Gear

8 Jan 2014
Naim has pushed the boat out big time in Vegas. At £125,000 Statement is the most extreme amplifier it has ever made and I suspect the most expensive British amplifier currently available. But, crucially, it sounds so good...
10 Dec 2013
Chord Co’s Tuned ARAY interconnects are intriguing cables, they have the ability to turn a dense, messy recording into musical performance. This is not something I have encountered with any other cable and proves that this...
12 Nov 2013
The Longdog VDT1 (£3,650) may look like A.N. other DAC but under the subdued, precision casework lies a veritable humdinger of a converter. I won’t go into much detail as the full review is destined for another publication,...
Thorens TD124 II
7 Oct 2013
Tonbridge Audiojumble an essay in images by Tom Ullmann. Above Tannoy Monitor Gold and Lancaster cabinets, £1,750 the pair.
 


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Marantz 10B, legendary FM tuner, £2,000...
28 May 2013
There are two reasons to visit Munich and one of them is the shop Manufactum which is truly one of the most inspiring retailers that I know of. The small selection of mobile phone shots on this page will hopefully give you...
13 Feb 2013
 
Living Voice has been refining the Vox Olympian horn speaker for several years now and when I visited the company's Nottingham headquarters they had taken delivery of the latest and most elaborately finished version yet....
22 Oct 2012
Computer Audio Design, universal serial bus, digital to analogue converter. Enough TLAs already. Scott Berry, an American from London, demonstrated his dedicated USB converter to me and I am very impressed. It’s the least...
22 Oct 2012
I recently reviewed the Townshend Audio Allegri autotransformer passive preamp in a mainstream UK hi-fi magazine and gave it five stars for sound quality and the same amount as an overall verdict. But I wasn’t so generous...
Vertere DFi
21 Oct 2012
Yesterday, a visit from the man who designed the Xerxes turntable among many Roksan products rearranged my notions of how to get the best results out of computer audio. Touraj Moghaddam now runs Vertere where he develops and...

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