News

  • Fri, 20/10/2017
    Chord Electronics have officially launched Poly a wireless streamer and more for their remarkable Mojo headphone amp and DAC. Poly slots onto the end of Mojo and provides a range of features that are truly legion for such a compact device.read more
  • Thu, 05/10/2017
    Pioneer is keeping the silver disc alive with the PD-70AE, its new flagship SACD player and digital to analogue converter (DAC). Featuring original technologies for pickup control and ‘Quiet Drive’, the player incorporates dual ESS DAC chips, XLR terminals with fully balanced circuitry, and discrete analogue/digital power supplies.read more

How To

  • Mon, 21/08/2017
    Getting a turntable is the beginning of a beautiful journey into sound but like any other precision machine a turntable and the vinyl it plays benefit from careful treatment.read more

Latest Reviews

  • Wed, 18/10/2017
    ATC make two power amplifiers that look almost identical, the specs suggest they are slightly different sizes but I don’t believe that, I do believe that the P2 is 7kg heavier than the P1 which is itself already inconveniently big boned at 23kg. What is hard to see in the specs is why the P2 sounds so much better, but it does, it has the same signal to noise ratio, crosstalk and distortion figures. read more

Show Report

  • October, 2017
    Electronic music filled the Ilumnia room, a new brand with a loudspeaker that has been in development for the past seven years. From across the Belgian border, Tom Nuyts was proudly showcasing his speakers featuring the world’s first electromagnetic... read more

Features

  • Thu, 12/10/2017
    The Ear took a room at Indulgence this year in order to demonstrate a system that’s very close to the one used for our reviews, and for the opportunity to meet our lovely readers. It was also a good excuse to listen to some great music for three days.