The first major hi-fi event since Covid-19 crippled the exhibition industry last year opens its doors at the Staverton Park Hotel & Golf Club, Daventry this coming Saturday and Sunday. And entry is free when you book online.
Organised by the Chester Group, the show offers audiophiles and music-lovers the first chance to see and hear new and exciting products in over 18 months, it’s the only audio show taking place in the UK this year.
Node Audio unveil the brand new, production-spec Hylixz Signature loudspeakers which boast an improvement on the 3D laser-fused helical design bass unit of the originals Syndicate room 11
A unique demonstration of live versus recorded music by Lyngdorf Audio in the Chelmsford Suite, showcasing the brands Room Perfect transformational audio technology.
Vinyl is booming and nowhere more than with event regulars for over 20 years, with some of the UK’s premier retailers offering new releases, audiophile reissues and imports across all genres as part of the resurgence.
Nola invite visitors to get up-close and personal to the second-generation Concert Grand Reference Gold 2 twin-tower loudspeaker system featuring open-baffle, short line array design with a dozen drive units per tower with five-way unison crossover technology. Also launched is the Boxer S3.
From London Colney, Synthax Audio showcase the award-winning ADI-2 DAC FS and ASI-2 Pro FSR USB DAC/headphone amplifiers from German pro-audio brand RME.
New brand Alchris Audio to launch its speakers and promises excitement as the designer has created some real gems in the past.
Also making a debut is Mycetias Audio, an eclectic brand whose top-quality loudspeakers are designed and hand-made in Lancashire. Hear them in Syndicate Room 41.
With products widely used in the world’s top recording studios, including Metropolis Studios, Abbey Road Studios (London), Sony Music Studios (New York), Skywalker Sound (California), Chord Electronics will have their new Anni desktop amplifier in the Chester Suite.
Midland Audio Xchange will be out in force. John Roberts at MAX has spent the past 25 years at the forefront of the high-end audio industry, providing music lovers with the very best in analogue and vinyl replay systems.
Hand-made and individually hand-tuned, Taylor Acoustics’ high-end luxury loudspeakers capture all the emotions and dynamics of live music and bring it home.
Time Audio showcase Audio Exklusive’s P8 CD player and electronics along with Diapason loudspeakers in the Truro Suite.
Emilen Audio from Woodford Halse epitomises the very best in British engineering. Founded by John Standen it manufactures amps, speakers and cables, all on show in the Warwick Suite.
G Point Audio promises “hedonistic aural pleasure” with their valve powered system in syndicate room 15 (top image).
High-performance home cinema systems, designed to suit the exact needs of you and your home, are offered by Gecko Home Cinema in the Chelmsford Suite.
Art Audio, based in Nottingham, has been a long-time supporter of the show. MD Tom Willis, says “It’s always great, we really enjoy the mix of meeting existing users and new customers.”
Val Hi-Fi make the trip from Ashford in Kent to showcase their curated approach to hi-fi retailing, revealing a passion for discovering, supporting and championing boutique brands; all to give customers a transcendent audio experience. Head to Syndicate room 33 and find out why.
High-end audio can be just mind-blowing, and some of the world’s most prestigious – not to say most expensive – systems will be on demonstration, including Accuphase and Audiomica from Cheadle’s Music Works team.
There’s a chance to ‘meet the designers’ of Switzerland’s Boenick Audio and Moonriver Audio from Sweden, both are hosted by Whole Note Distribution in the Oxford Suite.
Click here for a complete list of brands and exhibitors.
The UK Audio Show runs from 10 – 5 on Saturday 9th and 10 – 4 on Sunday 4th October and can be found at Staverton Park Hotel & Golf Club, Staverton Estate, Daventry Rd, Daventry NN11 6JT