair of 1994-era ML Aerius i to go back to my roots. I’m definitely done with the next best thing because I’m not sold on the concept that things are that much better in 2021 than even 5 years ago.

      Ian White

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