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Phill Jupitus and Clare Grogan want your stories, dedications and memories about a stack of classic BBC Music performances, around the theme of friendship. Check out the selections on the Clips page and email us jukebox@bbc.co.uk to request a song and give us your reason why. Choose from the likes of Carole King, Paul Simon, […]

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HARBETH: Leak 20 into Harbeth P3ESR

I’m currently selling my EAR Integrated as I wish to go back to Croft. Whilst it’s boxed up I’m running a Leak 20 from the variable output of my Quad CD-P to drive my Harbs. Should 10w a side do the job ? Surprisingly yes. I have used this combo before with a pre amp […]

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HELIUS DESIGNS: Their tone arm upgrade policy defined

They say: Upgrades can be divided into two arenas, electrical and mechanical.  The most popular upgrade is to the wiring and cables. The standard internal wire is copper, so the first upgrade we offer is to change this to single strand silver. The wire is 0.25mm in diameter with both channels being twisted into pairs. […]

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HARBETH: Speaker shoot out: Harbeth P3ESR vs Proac Tablette Anniversary

What HiFi write ….. I thought I’d post this mini review about my impressions of these two competing mini monitors, I know some members here will be interested. I own both so I have no axe to grind when making these comparisons and each has its own virtues and pitfalls. The Proac’s have a more […]

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Meridian Audio 101b/104 Tuner/M1 Active Speakers

A article we found particularly interesting; we read it start to finish! Meridian Audio was established in 1977 by the designers Bob Stuart and Allen Boothroyd who had made their name with the Lecson ( http://www.lecson.co.uk/faq.html, http://www.thevintageknob.org/THEVAULT2/LECSON/LECSON.html 1974) and Orpheus (1975) range of amplifiers. Bob Stuart has a background of psychoacoustics and electronic engineering while […]

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HARBETH: P3ESR and ATC SCM 7?

Both of these speakers have a few things in common. For example. They both have sealed cabinets, low sensitivity and an easy impedance load for the amplifier. For now, I’m curious to know from owners. Have some of you on here compared the two speakers, in the same system? If so, what results did you […]

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Albert Lee – Highway Man (CD)

We are told ….. Legendary guitarist Albert Lee’s solo album Highwayman is an intimate and heart-wrenching collection of classic acoustic covers. Most know him as the “ultimate virtuoso” (in Eric Clapton’s own words) on an electric guitar…but for Albert Lee’s latest offering, this world-renowned and much-loved country legend swaps his signature Ernie Ball Music Man […]

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Miles Davis – Sun Palace, Fukuoka, Japan October ‘81 (CD)

Explosive performance at the Sun Palace, Fukuoka, Japan on October 11th 1981 Includes the entire broadcast Digitally remastered for greatly enhanced sound quality Background liners Following a six-year absence from music while he rebuilt his health, Miles Davis erupted back onto the live scene in 1981 with a new, young band comprising Bill Evans (sax, […]

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