• Wed, 25/11/2020
    Node has announced the appointment of DavidHugh (HeXu) as their official Chinese distributor Based in both Shanghai and Cambridge, DavidHugh is uniquely placed to co-ordinate with fellow Cambridge-based Node Audio in their introduction to the Chinese market. read more
  • Tue, 24/11/2020
    Chord Company has launched C-jack, a high-quality lifetime-warranty mini jack (3.5 mm) audio cable, designed to bring Chord Company quality to any device with a 3.5 mm line output. C-jack connects everyday devices including phones, tablets, laptops, DAPs and more, to home audio systems. read more

How To

  • Thu, 19/11/2020
    Max Townshend is an engineer first and foremost, he doesn’t pay much heed to the marketing and styling which is part and parcel of selling audio equipment today. His components are very much in the form follows function camp and nowhere is this more obvious than in the Isolda speaker more

Latest Reviews

  • Mon, 23/11/2020
    New York-based Woo Audio was founded in 2004 and specialises in tube powered headphone and loudspeaker amplifiers. Taking three years to develop the WA8 Eclipse reflects the company’s desire to bring the undiluted performance of their big amps to a smaller product for audiophiles who want an authentic tube headphone listening experience without being confined to a desktop setup.  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


  • Wed, 22/04/2020
    The room is undoubtedly a major factor in any sound system, you only have to visit a hi-fi show in a hotel to realise that regardless of the hardware it can be very difficult to make a good sound in a ‘bad’ room.