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Technics EAH-A800 bluetooth wireless headphones reviewed

Technics EAH-A800 Noise Cancelling Over-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Reading Time: 8 minutes Retro is all the rage these days, and a number of companies have taken that mantle leaving the musty pawn shops and cluttered old record stores that sell 1970s gear and turned it into a modern audiophile sales boom. McIntosh is sold in Magnolia and that brand dates back to before the 1970s but is Read More »



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Sennheiser Momentum in white

Sennheiser Momentum 4 Wireless Over-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Reading Time: 6 minutes Perhaps my favorite product category of the past five years has been wireless over-ear headphones. There’s been so much growth and improvement in this highly relevant space. The Sennheiser Momentum 4 are a next-generation offering in the category priced right in the “sweet spot” at about $349.00 per pair. Many players in this segment of Read More »


Trinnov Amethyst Preamp Reviewed

Trinnov Amethyst Stereo Preamplifier Reviewed

Reading Time: 10 minutes I was introduced to Trinnov more than a decade ago when the company’s Room Optimizer was demonstrated to me through a Sherwood R-972 receiver. Now, more than a decade and hundreds of product demonstrations later, I am still very impressed with the Trinnov room correction system. Room Optimizer is now available as part of Trinnov’s Read More »


Focal's Bathys wireless headphones

Focal Bathys Bluetooth Active Noise Cancelling Headphones Reviewed

Reading Time: 9 minutes The audiophile world is filled with wired headphones that can bring the excitement of live music straight to your head. They can deliver the dynamics of the studio experience without having to worry about the acoustics of the room or waking up your spouse. But there is one problem with many of those tried-and-tested headphones: Read More »


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Schiit Modi 3e DAC reviewed by Andrew Dewhirst

In the Audiophile World, Higher Price Doesn’t Always Equal Higher Performance

Reading Time: 7 minutes One of the biggest audiophile fallacies is a pricier or more exclusive product is going to perform better than a more affordable or mass-market solution. Perhaps that was once the case, but new-school audiophiles are increasing supporting manufacturers who deliver heaps of value paired with game-changing performance. Today’s younger audiophile is also far likelier to Read More »



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Rotel's new S14 Audiophile Streamer

Rotel Launches Its First Integrated Streamer Component

Reading Time: 2 minutes Rotel just introduced its S14 Integrated Streamer offering discerning listeners a high-performance product to access and enjoy online music with ease. This solution delivers the family-owned audio company’s promise of quality, value, and performance, aiming to bring music to life without compromise. Leveraging over 60-years of design experience, the S14 delivers high performance music rendered Read More »

McIntosh T-Shirt Wall of Sound

McIntosh Releases New Wall of Sound Grateful Dead T-shirt and Sweatshirts For The Holidays

Reading Time: 2 minutes The two music icons came together in 1974 when the Grateful Dead unveiled their famed “Wall of Sound” at the San Francisco Cow Palace. The most unique traveling concert sound system in history, the system was 100+ feet wide and 3 stories tall. Powered by 48 McIntosh MC2300 amplifiers delivering 28,800 Watts of power, the Read More »

A vintage copy of Audio Magazine from the 1960s featuring Steven Stone's first audio system

Does Inflation Always Makes Audiophile Products Cost More? Not Always… Here’s How to Cope

Reading Time: 6 minutes If you have a pair of ears, or even only one functioning ear, it’s impossible to avoid the “I” word these days. Most of the inflation news today is bad, and that makes sense as bad news creates media-based user engagement and user engagement means more readers/viewers and that means more money, so we know Read More »

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