• Vivid Audio Giya G3

    Vivid Audio Giya G3

    The curvy Vivid Giya G3 loudspeaker is a smaller version of the Giya G2, itself a Giya G1 ‘mini-me’. And at CES this year, the company showed a Giya G4 and it’s even smaller. If ...
  • Cyrus Audio Lyric 09

    Cyrus Audio Lyric 09

    Cyrus Audio is no stranger to UK readers, but its half-width ‘singing shoeboxes’ sometimes struggle to make their mark outside of the British Isles. This, coupled with the significant changes in the type of product ...
  • Linn Akubarik

    Linn Akubarik

    The original Linn Isobarik was once the top dog on the flat earth. If you had a pair, driven by a Naim six-pack and with a fully loaded LP12 at the front in the 1980s, ...
  • Electrocompaniet ECM 2

    Electrocompaniet ECM 2

    While we could spend our disposable income on family holidays or outings to restaurants, we audiophiles have a habit of diverting unreserved funds toward new bits of hardware to enhance our listening pleasure. And it ...
  • Tune Audio Prime Loudspeakers

    Tune Audio Prime Loudspeakers

    Manolis Proestakis of Tune Audio is a sensitive soul. As are his loudspeakers; the Prime tested here is rated at 93dB, and is thus ideal with amplifiers of the single-ended triode persuasion. Tune Audio’s range ...
  • Spendor D7

    Spendor D7

    If you solely looked at the tweeters on a cross section of loudspeakers, very few would be easy to identify. The vast majority are built by a small number of companies, and as a result ...
  • PS Audio P5 Power Plant

    PS Audio P5 Power Plant

    PS Audio is a Colorado-based company that was founded 40 years ago, and has made everything from DACs to preamps in that time. It still has a commanding reputation in digital audio and more recently ...
  • Rega RP8

    Rega RP8

    This turntable has taken way too long. I visited Rega in 2012 and saw what was to become (in fact, make that has yet to become) the Naiad, the carbon fibre chassis turntable that Rega ...

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