• Personal Best

    Personal Best

    Any audio show has good rooms and bad. Sometimes those rooms sound good for an all-too-brief period. Sometimes they are consistently good. Here are some of our personal highlights. High-End Cable: Despite the name, High-End ...
  • What a week!

    What a week!

    No, not the Queen becoming the longest serving English monarch, or the election of left-field, left-winger Jeremy Corbyn to the post of Leader of the Labour Party out of almost nowhere, we're talking audio here. ...
  • Postcards from CanJam London - Part 2

    Postcards from CanJam London - Part 2

    This pictorial blog represents Part 2 of our "Postcards from CanJam London" series and is our attempt to convey some of the sheer diversity of the products on display at the event. From mega-priced/ultra-high-performance headphones ...
  • Rebooting classical music

    Rebooting classical music

    You probably missed it, but Western Civilisation came to an abrupt end last week. Its end was not due to instability in the worldwide financial market, the wanton destruction of archeologically important antiquities in Palmyra, ...
  • Postcards from CanJam London

    Postcards from CanJam London

    Hi-Fi+ was proud to be the media sponsor for the first-ever CanJam London event held in London’s swanky Hotel Russell. Here are some of the photographic highlights of the show. As always, we apologise in ...
  • Remembering Dieter

    Remembering Dieter

    From a technical standpoint, the image at the front of this piece is not my best work. It’s badly lit, the composition is all over the place, it’s cropped off at the knee, and more. ...
  • The Show Must Go On

    The Show Must Go On

    If you were there at the time, Queen was a very big thing. From the early 1970s right up to (and beyond) the death of singer Freddie Mercury in 1991, the band had a string ...
  • The Mad Minute

    The Mad Minute

    Last week, Jimmy Fallon interviewed Tom Cruise on NBC’s The Tonight Show. There’s nothing special about that – Cruise is promoting the latest in the Mission: Impossible franchise, he’s a regular on Fallon’s show (and ...
  • AudioQuest JitterBug

    AudioQuest JitterBug

    Some audio tweaks are a little bit, er, weird. Some are painfully expensive. The £39 JitterBug by AudioQuest is neither of those things. Instead, it’s the next bit of audio equipment you are going to ...
  • The Complete Guide To Loudspeakers

    The Complete Guide To Loudspeakers

    A loudspeaker is untimately just a balance of compromises: ask any experienced listener, engineer, or reviewer! This is because the process of transducing an electrical signal into an acoustic one is, despite over a hundred ...

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