Dark Side of the Moon – Live at Wembley Empire Pool

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the release of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon (DSOTM), North American premiere audio stores will welcome local music lovers to a special event honouring the album on March 25, 2023, from 3 to 6 pm local time. Originally released on March 1st, 1973, Dark Side of […]

Revival Sprint 3

Revival Sprint loudspeakers The new Revival Sprint range comprises bookshelf and floorstanding models, both featuring an innovative Elytron Acoustic Baffle. They have been co-designed with the A+A Cooren Design Studio. Available in blonde oak, walnut and matte black finishes. The Elytron baffle design has been developed from hundreds of hours of listening and testing by […]

Is white the new black for Rega

Rega in white: Planar 6, 8 and 10 Recently previewed at the Bristol hi-fi show, Rega are delighted to announce the Planar 6, Planar 8 and Planar 10 below are all now available in a new matt white finish. You have to wonder, is white the new black for Rega and others? All three remain the same […]

Hardware Reviews

Chord Co Power ARAY review

Chord Company Power ARAY The Power ARAY is the entry level component in the Chord Company’s growing range of devices designed to reduce ground noise in a system. Following my review of Chord Co’s Powerhaus M6 mains distributor it has become one of those items I live in fear of being asked to return. I […]

Show Reports

Audio Show Deluxe

Audio Show Deluxe, Whittlebury The first Audio Show Deluxe took place on March 25th and 26th at Whittlebury Hall, home of several other shows in the past. It’s not the most exotic of locations unless you are into motor racing, the roar of vehicles on the nearby Silverstone track could be heard from the car […]


GN factory

The flurry of European hi-fi shows in the latter part of 2022 meant that I had to miss the milestone anniversary party staged by high-end Italian company Gold Note. Enjoying their sound at the hectic Warsaw show I arranged to visit the company’s headquarters early in 2023. So it was that I boarded a flight […]

How To

PRaT and sound system evaluation

The four pillars for system evaluation PRaT. Please excuse me. For those readers who’ve been living under a rock for the last two decades or more, it’s an acronym, shorthand for pace, rhythm and timing, and it makes an interesting case study for those of us who fancy ourselves as amateur psychologists, and who also […]



The Uberlight Flex is for those of us that prefer to listen with the lights down, after all it’s more relaxing and music sounds better when you’re relaxed. As a vinyl lover there is a problem with low lighting however and that’s the need to find a specific track on a record if it’s not […]

Music Reviews

nguyen le 820

Silk And Sand is a brilliant collaboration that spans a wide range of cultures and musical worlds. The playing by Lê and his band is that of musicians at the top of their game. Listeners are treated to a melodious fusion that marries sounds which are reminiscent of Hadouk Trio, King Crimson’s Discipline, Abdullah Ibrahim […]