Chinese consumer electronics company GoerTek Inc has bought majority shares in Danish loudspeaker company Dynaudio. The 35 year old company will retain founder and minority shareholder Wilfried Ehrenholz (above) who is naturally pleased that his legacy will be continued. He commented ”GoerTek is the ideal partner to guide Dynaudio into a prospering future.read more
Norwegian streaming service Tidal goes live in the UK today. With a library of over 25 million tracks alongside music videos, editorial articles, features and interviews it hopes to woo the sound quality conscious away from Spotify and its ilk. With Android, iOS and PC/Mac platforms plus support from “all the major labels” it hopes to make an impact on the ‘hi-res’ market opened up by Quboz earlier in the year.read more
It would seem that iFi and Chord Electronics were ahead of the game when they released their respective Nano iDSD and Hugo hi-res portable DACs last season. Japan and latterly the US and Europe are seeing new, hi-res portable DAC/amps appear on the market on an almost weekly basis.read more
Make your own records to a higher standard than Neil Young and Jack White with Le Discographe vinyl cutting lathe by Le Dauphin (1930- 1948).
This beast is Mullard TY5-3000 transmitter valve from www.valve-museum.org
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