Revered speaker and headphone company Focal JM-Lab have teamed up with Shenzhen audio manufacturer Questyle Audio to present a high-end headphone and high-resolution digital audio player combo that offers a gold standard in personal listening experience.
The Hi-Fi Show Live in Windsor is an annual and highly-popular speciality audio event brought to audiophiles from the fine people at Hi-Fi News and Record Review magazine. Each year fans and connoisseurs of hi-fi personal audio and portable audio gather to experience demonstrations, meet designers and attend insightful audio industry presentations.
Earlier this year Avantone Pro announced a revamped homage on the classic NS10M passive studio monitor design, the CLA10 - built in partnership with engineer and producer Chris Lord Alge. At lightning speed, New York based manufacturer Avantone Pro has now announced a follow up and a much lauded addition to the new CLA range of products.
On a continuing mission to systematically free your hi-fi system from parasitic vibrations, IsoAcoustics have this month announced a new model which will extend their isolation stand family to cater for an even greater variety of hi-fi equipment.
After their entry into the high-end headphone market in 2016 with the groundbreaking Utopia and Elear models, Focal’s reputation for offering world-class reference listening has gone from strength to strength. Last year Focal also announced the introduction of another innovation: Clear, a third reference headphone which sought to bridge the gap between Elear and Utopia at a mid-way price point.
The London Drum Show is an unparalleled event for drumming enthusiasts attracting players to the UK each year from some of the furthest reaches of the globe. This year’s line up boasts 3 performance stages featuring masterclasses from some of the most notorious drummers in the music business, plus educational seminars on topics from playing techniques to drum microphone placement and soundproofing.
In this month’s issue of UK publication Hi-Fi Choice Magazine, Editor Lee Dunkley got to grips with Novafidelity’s X45 Reference Streamer and DAC, a title which - by HFC’s own admission - almost sells the versatility of the product a little short! Dunkley gave a comprehensive over view of the product’s compatibility, analogue and digital ins and outs, as well as its 'somewhat daunting’ multimedia storage, music streaming and MQA support capabilities.