KEF has today launched the Q50a Dolby Atmos-enabled surround speaker, designed to enhance the new Q Series loudspeakers by making any KEF Q Series surround configuration compatible with the surround sound format, Dolby Atmos. More »

Following the recent launch of their new, more conventional styled Prestige Facet, passive hifi loudspeakers, Elipson’s parent company AV Industry has teamed up with Google to announce two new powered wireless versions featuring Google’s Chromecast Audio supplied free for full high res. multi-room streaming capability. More »

On Friday 23rd Feb, the Sound and Vision Bristol Hifi show will open its doors for the 31st time. 181 brands are now attending (listed below) and Hifi Pig will be there in force to cover the event. More »

Back in November we brought you the news that Italian manufacturer, Gold Note, were releasing their ‘all in one’ Super Integrated IS-1000. Now, take a look inside. More »

Tellurium Q got in touch to tell us about their new Statement Level cables. Geoff Merrigan of Tellurium Q says that he is often asked what do they do that makes their cables perform so well? More »

Luzli Roller, the Swiss/British Brand that make a unique pair of high end headphones, the Roller, which was a stand-out product at Indulgence 2017, will be exhibiting in Paris this month. More »

‘I’ve always felt to stay true to my own musical interests. It’s hip to be square.’
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The MQA team will be based in the Hi-Res Audio Pavilion, located in the largest and busiest area of the convention centre (Central Hall #14735). More »

The first showing of the Amare Musica Diamond Firefly loudspeakers took place at the Audio Video Show 2017 in Warsaw, last November. More »

Nordost has announced the introduction of the new, Red Dawn USB Cable. The Red Dawn USB Cable is the first of Nordost’s USB options to offer USB C plug compatibility, which is quickly becoming an industry standard due to its adoption by Apple in its newest line of laptops. More »

Legendary singer, songwriter, activist and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Joan Baez, will release a new album Whistle Down The Wind (Proper Records) on March 2 2018. Produced by three-time Grammy® Award winner Joe Henry and recorded over ten days of sessions in Los Angeles, Whistle Down The Wind gathers material by some of Baez’s favourite composers. More »

To turn away from a record deal with a large label in your teens takes guts – especially when the fight for opportunities of that kind are so far and few between for rising bands. More »

Who’s the Qutest DAC of them all? Chord Electronics has launched what they claim to be “the most advanced compact DAC on the planet”, Qutest. More »

Only available in the USA at the moment, Audeze have introduced a new look and low priced model for their iSine Planar IEM range, with the Audeze iSine LX. More »

Vinyl on your TV, sounds a bit strange? Read on….Voxtok, which recently joined the Netgem Group as its dedicated Sound Division for innovative musical entertainment in TV and audio sectors, and Elipson, a French manufacturer of high-end audio solutions, are collaborating to provide an “enhanced and enriched vinyl record listening experience”. More »

Technics introduced the prototype of their Reference class SP-10R turntable at IFA last summer.  Now, at CES 2018, Technics are showing both this plus the new Technics SL-100R. More »

The Flare Audio Pro In Ear Monitors have a very interesting design, cost £349 and can be used wired, or using Bluetooth. Janine Elliot and then Stuart Smith take a listen. More »

Auralic have recently introduced Spotify Connect to all their streaming models, including the all new G2 Aries Streamer (pictured). More »

As you may well know, we are big fans of Avantgarde Acoustic’s loudspeakers and are proud owners of their Duo XDs, in bright red. Avantgarde Acoustic are well aware that their speakers do not hide away in a corner, or on a shelf, and are proud of their stand-out appearance. More »

AudioControl are inviting visitors to CES 2018 this week to the Venetian 29-103 to experience the AudioControl Maestro M9 preamp/processor paired with the AudioControl Pantages G3 five-channel high current amplifier. More »

At CES 2018, Sennheiser will offer a first look at a prototype of a 3D Soundbar, the latest development in their AMBEO 3D audio program. The ability to experience AMBEO at home is a further milestone for Sennheiser’s 3D immersive audio technology, which can be explored and experienced first-hand at CES. More »

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