RANTS ‘N RAVES: It’s not just sentiment or sound that keeps the man from clearing his shelves off his collection of CDs… patience and convenience have roles, too!
REVIEW: Open your mind, set conventions free and step well outside the box… now, prepare to enjoy the unique listening experience provided by Magneplanar speakers… in this case, the MG .7…
FEATURE: Bowers & Wilkins is among the few hi-fi names that draw attention in the audiophile, lifestyle and luxury markets. The new flagship 800 Series D3 looks to further strengthen the brand in all areas.
FEATURE: Turntables come in all sizes and designs, but here’s one Canadian platter spinner that stands out from the crowd and promises to forever change your analogue life.
FEATURE: Sometimes, all you want is simplicity in the midst of all that’s happening to hi-fi in the computer audio age. Well, here’s an acclaimed American outfit that has stuck with its original vision.
FEATURE: If you’re the owner of an old or new Rega turntable and itching to buy a new one or upgrading, hold on… here’s how you can keep old faithful and take it up a few levels.
REVIEW: If you’re a music-on-the-move sort of person, here’s something from Thinksound that’ll trump those useless bits of cheap plastic you shove into your ears regularly…
REVIEW: No fancy stuff here, these are just good, old-fashioned standmount speakers from Canada’s Focus Audio that get the job done right with minimum fuss. They make for nice eye candy, too…
REVIEW: Cans for the discerning listener, these are… Sony leaves little to the imagination with its flagship MDR-Z7 high-resolution headphones.
Q&A: How many turntable makers in existence today can claim that they were around when it all began? Here’s a company that’s seen it all, from the phonograph to the gramaphone to the modern-day vinyl spinner.
REVIEW: If you’re an audiophile on the move, you’ll need these new OPPO headphones. Heck, even if you’re an audiophile simply sitting down, you’ll love the PM-3’s planar magnetic magic.
REVIEW: Banish those little vibrations that start building up once your speakers start playing… ban them with the help of these rodent-like accessories…
REVIEW: It isn’t always about the bass, as the Pandora Hope VI headphones prove… sometimes, you need to look beyond short-term visceral thrills and pamper your ears for the long run.
RANTS ‘N RAVES: Yeah, sure, vinyl is better, CD is better and all that jazz… but dedicated vinyl-heads who are into the technical side of things can extract a level of fun not found with other formats.
REVIEW: If you want the truth and nothing but the whole truth from your music collection and hi-fi system, these ATC speakers will lead you there without fuss.
REVIEW: They don’t come much prettier than Lenco’s L-175 turntable, very much a product of the times… but can looks alone sell this direct-drive design?
REVIEW: AC woes getting your system down? Time to try some tonic to clean things up and let you hear what your hi-fi component can do… let Mad Scientist be your doctor.