News

  • Tue, 02/03/2021
    Vertere Iso-paw feet are designed and manufactured to enhance the performance of the company’s DG-1 record player and/or Phono-1 cartridge amplifier. Experimentation has found these are not only worthwhile for Vertere products but also many low - medium mass products benefit especially phono stages and DACs. Vertere suggests a maximum weight per Paw of 2.5kgread more
  • Mon, 01/03/2021
    Densen is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a special Beat pre- and power amplifier offer. The Beat Power and Beat Pre at €699 each direct from the Densen webshop. After 30 years of production - and customer trade-in's and upgrades - we at Densen have accumulated large quantities of older gorgeous Densen aluminium cabinets.read more

How To

  • Thu, 07/01/2021
    In my younger days I would do it once or twice a week, then when I moved out of town it went down to once a month, and come lockdown listening to music with friends became a virtual affair (what else did you think I was talking about?).read more

Latest Reviews

  • Wed, 03/03/2021
    Métronome made its name with CD transports in the ‘90s, substantial sculptural examples of the art that made most of the competition look flimsy by comparison. Now that the silver disc is in decline in many parts of the high end world the French company has branched out into streamers and DACs. read more

Show Report

  • February, 2020
    Rajiv Dave (top) of Chord Electronics explained a little more about the 2go portable streamer (£995) and 2yu DAC adaptor (£450) that were released just before the show. Dave formally worked with the BBC on their digital tech in the nineties,... read more

Features

  • Mon, 21/12/2020
    The audio world lost one of its leading lights last week when my dear old friend Tim de Paravicini succumbed to the liver cancer that he had been fighting for several months (with great good humour and optimism). Few who met Tim will forget his startlingly larger-than-life personality and the sheer vigour with which he attacked any problem from audio electronics design (his 'day job') to lawnmower repairs to reading a badly typeset Christmas menu in poor light.