Show Reports

Nov 2019
After six years in Windsor this show has moved to the rather more salubrious surroundings of Ascot race course where the substantial grandstand provided plenty of space for exhibitors to spread out and demonstrate their...
Oct 2019
The biggest hi-fi show in Paris is held in two locations next to the Seine in the 15th arrondissement. Run by the country’s largest retailer Son Video it occupies two floors of a Novotel and nearly as much space in the...
Oct 2019
None other than Yves Bernard André, founder and designer at YBA, was demonstrating his Signature electronics via Marten Bird 2 speakers in the Harmony Hi-Fi room. This system had excellent vitality and tonal depth playing a...
Oct 2019
This was my first visit to the Audio Show at Woodland Grange in Leamington Spa and I have to say it’s a nice place. Originally a country house and still containing many of the features of its heyday it has been extended and...
Jun 2019
 
Living Voice showed the forthcoming R80, an 80 litre reflex loaded two-way due for release in late December. It’s a four Ohm design with a generous 95dB sensitivity and equipped with ScanSpeak Elipticore 8 inch drivers in...
May 2019
Aqua Acoustic from Italy have created the first block in a new modular system for digital audio. The LinQ is a modular network interface with Roon and UPnP modules available at launch with more to follow, it two low noise...
May 2019
Now that the dust has settled around the MOC exhibition centre in Munich it’s getting a little bit easier to see the trends from the homages to machined metalwork that dominate much of this fabulous event. The High End is...
Mar 2019
We didn’t manage to get to Bristol for the first time since 1988 but that’s no reason not to report on some of the highlights of this always entertaining event. No longer dubbed Sound & Vision but not entirely devoid of...
Nov 2018
It was inconvenient that the weekend of the Copenhagen High End show coincided with the weather changing from mild and balmy to wet and windy but inside the Clarion hotel there were plenty of great systems to enjoy. This...
Oct 2018
The Festival of Sound, formally Indulgence, was held at the Marriot hotel in Hammersmith in west London. It attracted a good array of established brands including Naim, Bowers & Wilkins, Yamaha and KEF as well as non hi-...

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