News

  • Tue, 13/11/2018
    Apple AirPlay 2 technology is imminent for the Mu-so range, bringing with it highly advanced multi-room audio capabilities and natural voice controls via Apple’s Siri virtual assistant.Naim’s Mu-so and Mu-so Qb are getting AirPlay 2 functionality with updates out today and tomorrow. read more
  • Mon, 05/11/2018
    Chord Company has upgraded two of its most popular loudspeaker cables, Rumour and Shawline, with the introduction of a new insulation material, XLPE.read more

How To

  • Tue, 04/09/2018
    Ken Ishiwata is making the transition from guru to a sage now that he has 40 years under his belt with Marantz, the company he went to after getting his start in the industry with Pioneer. Superscope bought Marantz from founder Saul B Marantz in 1964 and moved production to the former Standard Radio facility in Japan.read more

Latest Reviews

  • Tue, 20/11/2018
    When Auralic launched its G1 series they took the unusual step of using casework that looks almost exactly like that on the more expensive G2 range, at a glance you have to be reasonably familiar with the range to spot the difference. Which is in the knobs and buttons, G2s have black controls (that you can barely see in low light) G2 controls are silver. But the matte black aluminium casework is very similar in appearance. read more

Show Report

  • November, 2018
    It was inconvenient that the weekend of the Copenhagen High End show coincided with the weather changing from mild and balmy to wet and windy but inside the Clarion hotel there were plenty of great systems to enjoy. This small but elegantly formed... read more

Features

  • Mon, 15/10/2018
    In September I was invited to the press launch of Linn’s Selekt DSM, their all-new configurable network music player. After being briefed on its design and architecture and taken on an extensive tour of the factory where I saw the new product being made, I auditioned Selekt in numerous configurations and got a feel for what each one has to offer to different systems.