NAD is part of Lenbrook International, a Canadian corporation that also owns headphone and loudspeaker brand PSB. Last year it added a new name to the roster, Bluesound, which makes networked audio products that are designed to combine the functionality found with Sonos and its imitators, and the sound quality that NAD has built its reputation on.read more
Spiritland is a new type of musical event, a “unique new music space” in fact, one where guest DJs play favourite tracks through a high end system in the relaxed environs of a restaurant bar. Created by Angela Hartnett and Neil Borthwick Spiritland is taking place at the Merchants Tavern in Shoreditch, London and will be in residence until the new 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
Somehow I have never managed to experience one of the great BBC loudspeaker designs like the LS3/5a or the LS5/9. Although I have heard many speakers that claim to come close to these originals from the likes of Harbeth, Rogers and Spendor. So when the chance to lay my hands on a pair from a new production run by Graham Audio came along I was more than keen. 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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