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Review: Focal Clear (Clear by name, Clear by nature)
Sound Perfection - Sep 25, 2018
Firstly I would like to thank Napthine Porter for this loan pair of Clears for review, they have been used for well over 100hrs before reviewing.Gear Used: PC > Yulong DAART Aquila > ClearPC > JDS Labs OL DAC > Burson Audio V6 ClassicTech Specs:Type: Cir...
Australian Hi-Fi Magazine's September / October Issue Features Gear Reviews
Enjoy The Music: News - Sep 25, 2018
This issue of Australian Hi-Fi features the EISA Award Winners for 2018 / 2019. As Australian Hi-Fi became the newest member of EISA's Hi-Fi Expert Group, they also had voting on this year's winners. And here they are! Reviews within this issue include He...
Creative SXFI Amp
Eric's HiFi Blog - Sep 25, 2018
After months on anticipation, it's finally here - Creative's Super X-Fi technology that promises to recreate a multi-speaker experience through your headphones. The SXFI Amp is a small finger sized dongle that plugs in your USB port and lets you u...
New Zellaton Legacy Loudspeakers
The Absolute Sound - Sep 24, 2018
The following is a press release issued by Zellaton. September 24, 2018 - After years of introspection and looking back at it's long history, Zellaton decided to create the world's best monitor in an elegant form factor. With unrivaled speed, beau...
Mono & Stereo - Sep 24, 2018
Few photos from the production of the Egglestonworks Viginti
2018 Golden Ear Awards: Vade Forrester
The Absolute Sound - Sep 24, 2018
Audio Research Corporation VT80SE stereo amplifier $8900 The latest version of this amplifier in Audio Research’s Foundation series, the VT80SE uses a hybrid circuit with JFETs along with 6H30 driver tubes and KT150 output tubes to produce 75Wpc. It also ...
REVIEW: Acoustic Signature Double X Turntable w/TA 2000 Arm & Dynavector XX2 MC Cart
Enjoy The Music: News - Sep 24, 2018
What's this?!? Every week it seems yet another new turntable pops up. It's starting to look very much like a turntable war! A case in point, after 41 years of high-end audio manufacturing Burmester Audiosysteme's introduced its first turntable; it's calle...
Introducing Selekt DSM: Hi-fi with the Human Touch
The Absolute Sound - Sep 24, 2018
The following is a press release issued by Linn. 20th September 2018 - Music streaming pioneer, Linn, today announces the launch of Selekt DSM, an all-new Linn network music player that promises to bring the feeling back to digital audio. Delivering a tac...
A Three-Channel Loudspeaker
Retro Vintage Modern Hi-Fi - Sep 24, 2018
Excellent artice on the legendary Jensen G-610 triaxial driver.
Mono & Stereo - Sep 24, 2018
Metalwork for a custom pair of red Dan D’Agostino Progression Monos getting ready to be manufactured.
Reference Recordings' New Beethoven / Strauss Plus A QSF Journey Albums
Enjoy The Music: News - Sep 24, 2018
First up is Reference Recordings' Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 "Eroica"; Strauss: Horn Concerto No. 1 by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra as directed by Manfred Honeck [FR-728SACD]. Reference Recordings proudly presents these two iconic works in definitive ...
SINTONIE High-End Exhibition 2018
Audio Andromeda - Sep 24, 2018
Some pictures from Rimini…...
Nordost Leifstyle SuperFlatline Loudspeaker Cable
Headphone.Guru - Sep 24, 2018
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Keith Jarrett - La Fenice, out October 19th
Two Good Ears - Sep 23, 2018
Here’s the complete press release:“This double album, long anticipated, presents Keith Jarrett’s concert at the Gran Teatro LaFenice in Venice, from July 2006. The setting – one of Italy’s most famous classical venues –may evoke some parallels with La Sca...
Mono & Stereo - Sep 23, 2018
Very first made in US on RCA-Victor LSC 2436 Living Stereo Shaded Dog LP. Respighi: Pines of Rome, Fountains of Rome. Reiner, Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Produced by Richard Mohr, and Recorded in October 24, 1959 by Lewis Layton in Orchestra Hall, Chicago...
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