Developed in-house at Arcam by their new app software team, the MusicLife UPnP control app for iOS is designed to be easier to use, faster and more stable than the competition. Easy to integrate with Bluetooth, the app supports playing media from network/UPnP servers out to any Bluetooth device, enabling streaming on almost anything, if paired with […]


Tangent Audio has launched the X4 and X5, passive versions of their active BT X5 Spectrum loudspeaker. They continue with the contemporary cabinet design in a compact standmount / bookshelf format, using black or white satin finishes with walnut base plinths. The X4 and X5 feature a wide dispersion 25mm soft fabric dome tweeter together […]


Noble Audio has launched an innovative Bluetooth system (BTS) that brings wireless operation to headphones everywhere, including Noble Audio’s IEM models, naturally. The system allows discerning music lovers to retain the performance benefits of high-performance in-ear monitors and headphones, while enjoying the freedom that wireless operation brings.The BTS is an external system weighing just 10 […]


Graham Audio have announced the worldwide release of their BBC licensed LS5/8 Grade One monitor speaker. Designed in conjunction with Derek Hughes and Volt loudspeakers the high resolution two-way passive loudspeaker features a bespoke 12 inch bass/mid unit and legendary Audax tweeter matched to a “handcrafted” crossover. The project was conceived to reintroduce the famous […]


The Asgard wireless, streaming and multi-room speakers (Odin & Freya) from Clint Digital, have won an iF Design Award 2015 for outstanding design. The wi-fi versions of each model support hi-res DLNA streaming (24bit/192kHz), Spotify Connect, Airplay, and internet radio as well having an aux-in “for the old boys” (that’s those of us who put […]


Magico has announced a new addition to its S-Series loudspeaker line – the S7. The S7 is a full range, three-way design, floor standing loudspeaker that incorporates new tweeter, midrange and bass driver designs which are derived from those in the the M- Project loudspeaker. Towering over other S-Series models, the acoustic suspension enclosure of […]


Tannoy has a long history of providing our customers with the finest and most natural listening experience possible but until today this has been a luxury restricted to the comfort of their homes. With the launch of our ‘Point Source’ noise cancellation headphones we allow today’s modern audiophile to "take their music with them" with no […]


The DAC-HA300 is Onkyo’s entry into the portable high resolution audio market and takes the unusual step of combining a USB DAC for mobile phones with an SD card based player. The D/A converter/headphone, amplifier/SD player has a slot accommodating up to 128 GB of music stored on microSD card, an OLED screen, and playback controls. […]


McIntosh Laboratory has launched the MCT450 SACD/CD transport — a high-performance disc-spinner designed to complement any McIntosh product with a digital input. The MCT450 offers digital balanced (24-bit/192kHz), coaxial (24-bit/96kHz), optical (24- bit/192kHz) and DIN output. This connection will deliver a DSD stream but only to a McIntosh D150 digital preamp. I asked McIntosh’s Chuck […]


Denon has a new wireless noise cancelling headphone in its Globe Cruiser series. The AH-GC20 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphone is expected to available beginning in April for $399.00 MSRP. Equipped with 40mm professionally tuned drivers, the AH-GC20 benefits from Denon's many years of studio and professional headphone expertise. The contemporary design of the Denon AH-GC20 […]


Chord Electronics has a new control app for its high-resolution DSX1000 and CodeX music streamers, offering improved performance, functionality and control. The Chord 2 HD app, which is available for both the iPad and iPhone, will initially be available for devices running iOS 8.0 and above, with an Android version to follow. Chord 2 HD […]