NEWS: NEWS: FALCON ACOUSTICS INTROS R.A.M. SERIES SPEAKERS A new range from the most quintessential of British speaker brands…

We are told ….. Falcon offers dedicated audio purists a fabulous mix of the most revered and modern speaker designs, hand-building the world-famous LS3/5a monitor exclusively to the original BBC spec alongside its new Reference Audio Monitor (R.A.M.) range. There are three models in the new R.A.M range: the Studio 10, a 5″ 2-way bookshelf; […]

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Do exotic parts matter in audio?

We’ve all heard of film caps costing upwards of a hundred dollars and gold plated connectors more expensive than diamond rings. Why don’t manufacturers use them more? Are they simply hocukm or real? Watch Now EDITORIAL NOTE: The opinions expressed in the above post do not necessarily reflect those of our editorial team – just […]

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Does a dented dome tweeter matter?

It’s happened to us all. A kid or an adult mistakenly pushes in the dome of a metal or soft tweeter and bingo! We’re out of luck. What happens if we pop it back out? Is it damaged? Are there any tricks to rescuing one? Watch Now EDITORIAL NOTE: The opinions expressed in the above […]

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SANTANA: Live at The Woodstock Music & Art Fair, August 16, 1969 (Vinyl – LP/RSD 2017 Limited)

We are told: When Santana took the stage at the Woodstock Music & Art Fair on August 16, 1969, they were unknown outside of the thriving Bay Area music scene. By the time they triumphantly walked off the stage, they were one of the festival’s biggest surprises. Santana delivered a career-making performance melding Latin rock […]

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Are high efficiency speakers necessary?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of a high-efficiency loudspeaker? Why aren’t all loudspeakers high efficiency? Watch Now EDITORIAL NOTE: The opinions expressed in the above post do not necessarily reflect those of our editorial team – just in case you wondered. Neil McCauley  

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SCOTT WALKER The Childhood of a Leader (CD)

A key and compelling component to Brady Corbet’s directorial debut is Scott Walker’s first score since his remarkable Pola X soundtrack back in 1999. Partly inspired by Jean-Paul Sartre’s short story of the same name, The Childhood of a Leader is a tense psychological drama tracing the formative years of a young boy and set […]

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Bob Dylan – Shadows In The Night (CD)

Featuring ten tracks, the Jack Frost-produced album is the 36th studio set from Bob Dylan and marks the first new music from the artist since 2012’s worldwide hit Tempest. Upon Columbia’s announcement of the album’s forthcoming release, Bob Dylan commented, “It was a real privilege to make this album. I’ve wanted to do something like this […]

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NEWS: The all new PS Audio Sprout100

We read: Here at PS Audio we’re head-over-heels IN LOVE with Sprout100. And it can be nice to hear what PS Audio thinks. But let’s face it, with all that love to give, we’re a little star-struck. Perhaps even a little biased. Want to hear what the audiophile community is saying? How about some real-time […]

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True underdog hi-fi

I’m interested to see what shouts you would make for some underdog hi-fi components. Regardless of name, perceived provenance or price point, what items have you heard that have put a smile on your face as because they had no business being so musical in the first place?” MORE EDITORIAL NOTE: The opinions expressed in […]

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SOMEDAY: Their Debut LP ‘This Doesn’t Exist’. For fans of Early Tokyo Police Club and Foals, soft side of Sonic Youth, Bombay Bicycle Club, Placebo, Born Ruffians, Hot Hot Heat, The Stills

We are told: “A conceptual and musical journey. Engrossing and intriguing from beginning to end… a bit of a roller coaster taking in the oppressive post punk of Joy Division, the playfulness of The Smiths, and the noise experiments of Sonic Youth” – Overblown Magazine “Music that – despite being gaunt and haunting, melancholic and […]

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NEWS: Furutech adds to best-selling NCF Booster range with new NCF Booster-Signal

We are told: Following the considerable success of Furutech’s remarkable accessory, the NCF Booster, the company has introduced a second companion edition, the new NCF Booster-Signal. Prepare to be surprised at the clear and positive difference that this innovative duo can make to your system’s performance. EDITORIAL NOTE: The opinions expressed in the above post […]

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NEWS: PRIMARE SHIPS FIRST PRISMA MODELS

New amp and CD player feature Primare’s whole-home, high-fidelity control platform… The I35 Prisma integrated amplifier and CD35 Prisma CD player feature Primare’s new whole-home, high-fidelity control and connectivity platform, which offers network playback from stored and streamed media, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connection, as well as multi-room/multi-zone connectivity and control – all managed through the […]

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NEWS: BaseTwo25 Powered low-frequency extension system with 2 x subwoofer towers and 2 x 900W amplifier

We are told: BaseTwo25 is a state-of-the-art monitoring solution converting any Amphion two-way studio monitor into a full-range, time and phase coherent, three-way system, extending all the way down to 20Hz.  EDITORIAL NOTE: The opinions expressed in the above post do not necessarily reflect those of our editorial team – just in case you wondered. […]

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