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Rafe Arnott  |  May 07, 2019  |  1 comments
Headphones and High End should make for a potent combination this year at the world’s premier high-fidelity get together in Munich, Germany running from May 9-12.
Brian Hunter  |  May 02, 2019  |  2 comments
In addition to its extensive hearing and testing products, Illinois-based Etymotic Research has won over the hearts of many audiophiles with their ER line of earphones. Lead Engineer Dave Friesema chats with us to discuss the company.
Grover Neville  |  Apr 30, 2019  |  6 comments
I’ve been looking forward to writing this review since I got these headphones. While there are community members and reviewers who like to flirt with questions like ‘the best headphone ever’ and other superlatives, I find myself more drawn to gear that is quietly exceptional for its intended purpose.
Rafe Arnott  |  Apr 26, 2019  |  2 comments
Power is an aphrodisiac for many, which is why I think many individuals who identify as headphone-centric will fall for Astell & Kern's largish KANN Cube high-output portable. With a reported May 2019 launch date, an MSRP of $1,499 USD, the new Cube will be available in Astell & Kern dealers worldwide in June 2019.
Rafe Arnott  |  Apr 22, 2019  |  3 comments
There’s product updates and then there’s product updates. Chord Electronics recently unleashed a helluva a powerful firmware update for Poly, the company’s wireless dedicated streaming module which is the peanut butter to their Mojo portable DAC/headphone amplifier’s jelly.
Grover Neville  |  Apr 19, 2019  |  1 comments
AXPONA has, in a very short time, become the largest audio show in North America, and even despite terrible weather on the final Sunday, the show seems to be growing every year.
Grover Neville  |  Apr 16, 2019  |  1 comments
I stopped at the Mr. Speaker’s booth to say hi to the owner Dan Clark, who I respect immensely for his tireless efforts in pursuit of good sound. Dan has some awesome technical chops and I always learn something interesting when chatting with him, and he always has great sounding setups at his booth.
Grover Neville  |  Apr 13, 2019  |  0 comments
First up on Day 2 was the Focal Stellia. Focal always has a really cool and enormous booth, and they often bring some of the most top-notch electronics around to every show. They had their usual collection of cool amps, my favorite being the SPL Phonitor series, as well as the newish Stellia cans
Grover Neville  |  Apr 12, 2019  |  0 comments
I got to AXPONA on Thursday and was delighted to see that, in a drastic change from last year, headphones and related gear now have their own area.
Rafe Arnott, Scott Eastlick  |  Apr 11, 2019  |  1 comments
With Spring here and Summer fast approaching, it is a good time to ponder the things to come and reflect on the year that has been… what better way to do that then with a selection of curated mixes celebrating the four seasons and the unique mindset which each engenders in all of us.

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