Subscribe to Feed

Today's Home Audio Headlines

 

The Absolute Sound

  • AudioQuest DragonFly Black and DragonFly Red DACs

    AudioQuest DragonFly Black and DragonFly Red DACs

    Back in 2012, AudioQuest created an entirely new product category with the DragonFly DAC. With the form factor of a USB flash drive, low price, and truly amazing sound quality, the DragonFly was spectacularly successful. The DragonFly didn’t just a…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Feb 17, 10:56am -
  • LP Help

    LP Help

    How do you organize and store your music? Physical media, I mean. Like many audiophile LP collectors, I have at times struggled with keeping my ever-expanding collection under control. I’m not planning to stop acquiring new vinyl, so my need to bet…
    - 3 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 7:49am -
  • Dealer Event at F1 Audio Illinois

    Dealer Event at F1 Audio Illinois

    The following is a press release issued by F1 Audio. February 22, 2017 - F1 Audio will be hosting an event Thursday, February 23rd (4:30 PM – 8:30 PM) featuring the new Dynaudio Contour 60 loudspeakers, Nordost cables, Octave tube electronics and M…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Feb 17, 1:25pm -
  • Bryston Unveils BDP-3 Digital Music Player

    Bryston Unveils BDP-3 Digital Music Player

    The following is a press release issued by Bryston. Peterborough, Ontario | February 22nd, 2017 – Bryston (bryston.com) has announced the introduction of the BDP-3 digital music player, a reference quality entertainment hub capable of reading virtu…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Feb 17, 1:20pm -
  • Mary Halvorson Octet: Away With You

    Mary Halvorson Octet: Away With You


    - 4 days ago, 22 Feb 17, 10:12am -

Stereophile News

  • newAdam Schoenberg: Luminous, Rousing Music on SACD

    Adam Schoenberg: Luminous, Rousing Music on SACD

    Fear not. Not only is Adam Schoenberg, 36, one of America's most performed living composers, but his music (and, perhaps DNA) bears no relationship to the horrors of that 20th century demon of twelve-tone discord, Arnold Schoenberg. Quite the contrar…
    - 5 hours ago, 26 Feb 17, 5:53am -
  • newTapeheads

    Tapeheads

    The latest brave adventurer to spend his evenings running off duplicate copies on half-inch or quarter-inch tape is singer/songwriter, producer John Vanderslice, in partnership with North Carolina-based Ramseur Records, has launched a new reel-to-ree…
    - 1 day ago, 25 Feb 17, 4:54am -
  • Wharfedale Diamond 225 loudspeaker

    Wharfedale Diamond 225 loudspeaker

    In the United Kingdom, the first seeds of perfectionism in audio separates were sown by Goodmans Industries, founded in 1925. Then, in 1930, Garrard (est. 1722) produced its first commercial gramophone. Shortly thereafter, England experienced the Gre…
    - 3 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 11:56am -
  • Larsen HiFi 8 loudspeaker

    Larsen HiFi 8 loudspeaker

    I wouldn't normally begin a review of an imported product with generalities about the culture from which it sprang, but this isn't just any imported product. It's a Scandinavian loudspeaker, and Scandinavian speakers are subject to a different and al…
    - 3 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 11:48am -
  • Wilson Event in Florida Saturday

    Wilson Event in Florida Saturday

    Saturday February 25, 12–5pm, Audible Images (161 Pineapple Avenue, Melbourne, FL 32935) is presenting Wilson Audio’s Alexx speaker. Guests will include Bill Peugh from Wilson Audio, Bill McKiegan from Dan D'Agostino Master Audio Systems, and…
    - 3 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 4:35am -

AudioStream.com

  • Download of the Week: Maggie Rogers

    Download of the Week: Maggie Rogers

    There are at least two things I love about Maggie Rogers; her music and the way I came to know about her music. That way was through my friend Rafe Arnott who has recently become a full-time audiophile as Part-Time Audiophile's Editor at Large.
    - 2 days ago, 24 Feb 17, 5:38am -
  • exaSound Audio Design e32 DAC

    exaSound Audio Design e32 DAC

    When I recently heard that exaSound Audio Design had released a new model replacement for their e22 DAC, I immediately contacted George Klissarov, President of exaSound Audio Design, to see if I could get a review sample of the new e32 DAC for an Au…
    - 3 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 5:18am -
  • What Do You Want From Your Hi-Fi? (Cont’d)

    What Do You Want From Your Hi-Fi? (Cont’d)


    - 4 days ago, 22 Feb 17, 5:31am -
  • What Do You Want From Your Hi-Fi?

    What Do You Want From Your Hi-Fi?

    A simple question. A simple question, and one that one could assume has but one answer. But it doesn't.
    - 5 days ago, 21 Feb 17, 4:58am -
  • Marshall Bolton: Zen and the Art of Lovely Records

    Marshall Bolton: Zen and the Art of Lovely Records

    We all know what Zen is - but what are lovely records?
    - 6 days ago, 20 Feb 17, 5:55am -

Computer Audiophile

AudioCircle Updates

Head-Fi Updates

TONEAudio Magazine

  • newPS Audio’s DirectStream Memory Player

    PS Audio’s DirectStream Memory Player

    I go back with PS Audio. Way back. Back to when most of today’s digital/computer audio experts were running around in their underoos while their dads were listening to Led Zeppelin in the living room. That’s when I had one of these: the original…
    - 14 hours ago, 25 Feb 17, 8:54pm -
  • newIssue 82
    Features Old School: Conrad-Johnson MV 60SE Power Amplifier By Jeff Dorgay 995: Gold Note’s Vasari Gold Phono Cartridge By Jeff Dorgay Journeyman Audiophile: G-Lab Block Amplifier By Jeff Dorgay TONE Style WINO: Malbec Panono 360 degree camera Epso…
    - 17 hours ago, 25 Feb 17, 6:12pm -
  • newThe Chartwell Audio LS3/5

    The Chartwell Audio LS3/5

    How many movies have you seen where the sequel (or any of the subsequent sequels) were better or even equal to the original? While the legion of LS3/5 owners, with numerous variations on the theme, might grouse at the thought of this, I prefer the ne…
    - 18 hours ago, 25 Feb 17, 4:55pm -
  • Channel Islands PEQ•1 Mk II

    Channel Islands PEQ•1 Mk II

    Years ago we reviewed Channel Islands original phono stage and it was a killer value at $295. Today, CI founder and designer Dusty Vawter has a new box up his sleeve, the PEQ•1 Mk II for $995, and he’s done it again. The small box arrived on Wedn…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Feb 17, 10:24am -
  • More Power From Brinkmann Audio!

    More Power From Brinkmann Audio!

    I’ve been using the Brinkmann Bardo as a reference table now for the better part of the year, and I’m still as smitten as the day it arrived. However,  knowing that Brinkmann offers an upgraded power supply, the RoNt, (Approx. $4,200), I knew I…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Feb 17, 3:19pm -

Part Time Audiophile

  • newReview: Linear Tube Audio MicroZOTL2.0

    Review: Linear Tube Audio MicroZOTL2.0

    by John Richardson Linear Tube Audio and David Berning Let’s start this review with a little pop quiz. Question 1: Have you heard of Linear Tube Audio (the company)? No? OK, I didn’t think so. Question 2: Are you familiar with David Berning? You…
    - 8 hours ago, 26 Feb 17, 3:00am -
  • newReview: Harbeth Super HL5 Plus loudspeaker

    Review: Harbeth Super HL5 Plus loudspeaker

    There’s this story that I know. It’s about the Earth and how it floats in space on the back of a turtle. I’ve heard this story many times, in many places. Each time, some small detail always seems to change, but in all of them, the Earth never…
    - 1 day ago, 25 Feb 17, 3:00am -
  • newMajor update to the Living Voice UK Avatar line now available

    Major update to the Living Voice UK Avatar line now available

    I received a note from the US importer for Living Voice UK that my beloved Avatars have received a robust reworking. Check it out: The Living Voice Avatar Loudspeaker range has recently been updated to R3 specification following comprehensive re-engi…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Feb 17, 12:00pm -
  • Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 90 listening impressions

    Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 90 listening impressions

    Are lifestyle, and audiophile exclusive design terms from one another? Is it a form vs. function debate? I’ve been struggling a bit with the concept lately in the strictest sense of the words, and the BeoLab 90 I’m writing about here brought the…
    - 3 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 1:00am -
  • The Smoking Jacket: The Ballad of El Gordo

    The Smoking Jacket: The Ballad of El Gordo

    By Marc Phillips “It looks like you’re smoking a big sausage!” For years I’ve been fond of the 6 x 60 cigar size, long before the nickname gordo became the acknowledged nomenclature. There’s something about a fat, meaty cigar and all those…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Feb 17, 3:00am -

Audiophilia

  • Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers with Thelonious Monk; Analog Sparks 180 gram LP

    Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers with Thelonious Monk; Analog Sparks 180 gram LP

    As the first track Evidence bursts from the speakers, you'd be forgiven in mistaking Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers with Thelonious Monk for a 'Free Jazz' album by Anthony Braxton or Eric Dolphy. The second track, however, In Walked Bud brings us…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Feb 17, 12:27am -
  • Lucie Horsch -- Vivaldi

    Lucie Horsch -- Vivaldi

    There's no in between with the recorder. It's either a toy in a child's hands or you're an international virtuoso like Marion Verbruggen or Michala Petri. Yet in Lucie Horsch, we have that rarity. Both. At 17, the Dutch girl already has an enviabl…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Feb 17, 12:27am -
  • Audience AU 24SX Interconnects and Speaker Wires

    Audience AU 24SX Interconnects and Speaker Wires

    It was just about fifteen years ago that I first became aware of and reviewed the Audience Au24 interconnects and speaker wires. At that time, I made particular mention of their user friendliness and was also favourably impressed with the musicali…
    - 5 days ago, 21 Feb 17, 6:14pm -
  • SONOS PLAY:1 Loudspeaker; 5.1 Surround Sound; Stereo Pair

    SONOS PLAY:1 Loudspeaker; 5.1 Surround Sound; Stereo Pair

    It would be instructive to read my original review of the full SONOS system [PLAYBAR, SUB, PLAY:5]. This review will examine the addition of two PLAY:1s to that superb system. The PLAY:1 is the smallest SONOS speaker at (USD) $199.00 /each. The…
    - 10 days ago, 16 Feb 17, 6:12pm -
  • Alta Audio Titanium Hestia Loudspeaker

    Alta Audio Titanium Hestia Loudspeaker

    When it comes to loudspeakers, I like ones that are meant for a relatively small intimate setting as opposed to a large space. This is in line with my preference for attending small get-togethers as opposed to huge parties, or my preference for li…
    - 17 days ago, 9 Feb 17, 11:01pm -

Enjoy The Music

  • newLet's Talk About MQA And TIDAL Shall We?

    Let's Talk About MQA And TIDAL Shall We?

    Most have heard the quote that has been attributed to an 1899 edition of the humor journal Punch Magazine, in which has an edition dedicated to "the coming century". In it, someone jokes, "Isn't there a clerk who can examine patents?" A young man ans…
    - 5 hours ago, 26 Feb 17, 6:25am -
  • Human Hearing: Scientists Are Growing Sound-Sensing Cells

    Human Hearing: Scientists Are Growing Sound-Sensing Cells

    It has been reported by Live Science that "Scientists have coaxed sound-sensing cells in the ear, called 'hair cells,' to grow from stem cells. This technique, if perfected with human cells, could help halt or reverse the most common form of hearing…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Feb 17, 4:44am -
  • The Chord Company Launches New Range Of Sarum T Audiophile Cables

    The Chord Company Launches New Range Of Sarum T Audiophile Cables

    Benefiting from The Chord Company's proprietary Taylon insulation, which to date has been the preserve of its flagship ChordMusic range, their new Sarum T range of cables builds on the success of the acclaimed Sarum Super ARAY range. Sarum T cables b…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Feb 17, 9:21pm -
  • Bryston BDP-3 New 32-bit/384kHz And DSD Digital Music Player

    Bryston BDP-3 New 32-bit/384kHz And DSD Digital Music Player

    Bryston has announced the introduction of the BDP-3 digital music player ($3495), the company's reference quality entertainment hub capable of reading virtually all digital file formats and resolutions including DSD 128 and high-resolution PCM up to…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Feb 17, 7:40am -
  • Audio Hardware Sales Up 28% Says Futuresource Consulting

    Audio Hardware Sales Up 28% Says Futuresource Consulting

    According to Futuresource Consulting, "Audio hardware continues to outpace the wider CE sector, with global Q4 sales growing 28% year-on-year to $10.2 billion, according to new data from Futuresource Consulting's quarterly audio tracking service. Sma…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Feb 17, 3:49am -

AudiophileReview.com

StereoNET Australia

  • Wes Phillips dies.
    Very sorry to hear about this.  I had been wondering about him, as he was one of my favourite writers. http://www.stereophile.com/content/wes-phillips-rip#O1lO7jbaBFjQXIoG.97
    - 28 Aug 16, 7:07pm -
  • 9 Vinyl LP,s FS:

    9 Vinyl LP,s FS:

    Item: Vinyl RecordsLocation: HobartPrice: $50 ono: Item Condition: Used, most look ok, one has light scratches.Reason for selling: Found in house clean up. Payment Method: Pickup only. Not interested in posting.Extra Info Sanatana - Caravanserai…
    - 28 Aug 16, 6:15pm -
  • FS: JL Audio Fathom F110 Subwoofer

    FS: JL Audio Fathom F110 Subwoofer

    Item: JL Audio Fathom F110 SubwooferLocation: SydneyPrice: $1250 (delivery at buyer's cost)Item Condition: ExcellentReason for selling: Not required, have purchased full range speakersPayment Method: Pickup - Cash, PaypalExtra Info:  I bought this…
    - 28 Aug 16, 5:57pm -
  • Beyerdynamic DT770 PRO 250 Ohm - Almost Brand New

    Beyerdynamic DT770 PRO 250 Ohm - Almost Brand New

    Item: Beyerdynamic DT 770 Pro 250 OhmLocation: MelbournePrice: $220 PostedItem Condition: 9/10 (9 because its used)Reason for selling: Doesn't get used as much as I'd like to.Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD OnlyExtra Info: Have 2 pairs…
    - 28 Aug 16, 4:22pm -
  • Atlas test instruments

    Atlas test instruments

    I was searching for an ESR capacitor meter that @Zaphod Beeblebrox pictured using in one of the threads and found that Altronics supplied the Atlas range of test instruments that I think are very useful to have, even for a novice like me! . But wha…
    - 28 Aug 16, 1:52pm -

AVRev.com News

  • Audioengine HD3 Powered Speakers & DAC Review

    Audioengine HD3 Powered Speakers & DAC Review

    Multi-function powered speakers are all the rage in 2017, and no other company has been more at the forefront than Read more... (http://www.avrev.com/home-theater-loudspeakers/bookshelf-monitor-loudspeakers/audioengine-hd3-powered-speakers-dac-review…
    - 20 days ago, 6 Feb 17, 8:02pm -
  • Burson Cable+ Active RCA Cable Review

    Burson Cable+ Active RCA Cable Review

    A lot of excellent HiFi products are designed and produced in Australia, and none more than Conductor DAC/Preamp and Timekeeper power amp combo (home-theater-power-amplifiers/stereo-amplifiers/the-burson-conductor-timekeeper-review.html) sometime ago…
    - 33 days ago, 24 Jan 17, 9:10am -
  • Sony Details New EXTRA BASS Wireless Speaker Lineup

    Sony Details New EXTRA BASS Wireless Speaker Lineup

    Sony has detailed the latest additions to its EXTRA BASS Wireless Speaker Series. The new models include the SRS-XB40, SRS-XB30, SRS-XB20, and SRS-XB10.Read more... (http://www.avrev.com/home-theater-news/speaker-systems-news/sony-details-new-extr…
    - 33 days ago, 24 Jan 17, 9:02am -
  • Hulu Set to Add Streaming Titles from Magnolia Pictures

    Hulu Set to Add Streaming Titles from Magnolia Pictures

    Hulu and Magnolia Pictures have announced a new output licensing agreement. As part of the deal, Hulu will receive the pay one window streaming rights to films released by the distributor.Read more... (http://www.avrev.com/home-theater-news/indust…
    - 33 days ago, 24 Jan 17, 8:58am -
  • ViewSonic Reveals PX800HD Ultra-Short Throw Projector

    ViewSonic Reveals PX800HD Ultra-Short Throw Projector

    ViewSonic has unveiled the latest addition to its projector lineup. The upcoming PX Series PX800HD Ultra-Short Throw Projector is geared toward home entertainment use. "We're launching ViewSonic's new PX Series of projectors with the PX800HD which al…
    - 33 days ago, 24 Jan 17, 8:55am -

Positive-Feedback.com

Digital Audio Review

  • newThe devil and his details: Klipsch’s ‘The Sixes’ loudspeaker
    Klipsch are one of the USA’s longest standing loudspeaker manufacturers. In their newly announced The Sixes loudspeaker set, a six and half inch mid/bass driver occupies pride of place in a 22cm x 43cm x 28cm, rear-ported enclosure. Handling trebl…
    - 1 day ago, 25 Feb 17, 9:52am -
  • Be more active with Dynaudio’s 2017 Focus XD range
    Far easier for the Victor Meldrews of the audiophile world to dismiss the manufacturer aiming beyond the audiophile echo chamber as pandering to hipsters than it is to admit a new product worthy of (their) closer scrutiny. Doubly so when a product da…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Feb 17, 7:00am -
  • Cleaning up in Berlin with Pro-Ject Audio’s VC-S
    Watergate, Sisyphos, Tresor, Berghain – Berlin clubs that go all night or, sometimes, an entire weekend. They highlight the popularity of electronic music in Germany’s capital city. Many Berliners don’t see house and techno as mindless. “Doo…
    - 6 days ago, 20 Feb 17, 4:24am -
  • MQA announces licensing deal with Universal Music Group
    The headline says it all. After landing Warner Music Group back in May of last year, MQA have Universal Music Group (UMG) all signed and sealed on a multi-year contract to license their “extensive catalogue of master recordings”. From the press…
    - 10 days ago, 16 Feb 17, 12:06am -
  • Electronica for audiophiles – Bandcamp Edition
    The reasons to dig Bandcamp are numerous – here are five for starters: 1. Bandcamp is a platform that enables artists to sell their music to fans directly. The company takes 15% on digital sales (which drops to 10% once total artist revenue hits…
    - 11 days ago, 15 Feb 17, 3:43am -