News

  • Thu, 25/02/2021
    PMC is introducing a sumptuous walnut veneer option to the finishes of the fact signature models, as a result of client feedback and in keeping with current interior design and furniture trends. The fact.8 and fact.12 signature models join the flagship fenestria, also produced in walnut.read more
  • Thu, 25/02/2021
    Innuos have released their first network switch the PhoenixNet, designed from the ground up for streaming audio. Having started with improvements to the Ethernet ports' clock on their flagship Statement, Innuos have taken the concept to the next level with a completely new network switch design that focuses exclusively on audio use. read more

How To

  • Thu, 07/01/2021
    In my younger days I would do it once or twice a week, then when I moved out of town it went down to once a month, and come lockdown listening to music with friends became a virtual affair (what else did you think I was talking about?).read more

Latest Reviews

  • Thu, 25/02/2021
    Record cleaning is a topic which can spark off some lively discussions among vinyl lovers. Some believe in it, some swear by it and some are definitely sceptical. I am definitely a believer and own a well-regarded record cleaner which has served me well for a few years. A thing of beauty it is not however, and it sits on a shelf in our office/study, to be used every so often when the mood takes me and I spend a morning in the rituals of cleaning. read more

Show Report

  • February, 2020
    Rajiv Dave (top) of Chord Electronics explained a little more about the 2go portable streamer (£995) and 2yu DAC adaptor (£450) that were released just before the show. Dave formally worked with the BBC on their digital tech in the nineties,... read more

Features

  • Mon, 21/12/2020
    The audio world lost one of its leading lights last week when my dear old friend Tim de Paravicini succumbed to the liver cancer that he had been fighting for several months (with great good humour and optimism). Few who met Tim will forget his startlingly larger-than-life personality and the sheer vigour with which he attacked any problem from audio electronics design (his 'day job') to lawnmower repairs to reading a badly typeset Christmas menu in poor light.