As a reviewer of hifi gear, I have an unquenchable thirst for the new. If I didn’t, this would be a terrible job but as it stands, I thank my fortunate stars most days because I look forward to getting into the Barn and getting […]
I join John Darko, once again, to chat and this time we go on about my recent experience at Axpona 2022, focusing on a few favorites, and Darko’s thoughts on, and products of interest on exhibit at, the upcoming High End Munich 2022 show.
Bluesound, makers of very good sounding affordable network-capable gear, have announced the HUB that turns old school audio sources into network and multi-room ready devices on any Bluesound network.
Chord’s industrial designs always bring to mind Captain Nemo, and that’s a good thing as the looks of many a piece of hifi gear bring to mind not much of anything except yet another sample in a long line of generic looking hifi. Yawn.
Attention DJs—to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the legendary SL-1200 which first hit the market when I was in grade school , Technics is releasing 12,000 (model name + zero) SL-1200M7L’s into the wild.
In an interesting move, Roon, makers of my beloved music player app, has just opened the Roon Store, “a hyper-curated online store dedicated to showcasing the best audio products that work seamlessly with Roon.”
I wish I was going to HIGH END Munich 2022, my favorite hifi show on Earth, but its not to be this year. But as you may know, things happen even if we’re not there.
Let the shows begin.
Its not every day that you read a positive article about hifi in a non-hifi publication. Heck, its more like hardly ever.
I think now is a good time to share the news about dCS’ new APEX Ring DAC. Now, because news about APEX has trickled out over a number of press releases since February and I figured it was worth waiting for the whole story.
In an apparent retaliatory move, Russia has sanctioned the export of some 200 goods including vacuum tubes.
The Mythical Creatures line of cables includes the ThunderBird, FireBird, and Dragon and represent AudioQuest’s new flagship series of analog interconnects.
Luxman, makers of lust-worthy hifi, have announced their first new phono cartridge since 1982!
The title says it all.
Who doesn’t love a cheap streamer?