Warwick Sonoma
Debut Product From Seasoned Professionals Warwick Acoustics – formerly known as Sonoma Acoustics – has launched its very first product ever, the electrostatic M1. With it, the company aims to set a new benchmark in terms of signal fidelity. When...
Clearaudio Performance DC
A Turntable For Creatures Of Comfort What I’m about to do here isn’t exactly what you’re supposed to do. You see, the whole thing is designed to be done quite differently: Simply set up, switch on, sit back, and enjoy....
Mission QX2
Despite its sensational pair price, the Mission QX-2 features outstanding craftsmanship and high-quality assembly. British hi-fi manufacturer Mission was founded a little over four decades ago. And during those 40 years, the audio specialist has held fast to the guiding principle...
Playback Designs MPS-8
Playback Designs has refined the parameters of digital music playback with the MPS-8 Dream Player. Wow! What an unorthodox, but elegant color and what a dynamic, but singular shape! As soon as I had placed all 18 kilos of Playback...
PS Audio in Boulder, Colorado
The 2018 Rocky Mountain Audio Fest provided the perfect opportunity for us to make a welcome detour to visit long-time legendary amplifier manufacturer PS Audio in Boulder, Colorado. Flying to the US from Europe is pretty involved, so it makes...
Live Act Audio Dieter Molitor
Artistry, Theory and Practice all under one Roof Bitter disappointment may not appear to be a great starting point, but for Dieter Molitor it was just the spark needed to kick off his company Live Act Audio. The way we...
Who is Who Daniela Manger
Surfing the Bending Wave Known simply as the “Manger”, the loudspeakers from Manger Audio are famous throughout the hi-fi world. Almost every enthusiast has seen one of these high-tech, wide­band devices somewhere around and wondered why it looks so very...
Picture Book Bunker
A Picturebook Bunker Mr. M houses a pair of Tidal Audio La Assoluta along with slumbering dragons and other rare species in a high-end terrarium. Mr. M discovered his love for music when he was a teenager. In the early...
Little Red Cart
Covering normally refers to songs being performed by other artists, but actual album covers attract their share of impersonators, too. The covered cover: Is it a witty reference, respectful homage or parody? Or is there a deeper meaning behind it?...
Sophie Hunger Intelligent Molecules
Intelligent Molecules Swiss singer-songwriter Sophie Hunger is a true chameleon of the international music scene. At times mostly inspired by jazz, then influenced by the blues, next motivated to again project a lonely-guitar-hero image, Hunger is always reinventing herself, sometimes...
Izumi Hall Osaka
Professional musician Stefan Gawlick travels the world and knows almost every major concert hall around the globe. In this series, he reports on the acoustics and other characteristics of famous venues both in the auditorium and on stage. Up now:...
Etta James: At Last
The Etta James album At Last! is the perfect subject for a stereo versus mono comparison. Singer Etta James landed a few hit singles in the R&B charts in the 1950s. Around this time, shellac was replaced by vinyl, and...
McIntosh MR89
McIntosh is proud to announce the MR89 AM/FM Tuner. The high-end audio company worked diligently on a multitude of advancements to maximize radio listening. Areas of interest included sensitivity, signal to noise ratio, harmonic distortion, channel selectivity, as well as...
Audiovector QR7
At the High End 2022 in Munich, Audiovector unveiled the QR7 loudspeaker. The QR7 is our new flagship of the QR series and is designed to put the fun back into music. Its big and vibrant sound will transport you...
Keith Monks Prodigy High End 2022
Jonathan Monks, the son of the founder Keith Monks, announced two new additions to the Prodigy series as well as updates to the original machine at the High End 2022 in Munich. Prodigy series brings the world’s first Threadless point...
Warwick Aperio Black Limited Edition
Warwick Acoustics Ltd, the company behind the range of multi-award-winning Electrostatic Headphone Systems, is pleased to announce the Aperio Black Limited Edition. Since the successful 2019 launch of our flagship headphone system Aperio the reaction from the press, trade and...