Our August Newsletter is out

August Newsletter

Come to our Sweet Streams Event Friday 1st August Once more Linn have encouraged us to hold a Sweet Streams Event to cover all things Digital Streaming, and to demonstrate the possibilities of the Linn Digital Streaming Systems. Sessions will run from 4pm, 6pm and 8pm:                       Upgrade offer for Linn Klimax DS to Klimax DS-M […]

DALI Mentor Menuet – featured product of the week

DALI Mentor Menuet - cherry

The DALI Mentor Menuet is one of those products that just does what you expect… and then some. This diminutive little loudspeaker punches well above it’s weight, producing a soundstage that can be truly breath-taking. We love it! Available in the gorgeous Cherry (right), Satin White, or Satin Black, this is a loudspeaker that would […]

Linn Akurate Exakt system: our new featured product of the week

Linn Akurate Exakt system

The Linn Akurate Exakt system redefines the way that HiFi is connected and works. It consists of a pair of the Akubarik Exakt speakers and an Akurate Exakt DSM. The result is a superb sounding, flexible system.   The major difference between a conventional HiFi and the Linn Exakt system is that the connection to […]

Our June Newsletter

OK GO in June newsletter

Now that summer is here… We thought we’d celebrate the summer with a combination of music, video and the outdoors by sharing the wonderful OK GO Needing/Getting music video with you. These guys clearly have vivid imaginations and way too much time available! New Loudspeakers from DALI Last week we were at the launch in […]

Our May Newsletter

Ella Fitzgerald in 24 Bit A couple of the many new albums available from Linn Records have caught our attention:  Ella Fitzgerald sings The Cole Porter Songbook album, and also Ella Fitzgerald sings The Jerome Kern Songbook both Licensed from Decca. We’ve not actually heard these yet, but can’t wait! Naim Wins Queen’s Award for […]

Featured Product of the week: Oppo PM-1 Headphones

Oppo PM-1 Headphones

The Oppo PM-1 Headphones promised to be something interesting, and when our first pair arrived today, we eagerly dug them out of the box to have a look and listen. First impressions were, well, impressive! – the headphones are nestled in a beautiful looking presentation case, which sits in a flock lined box, sitting in […]

April’s Newsletter is out:

April News

View this email in your browser DALI Wireless Speakers                             Whilst not completely wireless (they need a mains connection) they still have Bluetooth wireless connectivity, together with Optical, and 3.5mm jack connections. Use as a single unit, or connected to a Kubik Xtra for a stereo pair. The DALI Kubik speaker sounds great, and with a […]

March newsletter

Our March Newsletter is out now:   24 Bit portable audio                              The Astell & Kern AK120 is a little marvel of a portable music player. Doubly so, as when you connect it to your HiFi it’s easy to appreciate it as a  fully grown high end Music player. This has to be one of […]

Featured Product of the week: Astell & Kern AK120

Astell and Kern AK120

The Astell & Kern AK120 is a little marvel of a portable music player. This diminutive device is capable of storing and playing music files up to 24 bits and 192KHz resolution, and has superb internal DACs to get the best out of your music. The AK120 can act as a portable music player, Optical DAC, […]

Featured Product of the week: Harmony Ultimate Touch remote control

Harmony Ultimate

The Harmony Ultimate Touch remote control is the latest device in a series of remote control products that Logitech have created over the years. This one however is simply great. Those clever chaps at Logitech have created a remote control that is easy to use and flexible enough to cover a very wide range of […]

Elephant Traps in Home Cinema Setup #3: Subwoofer setup

Subwoofer setup

We have come across a number of installations (not performed by us!) where bass is a bit of an issue – either far, far too much of it, mismatched compared to the other speakers, or just uninspiring.  As with many systems there are a number of different ways to connect subwoofers, mainly caused by manufacturers wanting […]

Elephant Traps in Home Cinema Setup #2: Audio Modes

Home Cinema audio

Following on from last weeks Elephant Traps in Home Cinema Setup, it got us thinking about the various audio modes that the average AV receiver is capable of decoding and generating, and that there is a generally poor understanding of what these audio modes do (or don’t do) for you. It is easy for example […]