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Atomic Floyd – SuperDarts+ Headphones Review

These ear buds from Atomic Floyd arrived a week or two ago now and I have been using them around the house, on the train and wherever I can to try and get a handle on them. Firstly the packaging is tremendous. Atomic Floyd are clearly going after the Beats …

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SME M2-9R tonearm and the Technics SL-1200 turntable

Seems like a decent idea! Warning, un-doctored press release follows. Dartmouth-based high-end audio specialists Timestep announce their precision tonearm-mounting to couple the new SME M2-9R tonearm with the legendary Technics SL-1200 series turntables. The new SME M2-9R tonearm is a stunning example of a high-end high fidelity classic brought up …

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Langerton Configuration 217 High End Speaker Review

Spring time in Munich, and the mother of all HiFi shows is well underway. A group of Wammers – bellies sloshing with beer and hearts burning with a porcine overdose of BabyShambles proportions are wandering around enjoying some seriously good HiFi  -and some over priced and naff attempts in between. …

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Bliss music library management software

If you are a long term user of computer audio, or even if you just dabble now and again, you’ll know that the key to a good user experience is accurate tags and decent artwork.  Otherwise the main strengths of file-based music libraries; searching and browsing, become a chore.  Somewhere …

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RJC Audio Launch Lamina modular rack

I have a press release here from Bob at RJC Audio about the launch of the new modular Lamina Rack. I’ve copied it below for you below, but first I wanted to add a few words on my experience with this rack. Bob knows what a ham fisted DIY disaster …

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CAAS Audio – Digital Audio Server and Elysian Mono Blocks

  Turntable: Acoustic Solid 111, with Audio Note Arm, Tenuto Platter and Benz Glider cartridge. Phono Stage: Puresound P10/T10 and Cordette Dual Phono. Speakers: Most listening with  Langerton 217 configuration but also with Audio Physic Classics and Acoustic Energy 305. There are a lot of start ups in the HiFi …

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Origin Live Resolution MK III and Conqueror 3c arm

I posted a review last year here on the ‘wam of the Origin Live Resolution MK II turntable teamed with the same company’s Illustrious 3C arm and Linear Flow interconnect. The rig was not loaned to me for the purposes of review. I had bought it – no discount alas …

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Modwright LS100 valve Pre amp & KWA100SE Power Amp Review

Following my recent opportunity to review the Modwright LS36.5DM and KWA150SE I was so taken with the performance of the KWA150SE power amplifier that I wanted to explore the possibility of moving from valve to solid state power amplification and was keen to hear the smaller, more affordable KWA100SE in …

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