• Wed, 21/04/2021
    Tellurium Q has been honoured with its second Queen’s Award for Enterprise International Trade. Now in its 55th year, the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are among the most prestigious business awards in the UK, with winning businesses able to use the esteemed Queen’s Awards emblem for five more
  • Tue, 20/04/2021
    Chord Company has come to the aid of Naim users with an in-depth guide to DIN connectivity. Chord Company’s free downloadable PDF, Chord Company DIN Connections, provides helpful information on all aspects of DIN (Deutsches Institut für Normung) cabling, including a DIN model breakdown for all budgets, plus a guide to DIN history and upgrading. 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

  • Wed, 21/04/2021
    In the last couple of years I have had the pleasure of reviewing several pieces of Norma Audio equipment, so when the UK distributor Hi-Fidelity told me that they had secured the rights to import another Italian brand I was more than a little keen to try an example of it here. Anthony Mills, the senior director of Hi-Fidelity, was equally keen to have a neutral pair of ears evaluate it, and thus it was that it arrived at Kelly Towers one March morning. 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


  • 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.