Continuing their mission to resurrect some of pro audio history’s lost studio gems of the past, Avantone are pleased to present the KICK sub-frequency microphone. Sub-frequency microphones such as the discontinued 'SubKick' have been used in major studios to great effect over the past 2 decades to bring an additional dimension of ‘boom’ to instruments.
Whilst lockdown has been a tough time for all of us, audio enthusiasts have been enjoying some truly unmissable deals on HiFi equipment. Now as we launch headlong into June, it’s Novafidelity’s turn to give a little something back to the audiophiles who’ve had a pristine headphone amplifier upgrade on their watchlist for the past months.
This month Christopher Breunig of Hi-Fi News turned his review attention to the recently launched M3 DAC from Massachusetts manufacturer Bricasti Design. Bricasti’s range of high-end HiFi components has remained steadfast in high audiophile regard for over a decade since the release of their Model 1 DA converter.
For music lovers aiming to achieve the very best listening experience possible, or simply to add a dash of luxury to their audio set up, SCV and Focal have teamed up to offer some unmissable promotional bundles featuring specially selected sets of high-end headphones paired with the Focal Arche dedicated DAC and headphone amplifier.
Black Lion’s kit-modding prowess has been renowned across the pro audio industry for well over a decade. Now in 2020, Black Lion have announced a new mod with a difference – this one you can do in your very own workshop, studio or home.
Last month Matthew Jens of StereoNET took a closer look at the RAI Solo, Meze Audio’s newest addition to its range of IEM headphones. The RAI Solo is Meze’s affordable offering aimed at an already popular entry-level in-ear market. With this in mind, StereoNET set out to decide whether the new earphone has what it take to shake up the status quo.
The value of high quality audio software and plugins has never been appreciated more deeply by the pro audio community and SCV have seen an unprecedented rise in demand in recent months. To celebrate Spring (along with these new arrangements enabling mixing from home) Sonarworks are offering a belting 20% off on their range of audio calibration software!
Safety measures have resulted in many bricks and mortar businesses closing their doors. However the vast majority of HiFi retailers continue to operate both by internet and over the phone. At such a critical time of isolation, SCV are dedicated to offer additional assistance wherever possible to everyone from music lovers seeking their first piece of HiFi hardware all the way up to audiophiles seeking that all-important upgrade to complete their setup.
During this unprecedented time we wanted to reach out to assure everyone that SCV are doing everything in our power to respond to the rapidly changing situation throughout the UK and globally. Here we offer an update on SCV's operations while the Covid 19 lockdown is in place.
For over a decade, the Solo6 - the smallest member of Focal’s SM6 ‘Be / Berylium’ line - has enjoyed a decorated reign as a go-to precision monitoring speaker for music producers, mixing studios and commercial mastering suites. The Solo6 offers insight into an unprecedented frequency range for its size, thanks in part to Focal’s in-house designed XTB871 pure beryllium tweeter driver.