The team at Dan D’Agostino got in touch to tell us about their new stereo amp that is debuting at Axpona 2017, they said: “We are excited to announce the unveiling of the Progression Stereo amplifier this weekend, April 21-23, at the Axpona Show in Room Renewal A”. More »

Lyn Stanley spoke to us about her work and love of Reel 2 Reel tape, just as she was about to start recording her latest album, now named ‘The Moonlight Sessions Volume One’. The album will be given a preview at the upcoming Axpona show in Chicago and is due for release in May. More »

Tune Audio will be at High End Munich next month…

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30 days to go until High End Munich 2017 kicks off, Tune Audio, will be exhibiting again this year. More »

Midland Audio Exchange will be holding a Naim Statement event in June. More »

Pass Labs has started shipping their new XA25 Class A Power Amplifier, the most affordable power amplifier in their current line. With 2 x 25W @ 8 ohms, 2 x 50/W at 4 ohms and 2 x 100WClass A/AB at 2 ohms, and priced at $4,900, the XA25 is not meant as merely an “Entry-Level” model, but rather, a more affordable way for consumers to experience the Pass Labs line. In other words: A smaller, lighter and less expensive Pass Labs Class A power amplifier. More »

2017 marks the 40th anniversary of Conrad-Johnson design inc. and to celebrate, they are introducing two new anniversary tube amplifiers – the ART150 and ART300. These amplifiers employ the recently developed KT150 output tubes. More »

Find out more about Headfi at this year’s High End Munich..

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Headphones have been one of the fastest growing areas of the Hifi market in recent years and the demand is still steadily growing. According to the German market research institute GfK (Society for Consumer Research), in 2015 the German market for headphones and stereo wireless headsets experienced a sales increase of 12 percent. More »

Almost one year after the debut with its ZeroUno DAC on the international scene of high end audio CanEVER Audio from Venice, Italy presents the ZeroUno PLUS. More »

Stone Audio of Poole are holding the UK launch event for GamuT Audio’s limited edition loudspeaker, the Zodiac. More »

Estonian High End loudspeaker manufacturer, Estelon, have won a Red Dot design award. Red Dot’s product design award has been given out for over 60 years. This year the selection jury comprised of 40 independent designers, field lecturers and speciality journalists. Altogether over 5 500 works from 54 different countries were presented to the Red Dot’s 47 categories in 2017. More »

Goldmund has just released a new generation of analogue products. Anne-Karine of Goldmund got in touch to explain further: “They represent a milestone in the way amplifiers and preamplifiers are designed while they continue capitalising on the expertise Goldmund has developed over almost 40 years of research and development”. More »

The €24000 Aequo Audio Ensis hails from The Netherlands and has an innovative and interesting design. Stuart and Linette Smith try them with Dutch Techno.

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Loud & Clear Edinburgh will play host to German manufacturer Avantgarde Acoustic and Zero and Uno range of horn loudspeakers, from the 5th of May this year. More »

When we were asked to take the trip down Valence in the South East of France to visit APURNATM we naturally jumped at the chance. Not only is this an absolutely beautiful part of the world, situated as it is on the left bank of the Rhone and surrounded the Massif Central and the Ardèche hills to the west, and the Vercors Massif in the French Prealps to the east, but we were also going to be treated to a private and exclusive viewing and listen to APURNATM’s two hundred thousand euros (per stereo pair) Pure 200 amplifiers.

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Aluminous Audio has announced the newest version of their Gravitas loudspeaker system. They claim that this is the first loudspeaker system in the world to use gravity as the primary isolation technique. More »

Fidata release their new network server at Munich High End…

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The Fidata HFAS1-XS20U network audio server builds on the basic design of the HFAS1-S10U by adding an X-Cluster SSD unit designed specifically to deliver high 2 TB storage capacity required by audio applications. More »

McIntosh has introduced the MXA80 Integrated Audio System. Amplifier, preamplifier and speakers all in one. More »

Find out about the ‘Critics Quartet’ at High End Munich 2017…

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Does the public still even want music critics’ reviews, or are social media ratings sufficient? Do fake reviews exist? Do you need high-end devices to judge the quality of music production? These topics and more will be discussed by the “Critics’ Quartet” at this year’s High End in Munich. More »

Find out about Aequo Audio, Audiopax, Tellurium Q and Sound Galleries Monaco at the Munich High End Show…

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Aequo Audio’s Ensis speakers will be appearing at High End Munich 2017 with Audiopax, Sound Galleries Monaco and Tellurium Q cables. More »

Find out what AVID will be launching at High End Munich 2017…

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AVID Hifi got in touch to confirm the debut of three new products at the Munich High End Show. More »

Find out more about the musical entertainment at this year’s High End Munich…

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The High End Society got in touch to let us know about some of the musical entertainment at this year’s High End Show in Munich. More »

Magico have announced a newly developed spiked footer solution called the SPOD. More »

Black Rhodium used the 2017 Stylus show in Manchester to launch the two new high end Tone Arm cables. These join the Stylus and Stylus VS-2 Tone Arm cables to enable Black Rhodium to offer a choice of Tone Arm DIN terminated cables to high end turntable users. More »

SACD is currently experiencing what can only be termed as a renaissance all over the world. As the revival of Vinyl has shown, there is an undeniable charm in owning a tangible data medium with audiophiles particularly still wishing to play music from CD and SACD. For that reason, T+A has developed the MP 3100 HV multi-media player, featuring a new disc mechanism incorporating the latest decoder technology. More »

This year, loudspeaker manufacturer Volya GmbH in association with High End Society Service GmbH is launching a Charity Auction. The prize is a pair of the new model of Volya GmbH loudspeakers, NoLimits. More »

The 2017 ‘Tokyo International Audio Show’ (TIAS for short), which is now in it’s 35th year, will be held at the ‘Tokyo International Forum’, located in Yurakucho, Tokyo. It is organised by the International Audio Society of Japan. More »

Jay Garrett gets a first listen to the brand new Homage Tradition speaker range from Sonus Faber which were showcased at their UK launch held at Marylebone’s high-end Hifi store, KJ West One in collaboration with specialist distributor Absolute Sounds. More »

High End Munich 2017 is presenting itself under a new theme…

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High End Munich 2017 is presenting itself under a new theme: “Let The Music Play”. The team from High End Society, who run the annual High End Munich Hifi show got in touch to tell us about their new theme for 2017. More »

Jay Garrett visits high end hifi emporium, KJ West One in London, to experience a night of ‘Strictly Vinyl’ with Vertere. More »

McIntosh has announced that their MX122 A/V Processor has received Control4’s Simple Device Discovery Protocol (SDDP) Certification. More »

Find out what KR Audio are exhibiting at High End Munich 2017…

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Eunice Kron of KR Audio dropped us a line to tell us what she would be bringing to this year’s High End Munich show.

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High End hifi shop, KJ West One are teaming up with Vertere to bring you the first of their new Vinyl showcase evenings entitled ‘Strictly Vinyl’. More »

At the end of 2009, B.M.C. Audio presented the MCCI Phono preamplifier, with a new concept for proceeding MC-cartridge’s signals. More »

TANNOY got in touch to let us know how they feel about their new Legacy range of loudspeakers, and treated us to a private listen in Bristol. “It is moving to hear how our TANNOY speakers have become intertwined with life journeys over our 90-year history. We’re so grateful to be a part of so many stories – and for those of you who reach out to let us know”. More »

TARA Labs Design Team (TLDT) has worked over a year to come up with their new cable series, The Muse, which they say is “specifically designed for audiophiles who crave “musicality” in their audio system’s sound performance”. More »

NIME Audiodesign of Italy, who’s very distinctive looking steel and aluminium loudspeakers, the Elite One, we saw at High End Munich a few years ago, have launched some new models. More »