Audio Note CD 1.1x
For quite some time, the CD player has been thought of as a generally outdated component. The people at Audio Note believe the opposite is true, and their CD 1.1x shows how modern and “analog” this digital technology can be....
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin
The Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin is the perfect companion when you simply want to switch off and drift off into a never ending expanse of music. Even though I am subscribed to Qobuz, I unashamedly admit that I really don’t...
Aavik I-580
Aavik is on a roll, and the pleasure is all ours. Introducing the I-580. We’ll get to the Aavik I-580 in a moment, but first let’s take a glance back. Because, well…Aavik…integrated amplifier…something rings a bell…oh yes: just one year ago,...
Aqua LinQ
Sometimes you don’t realize that something was ever missing … until you find it. Milan-based small-scale electronics manufacturer Acoustic Quality, aka Aqua, has leapt from ambitious newcomer to world-class heavyweight in the digital-to-analog conversion niche staggeringly quickly. How did they...
Who is Who Daluso Ed Doggen
Ed Doggen spent over 20 years working in the automotive industry before successfully applying the high quality standards from that world to his own work in the hi-fi scene. It all began in Nieuwstadt in the south of the Netherlands....
Audio Video Show 2022 in Warsaw
Warsaw is a different beast: the atmosphere, the audience, and not least the demonstrations. We have collected some of the most striking trade show experiences of the Polish HiFi fair for you. As I sit down in the Holophony room...
Audio Video Show 2022 in Warsaw
Have you had a chance to visit the Polish capital? You should definitely not miss it. The metropolis is a real cornucopia of exciting contrasts After three years, the Audio Video Show (AVS 2022) finally took place again in Warsaw...
FIDELITY Visit to Goebel High End
For most people, the idea of owning a stereo system that comes with a six-figure price tag is about as far from reality as Mars is from Earth. Göbel High End flung open the doors so we could enjoy an...
Haydn and the Teatre
Today we most often encounter Joseph Haydn (1732–1809) as the celebrated “father” of the string quartet and composer of over a hundred symphonies. But for much of his lifetime, Haydn’s day-to-day was bound up with music for the stage: opera...
Grachan Moncur III - Evolution
Jazz is like a dense forest where it’s easy to overlook something important. Hans Jürgen Schaal points out a few highlights of jazz history we may have missed. He came from a family of jazz musicians and grew up in...
Volbeat - Servant of the Mind
Watch Bob Ross paint, listen to Harald Lesch’s elaborations on the secrets of the universe or consume the umpteenth rerun of a Midsomer Murders episode: In the late-night hours, the TV programme doesn’t offer a whole lot of choices, which...
L´Opéra Royal, Château de Versailles
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. Pretty much...
Kudos Titan Series Liquid Amber Veneer
Derek Gilligan, the founder and designer of Kudos Audio, the UK’s leading Isobaric loudspeaker design and manufacturing specialist, confirmed that Kudos would be adding a Liquid Amber finish to the Titan range. Liquid Amber will replace the Tineo finish as...
Xavian Concertino
The Xavian Concerto now has a little sibling. We follow up our successful Concerto with the smaller Xavian Concertino, whose name tells you everything you need to know. We have decided to offer, at an extremely attractive price point, all...
McIntosh MI502
McIntosh announces the MI502 2-channel digital amplifier – the latest flexible custom install amplifier complements any home audio or theater system. McIntosh is proud to announce the new MI502 2-Channel Digital Amplifier to its comprehensive line of CI products. The...
Ansuz 10-year anniversary
Ansuz Acoustics is celebrating 10 years of groundbreaking innovations, unrivalled passion for music, and an unwavering scientific curiosity to tap into unchartered realms of audio technology. 10 years ago, Ansuz Acoustics was founded by Lars Kristensen and Michael Børresen. After...