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Canada HiFi - Apr 20, 2018
Today is April 20th, also known as 420.  It is a day of celebration of the cannabis culture and with...
Mono & Stereo - Apr 20, 2018
Sumiko is introducing 4 new moving magnet cartridges, the Rainier, Olympia, Moonstone and Amethyst which join the existing Oyster product lineup; and 2 new moving coil cartridges, the Songbird and Starling which will be part of the Reference Series produc...
Stereonomono - Apr 20, 2018
Micro Seiki direct drive turntable  model DD-5E Specifications: Turntable Section Drive System:  Direct Drive with DC servo motor Rotation:  33-1/3 and 45 rpm Speed Fine Adjustment Range:  ±6% of rated speed (half a musical Pitch) Platter:  diecas...
Retro Vintage Modern Hi-Fi - Apr 20, 2018
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The Absolute Sound - Apr 20, 2018
AXPONA 2018 starts out with a new location and a new attitude. The new location is the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center in Schaumburg, Illinois, which is a 15–20 minute ride from O'Hare International Airport. The new attitude is one ...
Mono & Stereo - Apr 20, 2018
Audiomica writes: "On 09/04/2018 at the headquarters of the Audiomica Laboratory in Gorlice, a meeting of two friendly Polish high-end companies took place - The aforementioned producer of wires hosted the Yayuma Audio brand. During the meeting, the compa...
Mono & Stereo - Apr 20, 2018
Symbol Audio recently launched the Dovetail Vinyl Storage Cabinet, a vinyl record storage program that utilizes a “file drawer” approach to both allow the user to easily flip through a record collection while also visually displaying the record cover art....
The Absolute Sound - Apr 20, 2018
These days you might know singer and songwriter Kate St. John as a film-music supervisor (Far from the Madding Crowd), orchestral arranger (Laura Marling, Hal Wilner), or session player (Van Morrison, Tom Waits). But 20 years ago the former member of Drea...
The Absolute Sound - Apr 20, 2018
Here’s an unanticipated finding: TAS’ Jonathan Valin, assigned the impossible task of covering all loudspeakers at the vast High End Munich show last year, observed that most were priced above $20,000 per pair. At AXPONA 2018, with the charge of finding n...
AV2DAY.com - Apr 20, 2018
An Uplifting Performance by Venoth Nair At the highest end of the Hi-Fi spectrum, enthusiasts tend to look at too many technical and imaginative ways to try to further refine their systems. Considering the serious amount of dosh that’s thrown at each in...
AV2DAY.com - Apr 20, 2018
Big Screen 4K for the Masses by Dick Tan BenQ’s W1700 4K home theatre projector is the first to break the sub RM10,000 price barrier and by a substantial margin too The BenQ W1700 DLP projector is not entirely new to these pages having been mentione...
Stereonomono - Apr 19, 2018
Sansui SC-737 Dolby System Stereo Cassette Deck with M-C ferrite Head Sansui feels so confident about the quality of this unusually fine cassette deck that we invite you to compare its performance and sound with that of any open-reel deck, even one of o...
Mono & Stereo - Apr 19, 2018
One of the tracks I'll be playing in Munich at the special daily events is coming from Jean-Paul Imbert - César Franck album. The immediacy and sense of pure and unaltered energy is something to be heard and experienced. This is one of my favourite recent...
Mono & Stereo - Apr 19, 2018
More gear to enjoy. Take a look at the 70+ photo set from the Shanghai, the SIAV 2018. Thanks Gary from Genesis Advanced Technologies, Inc....
Mono & Stereo - Apr 19, 2018
Quite a setup with four darTZeel flagship power amplifiers at the Shanghai high end audio show.www.dartzeel.com...
Mono & Stereo - Apr 19, 2018
“Rare as rare can be. Blanche Honegger-Moyse (1909-2011) did not record any commercial solo album, her only known solo recording was made on the private label of his father-in-law, the flutist Marcel Moyse. Moyse was born in Geneva, Switzerland, where she...
Mono & Stereo - Apr 19, 2018
“Vivid Audio's new lower midrange driver as used in the Giya G1 Spirit. C125-75 has a huge 75mm voice coil attached to a 125mm alloy/carbon diaphragm. The magnet is open at the back to allow rear sound to leave unimpeded and to be absorbed by the exponen...
Mono & Stereo - Apr 19, 2018
Here is a close up of one of German Physiks new Emperor Extreme mono block power amplifiers that were premiered at the Shanghai International High-End Hi-Fi Show.www.german-physiks.com...
Enjoy The Music: News - Apr 19, 2018
GoldenEar Technology had a truly great location in the main hallway by registration showcasing their very impressive GoldenEar Triton Reference speakers ($8500 per pair). Joining the speakers was Primaluna Dialogue Premium HP integrated amplifier, and a s...
Two Good Ears - Apr 19, 2018
A beauty of shape & function...Check here for more details......
Enjoy The Music: News - Apr 19, 2018
Gryphon Audio's Diablo 300 brings music into my humble home in a way that is both realistic and emotionally captivating. If there is a secret underpinning and meaning to this review, it is the sense of true human connection, and emotional release when the...
The Absolute Sound - Apr 19, 2018
As I learned on my Japanese audio excursion (Issue 279), purity is the country’s overriding sonic goal. But how to achieve it? The answer, of course, varies by price point. With its cost-no-object Grandioso series, Esoteric has sought to eradicate distort...
Enjoy The Music: News - Apr 19, 2018
Dear Industry Friends, I am writing to you with a delicate but necessary, and more importantly, optimistic update on the LA Audio Show, taking place June 7-10, 2018. As Robert Evans stated, "There are 3 sides to every story: Your side, my side, and the tr...
Canada HiFi - Apr 19, 2018
Welcome to Part 5 of our coverage of the 2018 Montreal Audio Fest.  If you missed the previous parts, you...
Mono & Stereo - Apr 19, 2018
"New S.A.Lab Hercules Integrated amplifier is technologically identical to the S.A.Lab's Hercules MkII Magister of Music, but much more affordable and powerful enough to drive any speakers with 2 x 75 W 4 Ohm."HighlightsHighest quality tubes used are 6072...
Mono & Stereo - Apr 19, 2018
What would high-end audio looks like in the absence of the audio tweaks and accessories? Well for many it would be quite a boring place :). Not only for the sake of the tweaking but for the little and not so subtle advantages, that they can bring. As the ...
Mono & Stereo - Apr 18, 2018
And more exotic and esoteric realms from CS Port, Japan. The 212PA tube power amplifies are based around the 212E and C3g tubes and they uses hybrid (switching/analog) power supply to deliver 40Ws per channel..."The problem of inevitable noise in the swit...
Mono & Stereo - Apr 18, 2018
Another interesting product from the Land Of The Rising Sun. The CS Port TAT 1 Air Float turntable...TECHNICALTurntable / motor drive unitBase JIS 0 class granite surface plate basePlatter Air float 27 kg High inertia stainless steel platterDrive system Q...
The Absolute Sound - Apr 18, 2018
Launched just two years ago, Newvelle Records has already found its niche in both the jazz and audiophile worlds. The high production standards of this subscription-based vinyl-only outfit are manifested in album covers with gorgeous photography, stylish ...
Mono & Stereo - Apr 18, 2018
Here is a rare opportunity and last chance to get a brand new set of the famous Amati speakers. It is the last set available world-wide and they can fetch really hefty prices at the second hand market. This is the official set, priced 50.000-euro includin...
Mono & Stereo - Apr 18, 2018
"One of the most popular and revered digital cables is getting an “Mk. II” upgrade after almost seven years since its introduction! A true-75 Ohm design from the originator of the precision-impedance digital cable, Chris Sommovigo, the Mk. II update to th...
Mono & Stereo - Apr 18, 2018
Axpona 2018 photo journery. Take a look at 120+ high-resolution photos from the very inspiring American high-end audio show. Thanks Joshua Masongsong for the hard work!...
Mono & Stereo - Apr 18, 2018
Joshua Masongsong's (Believe High Fidelity) customer must be really excited with the new Aries Cerat Symphonia Limited Edition Type S horn speakers heading their way to the new home. They'll be a part of a complete, cost no object Limited Edition Aries Ce...
The Absolute Sound - Apr 18, 2018
This year’s Axpona was full of surprises. First there was the new venue, the Renaissance Shaumberg Convention Center, which was designed specifically for trade shows and other gatherings of like-minded folk. It was large, clean, and I had a TV in my bathr...
Enjoy The Music: News - Apr 18, 2018
Lorde's Melodrama [Republic – 602557725070] is chocked full of great bass lines. At the beginning of the second verse of Green Light, some of that deep, tickle-you-in-the-loins bass kicks in. Whoa, where the heck did that come from? I didn't even know my ...
Enjoy The Music: News - Apr 18, 2018
Sumiko is proud to announce six new phono cartridges, the outcome of a three-year development effort. There are four new moving magnet cartridges, the Rainier, Olympia, Moonstone and Amethyst which join the existing Oyster product lineup; and two new movi...
Mono & Stereo - Apr 18, 2018
For more than 30 years, TARA Labs has been at the forefront of cutting edge innovation in technologies & design. In our never-ending quest to develop and create new technologies, TARA Labs Design Team (TLDT) continues to research new ways to improve our l...
The Absolute Sound - Apr 18, 2018
With the recent critical and commercial successes of relatively youthful Swiss high-end-audio companies like Soulution, CH Precision, Dartzeel, and others, electronics from the heart of Europe have never been held in higher esteem. The problem is that the...
audiofi.net - Apr 18, 2018
REVIEW: Our reviewer gets schooled in the ability of compact speakers... the Dali Spektor 2 proves to be no pushover in just about every area......
VinylSavor - Apr 17, 2018
Hi!Last month the friends of directly heated triodes got a treat with the coverage of the 2A3. This month we are looking at something cheap again, another TV Damper, the 19AU4.Many TV tubes have been made with variants which differed in heater voltage. Wh...
Canada HiFi - Apr 17, 2018
Red Leaf Audio (www.redleafaudiomarketing.ca) has just been selected as the exclusive Canadian distributor for U.K. made Wilson Benesch loudspeakers, turntables...
Mono & Stereo - Apr 17, 2018
Electron Research will unveil their all new IA 70 integrated amplifier at the Munich High End Audio Show 2018. "IA 70 is developed around the anti-IMD concept and provides exceptional purity of sound."www.electron-research.com...
Mono & Stereo - Apr 17, 2018
"Harv detailing Lyras headed to Soulution and Absolare for the Munich show, as well as Hong Kong. It's been a very busy several weeks!"rockporttechnologies.com...
The Absolute Sound - Apr 17, 2018
The following is a press release issued by KEF and Home Theater Technologies. April 17, 2018 - Home Theater Technologies is a custom electronics integrator, specializing in residential solutions. Since our inception in 2000, our staff has prided ourselves...
Mono & Stereo - Apr 17, 2018
Rockport Technologies Avior II with waveguide mounted beryllium tweeter...rockporttechnologies.com...
Mono & Stereo - Apr 17, 2018
An exclusive peek into the production of the three chassis preamplifier + amplifier set. Muse's Whisper uses Russian 6550 output tubes and delivers 2 x 100 W at 8 Ohm... www.salaboratory.com...
Enjoy The Music: News - Apr 17, 2018
After two years in development, the new Audio Research Reference 160M (REF160M, $30,000 per pair) monoblock power amplifier is said by the company to be "built like no other, looks like no other, and sounds like no other amplifier that you have ever heard...