• Tue, 17/01/2017
    Wilson Audio’s latest loudspeaker, the Yvette, is now available in the UK. With obvious antecendents in the WATT/Puppy and Sasha models Yvette’s cabinet is built from the latest generation of Wilson’s composite X-Material and S-Material, the latter used in the midrange baffle that’s angled for time alignment with the bass and tweeter baffles. The midrange enclosure incorporates a new venting system similar to that seen on Wilson’s existing more
  • Wed, 11/01/2017
    Chord Electronics has unveiled Poly, a network module which brings high-res wireless streaming, SD card and network music playback to its Mojo headphone amp and DAC, with both smartphone control and playback for £ more

How To

  • Thu, 22/12/2016
    It’s a nuisance that cables make so much difference and I can understand why some flatly refuse to accept that they do, it must make life a bit simpler. However, all it takes is a quick comparison in a reasonably revealing system and anyone can hear the inconvenient truth, a situation that is not limited to analogue cables more

Latest Reviews

  • Mon, 16/01/2017
    Back in 2015 I spent several highly enjoyable months with a Naim NAP 250 DR and the experience left me keen to hear what the next power amp up in the catalogue could do. That model is the NAP 300 DR, the two amplifiers don’t look that different on paper, the 250 is specced to produce 80 Watts per channel and the 300 only 10 Watts more, it does produce 25% more transient power however (500VA versus 400VA). read more

Show Report

  • November, 2016
    Nestling in the Bavarian countryside, Hifi-bauernhof in Altusried is without doubt one of the most unusual audio dealers in the world. Once a thriving cattle farm, now owned by Dietmar Sutter who was born on the Allgäu estate, it boasts six studios... read more