Remember Computer Audio? When I was hired as Editor of the then nascent AudioStream in 2011, Computer Audio was all the rage. If you wanted to play with all of the newfangled higher PCM resolutions and DSD, USB was your only option. The thing was, […]
The Kora TB140 Integrated Amplifier ($5250) is an interesting hybrid affair, using both tubes and transistors to get you high (voltage) and current delivery as needed.
Of the books I kept, some of the most sacred are those by Arthur Rimbaud, Antonin Artaud, and René Daumal. The Soundwalk Collective and Patti Smith have released a trio of albums dedicated to each, as if they were reading my mind’s eye, under the […]
Over three years of R&D went into producing the Holo Audio May DAC, which comes in three performance/price levels. The KTE (Kitsune Tuned Edition) version is the flagship.
Melco’s Digital Music Library EX-Series are, with today’s firmware release, Roon Ready.
The Mola Mola Tambaqui DAC ($13,400) is not your grandmother’s DAC.
I purchased the fully-assembled SACThailand Minute EL84 Integrated Amplifier back in 2006 for $325 (it was also available in kit form for $295) pegging its 14-year use cost at around $28/year. That, my friends, is a HiFi Bargain.
Boo! Horror was different when I was a kid as much was left to take place in one’s imagination.
“Hello, I’m Johnny Cash” so begins Bill Callahan’s Gold Record.
The $2,000 H95 is Oslo-based Hegel Music Systems’ least expensive H series integrated amplifier. You could call it their entry level model, but that would be misleading.
The new dates for Axpona 2021 are set — August 27-29, 2021.
I bet you saw that coming from 3506.39 miles away.
110 years. That is, according my records, a number to be very proud of in the ever shifting tides of HiFi. Congratulations are in order.
As part of my re-entry into being a full-time audiophile, I am very happy to share that I will be contributing reviews to Darko.Audio.
Gamers are dead serious about Gaming. I say this with little knowledge other than circumstantial evidence as evinced by the amount of money spent on the hobby. Sound familiar?