• Fri, 21/10/2016
    Generating twice the power of its smaller P1 sibling, the P2 will drive the most challenging loudspeakers. Hand-built by ATC in the UK, the P2 class A/B stereo power amplifier is rated at 300 Watts continuous power per channel and was developed in tandem with the P2-Pro studio amplifier. The ATC P2 is a Dual Mono design, keeping the power supplies, signal and return paths more
  • Thu, 20/10/2016
    Mytek Digital will be introducing their MQA-capable Manhattan II DAC in November. The Manhattan II is a reference USB/Network DAC/preamplifier with MQA decoder, 384k PCM and DSD256, phono and line analogue preamplifier and a reference quality headphone amplifier. It can integrate digital streaming and vinyl playback for listening on headphones and speakers, when used with the optional phono input card. An optional Roon ready network card turns the DAC into a more

How To

  • Fri, 08/07/2016
    After the success of our last direct cut album featuring the Syd Lawrence orchestra, I had a problem. What should I record next? Chasing the Dragon is a small record label and we are completely self-funded. Therefore, we will not be recording Mahler’s 8th Symphony anytime soon!read more

Latest Reviews

  • Fri, 21/10/2016
    Active loudspeakers are hot, once the preserve of studio monitoring, speakers with built in amplifiers can be found across the board from Bluetooth boxes through soundbars to serious hi-fi. A brand that has been nibbling away at the affordable end of the audio market is Audioengine, an American company who’s direct approach at the Munich High End show made an impression of this reviewer at least. read more

Show Report

  • October, 2016
    Smyth Research raised funding through Kickstarter to build the Realiser-A16 (above and below), a headphone processor that can emulate the surround effect of up to 16 channels. Designed for home cinema and gaming it works with Dolby Atmost, DTS-X and... read more


  • Thu, 04/08/2016
    Prism Sound has established itself as one of, if not the, foremost brand in digital conversion for recording studios, so it was apt that they chose Mark Knopfler’s British Grove studio in Chiswick, London to formally launch their first product for the hi-fi market. We first heard about Callia back in February, since then it has been to the Munich High End show and now is finally in production.