• Tue, 20/10/2020
    The Isle of Man has a new AV specialist in Absolute Abode. The new retailer is offering a range of premium products in a designer living space with views across the Irish Sea. Company director Mark O’Brien is ‘delighted to be able to open Absolute Abode on the Isle of Man. Our first living room space was created in our London store, O’Brien Hi-Fi, over 10 years ago – this created a fresh experience for enjoying hi-fi and was one of the first of its more
  • Thu, 15/10/2020
    Fyne Audio has expanded its flagship F1 series of loudspeakers with two stand mount models, the F1-5 (£2,999.99) and F1-8 (£5999.99), plus a dedicated stand with top plates to fit either model, the more

How To

  • Mon, 05/10/2020
    Falcon Acoustics have come up with a way to make their loudspeakers more affordable without compromising on more

Latest Reviews

  • Fri, 23/10/2020
    I reviewed a sub for another publication recently and was surprised by how much it seemed to improve the sound quality in the mid and treble, how on earth could a low frequency driver that was limited to frequencies below 60Hz make the system more revealing higher up the range. I put this question to Hideto Watanabe, senior manager at Eclipse Home Audio who played bassoon in an orchestra in his youth, a factor that clearly informed his answer. 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


  • Wed, 22/04/2020
    The room is undoubtedly a major factor in any sound system, you only have to visit a hi-fi show in a hotel to realise that regardless of the hardware it can be very difficult to make a good sound in a ‘bad’ room.